Project Specialist

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Project Engineer Industry:Engineering

Our client located in Mississauga is seeking Project Applications Specialist to join their growing team. This is a permanent position, with responsibility to development of technical quotations for automation assembly lines and to assist the Sales Manager in securing the business from a technical point of view. The person suitable for this role will have 5+ years’ experience in a similar position within the industrial automation sector.


-Perform proper research on concepting mechanical, electrical systems for machine applications -Assess clients' needs and recommend the appropriate solution -Assist applications supervisor (as required) in achieving quote target due dates -Prepare cost estimates, concept models, quotes, and participating in sales calls as required -Provide input into customized product design to meet customers’ needs -Take on the ownership of assigned quotes and work through the various steps to create a detailed quote -Maintain a professional attitude and work ethic both at work and in front of customers to build new customer relationships -Maintain the CRM database, track contacts, leads, and opportunities -Proposal delivery and follow-up -Work with applications supervisor to resolve problems and to provide ongoing support -Estimate costs of producing, installing and maintaining equipment -Prepare proposals and review purchase orders for accuracy


-Post-secondary degree or diploma in engineering or engineering technology or equivalent -5+ years Automation Must be resourceful in resolving problems -Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Industrial Automation products, application and associated standards -Technical skills in SolidWorks, Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel Exposure to machinery -Mechatronics, mechanical design an asset -Strong familiarity with the automotive industry’s production cycle and terminology -Strong written and verbal communications skills -Collaborative with applications supervisor sales reps to plan and implement product familiarization -Ability to develop and deliver presentations -Willingness to work a flexible schedule including overtime as needed -Travel to client sites as required

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Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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