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  • Overview:

    If you wish to grow your sales talents 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 an Inside Salesperson to help us achieve our ambitious customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives. You must be comfortable making dozens of calls per day, working with channel partners, generating interest, qualifying prospects and closing sales.

    Your Challenge:

    • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails,
    • Research potential accounts, providing technical information and explanations and preparing quotations.
    • Capture and verify all customer and order information in corporate CRM for future follow-up
    • Initiate orders with fulfillment team.
    • Maintain and expand the database of prospects within your assigned territory
    • Team with channel partners to build pipeline and close deals
    • Perform effective online demos to prospects
    • Respond swiftly and courteously to customer complaints or inquiries

     

    As our Ideal Candidate, Here’s What You Offer: ·

    • Degree or diploma in a technical field such as electronics, mechanical engineering, computer science,
    • 2-3 years of proven of success in inside sales or customer service role involving a technical product or service involving daily outbound calling to corporate prospects
    • Excellent English communications skills
    • Strong phone presence and experience dialing dozens of calls per day
    • Proficient with web presentation tools
    • Experience working with Salesforce.com or similar CRM
    • Computer literate, especially with the Internet, Social Media, and MS Office;
    • Burlington Location

     

    If we have piqued your interest in this unique career opportunity, then we would like to hear from you. Please submit your resume and covering letter and send to info@people-fx.com.  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.

    Job Type: Full-time

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • Overview:

    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.

    As part of our ongoing efforts to deliver new and improved products, we are seeking the talents of a R&D project engineer, to plan, manage, and coordinate all aspects of multiple engineering product development initiatives. Our current high priority project involves using lasers and cameras to monitor and inspect completed welds on pipe used in the oil and gas industry. Engineering disciplines that you will work with will include optics, mechanical design, electronics and software.   This is both a hands on and project lead role.

     

    Your Challenge in this key role will be to:

    • Lead and control multiple technical projects, to consistently and reliably deliver solutions within budget and tight timelines, meeting customer’s expectations
    • Interface with internal and external customers, ensuring effective communication, bringing clarity to project / product deliverables and schedules; identifying uncertainties and mitigates risk
    • Manage all aspects of project execution including negotiation of product specifications, developing statements of work, development of work breakdown structure, budgets, project management plans, resource allocation plans, ongoing project management, test processes, change management and scope control
    • Lead a multi disciplinary engineering teams to ensure that all elements of the project are delivered in accordance with product specifications, on time and in budget, including Verification, Test Procedures, Technical Documentation, Manufacturing Specifications,
    • Ensure projects address compliance to all relevant regulatory standards, and maintenance of required technical files

     

    Our Best Fit Candidate:

    • A degree or diploma in Engineering (preferably Mechatronics or Electronics)
    • Significant hands-on project management systems engineering experience involving complex projects within challenging timelines and budgets.
    • Experience in a highly entrepreneurial environment is a definite
    • Skilled at working within a highly successful multi-disciplinary project team involved in R&D, design and production initiatives
    • The ability to be a collaborative leader without having direct authority over team members
    • Familiar with CAD software packages (ideally SolidWorks) MS Project, etc.

    We offer competitive compensation package and a professional and fun work environment where everyone’s work matters.

    If you are a strong contender for this unique role, we would like to hear from you .

    If we have piqued your interest in this unique career opportunity, then we would like to hear from you. Please submit your resume and covering letter and send to hr@xiris.com.  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

     

  • 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 are searching for a stellar professional in the role of Machine Learning Software Developer. We are a vibrant and highly spirited organization of about 30 strong and growing.

    You have a strong programming background and significant experience implementing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems on real-time video data streams. You are excited about developing some new technologies for new markets. Is that you?

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

    • Lead the ground-up development of application components, focusing on AI/ML, using various tools including Python, C++ and C#, PyTorch, TorchLib, scikit-learn, Theano, Caffe, Karas, etc., in a multi-platform (Windows, Linux) environment.
    • Assume responsibility for data science related activities with respect to these components.
    • Research, develop and apply technical principles, theories, and algorithms, related to problems in machine learning, image processing and machine vision.
    • Implement new algorithms to improve system performance and add new system capabilities.
    • Ensure software meets the required quality standards of performance and functionality
    • Continually develop knowledge of new software techniques and technologies in order to identify and exploit new technological opportunities and maintain best practices.

    Candidates must possess the following experience and competencies:
    • A degree in Engineering or Computer Science, Masters level or higher preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in software development in the AI/ML field, preferably in an embedded systems environment.
    • Exceptional written and verbal English communication skills, effective in formulating and communicating concepts, ideas, and strategies, primarily to internal parties.
    • Demonstrated competence in common AI frameworks and libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, Theano, Caffe, Keras, Numpy, Pandas
    • Exposure to object-oriented software development
    • Good knowledge of mathematics, probability, statistics, and algorithms.
    • Ability to deliver solutions on time, on budget, to meet customer’s expectations.
    • Self-motivated, committed to constant learning and able to embrace change and uncertainty.

