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WITRON Service Canada Corperation

Automation Technician

Woodbine Avenue 18574,
L0G 1V0 East Gwillimbury

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This is WITRON

The WITRON group is a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance. Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.

Being part of the WITRON Group the WITRON Service Canada Corperation is internationally successful with the technical operation of automated logistic systems.

Position Overview:

As an Automation Technician this role is in our Maintenance Team, and will be your responsible for troubleshooting and providing maintenance repairs to the cranes and other automated machinery within the automated facility.


  • Perform preventative maintenance and unplanned electrical and mechanical repairs
  • Electrically and mechanically maintain, troubleshoot, and repair automated equipment
  • Perform planned maintenance on automated cranes, conveyors, and specialty equipment
  • Proficiency in using basic hand and power tools to perform repairs
  • Complete electrical and mechanical root cause analysis, fault finding and diagnosis, as well as recovery and resolution
  • Analysis of component failures and single point of failure prevention and recurrences using system information
  • Establish and improve inspection methods and component or process improvements through continues improvement program
  • Read and understand electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and mechanical drawings
  • Responsible for system performance monitoring and operational status
  • Collaborate with other technicians on mechanical and electrical problems
  • Use Witron’s Computerized Management System for shift cross overs, tracking parts, and completing work orders
  • Understand and follow site specific protocols and escalation procedures
  • Perform maintenance as per structured maintenance schedule
  • Document and complete planned repairs and maintenance activities
  • Inspect, repair, and replace electrical and mechanical wear and spare parts inclusive of all set-ups and calibrations
  • Perform maintenance related cleaning of equipment and provide support to equipment operators
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 2-3 year degree or diploma in Electromechanical Engineering technology or equivalent OR Red seal endorsement in
  • Electrical 442A/ 309A / 5th year Industrial Electrician apprentice OR Red Seal endorsement in Industrial Millwright or final year Industrial Millwright apprentice
  • Training or certification in PLC programming and troubleshooting
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in an industrial automation environment or manufacturing with both mechanical, electrical, and controls troubleshooting and repair including motors, gearboxes, chains, bearings, shafts, sprockets, gears, belts, etc.
  • Rigging and hoisting experience of loads up to 1 ton
  • Experienced and comfortable working with AC voltages up to 480V and controls voltage of 24V
  • Familiar and adaptability to the 5S system
  • Welding experience considered an asset
  • Physically able to lift 25kg unassisted, climb ladders and cranes, work at heights exceeding 20 meters, work in conditions of +5C to -25C
  • Flexibility in working hours between days, afternoons, and nights (including weekends)
  • Excellent computer literacy including MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and willingness to take on new challenges and tasks
  • Comfortable working in fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Must be meticulous and able to work independently and safely
  • Willingness to travel to other sites for training

Our benefits at East Gwillimbury

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Your secure feeling is of great importance to us. Find out about our added values and special benefits.

Team Spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.


Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our WITRON bonus program once eligible.

Social Benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or

bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Top Equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate Culture

Collaboration, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of  WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON. 

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Paul Tavares

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