Process Engineer

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About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description



Supports and optimizes automated systems within our manufacturing operations, initially focused on a newly developed automated warehouse system. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to document and support the execution of automation initiatives. The ideal candidate is a seasoned self-starter with a strong background in industrial automation and a record of accomplishment in delivering tangible results in manufacturing environments. This position requires travel to plants in the both the United States and Canada.



  • Leads and promotes healthy and safe work practices as required by regulatory agencies and Company policy.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to manage appropriate automated systems controls and standard operating procedures.
  • Documents warehouse management system processes, becoming a subject matter expert and understanding integration points with packaging, manufacturing execution systems, and transportation management systems.
  • Trains and supports onsite super users on the appropriate troubleshooting steps to identify and resolve issues with the automated systems.
  • Assists in development of monitoring and management dashboards to facilitate the proactive identification of potential issues.
  • Assists in coordination and documentation of integration points, issues, and operating procedures between multiple internal and external vendors during implementation and on-going support of automation projects.
  • Solicits employees’ feedback on performance and functionality of automated systems to help improve system efficiencies.
  • Collaborates with Information Security team to monitor performance of automated environments to ensure adherence to OT security, disaster recovery, and business continuity best practices and frameworks.
  • Helps coordinate change approval and testing efforts on automated systems.
  • Performs other duties as they might be assigned.
  • Regular and predictable, full-time, on-site attendance during scheduled hours



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field preferred
  • 3 year experience in technical / automation / ICS / MES, process design, and/or project management, including process troubleshooting and optimization. Prior experience with PLC & HMI programming, SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Software Integration, Industrial Control Systems, Warehouse Management Systems, Ladder Logic, preferred.



  • Basic knowledge of design, application, and maintenance of multi-sourced automated management systems and related instrumentation
  • Good organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to support improvement and commissioning of new and existing equipment and test the automation of manufacturing systems
  • Ability to assist in installing, upgrading, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software, on new and/or used equipment used in automated manufacturing systems
  • Ability to connect the organization’s goals and objectives with automation policies and plans
  • Motivated, independent worker, capable of innovation working as part of a team
  • On-call availability per schedule
  • 30%+ travel

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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