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Applications Engineer/Specialist — Force Products


Reporting to the Manager, Applications Engineering, Force Products, the primary responsibilities of the Applications Engineer/Specialist — Force Products is to perform manufacturing engineering activities necessary to support the production of Force Products goods and to perform engineering design activities necessary to support for the completion of customers' orders for Force Products, including supporting Sales, producing engineering design artifacts for production purposes and providing technical support to customers. The secondary responsibility of this role is to perform on-site commissioning services, annual service, and emergency service; worldwide travel will be required for this activity.


Reporting to Manager, Applications Engineering, Force Products, and the responsibilities of the Applications Engineer/Specialist will include:

  • Providing technical support to the manufacturing of Force Products (primarily Force Transducers, some support on Force Electronics)
  • Undertake Design Maintenance work for KELK Force Products (i.e. ECR/ECN, Drawing updates, etc.)
  • Providing Sales Support for KELK Force Products
  • Provide applications design expertise for KELK Force Products
  • Provide installation supervision and commissioning services for KELK Force Products
  • Provide scheduled and unscheduled annual service for KELK Force Products
  • Provide office to site support, via email, phone and remote connection for KELK Force Products
  • Provide product training to customers on site and in house for KELK Force Products
  • Provide feedback and contribute to product development for new Force Products


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or post-secondary education (diploma) with appropriate experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with control, automation and electromechanical products and systems in an industrial, automotive, or aerospace environment, preferred; Electronics Technician, Mechanical Technician, Applications Technician experience considered
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with manufacturing engineering with experience in modern machine shops, with both manual and CNC machines (including CNC programming), general machining, tool design, milling, welding, turning, and basic metallurgy and quality inspection tools
  • Or some combination of the above experiences will also be considered
  • PEng., E.I.T. or similar designation desired


  • Applied mechanical engineering and applied electronics experience, in rolling mill practice ideal, otherwise similar industrial control experience required
  • Applied Manufacturing Engineering experience with machine shops, desired
  • Extensive experience with 2D CAD applications like AutoCAD or Draftsight
  • Extensive experience with 3D CAD applications, SolidWorks preferred
  • Working knowledge of GD&T standards
  • Working knowledge of Metrology, as it pertains to physical/mechanical measurements

This position requires some foreign travel, also working in metal rolling mills and on mining industry sites. A sound awareness and experience of industrial safety procedures is required.

Vishay Precision Group Canada, formerly George Kelk Corporation is a major worldwide supplier of force sensors and advanced opto-electronic instrumentation for non-contact dimensional, displacement and velocity measurement, also related signal processing, data processing and control systems. In business for over 60 years, we are acknowledged by our metals industry customers to be a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of innovative, high quality and industrial instrumentation.

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How to Apply

Please apply by sending your resume to: using job #ENG2018 when referencing the job.

Human Resources Manager
VPG Canada (KELK)
48 Lesmill Road
Toronto, Ontario M3B 2T5

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for interview will be contacted.