Careers 2019-05-28T11:41:46+00:00

Career Opportunities at Machinex

Machinex is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of very promising equipment in the waste and recycling industry. We offer a variety of cutting edge equipment and turnkey solutions.

Machinex has over 350 employees who form a young and dynamic team that is proud to participate in the development and growth of an international company. Although its headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in the province of Quebec, Canada, Machinex has other offices in Ontario, British Columbia, North Carolina, and England in order to better service its customers.

Given the size and success of the company, career opportunities are numerous. By choosing Machinex, a stimulating job with motivating challenges awaits.

At Machinex, we emphasize particular values such as respect, passion, communication, and personal growth.


Reporting to the Installation coordinator, the site foreman is responsible for managing all on-site activities relating to the installation, for the duration of the project.


  • In collaboration with the project manager, organize and plan the installation activities;
  • Communicate instructions to the installation team;
  • Ensure the respect of the company quality standards;
  • Ensure that the work meets the client’s requirements;
  • Manage schedules;
  • When necessary, ensure that their team works overtime to meet the deadline;
  • Interact with internal and external customers;
  • Supervise various subcontractors;
  • Maintain good relationships with customers and their teams;
  • Contribute, through his leadership, to create a favorable work team-oriented work atmosphere;
  • Ensure that the work environment is oriented towards health and safety;
  • Write various reports such as inspection, time evaluations, progress monitoring and billing;
  • If necessary, use lifting equipment (lift, ceiling lift, zoom boom, etc.);
  • Conduct finished product inspections to ensure compliance to the quality standards;
  • Any other related tasks.


  • Professional training in industrial, electromechanical or other mechanic related training;
  • Minimum 10 years experience in the mechanical installation of equipment;
  • 5 years experience as a foreman;
  • English 4/5 (writing and oral).
  • Be autonomous and resourceful;
  • Available for frequent travel (80%) (Canada, US, Overseas);
  • Available for variable work schedules;
  • Capacity to work outside for extended periods;
  • Very good ability to read mechanical plans;
  • Have a very high physical endurance;
  • Attention to detail and great sense of responsibility;
  • Be a good communicator.

Reporting to the Commissioning Coordinator, the Commissioning engineer is responsible for performing equipment and system start-ups.

To do this, his main mandates will be:

  • Commission the equipment;
  • Represent the company during commissioning and optimize procedures;
  • Act as a reference for the staff involved in the projects.


  • Manage the team on site to ensure efficiency, safety, etc.
  • Perform all necessary interventions to analyze and improve the engineering elements and performance of Machinex equipment and systems;
  • Optimize the equipment in preparation of a strategic visit with a potential customer;
  • Perform service or supervision of service for equipment, projects and plants;
  • Be a Machinex representative with customers;
  • Participate in various committees (R & D, standardization, etc.) to improve Machinex products;
  • Inform his superior of the evolution of the markets, competition and any recommendations that he considers valid for the improvement of the Machinex products.
  • Evaluate equipment performance and issue recommendations for project monitoring to appropriate personnel at Machinex;
  • Submit any improvement recommendations for the department, including service manuals;
  • Participate to Machinex and customer operations and maintenance staff
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s warranty program, analyze each claim for validity and, if necessary, propose solutions to correct the issues;
  • Participate in the examine of customer complaints with designated people and carry out appropriate follow-ups;


  • Minimum a technical college degree in industrial maintenance or equivalent experience      directly related to the roles and responsibilities;
  • Have a minimum of 6 to 8 years of field experience;
  • General technical knowledge (hydraulics, pneumatics, electrics, mechanics).
  • Ability to read plans and specifications;
  • Have an interest and good skills in customer and team management;
  • Frequent travel to customers (Canada, US and Overseas) (approximately 60%);
  • 4/5 English;