Careers

Combining the spirit of achievement with human and social values has always been a priority at SciCan. Add to this our proven track record of innovation, high quality and dependability, and you’ll find a powerful combination that has ensured our growth as a company. We maintain our position as a leader in the health care industry by using a management structure that balances trusting relationships with a creative, dynamic environment.

Being a member of the SciCan family means taking an interest in exploring new paths and using your leadership and strategic planning skills. If you thrive in an exciting, active environment and value quality of life as much as quality of work, we’d like to hear from you. Feel free to send us your resume to hr@scican.com if you’re interested in pursuing an opportunity with SciCan in the future.

Available Positions:

Coltene-SciCan Territory Sales Manager (Alberta)

Job Summary

The Territory Sales Manager is part of our North America Sales team covering assigned geographic areas (Alberta). In this role, the Territory Sales Manager will report directly to the Director of Sales and is responsible for revenue growth of our products. While performing the duties of this job, the employee works primarily in a home office environment and travels on a regular basis to dental offices and dental dealers.

Core Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Computer Skills
  • Teaching and Educating
  • Autonomy
  • Continuous Learning
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethics and Integrity

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with dealer and user organizations on a regular basis to keep them trained and informed about products and programs. Conduct Lunch & Learn and sales calls with dental offices and clinics
  • Co-travel with dealer representatives who have established relationships with the dental offices
  • Responsible for achievement of sales quota in assigned territory
  • Manage and grow University and school business
  • Provide follow up and support to dealer representatives
  • Manage customer base through CRM
  • Manage expense and sample budgets
  • Participate in regional and local industry and training events, including meetings and trade shows
  • Overnight travel requirement is 25-35%
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years outside business to business sales experience preferred
  • Experience in the dental industry is an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate and guide potential customers toward Coltene-SciCan products
  • High level of organizational and time management skills, with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and maintain existing customers
  • Demonstrated perseverance to follow up on open leads and convert these into sales
  • Computer literacy

Submitting Applications

Interested candidates, please e-mail a copy of your resume to hr@scican.com. Candidates that meet the above requirements will be contacted for an interview. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in SciCan. No phone calls please.

SciCan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources team is responsible for working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Electrical Hardware Developer

Job Summary

Design and development of new products, accessories and spare parts, and engineering support of current products.

This role is to support the Marketing Communications department and to develop global marketing content, while working closely with global stakeholders from other departments and offices.

Core Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills (Oral and Written)
  • Creativity
  • Innovative thinking
  • Results focused
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability / flexibility
  • Decision making and judgment
  • Organization
  • Initiative

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The Electrical/Hardware Developer is responsible for:

  • Design and/or specify new parts, components, or assemblies for use in new or current products
    • Schematic and PCB design using Altium Designer (Small Signal Analog, Digital Domain MCU, DDRx, USB, ETHERNET, WIFI etc)
    • FPGA design
    • Design for EMC compliance
    • System design
    • Detailed analog and digital circuitry design
    • Board bring up support
    • Design for compliance for Medical Device related standards
    • Hardware/Software validation during the initial phases of design
    • Hardware/Software integration
    • Practical skills, able to work in a laboratory environment;
    • Experience with various types of sensors: accelerometers, video, infrared, proximity, temperature;
    • Experience with various data communication standards and protocols: ZigBee, 802.15.4, USB, RS232/422/485, I2C, CAN, 1-Wire, RFID
  • Documentation for new product designs or design changes:

    • Create software and/or hardware requirements
    • Create software and/or hardware design documents
    • Create software and/or hardware verification and validation plans.
    • Prepare design documents according to FDA guidance documents or applicable standards
    • Prepare documentation for UL/CSA approvals
  • Change design of existing parts to improve manufacturability or reduce cost.

    • Process Engineering Change Requests, Engineering Test Requests, Research and Development Requests and Engineering Change Orders according to established procedures.
    • Qualification of new parts for use in production (testing of samples, verification and validation).
  • Design of experiments, write test protocols, conduct tests and report results.

  • Sourcing and qualification of vendors for new part designs (and current product parts where applicable).

  • Participation in design reviews for new parts and products when required.

  • Preparing documentation for patent applications.

  • Produce reports to communicate design goals, achievements or significant results to persons within or external to SciCan R&D.

  • Lead a team or other group in the performance of an assigned task/project as required from time to time.

  • When in a project leadership role, monitor the performance of team members, and both provide feedback to the managers of those team members regarding the strengths and areas for improvement of the individuals and provide coaching to enhance the individual’s contribution to the team.

  • Lead by example, seek to understand the unique motivators of others (e.g. team members), and appropriately recognize and reward contributions; demonstrate commitment to achieving success; and remain positive and constructive about people and the work at hand

  • Establish appropriate mechanisms to track and control the financial aspects of a project or work program, purchases, and expenses; manage subcontractor/consultant performance with respect to schedule, cost and performance; identify potential risks (e.g. as part of a project plan) and regularly assess the potential for new risks.

