Join the Kernic Team

Kernic Systems is open to receiving resumes from qualified candidates. Please email resumes to administration@kernicsystems.com

RECYCLING EQUIPMENT SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Purpose:

The purpose of the Recycling Equipment Sales Representative role is to develop sales opportunities with both current and new potential customers through site visits, telephone, email and other correspondence. This includes complete responsibility for sales activities and the development of our customer base in Canada. The majority of the time will be spent with customers in Southern Ontario, but may include travel to the other regions as well.

Job Duties:

  • Develop sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts; soliciting new accounts; building rapport; providing technical information and explanations; preparing quotations.
  • Expands account opportunities by checking customer’s buying history; suggesting related and new items; explaining technical features.
  • Assess competitors by analyzing and summarizing competitor information and trends; identifying sales opportunities.
  • Closes new accounts by answering telephone and email inquiries; verifying and entering information in CRM software (Customer Relationship Management).
  • Fills orders by transferring orders to purchasing; communicating expected delivery date and providing a primary support contact for the customer throughout the delivery and commissioning process.
  • Updates industry and product knowledge by studying product specifications, industry publications and participating in educational opportunities.

Skills/Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, driven and capable of prospecting for new clients and sales opportunities. You will be capable of developing a quick understanding of a potential customer’s operations across a variety of industries and identify the sales opportunities within. You should be comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a technical organization with an expanding customer base.

A proven track record in industrial equipment sales would be an asset, however we are open to training an individual who has the traits and motivation to be successful.

  • 3-5+ years relevant experience in equipment sales would be an asset
  • Experience and familiarity of our products and line of business is an asset (balers, shredders, dust collectors, material handling)
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Possess strong presentation skills and be able to communicate professionally in written responses to emails, RFPs, and when submitting reports.
  • Organized and analytical, able to eliminate sales obstacles through creative problem-solving and adaptive approaches. Must have reliable vehicle for local travel.

Compensation: 

We offer a competitive compensation package which will consist of a base salary and a commission based component, a comprehensive benefit offering and reimbursement for vehicle/travel expenses.

About Us:

Kernic Systems has been a leading North American provider of recycling equipment solutions since 1978. Today we serve our customers with an expanded offering of standard product and custom-engineered solutions through our three primary business divisions: Recycling Equipment, Air Conveying and Dust Collection Systems.

Job Type:   Full-time

Experience:

  • sales: 3 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Burlington, ON (Preferred)

INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT/MACHINERY INSTALLER

Reports To
Project Installation Supervisor

Summary
Kernic Systems has been a leading North American provider of recycling equipment solutions since 1978. Today we serve our customers with an expanded offering of standard product and custom-engineered solutions through our three primary business divisions: Recycling Solutions, Dust Collection and Air Pollution Control, and Material Handling.

Due to continued growth and expanding business, Kernic Systems has an immediate opening for an Industrial Equipment/Machinery Installer.

Responsibilities in this role will include working as part of an installation team to install custom-engineered systems and equipment at our customer’s facilities.

This includes the installation of air/extraction systems, dust collection systems and recycling equipment (balers, shredders etc.)

Core Competencies

  • Safe and Efficient Approach
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication
  • Team Work

Job Duties

  • Follow priorities and directions as established by the Project Installation Supervisor
  • Take job site measurements using tape measure, square, level and plumb bob
  • Cut and drill work-pieces using drills, saws and other similar hand or power tools
  • Prepare sketches and diagrams; estimates material requirements for specific jobs
  • Keep minor records and performs simple administrative tasks
  • Meet all internal & customer quality requirements
  • Work safely & efficiently
  • Maintain a clean work area, & alert Supervisor of any safety concerns
  • Perform related duties as required

Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Ability to work safety at heights
  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision
  • Experience with industrial machinery rigging and installation will be an asset
  • Experience in sheet metal work will be an asset
  • Ability to assess the occupational hazards and safety precautions that exist.
  • Ability to maintain simple records
  • Skill in the use and care of a variety of basic hand and power tools and equipment
  • Forklift, Aerial Platform, Working at Heights certfications will be an asset.
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

Work Conditions

  • Frequent travel to off-site locations in Canada and USA
  • Physical ability for lifting and supporting heavy loads
  • Use of safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors

Compensation
$22.00 – $28.00/hr depending on qualifications, with additional premiums for out of town travel and overtime.

Kernic Systems Inc. offers competitive wage packages and benefits, a positive work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Job Type: Full-time

FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN/MILLWRIGHT (INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT)

Reports To
Parts & Service Manager

Summary
In Kernic Systems has been a leading North American provider of recycling equipment solutions since 1978. Today we serve our customers with an expanded offering of standard product and custom-engineered solutions through our three primary business divisions: Recycling Solutions, Dust Collection and Air Pollution Control, and Material Handling.

Kernic Systems has an immediate opening for a Field Service Technician/Millwright (Industrial Equipment) .

Responsibilities in this role will include working as part of our team to service the equipment and systems at our customer’s facilities.

This is an ideal role for a skilled and self-motivated individual who enjoys a challenging and rewarding work environment.

This includes the service and repair of air/extraction systems, dust collection systems and recycling equipment (balers, shredders etc.)

Core Competencies

  • Safe and Efficient Approach
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Problem Solving and Troubleshooting
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Flexible and adaptable to new challenges

Job Duties

  • Work closely with the Parts & Service Manager to establish priorities and scheduling
  • Communicate directly with customers to provide support and schedule follow up visits
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems (mechanical, electric, hydraulic)
  • Understand system schematics and circuit diagrams
  • Prepare sketches and diagrams; estimates material requirements for specific jobs
  • Make emergency repairs and perform routine service and preventative maintenance
  • Keep service records and performs simple administrative tasks
  • Meet all internal & customer quality requirements
  • Work safely & efficiently
  • Maintain a clean work area & identify any safety concerns
  • Perform related duties as required

Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Millwright certification or Electro-mechanical background
  • Experience with hydraulic balers, shredders and dust collection will be an asset
  • Experience with industrial machinery rigging and installation will be an asset
  • Experience in metal work (welding, cutting, light fabrication) will be an asset
  • Experience with PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) will be an asset
  • Ability to work safety at heights
  • Ability to assess the occupational hazards and safety precautions that exist.
  • Skilled in the use and care of a variety of hand and power tools, measuring and testing equipment
  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision
  • Ability to maintain records
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

Work Conditions

  • Frequent travel to customer’s locations in Southern Ontario (occasional out of province)
  • Physical ability for lifting and supporting heavy loads
  • Use of safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime and weekend work as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors

Compensation
$25.00 – $33.00/hr depending on qualifications, with additional premiums for out of town travel and overtime.

Kernic Systems Inc. offers competitive salary packages, a positive and challenging work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Related Job Titles
Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Engineer, Service Technician, Field Service

Job Type: Full-time