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Business Intelligence Analyst (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: September 22, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Business Intelligence Analyst plays an important role in supporting Business Intelligence within the organization by taking part in on-going development and supporting business users in finding actionable insights from data. The BI Analyst will focus primarily on ETL development, validation and testing of data models, maintaining data integrity, and ad-hoc reporting. The BI Analyst will also take part in maintaining the data warehouse.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

 

Required:

  • Develop ETL pipelines using SSIS and SQL
  • Requirements gathering
  • Test and validate data models
  • Ad-hoc/query reporting
  • Perform data analysis and assist users of the BI platform (Power BI) in answering business questions and producing actionable insights
  • Documenting ETL processes and data models
  • Making modifications to Power BI reports

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Able to read query plans, tune indexes, and troubleshoot performance issues
  • Experience with SSAS or Azure AS
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI, DAX, and Power Query (M Language)
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment pipelines
  • Capable of writing build scripts and creating unit tests
  • R or Python for statistical analysis
  • C# and/or F# for application development

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Understanding of dimensional modeling (star schema)
  • Proficient in writing basic SQL scripts/queries and some experience writing advanced SQL (T-SQL, PL/SQL)
  • Capable of communicating effectively with individuals of various roles within the organization
  • Strong capacity and desire to learn and apply new technologies and methods
  • Git distributed version control system (must be willing to learn if there is no prior experience)

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As an Business Intelligence Analyst 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 or College Diploma in Engineering, Computer Science, or Finance
Experience: 2 - 3 Years’ in Data Analytics, Database Administration or Business Intelligence Developer
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 5%

 

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Account Manager (Sudbury, ON)

Posted: Sept 5, 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 may 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.
  • 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.
  • Train customer personnel in the use of and advantages inherent in products, services and solutions offered by Lakeside Process Controls Ltd.
  • 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
  • Discuss and develop strategies with Sales Manager for all competitive bids
  • 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
  • Promote a team approach within Lakeside.
  • Provide a premier level of customer service.
  • Handle all customer complaints immediately.
  • Respond immediately to warranty claims and make recommendations for resolution.
  • 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.
  • Participate in trade shows.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Customer relations
  • Account management concepts
  • Knowledge of process control equipment
  • Knowledge of instrumentation products
  • Management skills
  • Customer oriented
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Personal credibility
  • Experience with the following are not required but would be considered an asset:
    • Knowledge of process control equipment
    • Knowledge of instrumentation products

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • 2-3 years of experience in a customer service role
  • 2-3 years of experience in a marketing role

Preferred:

  • 2-3 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: College Diploma or University Degree
Experience: 2-3 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 35%

 

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Application Engineer (Mississauga & Sudbury, ON)

Posted: August 25, 2017

 

This posting is advertised for the recruitment of Application Engineers in both our Mississauga and Sudbury locations.


**Preference will be given for candidates with previous experience with the following product lines:

  • Anderson Greenwood
  • Clarkson
  • Crosby 
  • Keystone
  • KTM
  • Kunkle 
  • Sempell 
  • Vanessa
  • Yarway

 

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 (**Application Engineer in Sudbury)

 

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
  • 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 (1 – 10 years’) in the field
  • University Undergraduate Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or College Diploma in an Engineering discipline
  • Eng designation would be a preference but not an asset

 

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 or Certified Engineering Technologist program
Experience: 1 – 10 Years’
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 15%

 

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Sales Administrator (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: Aug 23 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The primary purpose of this position is the provision of support to the assigned sales team in the areas of order entry, quotation activity, correspondence and all activities associated with the order cycle. This position is also responsible for enhancing Lakeside’s profitability through the supply of administrative support to the sales team.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accurately entering data into the order entry system, ensuring all items are accounted for
  • 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
  • Revising and reviewing orders when necessary
  • Expediting existing orders
  • Filing and documentation as appropriate
  • Create and post the month’s Application Engineering/Customer Service Representative On-Call list;
  • Documentation Control
  • Receiving, tracking, and monitoring drawings and documentation
  • Responding to internal and external drawing and documentation request
  • Generation and issuing monthly progress status reports for both internal and external documentation
  • Forwarding material to client along with official transmittal documentation; expediting review of internal and external documentation within engineering departments
  • Direct communication with client representatives including responding to client requests for project information and documentation;
  • Work with Project Coordinators, Project Leads, and Application Engineers;
  • Coordinate the receipt and processing of files from the client and multiple authors;
  • Maintain document control over draft and master files in a multi-author environment and other related tasks, as required;
  • Other related documentation tasks, as required, including scanning, photocopying, working with print company, couriering, binding, etc.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Order Management System (IFS)
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Windows

