Job Board - Technical Services, Sales

Technical Support Technician (Refrigeration) - ref.21237CA

Our client is a well established distributor of HVAC products. You will be in the front line for support requests related to the proper functioning of equipment distributed to customers (commercial and residential), and be able to propose solid solutions to their problems.
• Answer service calls;
• Research appropriate solutions;
• Assist in the management of guarantees and parts;
• Assist the sales department for special cases;
• Research and negotiate the purchase of special parts;
• Other duties related to the management and storage of parts.
• DEP or DEC in Refrigeration or Electronics, or equivalent experience;
• 3 to 5 years experience in refrigeration or air conditioning, or in electronics;
• Knowledge of management systems and office software;
• Bilingual, good spoken and written communication.
Location: Laval or South Shore.
Salary: $48K to $53K depending on experience + fringe benefits.

Instrumentation Team Leader - ref.21229SB

Our client is one of the largest private and not-for-profit research centers in the world. They help Canadian industry to implement innovative solutions and advocate a sustainable development approach.
• Lead and manage the electronics and instrumentation workshops;
• Provide technical support for research activities by ensuring the design, assembly and commissioning of instruments, technologies and pilot plants (electronic and instrumentation parts);
• Implement and deploy technologies in factories;
• Design systems using controllers such as PLC, microcontrollers and other data loggers available on the market;
• Ensure programming using various languages like C, LabVIEW, and Ladder Logic depending on the application;
• Ensure the maintenance and upgrading of instruments, equipment and pilot plants;
• Work closely with internal services, including machining shops, plumbers and electricians in the construction of pilot plants or major equipment.
• DEC in Electronics or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Software;
• At least 10 years experience in a discipline related to electricity, electronics or instrumentation;
• Knowledge of Autocad Electrical and LabVIEW software, as well as logical programming with constraints;
• Ability to lead personnel to manage and supervise technicians on a regular basis;
• Strong customer-oriented approach;
• Flexible and able to work within a multidisciplinary team;
• Bilingual with good communication skills, spoken and written, in both languages.
Location: West Island.
Salary: $70K to $85K depending on experience + fringe benefits.

Chemistry Technician (Evenings) - ref.21235IG

Our client, a recognized pharmaceutical company, is looking for a Chemistry Quality Control Technician.
• Physicochemical analyses on water, raw materials, products in process, finished products and stabilities according to pharmacopeis (USP, EP, BP, JP);
• Utilization of devices such as HPLC, spectrophotometers, UV / Vis, IR, etc.;
• Perform validation, calibration and verification of laboratory measuring instruments;
• Participate in investigations in case of deviations or out-of-standard results (OOS, CAPA, exception report);
• Support production lines as needed;
• Participate in the revision of procedures and the drafting of analysis reports.
• DEC or Bachelor's in Sciences;
• 3 to 5 years of experience in quality control (chemistry) preferably in the pharmaceutical industry;
• Knowledge of Canadian and international GMP/GLP standards;
• Knowledge of software (Word and Excel);
• Bilingual.
Status: Evening position (2:30pm to 11pm). Evening premium of $ 0.70 per hour.
Location: Montreal.
Salary: $40K to $50K depending on experience + fringe benefits.

Drafter (AutoCad Electrical) - ref.21239PE

Our client specializes in the distribution of industrial electrical equipment, manufacture of control panels, design of automation projects, etc.
Reporting to the design supervisor and working with the engineering team, the Drafter will develop cabling systems design plans and documentation.
• Draft detailed schemas of cabling plans in AutoCad Electrical;
• Develop technical drawings based on preliminary concepts, sketches, specifications and other data;
• Make corrections to drawings based on comments received from the technical team or sales;
• Ensure that the drawings conform to technical specifications.
• DEP or DEC in Drafting;
• Excellent knowledge of AutoCad Electrical;
• 6 months experience in a similar environment;
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;
• Fluent French.
Location: South Shore.
Status: TEMPORARY position, 2 months.
Salary: $18 to $22/hour depending on experience.

Survey Technician - ref.21094KL

Our client is a landscape construction and development company.
• Study drainage plans;
• Respect the specifications sold and additional information from the customer;
• Enter and retrieve data using a GPS;
• Transfer data to the computer and produce a plan or a report;
• Plant stakes needed to identify drainage systems;
• Ensure the proper functioning of equipment;
• Ensure the maintenance of site vehicles under your responsibility;
• Comply with safety regulations;
• Ensure good coordination with colleagues;
• Ensure information is transmitted to the operators.
• DEC in Surveying/Geomatics;
• Minimum of one year of experience;
• Knowledge of agricultural drainage;
• Excellent knowledge of laser equipment;
• Famililar with AutoCad, Excel, Outlook;
• Knowledge of GPS;
• Valid driver's license;
• French.
Location: South Shore.
Status: TEMPORARY position, 6 months.
Salary: $21 to $22/hour.

