Careers

Description

The Strategic Sourcing Specialist is responsible for supplier contract negotiations, quoting and sourcing of raw materials, escalation management, cost reduction and management of global strategic suppliers to support turnkey manufacturing operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Supplier Communication – maintain a mutually productive business relationship with suppliers through prompt and accurate communication. 
  • Supplier Management – maintain supplier relationships, compliance and performance via communication and corrective action measures.
  • Supplier Administration and maintenance – maintain current supplier information within database to ensure ease of doing business.
  • Gather, analyze, discuss and maintain key supplier performance data.
  • Evaluate suppliers based on scorecard criteria.
  • Maintain open lines of communication and provide regular feedback to the working relationship with key suppliers via Supplier Business Reviews (SBR).
  • Supplier evaluations – regularly ensure all qualified suppliers meet or exceed published performance goals and take corrective measures to those that do not
  • Submit supplier approvals or disqualifications.
  • Create and maintain supplier profiles within databases.
  • Negotiate optimum material and services contracts with suppliers, including payment terms, bonding, cancellation and return privileges.
  • Activity pursue cost reduction programs and contract agreements.
  • Quoting and sourcing – engage with the most competitive suppliers utilizing SigmaPoint terms and conditions.
  • Escalation Management – Resolve part/supplier escalations from teams to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Determine problem & communicate resolution.
  • Monitor and understand market conditions and volatility and its effect on SigmaPoint ability to procure and secure inventory at the right price when required. 
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge/Education/Training:
  •  APICS or related certification in Business or Management
  • Advanced knowledge and use of MS Office suite, databases and computer based materials management tools
  • High level of professional ethics and conduct
  • Strong belief in and use of partnerships in the global supply chain function
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage many tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability in analytical thinking and decision making
  • Ability to utilize commonly accepted information systems and develop new processes to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Strong understanding of product costing concepts and cost management skills
Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years experience in purchasing/procurement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience purchasing electronic components and/or procuring metalwork
  • Demonstrated experience meeting customer (internal and external) objectives
  • Demonstrated experience in managing people
  • Demonstrated experience with the use and development of ERP systems
  • Demonstrated Lean Manufacturing, Engineering, Lean Supply Chain and Customer Service experience
Other:
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle for occasional travel
  • Valid Passport for required travel to vendors outside of Canada
  • Ability to be controlled goods certified if required
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Description

SigmaPoint Technologies Inc. is an Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) partner focused on delivering complete end-to-end manufacturing solutions to technology companies. Our service offerings include innovative product design and engineering, test solutions, manufacturing, logistics and post-manufacturing repair/warranty services. With an impressive customer base and world-class lean manufacturing services, SigmaPoint continues to grow as leader in the EMS industry and as such, are actively looking to for a Director of Supply Chain Manager Reporting to the Vice President of Supply Chain, the successful candidate will use effective communication, tact and diplomacy while continuously pushing for results, improvements and efficiency.

