Automation Technician

Chilliwack, British Columbia, CANADA

The Automation Technician will be responsible for supporting our Operations team by developing automated machining processes. We’re looking for someone reliable who will become an agent of change and growth at Harmonic.

Who You Are:

  • Autonomous and collaborative
  • Proven
  • Tenacious
  • A continuous learner
  • Problem solver and critical thinker
  • Proactive

What You’ll Do:

  • Implement and manage new automated processes according to needs and requests.
  • Create robot programs and optimize existing programs.
  • Set up personnel and equipment to reduce costs and remove non-value added material from production.
  • Coordinate with the designated machinists to ensure parts availability, parameters setup, repairs, preventative maintenance, and all other tasks required to achieve the production flow.
  • Participate in meetings with supervisors, co-workers, and employees to plan upcoming activities and to update projects.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement by monitoring performance for optimum results.
  • Advise and train operators in the use of new equipment.

What You’ll Need:

  • Proven ability in an autonomous environment.
  • Graduate of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology (Robot andAutomation Program) and/or Provincial Electricians Ticket (442A or 309A) or applicable substitute. Not required but considered an asset.
  • Strong troubleshooting and programming skills, knowledge of Industrial Lines Programs, Electrical Controls, Pneumatics, Mechanical, Process Automation, Robots, and related equipment concepts.
  • Understanding of electrical/electronic schematic diagrams, blueprints, and pneumatic/hydraulic systems.
  • Strong knowledge of PLCs.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and lead problem-solving teams.

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Journeyman Machinist
  • CNC applications specialist with a background in Robotics

What we Offer:

  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Fun and encouraging work environment
  • Benefits and Profit Sharing
  • Competitive wages, commensurate with experience

About Us:

Harmonic has been in business for approximately twenty years and currently manufactures parts for a variety of sectors that include, oil and gas, power sports, defense, etc. We have grown to become one of the largest CNC machine shops in Chilliwack, BC, with approximately 60 machines on the floor, and are continuously looking to grow.

At Harmonic, we are proud of the company culture we have created and maintained. Each employee lives out the core values and is invested in the future of the company. What makes working at Harmonic so special? The unfiltered truth is that it’s the authenticity of the family who owns it and the passion of the employees they’ve selected to be a part of it.

Harmonic’s purpose is to love people and the impact of this is twofold. First, we want to love our employees and make sure they have all the resources they need to succeed. We foster an exceptional work environment so that employees are excited to come to work and carry that energy home with them at the end of the day. Next, we try our hardest to have a positive effect on the community around us.

Harmonic has an encouraging culture that helps employees thrive. We will help you grow both professionally and personally. If you are looking for an employer who cares about your results and growth as much as the company’s, and you believe you could bring your best to Harmonic, we look forward to your application!

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