Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

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Robotics Simulation Specialist

Job ID:  364

Barrie, ON, CA

Date:  Mar 25, 2023

As our growth continues, we are looking to hire an experienced Robotics Simulation Engineer / Specialist.

Located in Barrie, Ontario, Prodomax Automation Ltd. is a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex automation with a blue-chip customer base since 1971. Operating from two facilities totaling 200,000 square feet with 200+ employees; we are ISO 9001:2015 certified.

JENOPTIK, our parent company, is an integrated photonics company that employs approximately 4,000 people with representatives in over 80 countries, and operates in three photonic-based divisions: Light and Optics, Light and Production and Light and Safety.

Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, amateur chefs, video game heroes, care-givers, musicians, community volunteers, kayakers, race-car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, TV & potato chip experts.

We are a diverse and inclusive work culture - everyone is welcome!



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


  • Possess a thorough knowledge of robot programming and motion planning.
  • Will be competent with most robotic manufacturer’s equipment (Fanuc, ABB, Motoman, Nachi).
  • Experienced in the use of robot simulation and offline programming software (RoboGuide, Delmia)
  • Experienced in performing simulation studies and tasks including,
    • Interference and Reach validation
    • Cycle time reports
    • DCS (Virtual limiting) offline setup and safety audit sheets for validation purposes
    • OLP creation and validation including
      • Robot paths
      • Weld seam identification, labelling and programming
      • Resistance weld labelling and programming
    • Adding kinematics to imported models
    • Preparing customer documentation including AVI’s
  • Possess the ability to set up I/O structures, robot start-up, and fieldbus networks.
  • Arrange and provide direction to contracted simulation companies as necessary based on internal capacity constraints
  • Responsible for all programming activities as well as assisting robotic tasks to completion.
  • Participate in meetings for tooling design and development and work with the Process and Applications Group.
  • Possess a thorough overall understanding of welding (mig, spot, and projection).
  • Responsible for managing hours of work performed against budgets assigned to the project



Robotic Simulation Specialist Key Professional Attributes:


  • Engineering Degree or Engineering Technologist/Technician in Robotics, or related field of study and/or equivalent industry experience.
  • 7 plus years of practical experience


Our Benefits:


  • Competitive salary and profit-sharing bonus
  • Comprehensive Group Health & Dental Benefit Plan
  • A competitive matching Registered Retirement Savings Plan and Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs
  • Employee training, development, tuition and professional fees reimbursement
  • Subsidized onsite café with takeout meals by David and his amazing Team. Scrumptious weekly lunch menu and items made to order throughout the day.
  • Partial tuition reimbursement for employees’ children enrolled in technical program at recognized Canadian college/university
  • Annual performance review
  • Safe, professional work environment
  • Casual business dress
  • Referral Bonus: Earn up to $3,000 if you recommend an approved permanent hire – family & friends included
  • Safety shoes and safety glasses reimbursement
  • Prodomax Employee Excellence Recognition (PEER) Awards


Prodomax Barrie is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.

Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates. Accommodations may be available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you would like to request a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please advise your Human Resources contact when you are selected to participate in the recruitment process.

About Prodomax

Our employees are mountain bikers, road bikers, skiers, golfers, runners, video game heroes, musicians, community volunteers, race car drivers, fitness enthusiasts, hockey players, outdoor sportspeople, world travelers, TV & potato chip experts, single people, family people, and every other variety of people. Everyone is welcome.

We are minutes away from the GO Station connected to Toronto and close to beautiful Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe. Barrie has something for everyone.

Prodomax, a member of the JENOPTIK group, is a specialized industrial engineering firm focused on designing complex manufacturing production systems for the automotive sector with a blue-chip customer base. Since it was founded in 1971, over a billion dollars of automation equipment has been delivered to Canada, the US, Mexico and Europe. Prodomax consistently delivers automation of any size and complexity by a team professionals.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.