Zekelman Industries

Automation Design Coordinator

Job Locations CA-ON-Kitchener
Job ID
# of Openings
Salaried Full-Time
Engineering/ Design

Job Description



An immediate full-time position is available for a Automation Design Coordinator with experience in a building design and construction. This position requires the candidate to report to Project Managers and the Office Director and follow a standard document control SOP. The candidate must be computer-savvy and able to learn machine control software (ie. MasterCAM) then develop files to control machine automation equipment that is located in the plant.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in modular construction, automated fabrication systems, parametric design software, and developing alternative approaches to the design and construction industry. This position requires the candidate to be very organized with great people skills.

Must-have Qualifications & Skills:

  • Experience ~1+ years in automation based manufacturing
  • Diploma/Degree - Automation Technician or similar degree
  • Work with the team to meet project deadlines
  • Detailing Understanding of construction details and materials


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • The candidate will take BIM files from the Design Team and generate files to control the equipment, including:
  • FrameCAD (metal stud fabrication machine) using FC Detailer
  • CNC (sheet cutting machine) using MasterCAM
  • and/or Welding robotics using Excel
  • Coordinate Work with Design Team to ensure work is well-coordinated
  • Work with Design Team to ensure files are released on schedule
  • Track documents and release drawings for fabrication
  • Work with the Machine Operator to ensure appropriate design and feedback
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy




We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.


We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


Zekelman is an Equal Opportunity Employer compliant with all Ontario law & Human Rights Code in providing accommodation to persons with disabilities and to ensuring an accessible environment. Zekelman will accommodate persons with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and persons with disabilities will be accommodated on hiring and during employment.  Should you require accommodation, please do not hesitate to request it.






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