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Automation Manager (Distribution Center)

Brossard, Québec - Esplora la località Property & Facility Management Full Time

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• Bilingual (Fluent in Quebecois French / English)
• You have experience with Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems or a
related educational background
• You've worked in an automated warehouse environment for at least 3 years
• Familiarity with safe work practices including LOTO, OSHA 10 familiarity, and
general industrial safety.
• You're able to read and utilize mechanical & electrical schematics to assist in
troubleshooting and resolution of mechanical and electronic components.
• You have strong relationship-building and communication skills and are a
strong team player.
• You're able to drive and implement change.


• Responsible for the overall management of the Automation systems installed
at the site. This includes managing the onsite technicians (internal or external),
acting as a key escalation point, and being the focal point for the customer on
all automation related topics. Secure the delivery, on a day-to-day basis, the
functionality of the logistics automation systems.
• Responsible for the mechanical performance and troubleshooting of the
automated equipment’s in the unit.
• Coordinate all maintenance activities, planned repairs, and reactive repairs of
the automated equipment.
• Diagnose mechanical and electrical problems using technical drawings.
• Drive and build upon continuous improvement through team and
• Provide broad based electrical, mechanical, and software technical ability along
with a right first-time mentality and a proactive approach to identifying ways to
improve the site’s performance.


Central Fulfilment is a key component in IKEA Canada’s omnichannel network. IKEA Beauharnois is a new upcoming automated fulfilment site that will replace our current fulfilment center in Brossard and it is an important part of IKEA Canada’s journey to become the leading home furnishings omnichannel retailer. The Beauharnois location, is approximately 50km away from Brossard. The automation planned for the new Beauharnois facility will benefit both co-workers and customers, with automated solutions such as ASRS and goods to person picking and packing. The establishment of the new site will be completed within the next year and the Automation Manager will be a key resource to make it happen. If you are interested in applying, IKEA is looking forward to bring you along on this exciting journey to support and establish the automation in the newly built site.

Without us our many co-workers and customers wouldn’t have an IKEA to go to. We make sure to secure, build and maintain our physical locations - from stores to offices to factories – to meet the needs of the many people. Together we lead the way in delivering safe, compliant, sustainable, and innovative solutions for every property. And we feel a great sense of pride in seeing everything working smoothly!


In the IKEA world, this position is officially referred to as: Automation Manager

Please note: This position requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check. A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.