Microbiology Technician (Evening) - ref.21234IG

Our client, a growing and recognized pharmaceutical company, is looking for a microbiology quality control technician.
• Microbiological analyses of raw materials, finished products and stabilities according to pharmaceutical GMP, (may also be asked to do basic chemical analyses);
• Carry out microbiological analyses such as biological burdens, LAL, sterility;
• Environmental sampling at the laboratory level;
• Qualification tests of culture media and bacterial strains;
• Complete and submit documents associated with the analyses.
• DEC in Chemistry-Biology, Biology or equivalent;
• 3 years of experience in microbiological analyses preferably in the pharmaceutical industry;
• Knowledge of Canadian and international GMP/GLP standards;
• Knowledge of software (Word and Excel);
• Bilingual.
Status: Evening position (2:30pm to 11pm). Evening premium of $ 0.70 per hour.
Location: West Island.
Salary: $ 40 to 50 K depending on experience + fringe benefits.

Biochemical Quality Control Technician - ref.21221IG

Our client, a growing and recognized biopharmaceutical company, is looking for a Quality Control Technician.
• Analyse in process and finished products for release;
• Release production enzymes for test, research and diagnostics;
• Stability studies on finished products;
• Enzymatic analysis: HPLC, spectrophotometric and SDS-PAGE mostly;
• Release Elisa kits for testing;
• Prepare all documentation for the release of analysed lots;
• Maintain laboratory equipment calibration program in-house and off-site ;
• Validation of equipments and methods;
• Write and review SOPs for stability program, study protocols and reports.
• DEC in Chemistry-Biology, Medical Biology or equivalent;;
• 2 years of experience in enzyme or protein analysis in a regulated environment;;
• Bilingual.
Location: Montreal.
Salary: $40K to $45K depending on experience + fringe benefits.

Senior Ventilation Drafter (AutoCad) - ref.21224PE

Our client is a leader in the design, installation and maintenance of mechanical systems. Reporting to the Implementation Director, the Senior Drafter is responsible for managing and coordinating drafting.
• Prepare 2D AutoCad drawings for approval;
• Develop layouts for approval;
• Release all equipment;
• Participate in drawing coordination meetings with subcontractor;
• Maintain good relationships within the industry, customers and suppliers.
• DEC in Building Engineering Technology or equivalent training;
• Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position in building mechanics;
• Autocad 2D, (CADmep an asset);
• Ability to read plans and specifications;
• Technical knowledge of ventilation and air conditioning installation methods;
• Familiar with HVAC equipment suppliers;
• Knowledge of the various principles for the design of HVAC systems;
• Manage priorities, respect deadlines, good teamwork;
• Fluent French, functional English;
Location: Laval.
Salary: $70K plus fringe benefits.

Quality Auditor - ref.21219IG

Our client, a growing pharmaceutical company, is looking for an internal and external audit manager who will contribute to the maintenance of the supplier management program.
• Audit suppliers;
• Prepare audit reports;
• Suggest corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) and ensure follow-up;
• Perform audits following major or critical incidents;
• Support the supply chain when introducing new suppliers;
• Carry out internal audits of the company's various sites and ensure their follow-up;
• Participate in the development of methods, procedures and regulations.
• Bachelor of Science;
• 5 years relevant experience;
• In-depth knowledge of pharmaceutical GMPs and Canadian and US regulations, (knowledge of European GMP standards would be an asset);
• Knowledge of validation requirements for equipment and utilities, analytical instruments;
• Bilingual.
Status: Travel about 40% of the time.
Location: South Shore.
Salary: $65K to $70K depending on experience + fringe benefits.

