DuPont Automation Coordinator in Ontario, Canada

Automation Coordinator (Job Number: PRO00007382)


DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for an Automation Coordinator to join our company. As the Automation Coordinator, you will work with the Production Automation Supervisor to maintain the local production control network, programming standards, and propose new equipment for the location. You will be challenged with duties and responsibilities that will evolve throughout the year.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain integrity of automation server and processors at location

  • Understand the strategy for the control network operating production locations and is accountable for the implementation of the strategy at the local level

  • Lead and foster the safety culture with team members, and drive maintenance and reliability of the control network

  • Develop a strategy for automation support for the locations which includes training of operators

  • Assist in the development, installation, inspection and maintenance of new or enhanced mechanical and/or electrical equipment

  • Preventative maintenance conducted on field or facility equipment/machinery or vehicles.

  • Estimate labor and equipment costs, maintain appropriate maintenance, inventory and repair logs

  • May lead others in maintenance or oversee certain program, processes or projects

  • Responsible for supporting electrical system


The following are required:

  • Two-year technical /vocational degree or equivalent training

  • Three to five (3-5) years of combined on-the-job automation experience

  • Electrical background

  • Experience with the following: FTV Studio, RSLinx Classic, RSLogix 5000, RSLogix 500, RSNetWork (Controlnet), FT AssetCentre, or FT Activation Manager

  • Experience with Control Logics

  • Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (plant, warehouse)

  • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods

  • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions

  • Willing and able to lift up to 60 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks

  • Problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills, and teamwork skills

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Intermediate computer skills

The following are preferred:

  • Experience with Allen Bradley Hardware

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering

  • Ability to read blue prints

  • Ability to obtain professional certifications

  • Training/coaching skills

  • Project management skills


Primary Location: NA-Canada-Ontario-Chatham

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Technical Diploma (±12 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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