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CAREERS

Sinclair Technologies, a division of Norsat International, is a leading designer and manufacturer of antenna and RF signal conditioning products, systems, and coverage solutions. Sinclair products are used extensively in public safety and private industry communication networks, such as emergency services (police, fire, ambulance and military), transportation, natural resources, and utilities. We have over 60 years industry-leading expertise in all aspects of antenna and RF signal conditioning design and manufacturing. With a strong focus on R&D, we continue to expand our product offerings and offer industry-leading technical solutions. We have offices in Canada, United States, and the United Kingdom.

CURRENT POSITIONS

Sinclair Technologies
Aurora, Ontario

Sinclair Technologies, a division of Norsat International, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of antennas, RF signal conditioning products, systems, and coverage solutions. Sinclair products are used extensively in public safety and private industry communication networks, such as emergency services (police, fire, ambulance and military), transportation, natural resources, and utilities. We have over 60 years industry-leading expertise in all aspects of antenna and RF signal conditioning design and manufacturing. With a strong focus on R&D, we continue to expand our product offerings and offer industry-leading technical solutions. We have offices in Canada and the United States.

Department: Production

Reports to: Team Lead

Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: Aurora, Ontario

Responsibilities:

  • Read assembly drawings and instructions
  • Assemble a variety of antennas and filters
  • Check in process quality of products as per the production standard
  • Perform testing of products
  • Solder/rework various components
  • Use of simple jigs, fixtures and hand tools
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Soldering experience an asset
  • An understanding of measurements (for example being able to read a ruler).
  • Able to do some physical lifting
  • Must be able to wear safety shoes
  • Able to work independently and with others
  • Good organization skills
  • Willing to work overtime

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player
  • Good organizational skills
  • Resourceful, proactive and willing to learn
  • Enthusiastic and energetic with a positive working attitude
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Job Application Requirement:

Email your application to jobs@norsat.com and include the following:

  • Subject line: Full name and “Product Assembler”.
  • Resume
  • Cover letter (optional)

We will accommodate candidate’s accessibility needs, on request, during all aspects of the selection process.

No recruiters please.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Sinclair Technologies, a division of Norsat International, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of antennas, RF signal conditioning products, systems, and coverage solutions. Sinclair products are used extensively in public safety and private industry communication networks, such as emergency services (police, fire, ambulance and military), transportation, natural resources, and utilities. We have over 60 years industry-leading expertise in all aspects of antenna and RF signal conditioning design and manufacturing. With a strong focus on R&D, we continue to expand our product offerings and offer industry-leading technical solutions. We have offices in Canada and the United States.

Department: Engineering

Reports to: Mechanical Engineering Manager

Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: Aurora, Ontario

Summary: We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Aurora. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full product development cycle of new antenna and filter products (from product research to pre-production) for use primarily with base station systems, vehicles and handheld devices in public safety and mobile communications systems. In addition to short term deployment-driven tasks, you will have the opportunity to develop novel concepts and innovative new designs that satisfy long term product needs of the market and company.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new antenna and RF filter products by studying customer requirements and regulations
  • Conduct all mechanical aspects of product development cycle including the conceptual design, DFMEA, FEA analysis, optimization, parts draft, assembly, test, product release, project technical report, material and cost report
  • Perform derivative product designs, product performance improvement and error correction
  • Explore new design technologies, enhance professional job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging manufacturing technologies and practices
  • Perform product improvement and cost reduction
  • Document engineering design by recording engineering design requirements, theory, simulation and test results, material and hours tracking, filling engineering design reports
  • Specify hardware and material to comply with product specifications, manufacturing requirements and target cost
  • Create or approve product drawings, release documents, specifications, customer manual, manufacturing assembly and test instructions
  • Provide engineering information and support other department to resolve technical problems
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment, highly proficient in design planning to ensure timely completion of assignments, willing to work in a team environment and having excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to accommodate multiple projects in a deadline-oriented environment, must be self-directed and willing to take initiative

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent area of study
  • Master’s degree would be considered an asset
  • 3+ years of industry experience developing and testing products for commercial applications
  • Proficiency in Solidworks with 3 years of industry experience, including experience with Reference geometry, Hole wizard, Pattern, Multi-configuration and design table, Swept boss, Assembly mates
  • Strong professional experience in mechanical design and product building for high volume and low-cost production
  • Knowledge of RF engineering fundamentals and principles
  • Solid understanding of fabrication/manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of drawing views and BOM, dimensioning and tolerance labeling
  • Hands-on skills utilizing test equipment such as vibration table and temperature chamber
  • Excellent technical writing skills

Job Application Requirement:

Email your application to jobs@norsat.com and include the following:

  • Subject line: Full name and “Mechanical Engineer
  • Resume
  • Cover letter (optional)

We will accommodate candidate’s accessibility needs, on request, during all aspects of the selection process.

No recruiters please.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.

FRAUD ALERT!!!

We have been made aware that someone has been posing (via email) as a representative of Sinclair and offering job seekers employment. Please note that Sinclair Technologies, a division of Norsat International Inc, uses only one domain for communication: @norsat.com. All other domain names are not affiliated with Sinclair. If there are concerns over the legitimacy of your employment offer or correspondence with Sinclair, please contact us immediately at jobs@norsat.com 

CULTURE

  • Integrity – Pledge commitment to fulfill customers needs
  • Diligence – Be highly dedicated and make durable efforts to achieve goals

  • Innovation – Never be satisfied and strive for continuous improvement

  • Excellence  – Be efficient and reliable with craftsman spirit

As the company transformed itself into a leader in communications products and solutions, Sinclair has never lost sight of these values. Sinclair attributes its long tradition of engineering excellence and “industry firsts” by maintaining focus on what matters most.

Our commitment to these goals ensures that Sinclair will remain the company of choice for our clients.

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BENEFITS & REWARDS

Sinclair Technologies offers above average benefits to our full-time employees and invests heavily in training and development opportunities to support the career growth of every employee and to help them reach their fullest potential. Below are some of the programs that Sinclair offers:

Bonus and incentive programs
Recognition awards
Canadian Group RRSP/US 401K retirement plans
Medical plan, dental care, and vision care coverage
Extended health coverage

Life and disability insurance
Promotion/career growth opportunities
Annual training activity for every employee
Employee referral program
Family assistance program

Please note that benefits may vary by location.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Sinclair Technologies contributes to the community and has been active in a variety of charities.

The “Doninelli Foundation” named after one of our late Board of Directors, was created to enable Sinclair to give something back to the community through existing charitable organizations. Recipients of Foundation funding have included: Union Gospel Mission, Food Bank, Covenant House, Red Cross, and Habitat for Humanity.

Scholarships

The Foundation also awards post-secondary scholarship on a yearly basis to children of full-time staff members through the Dr. G.W. Sinclair Scholarship Fund.