Instrumentation Service Technician - ref.21216PE

Our client is a leader in the integration of products and services for automation, conventional instrumentation and analytics. They are seeking an Instrumentation Technician to provide professional service and support to their clients.
The Technician will report directly to the Branch Manager and will work closely with the Service Coordinator. The candidate will be responsible for repairing, troubleshooting and performing preventive maintenance on a variety of equipment in different industries and working conditions.
• Make customer service calls;
• Calibrate field instruments;
• Troubleshoot existing process equipment;
• Implementation and startup of instrumentation and automation projects;
• Programming PLCs and DCSs is an asset;
• Complete service reports at the end of the day.
• DEC in Instrumentation/Automation, or Industrial Electronics, or related field;
• At least 5 years experience in a similar role;
• Demonstrated ability to resolve problems;
• Customer service and results oriented;
• Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision, good ability to work under pressure;
• Valid driver's license;
• Bilingual (spoken and written), strong verbal, writing and interpersonal communication skills.
Location: Montreal.
Salary: $50K to $55K depending on experience + fringe benefits.

Electrician/PLC Programmer (Nights) - ref.21169KL

Our client is looking for an Electricianto to work with food (cookies/candy) processing equipment and high speed packaging equipment.
• Install and troubleshoot equipment;
• Programming with Allen-Bradley (Control Logix and PLC-5).
• DEP or DEC in related field;
• C license (mandatory);
• At least 1 year of experience programming with Allen-Bradley;
• French.
Location: East Montreal.
Status: TEMPORARY position, 7 months.
Salary: $1150 to $1350/week depending on experience.

Air Filtration Service Technician - ref.21210SN

Our client is a national field service company for cleanrooms, fume hoods and other filtered ventilation equipment. .
• Testing and certification of the performance of filters used in clean air devices and clean rooms in various environments including hospitals, research labs, pharmaceutical or food companies, etc.;
• Perform repairs to clean air devices where required;
• Interact with customers with guidance as to the operation and maintenance of their equipment;
• Perform appropriate tests procedures upon clean air devices, exhaust systems and clean rooms;
• Document results of tests;
• Operate and maintains testing equipment and materials used in performance of job;
• Some work in highly sterilized environments may require gowning and masking.
• DEP or training in HVAC or Mechanical Equipment;
• Experience in onsite customer service is essential;
• Knowledge of basic HVAC systems and motor repair;
• General mechanical aptitude and ability to understand and effectively use test instruments;
• Ability to carrying, lift and put into place (sometimes overhead) fragile filters ranging in weight from 20 to 80 lbs;
• Valid driver's license;
• Bilingual.
Location: Quebec City.
Salary: $40K, service vehicle provided.

Sales Support - ref.21142KL

Our client is a well-established, growing manufacturer and national distributor of a complete range of bags (woven pp, paper, etc.) to a variety of industries (food, chemical, etc.). They are seeking a candidate to provide customer service and sales/purchasing support.
• Respond to customer service inquiries and resolve issues;
• Inspect product samples;
• Office work and order entry;
• Sales/prospecting calls and occasional visits to customers throughout Canada;
• Responsible for product delivery logistics (transport coordination, etc.);
• Visit to Asian suppliers may be required.
• 3 to 5 years of experience in sales and customer service;
• Good knowledge of MS Office, (including Powerpoint);
• Experience with Freehand, Adobe Illustrator (for graphic design) an asset;
• Knowledge of ACCPAC an asset;
• Valid driver's license and access to car;
• Available to travel and able to obtain valid passport;
• Bilingual, (additional languages an asset - Spanish, Mandarin, etc.).
Location: LaSalle.
Salary: $40K. In house training provided.

Industrial Automation Technician - ref.21124KL

Our client, a leader in field of specialized industrial electricity, is seeking an Industrial Automation/Electrical Technician. The work involves the design, assembly, repair, and maintenance of control panels, as well as automated system design.
• Startup and troubleshooting of equipment and systems at industrial client sites;
• Project studies to optimize client installations;
• Select and ensure compatibility of components: PLCs, variable speed drives, servo-controls, safety components;
• Work with analog, digital and pneumatic systems;
• Supervise and organize the work done by a team of electricians.
• DEC in Industrial Engineering, automation option, or related field;
• Journeyman certificate (C License);
• Experience programming PLCs and interfaces (Omron and Allen-Bradley);
• Experience installing PLCs, instrumentation and controls on site;
• Good troubleshooting skills under pressure;
• Basic knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics, an asset;
• French.
Location: South Lanaudière region.
Status: Work within the boundaries of Trois-Rivières and Montreal. Service vehicle is provided.
Salary: Competitive salary.

