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At Xiris we are always looking for talented, educated, experienced, and passionate people to join our team.

Electronics Engineer

Xiris manufactures “machines that can see” quality defects in manufactured goods and continuous processes for the metal fabrication industry.  We develop proprietary hardware and software for a global client base in several niche business segments.  We have developed new camera technology for some new markets and are excited about our global business opportunities.  As a result, we are searching for a stellar professional in the role of an Electronics Engineer.

 

You love electronics, as a hobby as well as a chosen career path.  You are excited about developing some new technologies for new markets.  Is that you?  We are a vibrant and highly spirited organization of about 30 strong and growing.

As a member of Xiris’ Engineering team, reporting to the Senior Electronics Engineer, you will:

  • Design, test, prototype and implement digital and analog electronic circuits, PCB’s and cables; perform schematic capture, component specification, board layout, firmware development, etc.
  • Evaluate technologies in the marketplace for their potential application to the company’s business and champions the design, prototyping and implementation efforts for the chosen technologies.
  • Contribute to establishing base hardware platforms for all new products and conducts feasibility assessment of these platforms.
  • Assist in specifying, implementing, and integrating custom electronics into our products.
  • Assist in the functional and performance testing, and integration of our hardware and software.
  • Prepare and review technical documents including design specification requirements, manufacturing and assembly procedures, test protocols and verification plans, operator, maintenance and installation manuals.
  • Interface with customers and vendors, as well as the company sales and product management team.

As the ideal candidate you possess the following experience and talents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, or Systems Engineering, or Physics with related work experience.
  • A clear interest and excitement of all things electronics.
  • Basic experience in schematic capture, board layout and firmware development (with some exposure to FPGA programming), preferably in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Excellent analytical and design skills.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and troubleshoot a product from a systems-level perspective.
  • Self-motivated, able to work with little supervision in a small group.
  • Must be able to occasionally travel to customers’ sites worldwide.

We are located in Burlington, Ontario.

 

This is an opportunity to help build a GREAT Canadian company who exports all around the world.  We need the right type of person who can help us meet some interesting challenges.  Is that YOU?.  Are you up for a challenge, making a difference in a company where your contribution will be valued?  If so, we welcome you to submit your resume by e-mail to people.fx@gmail.com. Applicants contacting Xiris directly will not be considered. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this opportunity.  Only those applicants considered a potential best fit for this position will be contacted.

Software Developer

Xiris Automation Inc. is an engineering company specializing in high-end camera equipment used for Quality and Process Control in the steel and fabrication industries. We develop proprietary hardware and software for integration into the production equipment of our global client base.

 

As part of our continued growth plans, we are seeking a multi-talented junior/intermediate Software Developer who will participate in many aspects of Software Development and Implementation, and Project Engineering work in order to produce cost effective, high-quality functional machine vision products.

 

We offer a fun, challenging and highly rewarding environment to the individual with the right combination of attitude and talent. This is a full time growth opportunity for the right individual who wants to learn and develop their career.

Here’s Our Ideal Profile:

  • Approximately 1-3 years’ experience in software development using Microsoft tools under Windows, preferably in machine vision, image processing, or a related scientific field.
  • Experience in developing and testing soft real time application architectures.
  • Competence in object-oriented software development, using Microsoft development tools including C# and C++ in a Windows environment.
  • Knowledge and experience working within both traditional Software Development Life Cycles and Agile methods
  • Technical expertise including knowledge of operating systems and various hardware and software platforms.
  • Good knowledge of geometry, mathematics and algorithmic implementation thereof.
  • Familiar with basic Project Management processes in order to effectively handle various projects tasks concurrently, within budgeted hours and tight deadlines;
  • Good Communications skills, with effective ways in formulating and communicating concepts, ideas, and strategies, primarily to internal parties.
  • Able to work as part of a small development team, but also independently, executing projects and assignments under the direction of the Engineering Manager or Project Lead.

Your Focus in This Role Will Be To:

  • Perform software development tasks, initially within a single functional domain (e.g. image processing, machine vision, business logic, hardware interface, etc.).
  • Participates in the development of defined (initially with low-to-medium uncertainty) application components using C++ and C#, in a multi-platform environment, with technical guidance and under final review from more senior developers.
  • With guidance from a more experienced developer, research, develop and apply technical principles, theories, and algorithms, related to lower-uncertainty problems in image processing and machine vision;
  • Implement new algorithms to improve system performance and add new system capabilities.
  • Test and evaluate software to ensure that it meets the required quality standards of performance and functionality

Compensation:

We offer a highly competitive compensation package comprised of base salary, commission, group benefits. If we have piqued your interest in this unique career opportunity, then we would like to hear from you. Please submit your covering letter and resume to: hr@xiris.com. We will only be contacting those individuals who we consider a potential fit, but thank all applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

Field Technical Sales Support

Xiris Automation Inc. is an engineering company specializing in high-end camera equipment used for Quality and Process Control in the welding industry.  We develop proprietary hardware and software for integration into the production equipment of our global client base.