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years related administrative experience

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As the Sales Administrator 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: 3 to 5 years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 10%

 

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Automation Services (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: Aug 18, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position of Automation Services will be responsible for on-site services including but not limited to configuration, system installation, start-up, system upgrades, technical support and preventative maintenance services of process automation systems.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • On-site services including configuration, system installation, start-up services, system upgrades and preventative maintenance of process automation solutions
  • Provide customized training for plant personnel;
  • Provide telephone consultation on process automation problems;
  • Follow through with customer maintenance contract work;
  • Provide troubleshooting expertise to resolve process automation problems;
  • Maintain sound working relationships with customer’s personnel in various functional departments, such as;  engineering, purchasing and maintenance;
  • Help maintain and follow ISO procedures;
  • Maintenance of Lakeside support infrastructure including software/hardware installation and new equipment set-up;
  • Provide a premier level of customer service;
  • Handle all customer complaints immediately including participation in 24 hours emergency support rotation;
  • Promote a team approach within Lakeside Process Controls Ltd.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of process control and instrumentation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, report writing
  • Good communication skills are a requirement (written and verbal)
  • Networking
  • Training & presentation skills
  • Project management skills

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Five to ten (5-7) years’ experience with process control system implementation
  • Extensive experience is required in Microsoft Office software including Microsoft Excel
  • University Undergraduate Degree or Diploma in Engineering

 

POSITION BENEFITS

Holding the position of Automation Services 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: 5-7 Years in a Related Position
Manages Others: Not Required

 

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Fabrication Technician (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: Aug 18, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position of the Fabrication Technician will work closely with the Process Automation Services (PAS) design team for fabrication and testing of hardware deliverables primarily but not exclusively for control system panels.  Fabrication will include panel layouts, mounting, electrical wiring as well as staging and testing.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Mounting, wiring, and related fabrication of control cabinets
  • Upgrades and modification of control cabinets
  • Organizing and maintaining of warehouse area related to PAS
  • Conducting quarterly cycle counts
  • Ordering and management of bench stock and cabinet related materials
  • Testing of hardware deliverables
  • Preparing and coordinating PAS shipments
  • Managing project inventory warehousing, working with company shipping and receiving for shipping and receiving of process automation products
  • Actively participating in fabrication and testing activities as required
  • Follow established processes and procedures to ensure compliance with quality management system

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Precision in working with tools
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of accuracy
  • Understanding of electrical code and best practices in power and grounding
  • Technical expertise
  • Communication skills
  • Personal credibility
  • Team orientation

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-3 years’ experience in instrument/electrical panel fabrication or similar industry
  • Working knowledge of electrical codes for Ontario and Canada

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As a Fabrication 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
Education: College Diploma in Instrumentation/Electrical Technology or related discipline
Experience: 1 – 3 Years
Manages Others: Not Required

 

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Manager, Asset Reliability Services (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: Aug 15, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible for the management of Lakeside’s Asset Reliability Services teams across multiple service silos. As a member of Lakeside’s Management team, the ARS Service Manager is responsible for the long-term strategic development of these areas of our business.  This position will work closely with the business and sales leaders for each of the business units in order to define the needs of the business for growth and service excellence. The Service Manager will actively manage the budgets of the service silos, the operations of the service business and the infrastructure requirements of the service business.  Additionally, they will be responsible for managing staffing levels as required by the business funnels and will actively develop the Service Leads, will coach members of the team, participate in service agreement and service program pursuits.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Management