  • The successful candidate will be a senior level professional who is responsible for providing leadership to a group of Supply, Demand, Materials, Sourcing and Purchasing to success. Works with employees to plan, assign, and monitor individual objectives and activities based on overall group priorities, and company strategy. Provides useful Professionals, (to be known as the Supply Chain Management Group) and is accountable for the overall performance of the assigned group.
  • Responsibilities generally include:
  • Key focus is on leadership and motivation of staff, and contributing advanced Supply Chain Management Group expertise to a global Corporation.
  • Responsible to ensure that the group’s objectives and processes align with the overall business direction; support employees to achieve their objectives, and remove barriers and timely feedback to staff members on their performance and development plan, with input from manager. Takes the lead on difficult employee situations.
  • Responsible for defining strategies globally, programs and processes that optimize company effectiveness. Oversees the Supply Chain Management Group functions, and is responsible to ensure compliance with relevant company policies and procedures, legislation and industry standards.
  • Effective liaison with suppliers to ensure strategies, programs and processes required to meet business goals and objectives are implemented and performance is monitored. Ensure corrective actions plans are documented and instituted quickly for all performance levels under standard.
  • Provides various complex reports, analyses, and recommendations as defined by management, both on a regular and ad hoc basis
  • Manages deliverables agreed to for the group overall, providing management with regular updates, identifying issues, and barriers, and solutions
  • Accountable for meeting overall Supply Chain Management Group objectives.
  • Actively contributes to the development and management of organizational objectives to support the business going forward.
  • Contributes to decisions on overall priorities globally within Sigmapoint.
  • Makes decisions with long-term effect on Sigmapoint’s business.
  • Senior elevation point for gaps and breaks in the pipeline caused by Supply and/or Demand
  • Have a full and in-depth knowledge of VMI and work with teams from both the vendor and internally to ensure that manufacturing and demand are synchronized.
  • The role is interdisciplinary, spanning logistics and distribution, purchasing, inventory management, supply chain, demand planning, Materials Management and strategic sourcing.
  • Review existing procedures and examines opportunities to streamline thee supply chain as well as the innovation, design, maintenance and sustainability of Supply Chain development to meet Sigmapoint’s needs.
  • Ensure supply has been processed to enable demand to be met in line with planning procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of distribution center operations, transportation, supplier operations, operations management, cost-benefit analysis, process improvement, demand planning and logistics strategy. As well as excellent management and communications skills.
  • Must be able to not only develop solutions, but also drive implementation across functional areas and through to vendor organizations and supply chain partners.
  • Additionally, Six Sigma experience in manufacturing settings, Design for Supply Chain and lean manufacturing experience.
  • Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and or Rapid Response experience preferred
  • Must have the ability to function across a Matrix organization
  • Major KPI’s are OTD and Inventory turns
  • Work closely with Customer focus teams to fully understand
  • Planned volumes to be manufactured and then participating in
  • SOFP meetings
  • Assist in the development, implementation and management of a
  • Plan For Every Part material replenishment method.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and management of
  • Projects for improvement of inventory turns inventory accuracy, service
  • Levels, material and logistic cost, and quality.
  • Skills/Qualifications/Education:
  • Requires completion of a post secondary degree program in Business Administration or Operations Management, with a minimum of 10 years of progressive and diversified Procurement and Supply Chain Design & Manufacturing environments, including 3 years in a management position. Electronic background will be considered a plus. Experience within the high-tech allocation market will be considered as a major contender.
  • Applicants must be either a Canadian Citizen or have their Permanent Resident Card in order to comply with the Controlled Goods Program.
  • SigmaPoint is an equal opportunity employer; however, only those applicants who meet our requirements will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, SigmaPoint is pleased to accommodate individual needs of applicants with disabilities within the recruitment and selection process. Please call 613-937-4462 or email resumes@sigmapoint.com if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process.
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Description

Description:   Responsible for understanding and following ESD procedures. Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions. Demonstrates flexibility towards job assignments Maintains qualifications for: • Mechanical Assembly • Circuit Card Assembly • Functional Testing Utilize on-line and physical lot formations Utilize Takt timer Utilize computer records: including but not limited to: • QSI Database • Quality Plans • Quality Work Instructions • Standard Operating Procedures Other duties as required 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in the electronics industry.
  • Excellent Computer skills required.
  • Knowledge of electronic components.
  • Able to work with hand tools, standing/sitting for different work stations .
  • Able to work independently.
  • Preference will be given to employees with previous mechanical assembly and functional test experience.
  • Evenings/Nights
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Description

Description:   We are looking for individuals who have a passion for continuous learning, enjoys a challenge and loves change. Experienced SMT Operators would be great too! Surface Mount Machine Operators are responsible for ensuring surface mount circuit card assemblies are manufactured in accordance with customer documentation & specifications and in compliance with workmanship standards. Current openings are on our Night Shift, Sunday to Thursday, 11:00 pm to 07:00 am Additionally, because we are governed by the Controlled Goods Act, all candidates must provide and pass a criminal record check. 

Qualifications:

  • Electronic or Mechanical diploma preferred. Experience in SMT a definite asset.
  • Ability to work independently, with proven team building & leadership skills. Must have a professional and mature attitude. An excellent apptitude for computers with the ability to work in fast paced, dynamic and multi-tasking environment.
  • Applicants must be either a Canadian Citizen or have their Permanent Resident Card in order to comply with the Controlled Goods Program.
  • SigmaPoint is an equal opportunity employer; however, only those applicants who meet our requirements will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, SigmaPoint is pleased to accommodate individual needs of applicants with disabilities within the recruitment and selection process. Please call 613-937-4462 or email resumes@sigmapoint.com if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process.
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Description

Description: Reporting to the Test Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will have a strong desire to learn and apply new concepts to real business problems effectively. Use effective communication, tact and diplomacy to facilitate the collaboration of multiple departments to achieve the objectives of two projects. A Customer Focused Person who will be consistently engaged in seeking ways to eliminate waste, improve processes and helping us to meet our commitments.

