Electrical Engineering Technician

Job description: Zef Scientific Inc. requires a Field Service Engineer to perform services, repairs, maintenance, installations, and upgrades for laboratory equipment. This position focuses on Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry instruments in the following industries: Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Medical Diagnostic, Academia, and Cannabis. Some of our major clients in the surrounding Toronto, Ontario area include Pharma Medica, which is in the Contract Research Organization Industry; Gamma Dynacare, which is in the Pharma and Clinical Industry; and SGS, which is in the Cannabis Industry. Installing Refurbished Mass Spectrometers in pharmaceutical companies and Clinical Research Organizations.

The candidate shall bring ZefSci hands-on field experience with the latest Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry technology, specifically focusing on Agilent, Shimadzu, and Sciex brand equipment. The ability to handle escalation calls and troubleshooting skills are important aspects of conducting high-level repair and maintenance for this specialized analytical equipment.

This worker shall be based at 6100 Belgrave Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5R 0B7 and will require travel to onsite locations to service our clients in the surrounding metropolitan Toronto, Ontario area with occasional travels to London Ontario.

Service our clients in the metropolitan Toronto, Ontario surrounding area and occasionally London, Ontario for repairs, maintenance, installations, upgrades, and support for LC/MS instruments.

Provide training and guidance to laboratory end users and troubleshoot these systems when problems arise.

Job Requirements

Languages: English

Education: College//CEGEP

Experience: 6 years or more

Transportation/Travel Information: Travel expenses paid by the employer, Public transportation is available, and Willing to travel

Work conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail, Ability to distinguish between colors, Sound discrimination, Standing for extended periods

Work location information: On-Site customer service, Various locations

Personal Suitability: Organized, Team player, Values and ethics, Client focus, Effective interpersonal skills, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Initiative, Combined multi-disciplinary experience

Additional skills: Assist in preparing estimates, schedules, specifications, and reports

Area of Specialization: Testing, Troubleshooting, Installation, Repair, Installation and Services of Mass Spectrometers, Medical Equipment Sizing.

Computer and Technology Knowledge:   MS Windows

Equipment, Systems and Control Experience:

  • Medical and biomedical equipment and systems
  • Installing Refurbished Mass Spectrometers in pharmaceutical companies and Clinical Research Organizations
  • Providing training and guidance to laboratory end users and troubleshooting these systems when problems arise
  • Providing Agilent, Sciex and Shimadzu brand equipment support and training to other Service Engineers

Provide Agilent brand equipment training to other Zef Sci Service Engineers servicing the metropolitan Toronto, Ontario surrounding are with occasional travels to London, Ontario.

Specific Skills:

  • Install, maintain and service equipment of Sciex, Agilent and Shimadzu brand.
  • Assist in inspecting, testing and adjusting electronic parts and components;
  • Calibrate electronic equipment and instruments.
  • Conduct or supervise the installation, commissioning and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems,
  • Set up and operate specialized and standards test equipment to diagnose, test and analyze the performance of scientific instruments.

Environmental working conditions:

The work environment can be quite noisy because of laboratory equipment. Workers are provided earplugs

Terms of employment:

3 years work contract


Remuneration of: $91000 per annum

The candidate shall be offered a performance target upon commencement of employment and if reached, will receive a bonus of   $6000

Benefits package:

Complete Group Health Insurance Plan (Health, Dental & Vision) including Life, Dependent Life, AD & D and LTD

Intended job posting audience: Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application

Contact information:

Zef Scientific Inc.

3885 Industriel Blvd. Laval, QC H7L 4S3

Attn to: Patrizia Casazza

Administrative Operation Manager

Tel: 514-685-1544 ext. 104

Fax: 514-221-3613

Email: Patrizia@zefsci.com (mailto: Patrizia@zefsci.com)