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Channel Manager (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: June 23, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Channel Manager wins, maintains, and expands relationships with assigned and developed channel partners. The Channel Manager is responsible for achieving sales, profitability, and planning.  The Channel Manager represents a defined range of company products.

The position of the Channel Manager is responsible for developing and achieving maximum profitable sales volume of products sold by Lakeside Process Controls Ltd., across the territory.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned accounts
  • Seeks out and develops relationships with Wholesale / Distribution / and End-Users for Inventory and Volume sales
  • Provides leadership to inside sales and administration in the execution & fulfillment of agreements.
  • Meets assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives
  • Develop and implement strategies at key accounts to promote partnering. Take full responsibility for management of designated accounts, including recommendations for both short and long term strategies. (i.e. Strategic Plans)
  • Determine sales call frequency for all assigned customers and make personal sales calls.
  • Promote all new products and product improvements.
  • Develop Quantified Business Results for the channel
  • Provide direction to inside sales staff with respect to structure and content of quotations.
  • Collaborate with the account management team and technical sales specialist for detailed knowledge of competitors’ offerings and sales organizations.
  • Keep abreast of and advise competitive market information such as new products, pricing strategies and market directions
  • Entertain key customer personnel to strengthen relationships.
  • Provide a leadership role, internally and externally, with the TCC process.
  • Assist accounting in the collection overdue accounts.
  • Prepare a yearly forecast of sales volume for assigned territory and make recommendations for increasing sales and profit.
  • Submit a monthly expense
  • Participate in trade shows

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Customer relations
  • Wholesale / Distribution Contract Negotiations
  • Product Specification Awareness
  • Knowledge of Isolation equipment & Practices
    • Severe services
    • Ball Valves
    • Butterfly Valves
    • Gate / Globe / Check
    • Manual Isolation
  • Knowledge of Pressure Management products
    • Relief Valves – Code and Non-Code
    • Tank Pressure – Vents & Arrestors
    • Rupture Discs
    • Regulators
  • Knowledge of instrumentation products
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • 8+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience in sales/marketing of process control equipment

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Channel Manager you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness
    • Social Responsibility
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 8+ Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 50%

 

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Customer Contracts Specialist (Mississauga, Ontario)

Posted: June 13, 2017

 

We are currently recruiting for a Customer Contracts Specialist position. This specialist position is based out of Mississauga, ON and will report to the Director of Sales.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position of the Customer Contracts Specialist is responsible for reviewing customer terms and conditions, master service agreements, infrastructure agreements and confidentiality agreements. This role will be required to make recommendations in accordance with company guidelines, risk management profile and business objectives.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Account Managers to develop, negotiate, and administer clear, concise, and effective Contracts with Customers
  • Understand business and sales strategies and ensures contracts are aligned with those strategies
  • Work collaboratively with Business Unit Management to ensure Contracts meet business objectives, and are practical and executable
  • Lead a Terms and Conditions response for long term contracts
  • Lead business and contractual discussions with customers including follow up and resolving outstanding issues
  • Ensure appropriate leadership is apprised of contracting risks and ways to mitigate the risks
  • Support implementation / execution within business systems
  • Maintain consistent best practices approach to Contract (Pricing and Terms) and Agreement terms and approaches
  • Develop framework for version management, document control, contract access and renewal and price management
  • Coordinate certificate of insurance requests and renewals
  • Create and manage “battle of the forms” procedures
  • Work with outside legal counsel on technical contractual issues
  • Negotiate Non-Disclosure Agreements and/or Confidentiality Agreements with customers and vendors
  • Maintain company standard terms and conditions in accordance with industry best practices
  • Work collaboratively with BU Management to negotiate supplier contracts.
  • Work collaboratively with Emerson Contract Administrators on common customer terms and conditions negotiations
  • Hold primary responsibility for infrastructure contracts, including building leases
  • Work collaboratively with Human Resources and Sales on the maintenance of customer web portals

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of the industry and products of the organization
  • Strong understanding of contractual issues related to risk and reliability
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • Ability to develop and maintain customer base
  • Works effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively communication at all levels
  • Capability to negotiate, draft, interpret, and administer contracts
  • Ability to build long-term relationships
  • Confident in a sales environment
  • Customer Oriented
  • Strategic thinking