Job Description

  • Perform debugging of complex Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) using standard troubleshooting equipment (Oscilloscope, Multimeter, Spectrum Analyzer …etc)
  • Provide day-to-day technical support on assigned test platforms to sustain availability for manufacturing testing.
  • Ability to read and understand schematics, mechanical drawings and Bill of Materials (BoM)
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance (PMs) on test equipment.
  • Perform data analysis to report test trends of yields, failures and other test data.
  • Collaborate closely with Production, Product Engineering teams to address manufacturing issues and ensure overall product quality sustains the target test yield.
  • Perform root cause analysis to drive resolution of product manufacturing or test platform issues.
  • Perform systematic analysis of test failures and use findings to adjust test specifications, validated and documented.
  • Generate and close actions necessary to improve low test yields, repeat failures, and test issues. Manage Test Procedures to ensure they are up-to-date and request changes when needed or create new ones when required.
  • Collaborate with other departmental teams to support manufacturing projects when required.
  • Perform Production Testing activities when required to achieve global business objectives..
  • Engage with customer(s) on-site, at their facility for training or for introduction of new test solutions.
  • Provides general support to the manufacturing team.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external customers.
  • Perform, document and close customers’ Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) on test programs in coordination with Engineering and Production teams.
  • Perform requirements and specifications analysis to generate a Statement of Work from customers’ test solution requirements
  • Proactively communicate with internal and external customers on the status of any test obstacles being resolved, in a timely manner.
  • Commission new test solutions for Production. 

Qualifications:

  • Electronics Engineering Graduate or Technologist or equivalent.
  • 3 years+ experience working as a Manufacturing Test Technician with a Technician Diploma.
  • Advanced computer skills (especially Excel & Valor). Strong report generating and data analysis skills.
  • Strong people skills. Ability to work well with others in a high performance team environment
  • A continuous learner, willing to learn other skills like software programming
  • Current enrolment in an Electronic/Mechatronics/Software Engineering program (preferably in Year 2 or 3).
  • Experience and willingness to communicate information clearly (presentations or other methods)
  • Special preference will be given to those who have an electronics experience.
  • Desirable Experience in any one of the following areas:
  • In Circuit Test platform (ICT) skills will be an asset.
  • Experience with Thermal test chamber operation
  • Experience with Flying Probe testing
  • Familiarity with IoT products
  • CAD software (e.g. OnShape)
  • Software programming in C#, C++ or LabVIEW
  • Development of automated scripts
  • SigmaPoint is an equal opportunity employer; however, only those applicants who meet our requirements will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, SigmaPoint is pleased to accommodate individual needs of applicants with disabilities within the recruitment and selection process. Please call 613-937-4462 or email resumes@sigmapoint.com if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process..
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Description

The Value Stream Account Manager (VSAM) leads the interface between the customer and various SigmaPoint (SP) functional areas. This position is responsible for leading the Customer Focus Team (CFT) and managing the day-to-day customer relationship. In essence, be the “voice of SigmaPoint” to the customer and the “voice of the customer” to SigmaPoint. • The VSAM is responsible for managing the business customer relationship portfolio. • Lead Customer Focus Team to deliver appropriate levels of customer service and satisfaction • Manage and Lead Tactical Customer Support • Manage the customer relationship 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Customer Focus Team (CFT) to deliver appropriate levels of customer service and satisfaction such that members are engaged, responsible and productive to satisfy internal & external metrics
  • Support the CFT in continuous improvement / lean activities and programs
  • Work with team members to present issues and alternatives to the customer
  • Ensure the CFT is properly interpreting and executing contractual requirements
  • Manage and Lead Tactical Customer Support
  • Work with CFT to provide acceptable commitments based upon customer demand and SPs capabilities
  • Monitor customer’s open orders
  • Coordinate, negotiate and communicate commitment dates on customer orders
  • Work with CFT to hold effective Kick-offs and Manufacturing Readiness Reviews (MRR’s)
  • Participate in periodic revenue reporting updates and work with finance to establish customer goals
  • Coordination of periodic pricing reviews
  • Ensure Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s) are implemented effectively and priced appropriately
  • Escalate issues as appropriate through internal site management and corporate resources
  • Maintain an awareness of the customer’s life cycle plan for assemblies and product lines
  • Coordinate timely execution of legacy quotes for existing customers as required
  • Submit Request for Quotation (RFQ) for legacy solutions to quoting
  • Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction with an advocacy attitude and drive
  • Facilitate and support Quarterly Business Reviews and drive to closure subsequent actions
  • Coordinate customer site visits

Requirements:

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication, organizational and troubleshooting skills
  • PMP designation is preferred or proven work experience in project management
  • Create presentations, documents, etc. for management and customers to effectively communicate business problems and solutions
  • Ability to learn the operating facets of the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry
  • A working knowledge of MRP systems is required
  • Must be able to problem solve, prioritize and have the ability to multitask and continuously improve processes and capabilities.
  • Exceptional computer skills, experience with Excel, Microsoft Office, Power Point.
  • Attention to detail, highly organized and efficient, flexible
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

