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  • Xiris manufactures camera systems that can see quality defects, in manufactured goods and continuous processes, for the metal fabrication industry, globally. We are a team of approximately 40 people who develop proprietary hardware and software for a global client base.

    The Engineering Administrator is a new and unique addition to our engineering team It combines sound administrative skills with technical learning in an engineering environment. Technical training will be provided where required.

     Your Challenge will include:

    • Updating our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system data with new and/or upgraded parts and Bill of Materials (BOM), identifying and analyzing current use cases, and ensuring propagation of new part information to existing assemblies as required
    • Validating engineering drawing BOM data vs. current ERP content, etc.
    • Assigning internal part numbers for use by designers; assisting designers with correct use of numbering and naming conventions
    • Auditing the ERP system for incomplete and/or orphaned items
    • Writing and maintaining various customer-facing documents including User Manuals, Specification Sheets
    • Interfacing with vendors to obtain pricing, placing and following up on orders
    • Maintaining and reviewing documents related to the Engineering Change Management process, preparing reports on outstanding tasks, time use, etc.
    • Interfacing with Manufacturing staff to capture and report on Quality Control issues
    • Analyzing data in our various systems and preparing associated reports for the Engineering Manager

    Key Competencies for Success:

    •  A diploma or degree from a post-secondary institution, ideally in a technical, business or administration-related program.
    • Previous work experience in a technical environment preferably involving some administrative or project management elements
    • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel and keen on learning new software systems ERP,
    • Highly detail oriented, combined with strong critical thinking, and analytical skills
    • Excellent English communication skills
    • Experience in manufacturing, purchasing, and/or quality assurance would be an asset.

    Please submit your CV to: hr@xiris.com

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

  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this role exists to achieve the development of libraries and desktop software programs used in conjunction with our unique welding cameras for inspection of welding processes.

    You will develop middle-layer application logic and front-end GUI code, primarily in C# for Windows.  Tools we use daily include Visual Studio, VS Code, SVN, CMake, and NuGet.  Our full stack includes a C++ back-end for Windows and Linux.

    Working primarily independently, but as a member of a small (3-5 person) software development team, the incumbent will experience both breadth and depth in the software development process, developing for many different use cases, with responsibility for a development cycle from specification through to production coding and testing.

    In this position, the incumbent will:

    • Leverage current knowledge and prior experience to implement and maintain software, primarily in C#, in a lean and efficient manner, within existing and new architectural frameworks
    • Identify, investigate, and qualify possible open-source alternatives to custom code
    • Where applicable, rapidly prototype multiple possible solutions, and interface with stakeholders to determine the most appropriate path forwards.
    • Design and implement GUI in WinForms and WPF
    • Interface with back-end designers to provide feedback on proposed APIs
    • Maintain and extend our current software products

    Required Skills / Experience:

    • As this position requires developing close working relationships with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, a solid command of both spoken and written English is absolutely mandatory.
    • Post-secondary degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar.
    • Substantial prior experience in desktop and/or embedded software development using one or more object-oriented languages (C#, Java, etc.), likely though some combination of education and industrial experience, with a demonstrated portfolio of successful software development projects

    Ideal Candidate Additional Characteristics

    • Experience developing for both Windows and Linux.
    • Knowledge of open-source and/or commercial software in machine vision and/or imaging and/or signal processing would be ideal, e.g., OpenCV, CUDA
    • Experience with the application of artificial intelligence and/or machine learning techniques to imaging and/or machine vision applications would be highly valuable
    • Experience with C++ and/or Python
    • Exposure to industrial automation and/or automated inspection systems, experience writing code to interface with hardware via standard protocols or vendor API’s.
    • Self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit

    Please submit your CV in English to: hr@xiris.com

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

  • 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 partner with our Marketing Team in a broad range of marketing and business development efforts. This position will appeal to those who thrive on learning and growing their talents in a marketing communications role, and who are keen to embrace the following challenges:

    • Assists in developing and implementing annual Marketing and Communications plan and calendar in concert with key company personnel.
    • Marketing Content: Write content and implement a broad range of marketing plans that reflects Xiris’ brand and promote increased traffic and engagement. This includes case studies, blog posts, webinars, whitepapers, sales channel datasheets, weld and promotional 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.
    • Website marketing: Write and publish press releases, website content, email campaigns, blogs, whitepapers, etc. and conduct ongoing analytic tracking for emails and blog articles.
    • Contact/Lead List Management -Manage our sophisticated email A/B marketing strategies with content, process and list management of our extensive database of contacts, and identify targeted marketing/content opportunities.
    • Webinars: Create, maintain, and execute a webinar program including contributing to topic and content generation, creating the event on webinar platform, creating and engaging registration flow, and creating promotional schedule.
    • Design and edit graphics and marketing collateral for print or web.

    Ideal Candidate Profile:

    • Post secondary graduate specializing in marketing (highly preferable) or related discipline.
    • Portfolio of projects that demonstrate talent, excellent communications and a creative flair.
    • Ideally some previous marketing experience in an entrepreneurial environment.
    • Experience using Hubspot or other marketing automation software.
    • Exceptional communication and writing skills, including copywriting and editing including technical and plain speak.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook. Ideally also have experience in WordPress web software and Adobe editing tools.

    Please submit your CV to: hr@xiris.com

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

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