Automation Technologist – Calgary, AB

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  • Dynamic Source Manufacturing Inc. (DSM) is an Electronics Manufacturing Services company, supporting global businesses by bringing their products to market effectively and efficiently for more than 20 years. With manufacturing facilities in Canada and the USA, we provide high-quality services for diverse industries such as automotive, communications, energy, and security & defense. Our company’s vision and performance are guided by our commitments to quality, collaboration, diversity & inclusion, and connectedness.


  • The Automation Technologist position provides opportunities to learn DSM’s current technologies and processes with the aim of being able to identify, execute and support automation solutions. This individual will have a passion for technology, possess excellent communication skills, works well in a self-directed capacity and has experience with PLC, HMI and related programming tools.


  • Great company culture; transparent, supportive, and positive
  • Challenging and rewarding work
  • Company events
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Professional development assistance
  • Dental, health, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Clean and safe working environment
  • Casual dress
  • On-site parking


  • Surface Mount Technology (SMT) setup, operation and maintenance of SMT equipment and related processes
  • Design and ordering of tooling and fixtures to support manufacturing processes
  • Provide training to manufacturing staff to enhance process knowledge
  • Understand and apply IPC and J-STD requirements to all areas of manufacturing
  • Facilitate and support project implementation through cross functional teams
  • Oversee/support machinery installations to ensure functionality
  • Utilize DSM’s Quality Management System (QMS) to ensure process and product conformity
  • Learn and propose new technologies to improve current manufacturing processes
  • Manage full-cycle projects – develop, plan, organize, implement and support automation solutions
  • System programming, debugging and testing
  • Complete documentation throughout projects including proposal writing, feasibility reports, methodologies and presentations


  • Troubleshooting: Strong troubleshooting and problem analysis skills – ability to identify and effectively resolve problems
  • Quick Study: Ability to learn new processes and technologies
  • Strong Communicator: Ability to clearly and concisely convey information through emails, dialogue, phone calls and other correspondence
  • Organized: Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize and perform tasks efficiently
  • Go Getter: Self-directed and can work with internal and external stakeholders to achieve results in a fast paced environment


  • Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology or a related discipline
  • Relevant work experience is an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Experienced with some or all of the following programming tools – PLC, HMI, C/C++, HTML, .NET, SQL Server
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Available for shift work


If you are looking for a career where you truly care about what you do, with a company that rewards innovation and values contribution, we would love to connect with you. DSM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Due to the number of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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