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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 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.

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.


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:  We will only be contacting those individuals who we consider a potential fit, but thank all applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

Sales Administrator

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.


We are seeking an outstanding personable candidate with superior computer and communications skills to join our highly focused team as a Sales Administrator. 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.

Your Challenge:

  • Provide front-end sales support: handle incoming sales calls, record Customer and opportunity information in our CRM, follow up on sales inquiries from customers.
  • Work with new customers and Xiris staff to set up customer files, establish credit terms, fill out supplier paperwork as required.
  • Sales team support, including customer follow up, arranging demonstrations and generating quotes.
  • Perform some direct sales work by contacting existing customers on a timely basis to sell annual service contracts.
  • Provide Account management assistance when required for existing customers such as customer satisfaction surveys, or direct customer follow up after equipment has been delivered/installed.
  • Develop leads through internet research, social media networking, inbound marketing automation software and distribute them to the sales team as required, recording them in our CRM.
  • Support sales team through development and maintenance of various sales tools including PowerPoint presentations, videos, trade articles, slide shows, and product brochures.
  • Maintain the company’s social media platforms, e.g.Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, website, etc.
  • Other sales and administrative activities as required, whatever is required to get the job done!

The following qualifications are a must:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, writing and copywriting skills.
  • Be comfortable communicating in English with business executives in diverse industries.
  • Possess poise and confidence and the ability to think quickly.
  • A post-secondary degree/diploma in Science, Engineering or Business.
  • Computer literate, especially with the Internet, Social Media, and MS Office.

Location: Burlington, Ontario.  Start Date:  ASAP


If we have piqued your interest in this most unique sales opportunity, please email your resume to

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.


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