Control System Engineer

 The role of Control System Engineer is an exciting and diverse opportunity to help drive our successful company’s rapid growth and be a contributing and instrumental member of an experienced Integration team. Vanrx Pharmasystems is at the forefront of introducing groundbreaking robotics and automation into the pharmaceutical sector.

Our award winning company is seeking a Control System Engineer, this role includes hands-on systems level integration of robots, data analysis and software development, and involves close interaction with mechanical, electrical, software, test, and manufacturing engineering functions. If you are excited about designing and building robotic or automated systems, then we’d love to hear from you.

Vanrx Pharmasystems is a pioneering company making the most technologically advanced sterile filling solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. Vanrx aseptic filling machines use robotics, gloveless isolator and machine vision technologies to automate the packaging of injectable drugs into vials, syringes or cartridges.

For the second year in a row, Vanrx was included on the 2019 Deloitte Fast 50 list of the fastest growing technology companies in Canada. The company’s continued growth makes this an exciting time to join our remarkable team.


  • System integration and associated verification and troubleshooting activities.
  • Maintain accurate design and verification documents.
  • Assist mechanical and manufacturing teams during the build phase.
  • Debug and commission control systems at our facility, during the system integration stage and at customer sites during commissioning and testing.
  • Follow and complete testing documentation to a high standard.
  • Provide remote support to customers as required.
  • Create, update and improve technical work instructions.
  • Support R&D prototype development and test activities.
  • Travel as required to customer and supplier sites to perform installation, commissioning and training duties up to 30% of the time.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A post-secondary engineering degree, diploma or equivalent; specializing in electrical, mechanical, or mechatronics
  • Detail-orientated; able to identify and troubleshoot problems with industrial machinery independently
  • Strong programming, mechanical and electrical problem solving skills
  • Minimum of 2 years experience programming in a PLC environment (Allen-Bradley) preferably on factory automation equipment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Wonderware InTouch software and experience with data acquisition will be an asset
  • Experience with industrial networking considered an asset
  • Experience working in regulated industries and environments; GMP experience considered a bonus.

What do we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive health, dental and life insurance benefits including MSP coverage
  • Three weeks paid vacation from your start date
  • Flexible work space with every employee having an Apple laptop, you are able to schedule video meetings and attend conferences via video link from remote locations
  • We focus on professional development and personal growth; we have a range of internal and external training opportunities available
  • Innovative and collaborative work environment with a thriving culture

We are always looking for extraordinary and talented individuals to bring new vision, inventive methods and the confidence to progress at Vanrx Pharmasystems. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our growing team, we are constantly thriving by giving our employees the freedom to contribute to making the world a better place.

How to apply

Please submit a tailored and personal cover letter along with your CV to