Technician/Technologist IRDT


Montreal, QC (Canada)

Job Description

Global Responsibilities :
  • Participate in the product development project in a R&D Laboratory environment.
  • Participate and prepare the technical documents, test plans, qualification procedures and test reports.
  • Use Velan’s established system to manage the sealing technology program/projects (i.e., Plan, Execution, Monitoring, and Control of the projects for schedule, resources and deliverables.)
  • Respect all the deadlines and interfere with an interdisciplinary group collaboration (Industrialization, Operations, etc.)
  • Use and Maintain the R&D equipment (boiler, heating, cryogenic tank, mass spectrometer, universal traction machine, Charpy impact, tribometer and microscope, etc.) as well as the laboratory instruments ( load displacement, deformation and temperature)    
  • Follow the best practices SST and environment (HSE) and all the company procedure.
  • Be the actor of transformation «Lean » in laboratory.
  • Occasionally provide field service support in the field of repair or maintenance.
Specific Responsibilities:

Technology and product development.
  • Participate to the conception, modification, improvement and automating different test benches.
  • Do recommendation for performance improvement and to reduce the cost of products.
R&D :
  • Participate in special tests (nuclear, defense).
  • Build positive relationship with customers.
  • Occasionally, investigate customer feedback that requires technical evaluations.


DEC Mechanical Engineering or Technical Technology physics

Minimum 5 years in manufacturing environment.
Minimum 5 years in R&D environment.
Minimum 5 years in a similar position.
Solid experience in the field service.


Knowledge and experience of R&D tests, design, product development (National Instruments, Allen Bradley, would be a plus).
Knowledge of valves, fittings, pressure vessels, would be a plus.
Knowledge of Industrial valve standards, would be a plus.
Analytical Spirit, curious and open to new technology.
French and English Bilingualism.
Proficiency in use of Excel and Word.
Able to prepare technical reports in English
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