 

As part of our continued growth plans, we are seeking a multi-talented Sales Support Technician who will work closely with our sales team showcasing our products and services throughout  North America and Europe. Significant travel of between 60-80% is required on an ongoing basis.

Here’s Our Ideal Profile:

  • You are a community college graduate preferably in the engineering technology program combined with some previously related work experience using your technical know how.
  • You are comfortable presenting and demonstrating the features of our products to clients on an international basis OR assisting in installations and service matters on occasion.
  • You are technically savvy and offer an in-depth understanding of Windows and PC architecture.
  • You present professionally and possess excellent English communication and interpersonal skills. Fluency in a second or third language is certainly a plus.
  • The prospect of participating in the sales process really appeals to you and complements your continued professional development goals.

Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation package comprised of base salary, travel bonus and group benefits.  If we have piqued your interest in this unique career opportunity, then we would like to hear from you.  Please submit your covering letter and resume to: info@people-fx.com.  We will only be contacting those individuals who we consider a potential fit, but thank all applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

Senior Mechanical Designer

Xiris Automation Inc. is a mid size engineering company specializing in high-end camera equipment used for Quality and Process Control in the steel and fabrication industries. We develop proprietary hardware and software for integration into the production equipment of our global client base.

 

We offer an outstanding opportunity for a highly talented Mechanical Designer to join our design team. Our ideal candidate is a pro in managing all aspects of mechanical design from concept through to final product fabrication with a focus on small and intricate assemblies with a combination of hands on and technical skills.

Our Ideal Candidate

A mechanical engineering degree or equivalency coupled with an extensive background in the following key areas:

  • Hands-on expertise machining small parts using a mill and hand tools.
  • Significant practical experience and expertise using SolidWorks.
  • Experience designing small, intricate assemblies such as cameras.
  • Strong understanding of GD&T, change management processes, and other design best practices.

Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation package comprised of base salary and group benefits.  If we have piqued your interest in this unique career opportunity, then we would like to hear from you.  Please submit your covering letter and resume to: info@people-fx.com.  We will only be contacting those individuals who we consider a potential fit, but thank all applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

Controller

Xiris manufactures “machines that can see” quality defects in manufactured goods and continuous processes in the printing, consumer products and optical disc industries.  We are a vibrant and highly spirited organization of about 30 strong and growing.  We pride ourselves on our financial stability, known brand name, leading edge technology, and a long history of successfully implemented systems and satisfied customers.  As a result of our success, we are looking to hire a full time Controller with a minimum of 3 years accounting experience reporting directly to the President.

 

We seek an entrepreneurial, self motivated individual with solid accounting, analysis and administrative skills developed in the manufacturing sector.  As a service-driven business, we are looking for a customer-focused team player who excels at meeting deadlines.  The position offers ample professional growth opportunity in sync with the company’s continued success.

Duties Will Include:

  • Government reporting and remittances such as WSIB, HST & Payroll
  • Banking relations
  • Cost accounting
  • Preparing Budgets and Forecasts
  • Preparing year end schedules for external accountants including SRED
  • Managing credit risk, A/P and A/R
  • Monthly reporting to internal Company staff, financial institutions and other stakeholders
  • Cash flow forecasting and analysis
  • Preparing financial statements and analysis,
  • Supervision of 2 administration staff
  • Managing  payroll and benefits
  • Maintaining  fixed asset inventory
  • Coordinating insurance coverage
  • Liaising with customers on finance/accounting related matters..

As the ideal candidate, you possess the following experience and talents.

  • 3 years experience as a Controller with a CPA  professional designation
  • Experience in working with foreign currencies
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Solid computer skills
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Excellent English oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are a must

We are located in Burlington, Ontario.   Have we piqued your interest?  If you have the talent, we welcome you to submit your resume by e-mail to info@people-fx.com.  We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this opportunity.  Only those applicants considered potential best fit for this position would be contacted.

At Xiris we are always looking for talented, educated, experienced, and passionate people to join our team.

 

If you have a desire to be involved in a growing engineering company that focuses its efforts on creating the most innovative and advanced optical metrology equipment, then Xiris is a perfect work environment for you.

We invite you to contact us, tell us a little about yourself, your experiences, education, and directional drive. Come and share with us your knowledge, while learning from some of the most talented professionals this industry has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you and expanding our Xiris team with new diverse talent.

 

Send Us Your Information and Resume: hr@xiris.com