Plant Controls Specialist

Date: 04-Jul-2019

Location: Brampton, ON, ON, CA

Company: Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited


Facility Location: Brampton

Shift: Weekend Days or Nights (some flexibility)


About Us


Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada!


Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centres, and 5 production facilities nationwide.

We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.


Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, evian® and A&W®.


About our People


We are committed to doing our best every day and our core values define and reflect how we work:


  • Safety First
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Quality
  • Entrepreneurial


About this opportunity


As a Plant Controls Specialist, you will report into the Maintenance Manager and be based out of Brampton. 


What you will need to succeed in this role


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of working experience in industrial environments or minimum 8 years of work experience in industrial environments without a college degree
  • 10 years of work experience in industrial environments (preferred)
  • Proficiency in Allen-Bradley PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, and Networks (DeviceNet, ControlNet, Remote IO, Data Highway Plus, and Ethernet) (preferred)
  • Experience with various Human Machine Interfaces (preferred)



  • Maintain Allen-Bradley hardware and software: PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, Networks and various electrical systems
  • Maintains and troubleshoots controls for production equipment from various suppliers 
  • identifies and prioritizes controls / electrical opportunities to maximize operations performance within a facility
  • develops and maintains electrical and controls system documentation
  • Execute small and medium projects involving PLC 5, SLC 500, Controls Logix, Panel View Plus and Allen Bradley VFDs
  • Maintain industrial networks such as DeviceNet and Remote I/O
  • Maintain and troubleshoot production equipment from various suppliers 
  • Quickly identify root causes of problems, as mechanical, controls or joint problems and coordinate resources necessary to address them
  • Follow the CCR Controls and Electrical Specifications
  • Develop control software to achieve the balance between mechanical and controls changes to effectively handle all containers
  • Help the Controls Engineering Group with the installation and maintenance of the SKU Controllers
  • Provide the proper training in Controls and Electricity to the Maintenance Technicians for the purpose of minimizing the production down time
  • Identify and prioritize controls / electrical opportunities to maximize operations performance within a facility
  • Plan and execute projects in a manner which minimizes downtime
  • Develop and maintain electrical and controls system documentation
  • Be part of the team that supervises the electrical installation /integration of equipment and controls
  • Work with the CCR Controls Engineering Group for the following purposes:
    • Improve the designs / programs begun by others.
    • Implement and propose improvements to the CCR Controls and Electrical Specifications.
  • Suggest which controls projects to be handled by CCR Controls Engineering Group and which by the Plant Controls Specialist



Important – All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.

Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people.

For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email