Sr. Robot/PLC Programmer

Valiant TMS
April 9, 2019
Windsor, Canada
Job Type


  • Perform robotic programming (for robots such as Fanuc, ABB, Kawasaki, and Motoman), including the following:
    • Simulation programs
    • Robotic Dress
    • Robotic safety setup
  • Perform PLC logic and programming duties using, but not limited to, the following:
      • AB Control Logix controllers
      • Rockwell programming software – RSLogix 5000 and Factory View
      • DNet and Industrial ENet
      • Winccflex 2007
      • Step 7 version 5.4
  • Develop and implement standard engineering practices and provide detailed documentation upon project completion;
  • Develop logic for simulation programs;
  • Setting up communication to PLC and auxillary devices;
  • Support the installation of tooling in the customer plant
  • To ensure that all off-line or on-line robot programs developed are efficient and that they adhere to the standards and needs of the customer and Valiant TMS;
  • To introduce programming improvements in robotic systems that are consistent with customer changes or manufacturing needs;
  • To implement application requirements related to robotic welding, joining, sealing and material handling functions;
  • To identify spot welding locations as defined by weld data sheets and other technical data;
  • To de-bug, tryout and verify I/O signals and interference zones in the system;
  • To maintain frequent communication with mechanical and controls design personnel, as well as with manufacturing personnel, throughout the entire programming, dressing and tryout phases of installation;
  • To provide complete documentation of the robotic procedure, including a printout of robot path programs and all associated data fields;
  • Lead training of Robot end users through the provision of instruction, advice and feedback to minimize downtime and enable users to quickly achieve full productive capacity while remaining compliant to established regulatory and customer safety protocols and regulations;
  • Represent Valiant TMS at customer locations, utilizing results driven problem solving skills and techniques while promoting Valiant TMS’ interests and maintaining a strong customer focus.


  • A minimum of five (5) years practical experience designing, installing, commissioning, servicing and troubleshooting pneumatic, mechanical and electronic automated equipment in an industrial or manufacturing environment;
  • A proven ability to prioritize plans of action to accomplish objectives;
  • Excellent written and oral communications with the ability to manage, successfully, the customer relations function as it relates to the estimating process;
  • An ability and a willingness to travel out-of-country to customer locations on service assignments that may last over a prolonged period of time
  • A proven ability to work well within in a "Team-Based" work environment.

Education Requirements

  • A completed college or university program in Electrical Engineering/Technology, Mechatronics, Industrial Automation, Robotic Studies or other similar field of study
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