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Lotek Wireless is an award-winning global 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.

Our innovative and internationally recognized radio, acoustic, archival and satellite monitoring solutions allow researchers to track animals, birds and fish of almost any size, in almost any environment. Whether an animal moves through a terrestrial, freshwater, marine or avian habitat, Lotek has a system to track it.

 

Current Postings

Electronics Technician / Technologist (Posted June 13, 2019)
Electronic Assembler (Posted June 5, 2019)
Manufacturing Assembler (Posted June 5, 2019)
Marketing Coordinator (Posted October 19, 2018)
Application Technical Support (Posted August 23, 2018)

 

 

Position: Electronics Technician / Technologist
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: June 13, 2019
Opportunity: Lotek is currently looking for a highly motivated individual capable of working in a team environment within our Production Test group.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Must have Electronics Engineering Technology diploma or equivalent
  • Must have five or more years of electronics technologist or related experience
  • Must have skills and experience in programming including purpose dedicated microcontrollers. Automating testing through programing is an asset
  • Proficiency with hands-on hardware building, testing and troubleshooting
  • Must have operational familiarity with electronic test equipment (Oscilloscope, power supplies, network analyzers, spectrum analyzer etc.)
  • Knowledge of automation control systems and hardware desirable
  • Skills and experience making production jigs to improve productivity and quality
  • Surface mount soldering capability using a microscope is an asset
  • Strong communication skills, team player and results driven
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word and Excel
Duties:
  • 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
  • Participate in developing methods to automate manual testing procedures
  • 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
To apply: If your expertise aligns with the opportunity and you are keen to join our knowledgeable team, partnering with and providing support to researchers in meeting their study objectives, please email your cover letter and resume to [employment at lotek dot com] or mail it to Lotek Wireless Inc., 115 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B5. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lotek Wireless Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs through the recruitment process.

To find more out about Lotek, go to our website, Facebook page or YouTube channel.

     

 

Position: Electronic Assembler
Job Type: Full time
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: June 5, 2019
Opportunity: Lotek is currently looking for a highly motivated individual capable of working in a team environment within our Production group.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Must have soldering experience.
  • Able to work within a team of electronic assemblers and have the ability to do very detailed microscopic soldering
  • Have excellent vision and finger dexterity and work well under deadlines and pressures.
  • The applicant must also be able to sit for extended periods of time doing repetitive work such as wire crimping, stripping and cutting
  • The applicant will also have strong fine soldering experience for pin-thru-hole and SMT soldering and mechanical assembly skills with an electronics/electrical background
  • Experience is required in; component identification and soldering, board assembly, and cables/wiring using small hand tools. Awareness of ESD, RoHS and 5S is an asset
  • Must be flexible, work well with others, have a positive attitude
To apply: If you are interested in this opportunity and have the experience we are seeking, please please send a cover letter and resume to [employment at lotek dot com].

Lotek Wireless Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs through the recruitment process.

Please note only those persons invited for an interview will be contacted.

To find more out about Lotek, go to our website, Facebook page or YouTube channel.

 

  

Position: Manufacturing Assembler
Telemetry Systems for Environmental Research – Production Department
Job Type: Full time
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: June 5, 2019
Opportunity: Lotek is currently looking for a highly motivated individual for our Manufacturing Assembler role within our Production Department.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Must have the ability to do mechanical assembly and basic soldering with brief instruction and minimum supervision
  • Experience in operating machines, use of mechanical/electrical tools and familiarity with epoxies are a definite asset
  • Must be able to work within a team
  • Must work well with others, have a positive attitude, have excellent vision and work well under deadlines and pressures
  • This is primarily a day shift position however the applicant must be able to work on second shift as well
To apply: If you consider yourself a quick learner and a handyperson, please send your cover letter and resume to [employment at lotek dot com] or mail it to Lotek Wireless Inc., 115 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B5. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lotek Wireless Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs through the recruitment process.

To find more out about Lotek, go to our website, Facebook page or YouTube channel.

 

  

Position: Marketing Coordinator
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: October 19, 2018
Opportunity: We are seeking a Marketing Coordinator to work within our Marketing and Sales Department. The Marketing Coordinator will collaborate with key players on our Marketing and Sales team in a dynamic position to ensure that each project gets the attention and resources needed to keep it on track and successful.
Duties:
  • Implements marketing and advertising campaigns by assembling and analyzing sales forecasts; preparing marketing and advertising strategies, plans, and objectives; planning and organizing promotional presentations; updating calendars.
  • Tracks product line sales and costs by analyzing and entering sales, expense, new business data, google analytics, and newsletter summaries
  • Prepares marketing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sales data.
  • Keeps promotional materials ready by coordinating requirements with graphics department; inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Supports sales staff by providing sales data, market trends, forecasts, account analyses, new product information; relaying customer services requests.
  • Researches competitive products by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, market share, pricing, and advertising; maintaining research databases.
  • Plans meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists.
  • Monitors budgets by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading trade publications.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Facilitates:
    • Website content including; corporate content, product content, news, and publications.
    • Newsletters, mailing lists, web inquiries, and marketing campaigns.
    • Social media channels and cross web posting.
  • Ensures brand consistency across all company entities and segments.
Skills & Qualifications: Direct Marketing, Market Segmentation, Marketing Research, Coordination, Project Management, Reporting Research Results, Understanding the Customer, Process Improvement, Initiative, Planning, Financial Skills

As a minimum, the successful candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. A minimum of 3+ years in marketing, advertising and graphic design experience.
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.

To find more out about Lotek, go to our Facebook page or YouTube channel, or browse our website.

 

  

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
Duties:
  • 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.