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Applications Technician (PM) SST Canada in Montreal at Makino, Inc

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Single Source Technologies, representing Makino as well as other high end machine tool products, is a single-source provider of machine tools, engineering services, tooling, supplies, application support and customer service throughout North America. We are currently seeking an Application Technician for our Quebec, Canada region.

The Opportunity

The Application Technician is responsible for supporting the sales territory for pre-sale technical requirements, supporting proposal requirements, visiting customer sites as needed, supporting turnkey requirements as developed by engineering, and assisting in the installation and de-installation of the process as required. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support sales territory for pre-sale technical requirements including time estimates, test cuts, and technical discussions.
  • Support proposal requirements and showroom related activities.
  • Perform post sale startup support for customer in areas of part processing, programming structure, and operator training.
  • Visit customers in need of AE assistance.
  • Work in conjunction with local field service on customer machine issues.
  • Support turnkey requirements as developed upon arrival into territory.
  • Present and/or teach technical requirements for high speed machining.
  • Coordinate process training (including machine options, programming, and cell operations) internally and at the customer's facility.
  • Assist Customer Support in the installation and de-installation process.


Required Skills
  • Ability to sit with blueprint of a part and process that part.
  • An in-depth understanding of Horizontal and Vertical 5-axis machines.
  • Ability to explain about processing technology while building rapport with customer.
  • Advanced working knowledge of NC programming including Macro B and probing routines.
  • Have background with SPC, CPK and CMM.
  • Willingness to travel to customer locations.
  • Bilingual English/French - spoken and written.
  • Must be able to work in Canada without sponsorship.
  • Must be able to travel to the US for product training.


Required Experience
  • Degree in engineering and 3-5 years applications experience related to automotive, industrial, and/or aerospace sectors. 
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing production.
  • Experience with tooling selection for various processes and have an understanding of sound part fixturing concepts.

Single Source Technologies is poised to hire the very best people from around the globe. We believe the interests of our company and people are inseparable and we are committed to developing a diverse team of creative and independent professionals.   Employees enjoy a stable work environment from a company with years of success and growth in the machine tool industry. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and ongoing training.

Makino is proud to be an EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vets employer