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Automation Specialist, Buildings and Systems Engineering Department

Permanent Primary Location: LACHINE, Quebec - Canada Job ID R23001203 Date posted 01/24/2023 Zip Code H8T 3H2

Primary Job Posting Location:

Lachine, Quebec Canada

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Job Description:

Job Description:

This position combines the individual’s technical knowledge and analytical skills to support an Automated Sortation System.

As part of the engineering function at UPS, the incumbent may be involved in:

Control Room Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring conveyor and system defects using the human machine interface (HMI) application
  • Investigating root causes for performance issues using system analysis tools.
  • Dispatching of field-support specialists/technicians and maintenance mechanics to resolve system issues
  • Communicating with the Buildings and Systems Engineering Supervisor and Operations Management to reduce system defects and equipment downtime
  • Reviewing Daily Equipment Condition Reports and dispatching vendors/maintenance mechanics to rectify issues
  • Parts ordering and inventory maintenance

Field Responsibilities

  • Ensuring system safety
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating, analyzing, and adjusting Automated Sortation Systems as necessary to maintain optimal performance
  • Responding to calls and breakdowns related to automated system components and expediting their completion
  • Proactively identifying equipment causing system defects
  • Assisting in daily maintenance and compliance activities
  • Routine technical surveys, inspections, and audits


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Applied Science or Technical Diploma in applicable discipline – or working towards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, etc.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, warehouse setting
  • Capable of lifting up to 70lbs unassisted
  • Results and detail oriented
  • Sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills. Bilingual in French and English is an asset
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and elementary diagrams is an asset
  • Knowledge of PLC’s and electrical controls is an asset
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD is an asset
  • Experience with IBM Maximo, Coupa, and Oracle software is an asset
  • Articulating-boom lift, scissor lift, and forklift experience is an asset
  • Flexibility to accommodate changing shift times

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

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