  • Ensure that the appropriate safety apparel will be utilized when working within the Production, Warehousing, Service, Lab and Machine Shop areas. These to include, but not limited to:

    • Safety Shoes
    • Eye / Face Protection
    • Gloves
  • Supports lab housekeeping and equipment safety practices

Education:

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering or equivalent Degree
Demonstrated expertise in the following:

  • Medical Device Construction:
  • Medical Device Function
  • Medical Device Manufacture
  • Medical Device field use
  • Application of the Risk Management Process

Submitting Applications

Interested candidates, please e-mail a copy of your resume to hr@scican.com. Candidates that meet the above requirements will be contacted for an interview. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in SciCan. No phone calls please.

SciCan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources team is responsible for working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Quality Engineer

Job Summary

This position is responsible for maintaining and improving the current quality system and to make adjustments as necessary with changing customer and regulatory requirements.

Core Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Decision Making and Judgment
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving, Mathematical Reasoning
  • Result Focus
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Providing Consultation
  • Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Continual Learning

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review and revise quality documents; procedures, work instructions and forms
  • Participate in product design review meetings
  • Participate in Engineering Change review meetings
  • Perform process validation on new and current manufacturing processes
  • Monitor current suppliers’ performance and coordinate with the supplier for necessary improvement
  • Investigate root cause of nonconforming materials/products and determine disposition
  • Issue process control documents; Temporary Deviation Notices, Product Hold/Releases, etc and monitor their status
  • Generate production quality reports, investigate root cause for the failure and determine necessary corrective actions
  • Maintain the Corrective Action/Preventive Action Program; including issuance and closure of
  • CAPAs, generate report on the status of CAPA
  • Maintain the Calibration / Maintenance Program for tools and measuring equipment
  • Perform in-house calibration / maintenance for tools and measuring equipment
  • Perform Quality System internal audits
  • Coordinate local certification of non-certified distribution products
  • To provide backup services for other QA Staff (per training)
  • Supervise the inspectors and work as QAM delegate.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Quality Engineering or Engineering Degree plus Quality Certificate.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience in a Medical Device manufacturing environment preferably with technology related products.
  • Extensive familiarity with ISO 13485, preferably the 2016 version; MDSAP experience and application is an asset; MDR/MDD experience is an asset
  • Experience with Class II medical device regulations.
  • Internal auditing and risk management experience is an asset.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work in groups as well as independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills are essential.
  • Computer skills MS Office, Visio, PLM & ERP (INFOR is an asset)
  • Proven ability to deliver presentations and training, effectively and efficiently with clear communication skills and delivery

Submitting Applications

Interested candidates, please e-mail a copy of your resume to hr@scican.com. Candidates that meet the above requirements will be contacted for an interview. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in SciCan. No phone calls please.

SciCan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources team is responsible for working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Sub-Assembler

Job Summary

This position will, among other activities, assemble and test manufactured products, under the direction of the assigned leader, following procedures and adhering to current Quality standards and Health & Safety regulations.

Core Competencies:

  • Communication and Listening
  • Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Good Concentration
  • Positive Attitude
  • Excellent Attendance
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Teamwork
  • Strong work ethic
  • Respectful

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the ISO 13485- SciCan Quality System Manual (QSM100), Policies, and SOP procedures are followed.
  • Ensuring the daily plan and schedule is adhered to
  • Following manufacturing instructions to perform assembly, sub-assembly, testing, calibration, cleaning, labelling and packaging procedures
  • Using hand tools to perform manual assembly
  • Operating welding machine
  • Delivering quality products and service with highest standard to both internal and external customers

Requirements:

  • Previous assembly and soldering experience considered an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and ability to operate hand tools (electric drills, screwdrivers, etc)
  • Must be highly adaptable to ensure success in job rotation
  • Basic knowledge of computers

Submitting Applications

Interested candidates, please e-mail a copy of your resume to hr@scican.com. Candidates that meet the above requirements will be contacted for an interview. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in SciCan. No phone calls please.

SciCan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources team is responsible for working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Systems Engineer

Job Summary

This role will lead, directly or indirectly, a team of Mechanical, Hardware/Electrical and Software/Firmware Developers, contributing to all aspects of SciCan’s new product development, sustaining engineering and manufacturing support activities, such as the designing of components, hardware (both electrical/electronic and mechanical), software, systems design, verification and validation, transfer to manufacturing and product certification. This role will also contribute to activities during product and technology roadmap planning.

