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COLT IS EXPANDING ITS WORKFORCE AND CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES IN VARIOUS POSITIONS

JOB TITLE: SALE REPRESENTATIVE (CANADA OR US-BASED)

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Sales Representative acts as a liaison between the company operations team and clients; providing information/service related to purchased equipment and ongoing services.  This role is responsible for selling coil processing feed line equipment and providing guidance about Colt products needed by existing and prospective clients throughout Canada and the US.

The position is Canadian and/or US based with North American travel required.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

• Consults with existing and potential clients to assess and understand equipment needs and requirements
• Drafts presentations, quotes, documentation and materials that explain products and services to customers
• Provides expertise and support to communicate products, services, and client needs
• Ensures that customer needs are met, which may include product modifications
• Proposes improved materials or products to customers and explains benefits of changes
• Provides support to customers and resolves problems with installed equipment
• Prepares product orders and schedules deliveries
• Identifies and locates new clients through a variety of methods including networking and cold calls
• Develops and implements strategies for sales in the assigned region and industry
• Applies knowledge of the field and product features to match products to the needs of clients
• Answers inquiries from clients concerning products, their uses, and the industry at large
• Provides information, quotes, credit terms, and other bid specifications to clients
• Negotiates prices, terms of sales, and/or service agreements; prepares contracts and submits orders
• Collaborates with purchasing, operations, engineering, and other departments to confirm that orders are processed with accuracy and efficiency and that products are shifted properly
• Periodically prepares and reports results, status of accounts, and leads to manager
• Performs other duties as assigned
 

DESIRED SKILLS:

• Post-secondary education in field related to sales and marketing of products and services being sold, preferred
• Two to four years of sales experience required, preferable in manufacturing and automated heavy industrial equipment
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Thorough understanding of equipment, product, industry, and/or services provided to clients
• Available for frequent travel within assigned territory or area, primarily North America
• Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent sales and customer service skills with a proven ability to explain technical products to non-technical audiences
• Ability to apply technology or other related principles to product sales
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: CONTROLS ENGINEER

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position requires the ability of developing and programming custom automated equipment. Capable of being a valuable, and productive part of the team on large, single and interconnected Feed Lines and Feed line machines. Provide technical support to external and internal customers. Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design including electrical requirements, safety standards, PLC and servo controls.

DESIRED SKILLS:

• College/University in Electrical Engineering and or relevant education and experience
• Previous experience in a plant environment is an asset
• 5+ years experience in similar roles, preferable in the heavy equipment industry
• Proficient in electrical design, automation controls and sequential programming
• Must be able to work as part of a team
• Strong communication, analytical and critical evaluation skills

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: ENGINEER ADMINISTRATOR

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

· Determine and define project scope and objectives
· Coordinate with the engineer team, engineering manager and customer (when applicable)
· Meet deadlines and liaise with other departments (Purchasing, Controls, Plant Manager, Assembly & Sales)
· Identify client needs through sales agreement
· Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
· Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
· Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
· Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables (when applicable)
· Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
· Monitor progress and make adjustments asneeded
· Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement

DESIRED SKILLS:

· College/University in computer science, business, or a related field
· Proficient with AutoCAD & other applicable engineering software
· 5-8 years of project management and related experience
· Project Management Professional (PMP) certification an asset
· Proven ability to solve problems creatively
· Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
· Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
· Excellent analytical skills
· Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
· Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: IT & ERP IMPLIMENTATION SPECIALIST

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Participate in and oversee the successful planning and implementation of new ERP modules and integration projects.
  • Design, test, and deploy enhancements and improvements to the ERP system.
  • Work in a development and support role with ERP system users at all levels in the organization. Respond to and troubleshoot issues.
  • Work with users to understand and define their needs to propose effective sustainable solutions.
  • Maintain ERP and related systems in collaboration with vendor application support.
  • Document ERP configuration and develop training materials for end users.
  • Aid in creation of metrics, reports, and auditing tools.
  • Identify, make recommendations for, and lead improvements to system related business processes.

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • College diploma or University degree (Computer Science, Engineer, or Business).
  • 3 years ERP implementation and/or support experience. Experience with Plex ERP preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Proven leadership skills and successful track record of managing projects and working with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Attentive to quality standards and detail-oriented.
  • Strong planning and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to influence and lead change

 

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: MILLWRIGHT

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

Sets up and operates a variety of milling machines to mill flat or curved surfaces on metal work pieces such as machines and parts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Respond to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests and provide assistance
• Studies blueprints or layouts on work piece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of work piece
• Lifts and positions work piece on machine table and secures it
• Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut and milling cutter
• Mounts milling cutter in spindle and positions cutter and work piece in relation to each other
• Verifies alignment of work piece
• Turns handwheel to feed work piece to cutter or vice versa
• Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant or lubricant on work area, starts machine, and engages automatic feed
• Computes indexing ratios, sets up and operates dividing head to index work piece for such operations as milling helical            cuts
• Mounts different tools in place of cutter and performs other operations such as drilling and boring
• Uses trigonometry to calculate dimensions as required
• Can work with Imperial or Metric systems
• Other duties may be assigned

Note: Colt’s boring mill is a manual TOS 100

Competitive pay and benefits offered. Monday to Friday: 40hrs.

