Employment Opportunities

Descon (Newmarket, ON) provides conveyor system solutions to the beverage and liquid food marketplaces. As we continue to grow, we have an immediate need for a career-focused:


Responsibilities: PLC and HMI programming; onsite startup and commissioning of high-speed packaging lines or industrial automation systems; ensure timely and accurate completion of controls projects from start to finish.

Requirements: 1-5 years recent experience in Allen-Bradley PLC and HMI programming; working knowledge of automated equipment, electrical control systems, DeviceNet, ControlNet and Ethernet communication networks, variable frequency drives, distributed I/O systems, digital and analog circuits; Autocad proficiency; strong communication skills to develop supporting documentation; experience with Solidworks Electrical would be an asset; 15-30% travel throughout North America.


Responsibilities: Accurately assemble conveyor systems and packaging equipment as per supplied assembly drawings; occasional machining and welding; onsite installations and service.

Requirements: Strong communication skills; superior attention to detail; ability to read and understand technical drawings (i.e. blueprint reading); proficiency using hand/power tools, measuring devices and calipers; strong work ethic; desire to learn; professional and positive attitude.

MECHANICAL DESIGNER (Solidworks/Driveworks)

Responsibilities: Mechanical design, fit and functionality of conveyor systems and packaging equipment. Generation of detailed fabrication and assembly drawings, project management, procurement, overseeing assembly and contribution to the design of new and improved products.

Requirements: Proficiency with Solidworks; strong communication and organization skills. Database experience and knowledge of Driveworks would be a definite asset.


Responsibilities: Professionally interact with Customers, Vendors and Co-workers to manage multiple conveyor system projects simultaneously; implement a visual project management system that illustrates current status and outstanding tasks; procurement; create estimates, quotes and change orders; service scheduling; Customer dispute resolution; Customer Service.

Requirements: Excellent organization and communication skills; familiarity with Autocad/Solidworks; strong computer skills and proficiency with project scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft Project); working experience with ERP/MRP/database systems; resourcefulness; sense of urgency; initiative; 2+ years working experience in a project management capacity.

ESTIMATOR (Equipment and Installation)

Responsibilities: Proactively prepare work to be estimated by gathering proposals, RFQ’s, layout drawings, specifications and related documents; compute costs by analyzing labour, material and time requirements; present prepared estimate in a logical format; maintain cost database by entering and verifying data; become an expert on our industry, customers and competitors.

Requirements: Excellent working knowledge of database systems and Excel formulas; develop organized methods of quoting equipment, sections, assemblies, sub-assemblies and parts; meticulous attention to detail; strategic planning.

To apply, please specify position and email resume to: HR@DesconConveyor.com