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a customer service role
  • 5 years’ of contracts and industry experience
  • Previous experience in sales/marketing of process control equipment
  • Previous experience in an automation engineering or service role

 

POSITION BENEFITS

  • As an Customer Contract Specialist you will receive:
  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Preferably in Business
Experience: 5 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%

 

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Customer Service Representative (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: May 30, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The CSR is responsible for collaborating with their functional group and their sales team to ensure a superior level of customer service that exceeds customer expectations through order entry and correspondence with assigned customer accounts

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Accurately entering data into the order entry system, ensuring all items are accounted for
  • Acting as a main point of contact for customers
  • Revising and reviewing orders when necessary
  • Expediting existing orders
  • Following up with customers and carriers regarding orders
  • Maintaining correspondence with customers and carriers, and creating status reports
  • Assisting and collaborating with sales team, other Lakeside teams, vendors, etc. to ensure that customer needs are fulfilled while satisfying Lakeside’s policies, initiatives, and business goals
  • Managing team’s product returns from the point of customer request through to completion
  • Filing and documentation as appropriate

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Strong interests in customer service, building customer relationships and exceeding customers’ needs
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills resulting in commitments being met
  • High levels of accuracy and detail with error-free orders
  • Ability to understand current tools in detail and use then in an efficient manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong team player and professionalism
  • Analytical skills, report production and interpretation.
  • Ability to quickly learn new tools and processes as they arise
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Windows

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years related administrative and/or customer service experience
  • Order entry experience

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As the Customer Service Representative you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: University Degree and/or College Diploma
Experience: 3-5 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 5%

 

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Administrative Assistant (Sarnia, ON)

Posted: May 23, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a wide variety of advanced administrative and receptionist support for the organization. As one of the organization’s first point of contact, the Administrative Assistant demonstrates a professional, positive and collaborative attitude towards internal and external customers.  Their responsibilities will include answering telephones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance, data processing, record keeping and filing.   This position is also responsible for the tasks involved in the smooth daily operation of the office area for the Sales, Engineering and Service providers and their productivity.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Receptionist in call management.
  • Welcome visitors and/or customers, answer questions (in person and by telephone), respond to inquiries and refer, when necessary, to appropriate person for resolution.
  • Assist in the maintenance of office supply inventory while managing to budget.
  • Adhere to established processes and procedures to ensure compliance with the quality management system.
  • Identify areas of improvement based on organization’s strategic direction within areas of responsibility.
  • Timely distribution of incoming faxes between floors.
  • Timely preparation of outgoing mail and sorting and distribution of incoming mail.
  • Duplicate and distribute materials as required.
  • Ensure filing is kept up to date and material is pulled as necessary in support of sales teams.
  • Assist with organization of literature, catalogues and bulletins.
  • Maintenance of the Quote Files including filing and organization as required.
  • Participate as needed in special department projects.
  • Ensure office equipment is maintained in good working order (schedule repairs as necessary).
  • Ensure timely transfer of packing slips from warehouse as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Proficiency in MS Office, Windows
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results orientation
  • Customer orientation
  • Communication
  • Personal credibility
  • Team orientation

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • One to three (1-3) years’ administrative and/or customer/sales support experience
  • University degree or college diploma required, preference given to administrative focused programs
  • Computer literate and able to work well in a team-oriented and pressure filled environment

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Administrative Assistant you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full Time
Education: College Diploma or relevant equivalent
Experience:  1-3 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%

 

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Service Technician (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: May 16, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Service Technicians are responsible for performing corrective and preventative maintenance on actuators and instrumentation equipment. They remove, repair and install valves and/or actuators and perform other duties as needed.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide installation, start-up and commissioning of valve assembly, actuator and controls
  • Perform functional confirmation, calibration, test and repair of mechanical product on customer site or in-house as required based on demand, scheduled or support agreement requirements
  • Provide customer start-up, operating and maintenance training
  • Provide customers with telephone support for remote start-up or trouble shooting support
  • Evaluate and recommend programs, systems, and tools for customer maintenance and operation teams
  • Timely resolution of all customer concerns
  • Timely Completion of customer and workplace documentation including Field Service Reports, Calibration Records, Time and Expense Reports
  • Promote services capability.
  • Perform other duties supportive of main objectives, as assigned.
  • Unique Product Training & Support

