Ground Effects

ERP Project Team - Automation Specialist

Summary: Ground Effects is looking for an ERP Project Team - Automation Specialist Ground Effects Ltd. has dedicated itself to excellence since 1986 and has evolved into a multi-faceted supplier of quality interior/exterior accessory components for the automotive industry and more.


  • A University Degree in Electrical or Controls Engineering preferred
  • College Diploma in Control Systems or related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in large information gathering systems
  • Must be team oriented with excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience in shop floor communication systems
  • Experience with PLC software design and implementation
  • Experience with robot interfaces, preferably Fanuc
  • Computer skills (MS OFFICE required), willingness to learn skills in other software (Epicor E10, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Have excellent time management skills: Should be able to independently prioritize and multi task to meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented, reliable and punctual
  • Must have and maintain an appropriate and valid Driver’s license


  • Responsible for connecting shop floor systems to ERP system
  • Implementing SCADA system within the organization to provide ERP system with live information
  • Connecting floor equipment to Manufacturing Execution System
  • Implement Shop Floor communication devices to be used by managers, supervisors, and production floor employees
  • Understand tasks and deliverables as a team member representing your functional area, ensuring the project is structured in compliance with GFX Missions and Goals
  • Collect and validate requirements for the business and make business process decisions within your area of expertise
  • Work with Project Manager and Team to develop process plans and data migration tasks, and Execute Project work within timeframe as committed
  • Investigate, prototype, test and implement best practice for your area of responsibility
  • Liaise with key stakeholders ensuring departmental managers are involved in escalated decisions and buy in on all recommended processes
  • Identify and present pertinent information that will impact the project to the project team/manager in a timely manner and recommend solutions
  • Summarize project activities - required to report on the progress of project activities on a weekly basis to the Project Manager
  • Ensure proper communications surrounding team and departmental requirements are clear, concise, and understood
  • Document the end state business processes
  • Train, coach and mentor end users, and reinforce/audit new processes
  • Input to risk and issue management and responsible for resolution or escalation
  • Capture and track change requests to resolution
  • Support milestone tracking across multiple project deliverables
  • Manage project documents as requested
  • Travel to all GFX facilities
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned

Those interested can submit a resume to 

Only the selected candidates will receive a response. Thank you for your interest.

Ground Effects Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Products & Services

Ground Effects has dedicated itself since its inception in 1986 and has evolved into a multi-faceted supplier of quality interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry and more. Click for more information


Our foundation capabilities include:
  • Automated Manufacturing
  • Automated Assembly
  • Specialized Surface Coatings
  • Mass Vehicle Customization
We pride ourselves in our in-house services for CAD/CAM Product Design and Development, Machining, Milling, Bending, and Robotic Plasma Cutting and Welding. Click for more information


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