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

Director, Global Sales

Xiris Automation Inc. is a privately held well established technology company with a highly talented team of about 30 strong and growing. We manufacture “machines that can see” quality defects in manufactured goods and continuous processes for the metal fabrication industry. We pride ourselves on our financial stability, our international known brand name, our leading edge technology and a long history of successfully implemented systems and satisfied customers worldwide.

 

We are now well positioned to aggressively expand our international market presence in the Welding Industry and are seeking an accomplished Director of Global Sales to lead our global sales efforts. With a sales team of 6 and your executive “ hands on” account development ,your challenge will be to generate 30% growth year over year sales to end users, through OEM’s and via agents

As the potential best fit Candidate, you offer the following Talents and Expertise

 

•A passion for technology
•Prior product sales MUST be related to a technology/manufacturing environment involving complex products sales, (instrumentation products would be ideal) to multiple levels in a manufacturing environment
•The ability to address technical, economic, strategic and other needs of prospects and clients
•A strategic thinker in developing aggressive sales plans and successfully closing sales.
•A strong team player who can solicit support from other company members in meeting sales targets.
•Highly energetic with proven leadership and management abilities
•Excellent English communications and interpersonal skills

 

Location: Burlington, Ont. with significant travel abroad-50-60%

 

Compensation in the $150-200K range (base and commission)

This is truly a unique opportunity for a senior sales professional to apply his/her talents to aggressively growing our business globally. If we have piqued your interest then we would like to hear from you. Please submit your covering letter and resume to people.fx@gmail.com

 

Applicants who contact the company directly will be disqualified from further consideration

Marketing Specialist, Intermediate

Xiris develops “machines that can see” quality defects in manufactured goods and continuous processes using Machine Vision technology, selling to the welding and metal fabrication industries, globally.  We are a vibrant and highly spirited organization of about 35 strong and growing.  We pride ourselves on our financial stability, known brand name, cutting edge machine vision technology, and our long history of successfully implemented systems and satisfied customers.

 

In support of our ongoing expansion efforts, we would like to add a Versatile, Smart and “Eager to Contribute” individual who will lead our suite of marketing and business development efforts. This is a unique multi- faceted role that will appeal to a confident, self directed individual who is keen to embrace the following challenges:

 

  • Develop and implement an annual Marketing and Communications plan and calendar in concert with key development, product and sales personnel.
  • Marketing Content: Develop content that reflects Xiris’ brand and helps increase traffic-outcome is to move prospects down the funnel, and drive leads. This includes case studies, blog posts, webinars, whitepapers, datasheets, weld videos, PowerPoint presentations, app notes, press releases, etc.
  • Social Media: Build, manage and optimize all social media channels (e.g. Twitter, LinkedIn, XING, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) and conduct regular performance analytics directly or through managing coop students.
  • Website marketing: Manage & analyze Website SEO, directory listings, back links, press releases, website content, e mail campaigns, lead nurturing, blogs, white papers,
  • Contact/Lead List Management -Manage our sophisticated email A/B marketing strategies with content, process and list management to our extensive database of contacts and identify targeted marketing/content opportunities.
  • Industry Intelligence: Keep current on industry trends, competitors, product knowledge and monitor our presence in the market to ascertain brand awareness and perception.
  • Initiate structured process with recent clients to obtain product/service feedback and share results with appropriate internal parties.
  • Tradeshow – Preparation and coordination of trade show materials and logistics
  • Track and measure the effectiveness of marketing initiatives using specific metrics

Ideal Candidate Profile:

 

  • Post secondary graduate specializing in marketing (highly preferable) or related discipline;
  • Several years of B to B marketing experience in a lead role and within an entrepreneurial environment
  • Experience using Hubspot or other marketing automation software.
  • Previous experience developing, leading and managing strategic and/or complex marketing and communication plans;
  • Exceptional communication and  writing skills, including copywriting and editing,;
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook. Ideally also have experience in WordPress web software and Adobe editing tools;
  • Project management experience in order to move multiple projects forward concurrently.

 

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity we look forward to hearing from you at people.fx@gmail.com.

You will of course check out our website at www.xiris.com

US Field Service Technician

Xiris Automation Inc. is a privately held well established technology company located just outside of Toronto, Canada. We manufacture “machines that can see” quality defects in manufactured goods and continuous processes for the metal fabrication industry. We pride ourselves on our financial stability, our international known brand name, our leading edge technology and a long history of successfully implemented systems and satisfied customers worldwide.