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Isolation equipment & Practices
    • Severe services
    • Ball Valves
    • Butterfly Valves
    • Gate / Globe / Check
    • Manual Isolation
  • Knowledge of Pressure Management products
    • Relief Valves – Code and Non-Code
    • Tank Pressure – Vents & Arrestors
    • Rupture Discs
    • Regulators
  • Knowledge of ASME Code as it applies to safety relief devices an asset
  • Factory or OEM trained/certified in any of the above service skills
  • Knowledge of pneumatic, electric and hydraulic valve actuators
  • Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and electric circuits and first principals
  • Knowledge of part layout, machining and shop practices
  • Knowledge of interpretation of engineering drawings and dimensioning using Vernier calipers, micrometers etc.
  • Knowledge of safe use of slinging/rigging, overhead crane operation and forklift operation
  • Knowledge of process automation systems an asset
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Technician/Technologist College diploma in related field an asset

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As a Service Technician you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full Time, after hours & on-call when required.
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: College diploma
Experience:  3+ Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 50%

 

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Application Engineer – Valves and Controls (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: May 16, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

An Application Engineer is responsible for providing technical support, equipment selection and quotations to customers, while acting as a liaison between customers and account managers, sales support staff and manufacturers.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing written quotations and proposals in response to customer inquiries
  • Ensuring proper execution of an order from quotation to final shipment
  • Provide Technical knowledge to customers and internal personnel in the area Isolation and Relief valves
  • Following-up with customers in a timely manner
  • Making recommendations to customers as to which products to use on specific applications
  • Providing technical support, equipment selection and quotations to customers
  • Performing necessary performance calculations and analysis, troubleshooting process or product-related issues
  • Up sell products to customer to increase sales volume
  • Promote specific product lines
  • Gather and maintain competitive intelligence in specific markets
  • Product training in specific product types
  • Customer education (schools and seminars)

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Isolation equipment & Practices
    • Severe services
    • Ball Valves
    • Butterfly Valves
    • Gate / Globe / Check
    • Manual Isolation
  • Knowledge of Pressure Management products
    • Relief Valves – Code and Non-Code
    • Tank Pressure – Vents & Arrestors
    • Rupture Discs
    • Regulators
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Diagnostic information gathering
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Communication
  • Customer orientation
  • Results orientation
  • Team orientation
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Prior experience (5 – 10 years’) in the field
  • University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Application Engineer, you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
Experience:  5 – 10 Years’
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 5%

 

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Account Manager (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: May 16, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position of the Account Manager is responsible for developing and achieving maximum profitable sales volume of products sold by Lakeside Process Controls Ltd., in an assigned territory. The Account Manager must develop and maintain assigned customers, a preference for purchasing process control equipment and solutions.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with management personnel of major customers and other personnel in various functional departments, such as: engineering, purchasing, maintenance, production and expediting.
  • Provide Technical knowledge to customers and internal personnel in the area Isolation and Relief valves
  • Work with a defined customer base for Relief Valve Compliance awareness and maintenance planning.
  • Develop and implement strategies at key accounts to promote partnering. Take full responsibility for management of designated accounts, including recommendations for both short and long term strategies. (i.e. Account Plans)
  • Determine sales call frequency for all assigned customers and make personal sales calls.
  • Promote all new products and product improvements.
  • Make recommendations to customers as to which products to use on specific applications. This includes optimum balance between product technical details, cost and customer process requirements.
  • Develop Differentiation and Value Selling Skills
  • Develop Quantified Business Results for major customers
  • Provide direction to inside sales staff with respect to structure and content of quotations.
  • Gain and maintain detailed knowledge of competitors’ offerings and sales organizations.
  • Keep abreast of and advise competitive market information such as new products, pricing strategies and market directions
  • Entertain key customer personnel to strengthen relationships.
  • Provide a leadership role, internally and externally, with the TCC process.
  • Assist accounting in the collection overdue accounts.
  • Prepare a yearly forecast of sales volume for assigned territory and make recommendations for increasing sales and profit.
  • Submit a monthly expense
  • Participate in trade shows.
  • Education of other Lakeside personnel on specific product lines.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Customer relations
  • Account management concepts
  • Knowledge of Isolation equipment & Practices
    • Severe services
    • Ball Valves
    • Butterfly Valves
    • Gate / Globe / Check
    • Manual Isolation
  • Knowledge of Pressure Management products
    • Relief Valves – Code and Non-Code
    • Tank Pressure – Vents & Arrestors
    • Rupture Discs
    • Regulators
  • Knowledge of instrumentation products
  • Management skills
  • Customer oriented
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ years of experience in an Account Management role
  • Previous experience in sales/marketing of process control equipment