 

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Description

Reporting to the Director of IT and located in either our Cornwall or Kitchener Ontario office, this full time position provides an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, growing and fast-paced lean manufacturing environment.  With business requirements established by business analysts and other developers, the D365FO Developer is responsible for extending existing functionality, develop entirely new modules in D365FO, and provide integration technologies between D365FO and other systems.  The successful applicant must be able to identify opportunities for improvements and suggest innovative ways to implement business processes.  The D365FO Developer must be able to manage multiple projects at once and be able to deliver results on time to meet milestones dates.  The need to manage the balance between business requirements and technical delivery is critical for success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work both independently and as part of an extended implementation team to develop and implement the D365FO solution.
  • Work with Business Analysts, other in house Developers, or external ERP consulting partner to extend the D365FO solution.
  • Help reduce dependency on ERP consulting partners and contractors by providing in-house expertise.
  • Participate in meetings with functional users and business managers to align functional requirements and overall solution.
  • Perform analysis and design activities to translate business objectives into systems requirements and design and document specifications for system changes.
  • Ability to transform legacy systems and processes into innovative solutions.
  • Leverage experience to suggest and support business process enhancements, with a strong focus on keeping things simple.
  • Extend experience and knowledge to other internal developers and analysts.
  • Coordinate quality assurance and compliance efforts by creating and executing test plans.
  • Help create user documentation for tools and solutions.
  • Ensure adherence to internal policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain a high level of customer interaction to provide effective solutions and satisfy business requirements.
  • Assist in user support and training.
  • Research and resolve help desk issues that relate to the D365FO.
  • Continually seek continuous improvement initiatives, contribute to the lean culture, and identify + eliminate areas of waste in order to meet the company’s objectives.
  • University degree in IT/MIS or equivalent work experience with a focus on Microsoft AX 2012 or Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Developer with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 or Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations.
  • Functional understanding of the D365FO cloud architecture, such as X++ programing language, Visual Studio, SSRS, LCS, PowerBI…
  • Good understanding of manufacturing business process and models including best practices and end-to-end workflows across multiple operational areas
  • Experience in lean manufacturing processes, supply chain, EDI, and warehouse/inventory management systems are important assets.
  • Creative, self-starting, results-oriented and highly motivated individual with proven analytical skills, with the ability to apply knowledge and experience to independently resolve complex business and technical problems.
  • Thorough knowledge of change management, and able to identify/define gaps, risks and requirements.
  • Detail oriented and organized, with the ability to problem-solve and make timely decisions.
  • Demonstrates ability to be flexible and exercises judgment in a fast changing environment.
  • Sets realistic and achievable expectations for deliverables.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, in English.
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Career opportunities

We’re always looking for talented
people in these areas.

  • Engineering
  • Electronic Technicians/Technologists
  • Project Management
  • Material Control
  • Testing
  • Production Assembly
  • SMT Operators
  • Hand Solderers
  • Through Hole
  • Mechanical
  • Inspection
  • Information Systems
  • Document Control
  • Quality Assurance
  • Administrative and Financial

Please send your resume to
resume@sigmapoint.com

the perks

Work-life balance is important for maintaining a productive environment. That’s why we offer confidential counseling, training programs, and various insurance options to all employees.

SigmaPoint’s Culture is at the root of our business.  We are an inclusive workforce, looking for people who are passionate about what they do because work should be both rewarding and fun.  The Company’s Values:  Respect for Every Person, Honesty & Integrity, Teamwork & Commitment is the foundation for everything.  Our diverse work force and the atmosphere of continuous improvement helps us to keep an active and engaged population of committed individuals.

Training is vital to keeping our workforce skilled and up-to-date.  We start each new employee off with a 2-day orientation program, designed to help them integrate into their new work environment.  The job training takes place over a 4-6 week period with the new employee being mentored through a buddy-system.  We boast of three in house certified IPC-610 trainers and provide IPC-610 training to our workforce, as needed.  To make sure we comply with all health & safety regulations, we do an extensive yearly training with all production & staff employees.  Since we are a Lean Manufacturer, employees participate in an inactive game that explores the theory of Lean in a fun hands-on manner.  We have a group of First-Aiders, Health & Safety Committee, TDG, Lift & Reach Truck drivers & Aerial Platform workers – all receiving specialized training.  Cross-training is an integral part of our culture so we encourage all our staff to take an active part in their growth potential and learn other jobs within their value stream.  So training never really stops and neither is their learning.

Our Group Health Benefit plans provide for health, dental, vision and long term disability coverage.  Also included is other typical services such as chiropractic, massage & physio therapy.  It’s important that we take care of our most valuable resources: Our People!