Your Challenge as our US Service Technician

 

  • Install camera-based inspection equipment at customers’ sites across the US.
  • Conduct onsite client demonstrations
  • Train end-users in the use of our systems at customers’ sites.
  • Work with our sales team to provide demonstrations of equipment to new prospective customers.
  • Provide time sensitive client support, on site, by phone and e mail

 

Travel throughout US (60%) with occasional trips to Head office in Canada. Position will be home office based.

 

As our Ideal candidate you offer:

 

  • A post secondary technical education in Electronics, Mechanical, Electrical or related fields
  • Previous technical field experience in a technical support role
  • Very competent at reading electrical/electronics schematics,
  • Expertise with Windows, PC software and hardware
  • Professional presentation and excellent English communication skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude for component assembly and in-factory demonstrations.
  • Outstanding customer service orientation

We will provide you with all the tools to be successful including extensive training at our head office in Burlington, Ontario and ongoing access to our in-house technical expertise.

 

Ideal for a full time contractor arrangement but full time employees will also be considered.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity we look forward to hearing from you at people.fx@gmail.com.

You will of course check out our website at www.xiris.com

 

We will only be contacting those individuals who are a good potential fit to our requirements

Technical Sales Professional – North America

If you are an accomplished Sales Professional focused on growing your career with a world class company, then this unique position may be of interest to you.

 

Xiris is a well established entrepreneurial company of about 30 strong, committed to developing great technology for our global clients.  We manufacture “machines that can see” quality defects in manufactured goods and continuous processes for the metal fabrication industry and are excited about our global business opportunities. As part of our continued growth plans, we are seeking a talented Sales Professional who will focus on expanding our market presence in the North American Welding Industry.

Here’s Our Ideal Profile:

 

  • You are a University/College educated individual preferably in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field
  • You are a versatile, consultative-oriented sales professional with a track record in selling technical industrial related products to direct end users and OEM’s .
  • You have closed long and complex sales-cycles for technically related services/products
  • You are proud of your success in building and managing longer term relationships with clients
  • You have excelled in meeting direct sales quotas for at least 2-3 years
  • You are aggressive, competitive and comfortable using a CRM system and MS suite of products
  • You have solid technical aptitude and the desire for continuous learning
  • Your professional presentation and communication skills are next to none

 

Travel  approx 50-60%

Compensation: We offer a highly competitive compensation package -OTE in the 120K plus range (base and commission). Specific compensation will be established based on your level of related expertise and experience and the scope of the sales role that you assume.

 

If we have piqued your interest in this unique career opportunity, then we would like to hear from you.   We will only be contacting those individuals who we consider a potential fit.  We therefore thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this opportunity.

Software Developer

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. As we continue to build our machine vision technologies, we are seeking a stellar Software Developer to join our Engineering team.

 

You love software, as a hobby as well as a chosen career path.  You probably started coding in your early teen years.  You are excited about developing some new technologies for new markets.  Is that you

As a member of the Xiris Engineering team, you will:

 

  • Participate in the development of application components using C++ and C#, in a multi-platform environment.
  • Research, develop and apply technical principles, theories, and algorithms, related to 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
  • Identify and exploit new technological opportunities and maintain best practices.

 

 

As our ideal Candidates you offer the following:

 

  • A degree in Engineering or Computer Science (Math or Physics with significant software development experience may be considered.)
  • Minimum 5 years software development experience in a scientific field (or fewer when combined with significant years of hobbyist programming experience).
  • Exceptional written and verbal English communications skills to formulate and communicate concepts, ideas, specifications etc.
  • Demonstrable competence in object-oriented software development
  • Good knowledge of geometry, mathematics and algorithmic implementation thereof.
  • Must be eligible to travel to the US without a visa, although such travel will be minimal.

Experience in any of the following would also be definite assets:

 

  • Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Subversion, NuGet, WIX installer, GCC, CMAKE
  • OpenCV, FFMPEG, OpenGL, CUDA
  • Linux power user
  • Machine Vision and/or Digital Imaging and/or Industrial Automation
  • Machine Learning

 

This position is available immediately.
Please submit your resume along with salary expectations in English to: hr@xiris.com

Please also visit our web site at www.xiris.com

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