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Account Manager you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience:  8+ Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 50%

 

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Application Engineer – Natural Gas (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: May 9, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

An Application Engineer is responsible for providing technical support, equipment selection and quotations to customers, while acting as a liaison between customers and account managers, sales support staff and manufacturers.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing written quotations and proposals in response to customer inquiries
  • Ensuring proper execution of an order from quotation to final shipment
  • Following-up with customers in a timely manner
  • Making recommendations to customers as to which products to use on specific applications
  • Providing technical support , equipment selection and quotations to customers
  • Performing necessary performance calculations and analysis, troubleshooting process or product-related issues
  • Up sell products to customer to increase sales volume
  • Promote specific product lines
  • Gather and maintain competitive intelligence in specific markets
  • Product training in specific product types
  • Project coordination and solution based engineering

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Desire to obtain P.Eng Certification
  • Diagnostic information gathering
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Communication
  •  Customer orientation
  • Results orientation
  • Team orientation
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Prior specific experience (1 – 5 years’) in the Natural Gas Industry Design, Engineering or Operations
  • University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Application Engineer you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
Experience: 1 – 5 Years’ specific experience in the Natural Gas industry design, engineering or operations
Manages Others: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 5%

 

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Project Engineer (Winnipeg, MB)

Posted: May 9, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (Winnipeg, MB)

The Project Services position is responsible for working with customers and reviewing customer documentation such as P&IDs and process descriptions to define control system hardware & software requirements; design and document control system hardware, control network, and fieldbus networks; program and test control strategies and HMI graphics; start-up and commissioning on-site; post-start-up support for customers. Must be able to independently perform these tasks for small projects and provide technical direction and leadership to a project team for larger projects.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Control System architecture design
  • Control System hardware and software design
  • Preparation of configuration design specifications
  • Preparation of instrument and I/O lists, and loop diagrams
  • Interpret design input documentation such as P&I diagrams, Process Narratives and Logic Schematics;
  • Interpret and/or author narrative specifications including Control System requirements, Design Criteria and User Requirements;
  • Review and comment on information to/from customers, other vendors, and other team members within Lakeside

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Foxboro or ABB or other similar system required
  • Knowledge of Emerson’s PROVOX, RS3 or DeltaV technologies including Foundation Fieldbus or other fieldbus technologies would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Microsoft Project
  • Knowledge of process control and instrumentation
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Good communication skills are a requirement
  • Training & presentation skills
  • Project Management skills

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
  • One to three (1-3) years’ experience with Process Control System Implementation
  • Extensive experience is required in Microsoft Office software including Microsoft Excel
  • Direct control system configuration experience of a major DCS solution or PLC/HMI solution is required
  • Exposure to the process industry including Chemical and Specialty Chemical, Pulp and Paper, Refining, Power, Cogeneration (Power & Steam Production), Pharma and Biotech, and Food and Beverage
  • Life Science and Rockwell Experience would be considered a strong asset

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As the Project Engineer you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
    • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 1-3 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 10%

 

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Application Engineering (Sudbury, ON)

Posted: March 7, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

An Application Engineer is responsible for providing technical support, equipment selection and quotations to customers, while acting as a liaison between customers and account managers, sales support staff and manufacturers.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing written quotations and proposals in response to customer inquiries
  • Ensuring proper execution of an order from quotation to final shipment
  • Following-up with customers in a timely manner
  • Making recommendations to customers as to which products to use on specific applications
  • Providing technical support , equipment selection and quotations to customers
  • Performing necessary performance calculations and analysis, troubleshooting process or product-related issues
  • Up sell products to customer to increase sales volume
  • Promote specific product lines
  • Gather and maintain competitive intelligence in specific markets
  • Product training in specific product types
  • Customer education (schools and seminars)
  • Accompany Account Manager and/or Service Technician to site visits in North Eastern Ontario as required