    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,
    • Working in a Linux environment with the public cloud, e.g. AWS, CGP
    • Machine Vision and/or Digital Imaging and/or Industrial Automation

    Submit Resume to: people.fx@gmail.com

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • Department: Production
    Location: Burlington, Ontario Canada

    We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic recent college graduate from an Electronics or Mechanical program to join our Production team. We take pride in building long term relationships with our employees and offer ample professional growth opportunities to complement our continued success.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Perform light manufacturing, e.g. machine building/wiring as necessary
    • Electronic assembly of boards
    • Computer assembly and testing
    • Mechanical and/or Optical assembly of systems
    • Perform a variety of test procedures of completed systems
    • Prepare systems for crating and shipment
    • Carry out Inventory for parts required in the production process

    Ideal Candidate Profile:

    • Completion of a post secondary program in Electronics, Optics or Precision Mechanics Technology.
    • A strong mechanical/electrical aptitude.
    • 2-3 years’ experience in small parts assembly, including production, test and calibration procedures for hardware and software setup.
    • Experience installing computer operating systems and building hardware and software platforms.
    • A positive “can do” attitude.
    • Good oral and written communication skills and very team oriented.

    Submit Resume to: people.fx@gmail.com

    We look forward to hearing from highly qualified individuals and will only be contacting those applicants who appear to be a potential best fit. We thank all other applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • Department: IT
    Location: Burlington, Ontario Canada

    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 talented IT professional who will focus on building our Digital Strategy and footprint to enhance our customer experience, support our sales initiatives and manage our internal operations

    This is a unique challenge for a well-rounded IT professional who is keen to assume a leadership role in supporting our aggressive business directions in 2021.

    As the sole professional in this role, your focus will be to:

    • Continuously analyze our overall IT operation including developing tools to drive connectivity with various inhouse software platforms
    • Develop/support customer experience tools (website, sales portal, MS Teams, Salesforce, HubSpot, etc.) to support optimum interaction with our customers and prospects.
    • Develop and/or write specifications for new features and products to help improve the digital component of our standard product offerings.
    • Using external outsourced services as appropriate, manage the Company’s telecommunication systems, internet infrastructure and servers.
    • Prepare IT budgets and participate in managing all IT expenditures including licenses, inventory, service agreements, etc.
    • Develop policies and procedures to ensure integrity of the database: data entry and information sharing.

    Here’s Our Ideal Profile:

    • BSc in computer science or MIS with at least 5 years of experience in a broadly based IT role in a mid-sized company.
    • Technical competence in managing computer hardware/software systems within a server-based environment.
    • Strong familiarity with PC hardware, computer networks, network administration and installation.
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft products, particularly Windows, Teams, Office 365.
    • Expertise in data governance
    • Knowledge of video platforms and codecs would be an asset.
    • Solid experience in HTML, SQL, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, and familiarity with multiple web browsers and OS platforms.
    • Ability to maintain database-driven content management systems.
    • Ability to work occasional off-hours duty to permit timely attention to mission-critical functions.

    Compensation: We offer a competitive compensation package with group benefits. If we have piqued your interest, then we would like to hear from you. Please submit your resume to people.fx@gmail.com
    We will only be contacting those individuals who we consider a potential fit but thank all applicants for their interest in our opportunity.

  • 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 recently created a new role of Machine Learning Software Developer. Success in assuming this leadership role will require significant expertise in implementing Machine Vision systems on real-time video data streams, using both conventional and AI techniques.

    Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will focus on developing machine vision (MV) software components, and application-specific algorithms and tools, for use in larger software suites and programs developed by Xiris for inspection of welding processes.

    Your Challenge will be to:

    • Apply MV technologies to many different use cases, with responsibility for a development cycle from research through to specification through to production coding.
    • Maintain and extend our current C++ toolkit which includes camera management and conventional machine vision tools (e.g., edge detection, blob analysis, morphology) to include artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities
    • Rapidly prototype multiple possible solutions and interface with stakeholders to determine the most appropriate path forwards.
    • Implement algorithms and tools in C++, in a lean and efficient manner within current corporate architectural frameworks, to solve specific inspection problems in the welding domain, using a combination of open source and custom code as appropriate.
    • Interface with application designers to create useful and intuitive APIs for these tools.
    • Propose and conduct research projects in MV, AI, ML and software architectures to ensure our software product is a world-class offering.

    Success in this role will require:

    • Substantial prior experience in machine vision software development, likely though some combination of post-graduate education and industrial experience with a demonstrated portfolio of successful machine-vision system software development projects
    • Experience with the application of artificial intelligence and/or machine learning techniques to imaging and/or machine vision applications would be highly valuable
    • Excellent team oriented individual with a solid command of both spoken and written English
    • Expert C++ architectural design and coding skills. We use Visual Studio, VS Code, SVN, CMake, NuGet, targeting both Windows and Linux from a common codebase.
    • Substantial knowledge of open-source software in machine vision and/or imaging and/or signal processing would be ideal, e.g., OpenCV, CUDA

    Additional highly valued experience.

    • Some proficiency with Visual C# and/or Python
    • Experience with Managed C++ (C++/CLI)
    • Exposure to industrial automation and/or automated inspection systems
    • Exposure to commercial MV toolkits
    • Experience with industrial cameras and related image processing techniques

    Xiris Automation offers the best fit candidate a unique opportunity for technical and financial growth as well as leadership success in this newly created role

    If we have piqued your interest in this unique career opportunity, then we would like to hear from you. Please submit your resume and covering letter and send to people.fx@gmail.com. We thank all applicants for their interest in our opportunity, however we will only be contacting those applicants who are considered potential best fit to our requirements.

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

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