Great Place to Work.

Better Place to Live.

Calling All Innovators

Are you a senior controls programmer who wants to be part of a family-like team of innovators that is pioneering automation solutions globally? Are you looking for an improved quality of life away from the city where you can still be part of a fun and thriving community—one that’s also minutes from cottage and ski country?

Innovative Automation is a rapidly growing automation company that is developing solutions for the manufacturing industry worldwide. We are located in the beautiful lakefront city of Barrie, Ontario.

Our company culture thrives on employee involvement and enjoyment of work. We have worked hard to cultivate a safe and healthy work environment that speeds along both professional and personal growth.

If you want to grow as an innovator while making an impact on the world and your community, then we want to hear from you.

“I came from a big plant where I was just a number. Here what I do matters and I’m part of the family”
– Matt


Not Just a Number.

Whether you are starting out or looking to take the next step in your career, Innovative Automation is a great place to work. There are no ‘average’ days. With multiple projects on the go, in all stages of discovery and development, teams work together to bring the best possible automation solutions to life. On-going learning, research and education are encouraged at all levels to broaden skill sets and stay on top of ever-changing technologies. To support this mission, Innovative Automation will be opening a state-of-the-art facility in the Fall of 2017.

Innovative Automation is about more than a group of people doing their job. It is about building a community of creative, resourceful and responsible individuals who feel supported and excited about the opportunity to work together. You will be challenged, but you will also be rewarded. Your success and happiness are important to Innovative Automation.


  • Live and work in an awesome community
  • Great benefits package
  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing work culture
  • Impact the future


“I was from the GTA and Collingwood was where I would spend my weekends. Barrie-area, ski hills, cottage country. Now we’re just that much closer to it all. It’s a short hop instead of a long HWY 400 drive” – Curtis

Barrie Voted One of the Best Places to Live in Canada.

As the gateway to the Muskoka region, Barrie, Ontario, offers the charm of a small town with all the conveniences and culture of a big city. Located on beautiful Kempenfelt Bay, Barrie has over 300 hectares of park land and 88kms of public trails to enjoy. Outdoor activities are available in all seasons with lots of nearby ski hills, golf course and waterways.

Great schools up to the university level and affordable housing make Barrie a perfect place for families. With an OHL hockey team, IBL baseball team, the MacLaren Art Centre and the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts there is always lots to do!

Innovative Automation has called Barrie home for 27 years and believes in giving back to the community to ensure it remains an amazing place to live and work. All employees have the opportunity to get involved in charitable giving and volunteering.

Do you have the rights skills and attitude for a position?

Even if we don’t have a specific opening listed, if you want to work at Innovative Automation, we want to hear from you!