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Strong interest and aptitude for customer relationship building
  • Strong interest and aptitude for a career progression to an Account Management role
  • Hands-On troubleshooting experience is considered an asset
  • Customer orientation
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Diagnostic information gathering
  • Self-directed
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Results orientation
  • Team orientation
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • New Graduate. Prior experience is considered an asset.
  • Graduate of a Certified Engineering Technologist program, or a University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

 

POSITION BENEFITS

  • As an Application Engineer you will receive:
    • A competitive compensation package
    • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
      • Paramedical Health Coverage
      • Health Care Spending Account
      • Ample time off
      • RRSP matching program
    • Role specific training
    • A structured training and development program
    • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
      • Health and Wellness,
      • Social Responsibility,
      • Joint Health and Safety
      • Recognition
    • Employee and Family Support
      • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Graduate of a Certified Engineering Technologist program, or a University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
Experience: 0 – 5 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Location: Sudbury, ON
Required Travel: Years 1-2: Up to 20%, Years 3+: 30-35%

 

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Electrical/Mechanical Designer/Drafter (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: May 3, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Mechanical/Electrical Designer is responsible for planning, designing, and drafting detailed specifications of mechanical and electrical systems. This position creates and drafts sketches, and prepares specifications for purchase of materials and equipment.  The Electrical/Mechanical Drafter also provides calculations, creates technical reports, solves technical problems and is involved in the continuous improvement of design processes.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Interface dynamically with Engineers to prepare drawings, resolve mechanical/Electrical issues and implement changes as required
  • Create design packages including detailed drawings, BOM’s, and Assembly drawings and layouts
  • Prepare final designs and specifications
  • Responsible for maintaining design libraries

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Proficiency in Modelling/Drafting Techniques and Standards
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling using Solidworks, AutoCAD Inventor or Microstation
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/AutoCAD Electrical
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering theories and principles
  • Ability to prepare designs and specifications for material and equipment needs of mechanical and electrical systems
  • Ability to prepare complex schematic drawings from rough sketches, survey data, and oral instructions
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite of Applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a very schedule sensitive environment

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Three to Five Years’ (3-5) years in a Mechanical designer role

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type:  Full Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Technologist, College or University degree/diploma in a relevant field
Experience: 3 – 5 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Location: Mississauga, ON
Required Travel: 10-20%

 

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Inspection Coordinator (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: April 17, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Inspection Coordinator will organize and perform incremental inspections as specified; as well as complete gap analysis’ within documentation and then strategically formulate corrective actions to address deficiencies. Specific duties include inspections of product and documentation to verify compliance with order specifications, Lakeside’s Quality Management System and packing / shipping procedures for conformity to specified company and customer standards requirements.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Required to assist in outgoing materials with regards to labelling, tagging, sorting, re-packing
  • Assist in identifying and resolving document discrepancies related to quality
  • Ensure that outgoing materials are of acceptable quality and in accordance with the purchase order specifications
  • Conduct inspections required for quality documentation externally with Emerson, Fisher, Rosemount, and with specific customer requirements
  • Ability to perform customer documentation review such as customer line terms and project specifications
  • Conduct inspections required for quality assurance documentation review (WI’s and SOP’s) internally with Lakeside Process Controls
  • Perform gap analysis in quality documentation, followed by corrective actions to ensure quality meets company standards
  • Ability to understand or independently learn about product details and process details
  • Able to travel to Emerson and customer facilities
  • Continually strive to improve inspection effectiveness and efficiency by identifying and supporting implementation of process improvements

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Lakeside’s Quality Management System and applicable tools
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Technical expertise
  • Diagnostic information gathering
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication
  • Personal credibility
  • Team orientation
  • Time management
  • Desktop computer proficiency (MS Office Standard, Windows)
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results orientation
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years in a Customer Service Representative Position or experience in quality assurance and inspections
  • Strong understanding of the order entry process
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Advanced Excel

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Inspection Coordinator you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: College Diploma
Experience: 3-5 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 5%

 

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Technical Sales Specialist, Process Automation Solutions (Winnipeg, MB)

Posted: Nov 23, 2016

 