  • Manage the ARS Service Team across all business units of Measurement, Reliability, Automation and Combustion. This includes, but is not limited to, developing long term strategies, performance management and managing customer expectations;
  • Provide operational management and leadership to this portion of the service organization.
  • Development and management of budgets for each service team, including sales/cost budgets, infrastructure and training budgets, team and individual utilization as well as other metrics required for the management of the service team.
  • The Service Lead role will be expected to provide service sales leadership and service sales support for that particular segment based on their specific knowledge and understanding of that segment and customer base. The Service Manager will be ultimately responsible and will support the Team Lead, providing coaching and direction and as required may take on direct service sales leadership;
  • Participate on Lakeside’s Management Team.
  • Participate with a subset of Lakeside Management Team on Overall Service Management to meet the LPC organizational objectives;
  • Conduct formal reviews with direct reports to set goals and review ARS performance;
  • Facilitate team meetings and resolve conflicts within the team;
  • Attend customer meetings as required to ensure expectations are being met and to manage conflict resolution process;

 

Processes

  • Oversee resource management process for customer engagements including sharing of resources across service team and office along with engagement of external resources (other LBP’s, contractors) to meet service needs;
  • Participate in pursuit process including providing technical recommendations, resource planning and developing presentations to support sales process;
  • Develop and Manage team work processes including use of business systems, revenue recognition processes, quality management processes etc
  • Authorize individual and team expenses;
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of standard processes, reporting, programs and customer deliverables
  • Management of service parts & service inventory with each of the Business Unit Leaders and the Service Team Leads

 

Technology

  • Oversee Certification requirements and processes. Working close with the Service Team Leads and the Business Unit to define requirements and manage the process.  Requirements will include facility certification such as Emerson Facility SureService certification as well as individual certifications.  The Service Manager will be responsible for coordinating training and testing requirements for team members;
  • Manage technology infrastructure to support long term objectives;

Ensure Emerson and Lakeside technologies are utilized and maximized in the service organization as a means of differentiating, driving quality and efficiency

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Strong knowledge of Process Control, Instrumentation, Industrial Equipment and Industrial Operations
  • Understanding of Industrial reliability based maintenance practices, outage and turnaround planning and preventative maintenance
  • Knowledge of instrumentation products
  • Management skills
  • Customer oriented
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Personal credibility

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years of prior experience in providing services for the process industries
  • Experience providing leadership within a service team or organization

 

Preferred:

  • Experience managing a services organization or team
  • Experience with a variety of key target industries and industrial equipment will be an asset

Experience developing and growing service business through service agreement, program and direct customer service engagement

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As Manager for Asset Reliability Services 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

Industry: Process Automation, Industrial Engineering
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a Technologist diploma
Experience: 10+ Years
Manages Others: Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 10%

 

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Control Systems Engineer (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: August 8, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Controls Systems Engineer 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

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 systems required
  • Knowledge of Emerson’s PROVOX, RS3 or DeltaV technologies would be an asset
  • Projects implementation experience with Allen Bradley hardware and software would be consider an asset
  • Experience in the design, specification and commissioning of controls equipment for water / wastewater treatment systems would be consider an asset
  • Project Management skills
  • Experience
  • Knowledge of process control and instrumentation
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Good communication skills are a requirement
  • Training & presentation skills

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Five to seven (5-7) years’ experience with Process Control System Implementation
  • Direct control system configuration experience

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As the Project Services 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 Diploma
Experience: 5-7 Years
Manages Others: Not Required
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 10%

 

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Logistics Manager (Mississauga, ON)

Posted: July 19, 2017

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Logistics Manager will manage the overall operations of the Warehouse.  This position is responsible for the direct management all warehouse staff, as well as, for ensuring the optimal productivity and accuracy for these positions.  The Logistics Manager is also accountable for the optimization of inventory including maximum utilization of space, stock locations and usage, returns and cycle counts.

