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Lotek Wireless is an award winning Canadian company and world leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of fish and wildlife monitoring systems. Lotek has successfully translated continued pressure on global natural resources into increased demand for our leading edge products throughout the world.

Current Postings

Senior Account Manager, Terrestrial Segment (Posted September 4, 2018)
Production Technologist (Posted August 29, 2018)
Application Technical Support (Posted August 23, 2018)



Position: Senior Account Manager, Terrestrial Segment
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: September 4, 2018
Opportunity: Lotek's Sales and Marketing Department in Newmarket, Ontario has a really cool opportunity for the right person. We are seeking a Senior Account Manager for the Terrestrial Segment. This position includes some International travel. We seek a highly motivated individual capable of working in a team environment.
Duties: Working within the Marketing group, the successful candidate will consult with scientists from business, government and academia to provide custom solutions involving radio and satellite tracking systems. This position will also liaise extensively with production and product management to ensure customers’ expectation of product delivery and product features are met.
Qualifications: As a minimum, the successful candidate must have a University degree in Business (MBA is an asset), Biology or Electrical Engineering. A minimum of seven years technical sales experience is required with a demonstrated successful track record.

The candidate must be a ‘hunter’, a problem solver, detail oriented and critical thinker with excellent verbal and written communication skills. An interest in and an awareness of ecological issues is an asset.
To apply: If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity with a leading edge company, please send us your resume at [employment at lotek dot com] or by faxing to 905-836-4760 or mailing to Lotek Wireless Inc., 115 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B5.

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Position: Production Technologist
Job Type: Contract
Reports to: Production Manager
Year(s) of Experience: 1-3
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: August 29, 2018
Opportunity: We are looking for a highly passionate and energetic technologist who is certified as an Electronic Technician or Technologist and who has very good communication skills in order to interact with a large group of engineers, managers and production personnel.

You will be responsible for assisting in the design of procedures, tests, and other production support of electrical and mechanical systems to support the wide product range. The individual will perform product test and analysis to support production activities.
  • Write technical reports and develop schematics to describe and illustrate system operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations for consideration by engineers is an asset
  • Support production with new products launch such as documentation, production station preparation and setup. Recommend tools and equipment per the required capacity and assist with purchasing to source for the right items.
  • Analyze and interprets test and calibration data
  • Set up standard test apparatus or devise test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production models
  • Recommend changes in circuitry, installation specifications and testing methodology to simplify assembly and test procedures to improve productivity and quality
  • Assembles experimental circuitry or complete prototype models
  • Design, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify special testing equipment/setup for testing of electronic components, parts, and systems
  • Root cause analysis and trouble shooting of returned goods as part of returned goods services
  • Participate in testing regular production orders
  • Build, test and debug prototype hardware required to support product development
  • Electronics Engineering Technology diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of LabView® and Visual C++ is a plus
  • An experienced electronics technologist with 1 or more years of related experience
  • Proficiency with hands-on hardware building, testing and troubleshooting
  • Experience using electrical design/layout software an asset
  • Operational familiarity with electronic test equipment (emulators, Oscilloscope, logic analyzers, power supplies etc.).
  • Familiarity with electro-mechanical configuration and packaging (board level).
  • Surface mount soldering capability using a microscope for nano sized boards
  • Knowledge of automation control systems and hardware desirable
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, specially Excel and Access
  • Good knowledge and familiarity of design documents, like schematics, boms, drawings, etc.
  • Strong communication skills, team player and results driven
  • Skills and experience of automating testing through programing is an asset
  • Skills and experience of making production jigs to improve productivity and quality
  • Previous manufacturing technical support (NPI, tester setup, creating work procedures and workstation setup, etc.)
  • Experience of participating in continuous process improvement activities such as Kaizen and 5S’s
To apply: We offer a fast-paced, stimulating work environment, an attractive compensation package, and opportunities for advancement. If you have the credentials listed above and would like to join an exciting high growth global company, email your resume to to [employment at lotek dot com].

Position: Application Technical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Engineering-Electrical, Science, Environmental,
Industry: Electronics
Year(s) of Experience: 5
Number Of Positions: 1
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: August 23, 2018
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of Satellite/GPS equipment produced and sold by Lotek.
  • Provide external product support to clients and internal support to sales, including over the phone, email, skype and other forms of communication.
  • Participate and organize client trainings using Lotek products as well as offer technical field support. Skilled at explaining technical issues to those unfamiliar with the subject
  • Demonstrated ability to document, track, troubleshoot and resolve complex and time sensitive issues
  • Participate in product development support from applications perspective, provide customer feedback, get involved in product testing as required
  • Maintain test equipment in good working condition
  • Ability to travel 1-3 weeks per year. Candidate must be able to negotiate rugged terrain in remote locations with difficult access while carrying some equipment.
Qualifications: This position requires an individual with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Applied Science, or equivalent experience. Electro-Technologists with suitable experience will also be considered. Biological/Environmental sciences experience or Programming and embedded firmware development experience would be an asset.

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of radio, GPS/GSM, satellite systems technology and equipment.

You will have the ability to interact with professional staff and clients on a technical basis both in an office and a field environment.

Language abilities: English, excellent written and spoken, additional languages an asset.

To apply: Please forward your résumé and cover letter in confidence to the HR department, Lotek Wireless Inc., 115 Pony Drive, Newmarket, Ont. L3Y 7B5, email to [employment at lotek dot com]. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.