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: HUMAN RESOURCES & OFFICE MANAGER

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

This role also facilitates the efficient operation of the office by performing a variety of clerical, office management and human resources accountabilities.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

• Respond to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests and provide assistance
• Maintain records of personnel-related data (payroll, personal information, leaves, turnover rates etc.) in both paper and the              database and ensure all employment requirements are met
• Coordinate Health & Safety mandatory requirements
• Support the recruitment/hiring process by sourcing candidates, performing background checks, issuing employment contracts           etc.
• Assist supervisors in performance management procedures
• Perform orientations, onboarding and update records with new hires and company’s policies
• Produce and submit reports on general HR activity
• Assist in ad-hoc HR projects
• Coordinate all necessary activities related to office management including monitor front desk activities and follow procedures for     visitors. Ensure front desk is covered at all times
• Address internal and external customer’s requests professionally
• Maintain office equipment such as photocopier, fax machine, etc.
• Coordinate proactively local and international shipping including legal documentation
• Purchase, track, and invoice office supplies
• Perform administrative, bookkeeping, reservations (including travels), and clerical duties
• Maintain office organized and professionally set up
• Participate in other tasks and projects as required

DESIRED SKILLS:

• Post-secondary education in related field
• Minimum 5 years of proven work experience in Office Management and HR coordination
• Hands on experience with office management, bookkeeping procedures and customer service
• Proficiency in English (oral and written)
• Proficient is MS Office 365, particularly Excel and Word
• Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal and customer service skills
• Experience in human resources compliance and processes
• Understanding of administrative, clerical procedures and systems
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
• Good organizational and multitasking abilities, problem-solving skills, team player
• Familiarity with QuickBooks or any other accounting software and ERP, considered an asset

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: CNC MACHINIST

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

The CNC Machinist will operate precision CNC machinery to produce high quality parts per blueprints and engineering specifications. Colt has CNC Horizontal Milling, Lathe, and Boring Equipment. 

DESIRED SKILLS:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred
• Experience working as a CNC Machinist is required (Colt will continue to train the right candidate)
• Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
• Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to learn
• Manual lathe, mill, drill, and surface grinder experience an asset.
• General manual machining skills an asset.
• Ability to machine angles, contours, lines, spheres, etc
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: GENERAL MACHINIST

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

The General Machinist will operate Manual Lathe Machinery.  This position involves set up and operation of lathe and milling machines to prescribed tolerances. Operate conventional engine lathes, milling, grinding, drilling, sawing, and boring machines. 

DESIRED SKILLS:

• General Machinist Certificate or equivalent experience
• At least 5+ years as a general machinist using the same or similar equipment
• Analytical problem solving skills
• Able to run and operate a conventional Lathe (turning machine) proficiently
• Work with surface grinders and radial drill
• Must be able to work overtime on occasional basis
• Ability to read & interpret blueprints, drawings, charts & tables

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

JOB TITLE: FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Colt Automation has been incorporated since 1965 as an equipment manufacturer, supplying coil processing feed line solutions to the manufacturing industry. Colt has established a global presence, providing coil Feed Line equipment in North America, Europe, and Internationally. In order to build long lasting and efficiently made products, it takes an enthusiast team of experts from a variety of departments to accomplish the collective goal together.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Field Service Technician drives services success that improves customer satisfaction.  Providing service and customer support during field visits or dispatches.

Managing all on-site installation, repair, maintenance and test tasks. Diagnosing errors or technical problems and determining proper solutions. 

DESIRED SKILLS:

• Completion of a formal apprenticeship and valid electricians license required
• 5+ years of previous experience reading, interpreting and following electrical power schematics and blueprints
• Extensive knowledge of electrical systems, panel controls and wiring
• Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to use specific hand tools and power tools

Colt Automation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

PEOPLE & CULTURE

Colt Automation celebrates over 57 years building the best coil processing Feed Line equipment and using the latest technology. Colt is a vibrant, growing organization that relies on the best people to continue to develop and outpace the industry. Colt Automation’s philosophy of leading by example is one of many qualities of a “best in-class” organization. The reliability of our equipment has been the reason our customers return year after year.

Colt Automation Ltd. believes in the importance of diversity, inclusivity, and belonging. We value the unique experience that each person brings and believe that human differences make us stronger.

We strive to be a workplace where every person feels welcome and valued.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origins, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

Special accommodations for candidates with disabilities are available upon request.  Should you need accommodation please contact our Human Resources office directly at: info@coltauto.com or call 905-625-6600