We are currently recruiting for a Process Automation Solutions - Technical Sales Specialist. This outside sales position is based out of Winnipeg, MB and will report to the Manager, Process Automation Services.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Process Automation Solutions - Technical Sales Specialist role is responsible for developing and achieving both maximum new clients for the Process Automation Solutions Business Unit as well as maximum profitable sales volumes of products, services and solutions sold by Lakeside Process Controls Ltd. for the business unit in an assigned territory.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement industry and customer specific strategies for automation system penetration. Take full responsibility for management of designated accounts, including recommendations for both short and long term strategies.
  • Determine sales call frequency for all assigned customers and make personal sales calls.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with management personnel of major customers and other personnel in various functional departments, such as: engineering, purchasing, maintenance, production and expediting.
  • Work cohesively with the Lakeside Sales teams; promote an overall team approach within Lakeside.
  • Promote new products and product improvements.
  • Train customer personnel in the use of and advantages inherent in products, services and solutions offered by Lakeside Process Controls Ltd.
  • Develop Differentiation and Value Selling Skills
  • Provide direction to inside sales staff with respect to structure and content of quotations.
  • Gain and maintain detailed knowledge of competitors’ offerings and sales organizations.
  • Develop subject matter expertise on the Automation Solutions portfolio, co-ordinate lunch and learn, technical presentations and seminars for Lakeside in the pertinent product lines.
  • Keep abreast of and advise competitive market information such as new products, pricing strategies and market directions
  • Entertain key customer personnel to strengthen relationships.
  • Provide a premier level of customer service.
  • Handle all customer complaints immediately.
  • Prepare a yearly forecast of sales volume for assigned territory and make recommendations for increasing sales and profit.
  • Submit a monthly expense and mileage report.
  • Participate in trade shows.
  • Education of other Lakeside personnel on specific product lines.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Business development concepts
  • Knowledge of process controls systems. DCS, PLC and other control platforms
  • Knowledge of process control equipment
  • Knowledge of instrumentation products
  • Customer oriented
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Required:
  • 2-5 years of sales, business development or account management experience with 5-10 years of total industry experience
  • Preferred:
  • Previous experience in sales/marketing of process control equipment
  • Previous experience in an automation engineering or service role

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Technical Sale Specialist you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 5-10 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%

 

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Application Engineering Technologist (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: April 21, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

An Application Engineering Technologist is responsible for product development and design, providing technical support and quotations to customers, and acting as a liaison between customers and account managers, sales support staff and manufacturers.

This position is technical and customer oriented. Application Engineering Technologists provide support and recommendations to customers as to which products suit their process control needs. This position works in coordination with account teams, technical sales specialists and implementation teams. The key purpose of this position is to support our remote offices in delivering high quality proposals and quotations.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Inside sales support for Emerson’s process automation platforms, complementary 3rd party products and engineering/implementation services
  • Review incoming process automation RFQ’s
  • Asses RFQ Terms and Conditions including delivery, payment terms, performance guarantees, etc.
  • Support proposal generation including detailed technical solutions through the development of bill of materials, pricing, discounts, scheduling as well as commercial proposals
  • Participate in bid review/clarification meetings for technical/commercial negotiations
  • Product selection, scoping and pricing
  • Developing and maintaining vendor relationships, product and pricing lists
  • Sales and operations support and reporting
  • Ensuring proper execution of an order from quotation to final shipment including contract review
  • Following-up with customers as to which products to use on specific applications
  • Leading and participating in project kickoffs and closeout meetings
  • Developing and maintaining marketing collateral specific to Lakeside’s market
  • Up sell products to customers to increase sales volume
  • Recommend and renew annual lifecycle support agreements for process automation solutions
  • Provide insight and suggestions for the future of their business team

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • Promote specific product lines
  • Gather and maintain competitive intelligence in specific markets
  • Product training in specific product types
  • Customer education (schools and seminars)
  • Provide customer demo support as subject matter expert

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Analytical skills
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Communication
  • Structured and organized
  • Process oriented
  • Efficient and Agile
  • Process Automation architectures
  • Process Control communication protocols
  • DCS, PLC sizing, selection and application
  • Microsoft Office applications
  • Visio, Autocad design & drawing
  • Sizing of electrical components and assemblies
  • Understanding of P&ID, Loop drawings and Motor Control circuits
  • Customer orientation
  • Results orientation
  • Team orientation
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • One to three (1-3) years’ experience in the field

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As the Application Engineering Technologist you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: College
Experience: 1- 3 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 5%

 

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Valve & Actuator Technician (Guelph, ON)