The primary measure of success for this position will be the effective management of the entire order cycle so as to enhance business development, ensure sustainability and maintain an exceptional level of customer satisfaction. In addition to these responsibilities, the Logistics Manager will be a working team member, providing necessary assistance to the tasks of the Shipper and Receiver.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the daily duties and functioning of all Warehouse operations receiving and shippinAg responsibilities; This will include:
    • Approving overtime hours and scheduled time off;
    • Resolve any arising problems or complaints;
    • Performance Management – conducting performance reviews, disciplinary conversation, correction of performance issues or recognition for outstanding behavior;
    • Training and development opportunities or requirements;
    • Scheduling and organizing warehouse staffing and work hours to meet customer requirements;
    • Prioritize shipments and work tasks for Warehouse staff;
    • Providing working support and to these functions on a daily basis
  • Supervise, coach and train Warehouse workforce;
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets;
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements;
  • Communicate and explain Lakeside company initiatives, goals and objections to members of the Warehouse;
  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services;
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle;
  • Act as a liaison between Warehouse staff and Sales staff;
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and customers;
  • Verify and maintain training certifications for all Warehouse staff including WHMIS, Forklift, general health and safety, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Fall Protection and First Aid Training;
  • Analyze and track Warehouse productivity, shipping accuracy, on time performance and accuracy, and safety statistics on a defined basis and report findings to the Management team;
  • Support Inventory Optimization. This includes, but it is not limited, to the following:
    • Utilization of space and inventory storage in the Warehouse
    • Stock locations and usage
    • Returns
    • Cycle Counts
    • Inventory level accuracy
  • Provide motivation and guidance to Warehouse employees to ensure the defined expectations for productivity and accuracy are achieved or exceeded;

As a requirement for this position, the Logistics Manager must be knowledgeable and capable to perform the following responsibilities;

 

Customs Compliance

  • Direct, manage, and maintain overall compliance procedures to ensure that the company operates in conformity with various rules and regulations
  • Supports, advises and communicates to the business the requirements and changes to customs regulation
  • Operation of robust escalation procedures, including direct involvement in, and resolution of, significant customers issues
  • Central point of contact for all customs matters and standards across all companies

 

Logistics

  • Analyze and track freight usage and maintain favourable contracts with freight companies;
  • Modify processes and contracts as required to optimize process efficiencies and costs;
  • Ensure all equipment has appropriate and current certification and maintenance records. Schedule re-certification or maintenance requirements, as needed;
  • Monitor and enforce high levels of Quality and Health and Safety standards in the Warehouse at all times

 

Shipping

  • Own the relationship with carriers, brokers, and other specific vendors; such as Canlogix;
  • Arrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipments;
  • Inspection of received goods for damage and count;
  • Coordination of customer pickups, non-stock shipments and carriers;
  • Verify packing slips to purchase orders; and
  • Final testing and shipping of products

 

Receiving

  • Inspection of received goods for damage count;
  • Correcting and monitoring all inventory adjustments as required;
  • Verify packing slips to purchase orders; and
  • Record all receiving in computer stocking system

 

Quality

  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency;
  • Follow established processes and procedures to ensure compliance with the quality management system;
  • Identify and implement improvements based on organization’s strategic direction;
  • Examine incoming shipments, and rejected damaged items;
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Lakeside’s Quality Management System and applicable tools
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues and regulations
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Inventory control and management
  • Order Management System (IFS)
  • Reporting
  • Shipping Software
  • Quality Assurance
  • General Business Knowledge
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and manage under pressure and with conflicting priorities
  • Coaching and leadership skills
  • Effective communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to Motivate and Develop employees to work effectively together
  • Full participation and Maximum delegation
  • Excellent Analytical, Problem Solving, and Organization Skills
  • Strong computer skills (mandatory requirement)
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Technical Expertise
  • Diagnostic Information gathering
  • Extremely Detail Oriented
  • Excellent Time Management skills
  • Mechanically Oriented
  • Decisiveness
  • Thoroughness
  • Results Orientation
  • Advanced Interaction/Communication
  • Personal Credibility
  • Stress Management
  • Team Orientation
  • Able to lift/handle various packages weighing up to 50 lbs

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Five to ten (5-10) years’ of previous Warehouse experience
  • Three to five (3-5) years’ of working experience as a Logistics Manager
  • College diploma or certificate in a relatable field of study
  • BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Warehouse applicable certifications including WHMIS, Forklift Training, Fall Protection, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, First Aid and general health and safety awareness
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification
  • Reach Certification Preferred
  • Experience in Warehouse operations and process improvement
  • Experience in purchasing, distribution and logistics

 

POSITION BENEFITS

As a Logistics 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
Education: College Diploma or relevant equivalent
Experience: 3-5 Years
Manages Others: Yes
Relocation: Not Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%

 

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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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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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For other potential opportunities, email us with your resume and skill set you feel would benefit Lakeside: hr@lakesidecontrols.com


 

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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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Currently there are no job openings at Arctic Combustion Ltd.

 

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