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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

Technical Sales / Marine Telemetry Specialist (Posted March 8, 2019)
Inventory Clerk (Posted March 6, 2019)
Electronic Assembler (Posted March 1, 2019)
Mechanical Assembly and Encapsulation Technician (Posted February 15, 2019)
Marketing Coordinator (Posted October 19, 2018)
Application Technical Support (Posted August 23, 2018)

 

 

Position: Technical Sales / Marine Telemetry Specialist
Job Type: Full time
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: March 8, 2019
Opportunity: We are seeking a Technical Sales Representative to work within our Marketing and Sales Department as a Marine Telemetry Specialist. Our Marine Segment within our Marketing and Sales Department leads the distribution of our highly specialized products to market. This is a unique opportunity for someone, combining technology and the environment in a way that makes a positive contribution to the quality of all life on the planet.
Duties: As a member of our Marine Segment you will be responsible for sales of Radio, Acoustic, Archival and Satellite Technologies. These form the basis of field instruments deployed on a variety of Marine species; Sea turtles, Penguins, Seals, Sharks and many fish species including but not limited to Tuna, Flounder, Grouper and Snapper; providing the animal’s perspective on changes in the environment.

This career opportunity places you in the middle of decisions that set the balance between human activities and wildlife needs. Data from Lotek wildlife tracking products inform decisions that weigh commercial fisheries management, habitat protection, alternative energy exploration with the sustainability of endangered species.

Your primary contacts are PhD scientists at Government Agencies, Universities, NGOs, Community Funding Groups, Tribal organizations and Wildlife Consultants, to identify and advise on their research objectives and potential telemetry requirements.

Travel is estimated at 8-10 weeks per year attending conferences and visiting contacts and prospects.
Skills & Qualifications: As a minimum, the successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree. Biological/Environmental Science, Electrical Engineering or Business preferred. Graduate Degree, MBA, would be an asset. A minimum of 3+ years in related field is preferred.

Technical Competency, Computer literacy, Self-reliance, Self-discipline, Communication, Team Player, Understanding the Customer, Initiative, Planning, Financial Skills, Reporting Writing, Process Improvement

A good grasp of wildlife telemetry would be a huge advantage. Familiarity with Government procurement procedures is an asset.
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 Facebook page or YouTube channel, or browse our website.

   

 

Position: Inventory Clerk
Job Type: Full time
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: March 6, 2019
Opportunity: Lotek is currently looking for a highly motivated individual capable of working in a team environment within our Operations group. The Inventory Clerk manages the movement of materials incoming and outgoing from inventory by performing activities such as kitting, receiving, data entry and the distribution of materials to production and other departments. It is the responsibly of the Inventory Clerk to maintain an accurate inventory and analyze inventory when discrepancies arise to make the necessary corrections.
Skills & Qualifications: Willingness to learn and the ability to learn quickly
Minimum 2 years’ experience in an inventory environment
Must have an understanding of inventory practices, accounting concepts and exposure to ERP systems
Analytical and detail orientated skills
Past experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset
Strong knowledge of computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, (familiarity with Microsoft Nav is an asset)
Strong ability to multitask and adjust to changing priorities
Responsible and takes ownership when resolving issues
Good communication skills (both written and verbal)
Works well within a team environment
Ensures productivity and quality requirements are met
Ability to adapt and be flexible to a changing environment
Energetic personality, takes initiative, can work independently in a fast-paced environment
Duties and Responsibilities: Signing and receiving of incoming shipments
Kit work orders to the floor
Complete data entry for all inventory movement at time of physical movement
Cycle counting
Organizes inventory in stock room
Uses inventory software to keep track of inventory movement
Maintain accuracy of all counts and ensures authenticity of all information
Submits request for replenishment of inventory when required
Serves internal customers
Perform inventory investigations to resolve data/inventory errors
Other inventory functions related to inventory
Adheres to all Health and Safety Regulations
Ensures Quality Standards are maintained
Adhere to and participate in all policies of the organization
To apply: If you are interested in this opportunity and have the experience we are seeking, please apply by email to [employment at lotek dot com] or mail it to Lotek Wireless Inc., 115 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B5.

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 Facebook page or YouTube channel, or browse our website.

   

 

Position: Electronic Assembler
Job Type: Full time
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: March 1, 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.

Applicants must be able to work within a team of electronic assemblers and have the ability to do very detailed microscopic soldering. The applicant must be flexible, work well with others, have a positive attitude, 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.
To apply: If you are interested in this opportunity and have the experience we are seeking, please apply by email to [employment at lotek dot com] or mail it to Lotek Wireless Inc., 115 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B5.

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 Facebook page or YouTube channel, or browse our website.

 

  

Position: Mechanical Assembly and Encapsulation Technician
Telemetry Systems for Environmental Research – Production Department
Job Type: Full time
Location: Newmarket, ON
Posted: February 15, 2019
Opportunity: Lotek is currently looking for a highly passionate individual for our Mechanical Assembly and Encapsulation group within our Production Department. We seek a highly motivated individual capable of working in a team environment.
Skills & Qualifications: Applicants must be able to work within a team and have the ability to do mechanical assembly and basic soldering with brief instruction and minimum supervision. As well, the applicant must work well with others, have a positive attitude, have excellent vision and work well under deadlines and pressures. Experience in operating machines, use of mechanical/electrical tools and familiarity with epoxies are a definite asset. 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 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 Facebook page or YouTube channel, or browse our website.

 

  

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.