Controls Specialist/Engineer

Job Title: Controls Specialist/Engineer
Job Location: Ajax, ON
Job Field: Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time – Permanent

Besnovo (formerly BRIC Engineered Systems) is a leading system integrator in industrial robotics and automation and has a track record of developing sophisticated robotic solutions and systems for the aerospace, automotive, and advanced manufacturing industries. Besnovo’s robotic and automation products have been successfully deployed for worldwide customers, including the US Air Force and leading aerospace companies.

Besnovo is seeking an experienced controls engineer/specialist to lead the development of electrical and control modules of automatically guided vehicles (AGVs) and to support the development of electrical and control modules of industrial robotic systems. The successful candidate will report to the CTO at Besnovo and will work with a multi-discipline team to develop mobile robotic systems for industrial applications.

Develop electrical and control modules of AGVs and industrial robotic systems, including defining requirements, selecting components, designing control software and electrical circuits, integration, and testing.
Develop path planning, path following, and motion control algorithms and software for indoor AGVs
Develop obstacle detection and avoidance algorithms and software for indoor AGVs
Establish safety requirements of AGVs and robotic systems and develop safety logic and safety circuits
Liaison with external partners of collaborative projects for developing electrical and control modules of indoor AGVs
Support the implementation and testing of indoor navigation systems for AGVs
Contribute to R&D programs and support proposal generation processes
Travel may be required for system testing and commissioning

Bachelor or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Control, Automation, Robotics, Computer Science, Mechatronics, or related fields.
Minimum of two (2) years’ working experience in electrical and control system design.
Strong knowledge about control theory and path planning algorithms.
Experiences in modeling and analyzing vehicle dynamics and kinematics, and designing algorithms and software for path planning and following, obstacle avoidance, and motion control.
Experiences in object-oriented C/C++ programming.
Experience in PLC programming and designing printed circuit board (PCB) is a plus.
Knowledge of CAN bus and electrical standards is a plus.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiatives, and adapt to change.
Self-motivated, self-starter and team player in a fast-paced product development environment.

How to apply: Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and a resume to:

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Besnovo Technologies Inc.

(formerly BRIC Engineered Systems Inc.)
Tel: +1(905)239-9888   Fax: +1(905)239-9880