Core Competencies:

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to Work in Multi-disciplinary Environment
  • Time Management
  • Self-Motivated
  • Ability to Work with Minimal Supervision
  • Decision Making and Judgment
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Fast Learner
  • Accountability and Dependability

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of the Systems Engineer will be the following:

  • Collaborates, assists or leads in the development of new products and changes to existing products (i.e. sustaining engineering) as either the Technical Lead or a System Engineer
  • May act as a subject matter expert (SME) during product development and sustaining engineering projects / activities
  • Translates customer requirements into design documents for engineering and marketing, and contributes to design decisions
  • Collaborates, assists or leads the creation of functional / feature requirements, subsystem and / or component level requirements
  • Leads, gathers, creates and/or updates Design Inputs, Technical Files, Risk Managements files
  • Derives technical specifications from Design Input and Customer Requirements
  • Recommends new technologies, advanced new designs and/or process or changes to existing designs and/or process to meet requirements and help drive innovation
  • Participates and contributes during the evaluation of internal and external engineering design change requests, via change requests and test requests.
  • Contributes to the development of design verification & validation plans, protocols, reports incorporating all external, customer-specific and internal functional and performance requirements
  • Ensures that products are developed following best practices in human factors engineering, risk management, reliability engineering, and/or DFx (DFT, DFM, etc).
  • Supports the company in the regulatory submissions of products for Health Canada, FDA, CE, etc.
  • Supports Project Managers during new product development or sustaining engineering projects or tasks
  • Provides Product and Manufacturing Support
  • Fosters a team environment and work across both technical and business operations to determine best options for long term product development
  • Ensures SciCan processes are followed and requirements adhered too, during new product development projects and sustaining engineering activities
  • Contributes to improvement of processes that promote improved time-to-market, while maintaining product quality and meeting design inputs
  • Contributes to the development of the yearly R&D budget

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Mechanical, Computer/Software, Electrical or Systems Engineering; PhD or Master’s degree desired, Bachelor’s degree with appropriate experience will be considered as well
  • Professional Engineer Certification (e.g. P.Eng). considered an asset
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience with medical devices; extensive knowledge of design, development and commercialization of medical devices required
  • Proven experience in designing electro-mechanical components and assemblies from concept to release to market a must
  • Knowledge of DIN and ISO drawing standards an asset
  • Proficient in 3D solid modeling CAD (preferably PTC Creo) and detail design;
  • Proficient with Electrical CAD tools, such as schematic capture, PCB, circuit simulation, etc.
  • Significant expertise creating design inputs, system and subsystem requirements
  • Exposure to various quality and regulatory bodies, agencies and standards such as (list is not exhaustive) ISO13485, FDA, CE, MDSAP, MDR 2017745 and/or MDR93/42/EEC. Good understanding of Design FMEA
  • Experience with project and resource management tools
  • Experience with mechanical, electrical, or other simulation tools considered an asset
  • Experience with thermo and fluid dynamics considered an asset
  • Experience with SW development methodologies such as Waterfall or Agile, considered an asset
  • Experience with HW compliance type tests, considered an asset
  • Experience with FPGA design, considered an asset

Submitting Applications

Interested candidates, please e-mail a copy of your resume to hr@scican.com. Candidates that meet the above requirements will be contacted for an interview. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in SciCan. No phone calls please.

SciCan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources team is responsible for working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

UI/UX Developer/Designer

Job Summary

This position is responsible for creating/updating/maintaining/developing user-centered design solutions to feature ease of use, employ best-in-class interaction design, and optimize and enhance user experience consistency across all our platforms.

Core Competencies:

  • Visual design, visual communication, and interaction design
  • Research methodologies and applying research into UI/UX design
  • Wireframing, prototyping, flow diagrams, storyboards
  • Information architecture and UX writing
  • Technical prototyping skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving, creativity, and innovative thinking
  • Results focus
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Decision making and judgment

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements from managers, developers, and main stakeholders
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps
  • Translate user behavior and research into actionable data
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate functionality and visuals based on established requirements
  • Design and develop graphic user interface elements for web applications, desktop, tablets, mobile
  • Develop and conceptualize a comprehensive UI/UX strategy for the brand
  • Test UI elements such as CTAs, banners, page layout, page design, page flows and target links for landing pages
  • Provide advice and guidance on the implementation of UX research methodologies and testing activities in order to analyze and predict user behavior
  • Creating and maintaining documentation of all related projects for websites, applications and more
  • Proactive involvement in research and proposing/creating original designs such as images, sketches and other
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems such as responsiveness
  • Conduct/develop/update layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Planning the assigned task in collaboration with team members and then executing it so as to deliver on our commitments

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, with a Computer Science focus
  • Minimum 5 years of professional UI/UX experience for digital products or services
  • A portfolio of professional UI/UX design work for web-based applications, mobile applications, & consumer-facing web sites and/or applications
  • Working knowledge of the following technologies: Sketch, InVision, Visio, iOS, Android, Design systems, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms
  • Understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools (e.g Git)

Submitting Applications

Interested candidates, please e-mail a copy of your resume to hr@scican.com. Candidates that meet the above requirements will be contacted for an interview. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in SciCan. No phone calls please.

SciCan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources team is responsible for working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.