Posted: Jan 27, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Valve and Actuator Technicians are responsible for performing corrective and preventative maintenance on valves, actuators and instrumentation equipment. They remove, repair and install actuators and perform other duties as needed.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manual machining, including use of lathe, mill, drill for repairing and producing parts
  • Assembly, and test of various valve and actuator configurations
  • Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic principles, also piping configurations and fittings
  • Electrical and instrumentation knowledge
  • Use of measuring and marking equipment
  • Use of wide range of hand, electric, and pneumatic tools
  • Working from blueprints, engineering drawings, technical procedures and instructions
  • Reviewing instructions, blueprints, drawings and technical specs to determine the layout, installation procedures and materials required for a job;
  • Measuring, marking and positioning reference points for machining, fabrication and installation of actuators and other valve related equipment;
  • Fabrication and or stock requisition/acquisition of required parts for assembly;
  • Final assembly and testing of valve and valve automation products;
  • Responding to valve related emergencies both during and after regular working hours;
  • Performing instrument setup and calibration to meet specifications;
  • Testing and replacement of defective equipment or components;
  • Advising clients regarding standards, safety features and maintenance of the system; and
  • Building and maintaining relationships with customers

 

Relief Valve Service Responsibilities

  • Repair, assembly and test of pressure relief valves, with knowledge of all applicable codes and standards
  • Operation and use of Pressure Relief Valves
  • Appropriate use of the ASME Code
  • Critical inspection and Testing of ASME Valves
  • Repair maintenance, setting and testing of ASME Valves

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of valves, pneumatic, electric and hydraulic valve actuators
  • Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and electric circuits and first principals
  • Knowledge of part layout, machining and shop practices
  • Knowledge of interpretation of engineering drawings and dimensioning using Vernier calipers, micometers etc.
  • Knowledge of safe use of slinging/rigging, overhead crane operation and forklift operation
  • Knowledge of process automation systems an asset
  • Knowledge of ASME Code as it applies to safety relief devices an asset
  • Knowledge of Valve Automation Center’s policies and procedures and applicable tools
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Use of mechanic’s hand tools
  • Use of power tools such as disc grinder, die grinder and drill press
  • Advanced communication
  • Computer/Telephone skills
  • Analytical skills

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Three to Five (3-5) years of hands on valve automation assembly and integration experience
  • Experience in assembling, setting and testing ASME Safety Relief Valves an asset
  • Experience in repair and maintenance of valves (Including ASME Safety Relief Valves) and actuators as asset
  • Experience with Millwrighting, machining and welding all considered an asset
  • Experience working in an ISO 9001:2008 working environment an asset

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As a Valve and Actuator Technician you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Technician/Technologist College diploma in related field
Experience: 3 – 5 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%

 

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Application Sales (Guelph, ON)

Posted: Oct 21, 2016

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Application Sales is responsible for connecting new and existing customers with products and services that suit their needs. They act as a liaison between customers and account managers, sales support staff and manufacturers. Their role is integral to the ongoing development of the organization’s success

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop sales and operational strategies to gain competitive advantages and to increase growth/profitability
  • Establish and maintain customer relations
  • Prepare written quotations and proposals in response to customer inquiries
  • Ensure proper execution of an order from quotation to final shipment
  • Follow up with customers in a timely manner
  • Make recommendations to customers as to which products to use on specific applications
  • Provide technical support to customers including selection of equipment based on process conditions
  • Perform necessary performance calculations and analysis, troubleshooting process or product-related issues
  • Up sell products to customers to increase sales volume
  • Promote specific product lines

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Valve Automation Center’s Quality Management System and applicable tools
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of Valve Automation Center structure and processes
  • Advanced Communication
  • Computer/Telephone skills
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Analytical Skills
  • Results Orientation
  • Customer Orientation
  • Team Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Stress Management
  • Personal Credibility
  • Organization
  • Time Management

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Three to Five (3-5) years of Application Sales experience
  • University Degree or Equivalent College Certification in a related field and related work experience
  • Experience in leading teams

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Application Sales you will receive:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • A comprehensive and flexible benefit package including:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Paramedical Health Coverage
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Ample time off
    • RRSP matching program
  • Role specific training
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s various committees including:
    • Health and Wellness,
    • Social Responsibility,
    • Joint Health and Safety
    • Recognition
  • Employee and Family Support
    • Employee Assistance program (EAP)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Employment type: Full-Time
Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering

 

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