ABOUT SINCLAIR

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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

Department: Engineering
Reports to: Director of Engineering
Position Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Aurora, ON – Canada (preferred) or USA

Summary:

The Technical Sales Engineer will combine technical knowledge with sales skills to provide advice and support on a range of products. This position will liaise regularly with other members of the sales team, colleagues from a range of departments, and various customer staff.

The primary role of the Technical Sales Engineer includes: developing and providing product training and technical support to customers’ engineering staff, preparing system designs for customer applications, and developing strong relationships with customers’ technical design teams world-wide. In addition, the Technical Sales Engineer will provide input to the product engineering group for development of our product roadmap and technical support for market launches of new products, and conduct market research as part of discussions with customers’ technical staff. The Technical Sales Engineer will also prepare technical training materials and provide technical training for external and internal customers.

This position requires travel for approximately 40% of the time.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Sales team, identify product value proposition, develop promotional and training materials, and lead training sessions with customers.
  • Support pre-sales discussions to obtain sufficient information to convert customers’ requirements into detailed specifications for quotation and implementation.
  • Working with Engineering, prepare custom RF conditioning system designs for customers.
  • Assist Sales, Engineering and Quality departments with technical support for customers.
  • Maintain customer contact as well as oversee the resolution of customer complaints.
  • Support identifying market opportunities that can be advantageous for our company to seek new clients who might benefit from our products.
  • Attend various tradeshows and conferences as required to deliver solution presentations and provide technical pre-sales support.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the Land Mobile Radio (LMR) industry in a technical capacity is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with multiple active projects across multi-functional teams.
  • Ability to prioritize in a high expectation environment.
  • Adept at making presentations to internal and external audiences.
  • Experience with new product introduction promotion through different distribution channels and industry verticals.
  • Technical undergraduate degree, preferably in electrical engineering.
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Personal Attributes:

  • Positive work attitude.
  • A high degree of focus.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-starter.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentations).
  • Good interpersonal skills for working with customers, sales and engineering staff.

Job Application Requirement:

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

  • Subject line: Full name and Job Title – JB192)
  • Resume
  • Cover letter (optional)

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

Department:  Operations
Reports to:  Team Lead
Position Type: Temporary, Full-time, Three (3) Month Contract with possibility of becoming a permanent role
Location: Aurora, ON

Summary:

As a member of the production team you will be responsible for the fabrication of parts for the manufacturing of antenna and filter products.  This position requires a large range of skills and is responsible for but not limited to the list below:

Responsibilities:

  • The primary responsibility is welding of aluminum parts
  • Weld and/or braze aluminum parts and other metals.
  • Fabricate parts for antenna and filter systems.
  • Operate machine tools in the fabrication shop such as lathe, milling machine, band saw, bending equipment, etc.
  • Read and interpret assembly and fabrication blue prints to manufacture antenna and filter parts.
  • Able to use shop equipment as required with minimum supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of college level welding courses or equivalent experience, preferably with aluminum welding
  • Completion of welding apprentice program or equivalent an asset
  • Able to read and interpret assembly and fabrication blue prints
  • Must be able to operate fabrication shop machinery

Personal Attributes:

  • Adaptable personality to integrate with a diverse group of people
  • Self-motivated and a strong team player
  • Willing to learn and train others
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, and positive working attitude
  • Safe working practices
  • Able to read, understand and communicate in English
  • Strong ethics and values
  • Able to work overtime and shift work, if required.
  • Must be able to lift 25 kg from floor to normal bench height

Job Application Requirement:

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

  • Subject line: Full name and “Welder/ Fabricator – JB194”
  • Resume
  • Cover letter (optional)

No recruiters.  Principles only.

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

  • Professionalism – 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.