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Dispense Engineer

Cambridge, ON, Canada

Job Type

Permanent, Full-time


Job description

We are currently looking for a skilled and motivated Dispense Engineer to join our team. We are looking for an Involved and enthusiastic individual; someone who wants to expand on existing concepts/understandings and not just follow them, someone to help the team advance and grow. Additional support for skills development will be available through training offerings provided by Ascension Automation Solutions after a 90-day waiting period.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand complexities and details of Atlas Copco and Nordson dispense systems

  • Work closely with plant personnel as a consultant/expert on these systems to reduce downtime and improve capability

  • Analyze and understand data from dispense systems to improve overall plant understanding and best practices

  • Troubleshoot issues in a timely manner during critical downtime events

  • Create a variety of documents for distribution to improve understanding of dispense system usage

  • Work with auxiliary systems (PLC, Robot) and understand how they interact with dispense systems

  • Interpret electrical and pneumatic drawings to complete setups and direct trades

  • Work closely with equipment and material supplies to optimize and improve systems

  • Other duties as required


  • Basic knowledge of coding: C# and VBA would be an asset

  • Experience with Robots and PLC

  • Background in Electrical Engineering or Technology

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)


  • Very strong skills in Microsoft office suite

  • Basic knowledge of coding: C# and VBA are very helpful

  • Experience with Robots and PLC

  • Background in electrical engineering or technology

  • Comfortable around hand tools and occasionally power tools

  • Proven ability to excel within a small working group and act as an effective team member of a larger organization;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to interface with coworkers and contractors in a polite and friendly manner;

  • Flexible and adaptable as timelines and projects requirements change

  • Strong Tech literacy

  • Must be self sufficient as well as a good team player

  • Experience at GM, Ford, or Stellantis would be considered an asset

Base Rate: $27.00-$45.00 CAD/hr, plus overtime rates as applicable.

Travel and fieldwork throughout Canada and the USA is required.

Salary: $27.00-$45.00 per hour


  • Dental care

  • Extended health care

  • Life insurance

  • Vision care


  • Automation Industry: 3 years (required)

  • Microsoft Office: 3 years (preferred)


  • Electrical Engineering or Technology Diploma or equivalent (preferred)

About the Company

Established in 2013, Ascension Automation Solutions are the experts in the field of industrial robotics with a specialty in robotic manufacturing applications, providing everything from system design to machine commissioning. We tackle any project, including but not limited to custom automation (design and build), machine retrofit, automation integration, and all required maintenance and service. Our team is always up for a challenge – if you can think of it, we can do it.

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