Automation Specialist - ref.21080SB

The Automation and Controls Specialist programs and commissions various control systems (industrial programmable logic controller, HMI, sensors and actuators) for production lines.
• Participate in the programming and commissioning of different control systems;
• Participate in the electrical design and positioning of control elements on the line;
• Supervise and participate in the preparation of project technical documentation;
• Participate in line audits;
• Participate in installation and commissioning at customer sites;
• Improve the development and maintenance of the installation and start-up service;
• Propose and implement solutions to optimize and improve line performance;
• Suggest improvements in the development of control systems
• Ensure assigned deadlines are met for each phase of the project.
• DEC in a technical discipline (Automation, Electricity or Electronics Engineering);
• At least 6 years of experience or realization of 5 projects with multiple equipment
• Experience in: PLC programming, Allen Bradley, TI, Siemens or Modicon; with frequency converters, inductive sensors, photocells, sonic; inter-PLC communication networks; PLC/PC such as Modbus, Sinec, ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet; developmentment of operator interfaces on Wonderware; Intouch, Ifix, RSView, ZenOn and electrical installations;
• French and English. Spanish is an asset;
• Available to travel 50 to 70% in the US, Mexico and South America (rarely).
Location: Lavel + travel.
Salary: Depending on experience + $85US per diem + bonus up to 6%.

Installation Site Manager (Mexico) - ref.20957SB

Coordinate the mechanical and electrical installation and commissioning of packaging equipment in the production lines with the assistance of the senior project manager and mechanical and automation project managers.
• Manage all aspects of site activities during the installation phase of dry machines and complete lines, control costs, time and resources and provide periodic progress reports to PM;
• Manage costs, schedule and resources of all logistics activities (options and up dates, maintenance contracts, reconditioning etc.);
• Determine all line equipment installation needs;
• Coordinate the mechanical and electrical installations and commissioning activities;
• Plan and prepare the on site utilities (safety rules, access, trailer, storage space, furniture, telephone etc.);
• Supervise mechanical and electrical contractors during installation and during commissioning;
• Report all construction activities, providing a weekly report of all manpower and developments on site;
• Manage on-site engineer and non-senior ISMs;
• Ensure safety on the construction site of the persons involved in the company's contract;
• Comply with quality procedures according to company standards.
• DEC (minimum) in a technical discipline (Automation and Control, Mechanical, Processes);
• Minimum 5 years experience in monitoring mechanical, electrical and process construction sites, and in industrial or packaging industries;
• Knowledge of equipment used in the beverage industry and packaging lines; knowledge of conveying equipment and principles of bottling line control;
• Knowledge of basic mechanical principles of conveyors;
• Knowledge of PLC and HMI programming software;
• Knowledge of control equipment (PLC, sensors, actuators, controller, ..);
• Knowledge of control concepts and machine diagnostics;
• Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Microsoft Project;
• Excellent English and French (spoken and written).
• Available for business trips (90%) to north east Mexico (close to U.S. border).
Location: Laval (10%) and north east Mexico (90%).
Salary: Depending on experience + fringe benefits + $85 US per diem + paid travel from site to Montreal every two weeks (from Friday to Sunday).

Recruiting and Business Development Consultant - ref. 10100CA (at our Snowdon office)

Techaid is a placement agency with over 50 years of experience placing technical staff (engineering, manufacturing, IT, skilled trades, construction, technical services...) on a permanent or temporary basis to all types of industries. We are seeking a Recruitment and Business Development Consultant who is customer service oriented, tenacious, ambitious, focused and can work well within a team.

You will be responsible for the entire recruitment process. Your daily responsibilities:
Business Development (65%):
• Develop and manage your portfolio of clients;
• Prospect for new clients by telephone to understand their requirements and obtain new job orders;
• Manage client relationships.
Recruiting (35%):
• Search for candidates who correspond to our customer requirements;
• Interview and screen candidates;
• Communicate with customers regarding selected candidates and arrange for interviews;
• Follow-up with customers and candidates.
• Bachelor, DEC or Certificate, (knowledge of engineering, technology or information systems is an important asset);
• Experience in consulting and/or sales and/or experience in recruiting qualified technical staff;
• Track record of success in sales or business development is an important asset;
• Excellent phone presentation skills (French and English);
• Dynamic, responsive, organized and efficient you are known for your initiative, sense of urgency, tenacity and discipline.
Location: Snowdon Metro.
We provide our own bank of 36,000 candidates, database of more than 2000 customers, training and support.
Permanent position (37.5 hours per week). Base salary and very competitive bonuses without limits.

Over 35,000 CVs of experienced technical staff on file including engineers, software developers, analysts, drafters, managers, technical writers, planners, designers, technologists, buyers, technicians and tradespersons, as well as senior management.

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Montreal (QC) H3W 1X7
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