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Distech Controls success and reputation are fueled by our world-class team of employees.We are looking for qualified individuals that are striving to succeed and that wish to actively contribute to our continued growth. Distech Controls values its team members and offers them a modern, motivating work environment, competitive salaries and benefits.

Why work for Distech Controls?

  • Dynamic workplace and fast growing international company
  • Modern work environment designed for our employees
  • Indoor and outdoor bistro areas, lounges, coffee stations and gym
  • Playground including foosball and ping-pong tables
  • Situated near Quartier Dix 30
  • Accessible transit service
  • Continuous professional development program
  • Competitive salary and extensive benefits, including annual performance bonus, group insurances and retirement program
  • 5 floating days and 3 weeks of vacation from year one
  • Reward programs

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Worldwide Career Opportunities

Distech Controls offers many career opportunities – from sales to operations, customer service to marketing. View our current openings below, or send us your resume.


A world of exciting career opportunities awaits!
  • Production Attendant
    Brossard, QC

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  • Shipping-Receiving Clerk
    Brossard, QC

    What will be your role ?
    Reporting to the Director of Operations, the shipping/receiving clerk executes all tasks and transactions related to receiving and shipping of merchandise, in compliance with the Quality Management System and to clients satisfaction. The clerk actively participates in continuous improvement of work-related procedures and applies, at all times, security, quality and productivity standards set by the organization.

    What will you do ?
    Receiving
    • Understand and apply material reception policies and processes.
    • Perform incoming inspection in compliance with the applicable quality procedures.
    • Execute system transactions related to material receiving and returns of merchandise.
    • Contribute proactively to inspection procedures improvement.
    • Communicate with carriers, when needed.
    Shipping
    • Understand and apply shipping policies and processes.
    • Use efficiently the various information systems to follow up on customer orders/
    • Work closely with Customer Service, Production and the buyer/planner to meet high customer satisfaction.
    • Pick and pack products to ship.
    • Execute all transactions related to shipping (serialized items, customs documents management, packing slip exports, etc.)
    • Communicate with carriers, when needed.
    Inventory Transactions
    • Update the database after inventory moves for production or internal item requisitions.
    • Keep the receiving/shipping area clean, organized and safe, at all times.

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  • Operations Specialist
    Washington, DC, United States
    What will be your role?

    We are looking for a Strategic Accounts Operations Specialist who will be responsible for supporting Operations and Sales for the Distech Controls Strategic Accounts team. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent analytical skills, quick and precise execution, strong technical skills, and great attention to detail and organization.

    Distech Controls is a dynamic company established in 1995; our sales have tripled over the last 5 years and we foresee continued strong growth. For this reason, this position will most certainly evolve in the next few years.

    What will you do?
    • Provide financial and administrative support to the Strategic Accounts business
    • Help project managers with project billings (AIA G702, lien Waivers), purchase orders, and posting invoices from subcontractors and vendors for revenue recognition
    • Through continuous monitoring of all project expenses, revenues, billing and cash flow, support project managers and directors in reviewing project budgets by supplying all relevant information, including current projects/cost variances and validate information with managers
    • Assist Project Managers with collections
    • Update financial system at a minimum weekly to insure accurate tracking of weekly and monthly revenue projections
    • Assist General Manager and Construction Manager with monthly revenue projections and forecasting
    • Assist sales team with securing bid bonds in response to RFPs if necessary, and book secured projects in the financial system
    • Coordinate certified payroll documentation for billing if required
    • Assist project teams with material orders to factory
    • Participate in Monthly Project Reviews & Actions
    • Create MS Excel documents using Conditional formatting & Charting
    • Perform general administrative duties as necessary
  • Marketing Solutions Manager
    Brossard, QC, Canada
    What will be your role?
    Reporting to the Director of Demand Generation, Controls, Software, Services and IoT, you will work as part of a larger demand generation team based in Canada, the USA and Europe, and will report to the Director of Demand Generation, supporting controls, software, services and IoT initiatives. You are a business-to-business marketing professional with experience in leading demand generation and awareness programs for technology products and services. You can distill features and benefits from our evolving suite of products and solutions, and actively participate in the marketing and communications team by expressing our message and story through print and electronic materials.

    You possess a flair for writing, a keen understanding of successful communication strategies and are looking for a challenging, multifaceted role in which you’ll be called upon to be both a leader and a doer. We require both big picture thinking and attention to detail. Someone with a strong work ethic, who is
    accomplished in the fundamentals and is looking for a role to make a meaningful contribution!

    What will you do?
    1. Product Announcements and Releases:

    • Complete the activities identified in the product announcement release checklist and ensure they are delivered on time and on budget
    • Complete product release communications to Partners (3 phases)
    • Lead the related product demand generation plan, collaborate with other members of the marketing team to ensure cohesive and integrated communication initiatives
    • Write and coordinate creation of brochures, PowerPoint presentations, website content, videos and other assets
    • Write and create layout for email promotional material in email system - MailChimp
    • Gather, analyze and summarize information from internal departments (product management, sales and others) and from channel
    • Research and analyze information for specific markets or audiences, to create or coordinate creation of relevant communication tools
    • Coordinate work with creative resources, printer, translators, or other third parties
    2. Demand Generation:
    • Develop comprehensive demand generation and awareness campaigns, with strong call to actions and clear conversion funnels, that align with annual key priorities and product/solution releases
    • Maintain all related lists with follow-up process, and implement best practices – in both Mailchimp and Microsoft Dynamics
    3. Newsletters:
    • In collaboration with the global marketing communications team, assemble content and produce quarterly channel bulletin and quarterly consulting engineer/facility manager/building owner bulletin.
    4. Other:
    • Support the Global Marketing and Communications Director in additional communications related tasks
    • Collaborate with other members of the marketing team to ensure cohesive and integrated communication initiatives
    • Produce, monitor and report on operational and success KPIs
    • Work closely with business partners (product management, sales and sales support) and remote support teams, to encourage open and direct feedback
    • Create and maintain standard work for best practices
  • Technical Support Specialist
    Brossard, QC, Canada
    What will be your role?

    We are presently recruiting for a Building Automation Solutions (BAS) Technical Support Specialist who will work in collaboration with the Technical Support team, Research & Development team and Sales team. You will be responsible for providing exceptional technical support services to our customers by responding to their technical questions via telephone or e-mail, including possible onsite visits pertaining to the use of our controllers and our control systems network management software.

    What will you do?
    • Respond to technical questions from customers pertaining to the use of Distech Controls controllers and control systems network management software in a problem solving context ;
    • Diagnose and resolve problems remotely (on-line or phone);
    • Update the customer database (CRM) and log internal notes following all customer email/phone ;
    • Ensure that customers receive quality and necessary support to solve their problems;
    • Collaborate with product development by providing the perspective of the customer on the functionality of our products including voice of customer.
    • Communicate suggestions for changes/modifications to the development group according to management procedures and policies in place ;
    • Keep up to date with new technologies and products in the field related to the Distech controls product line and industry ;
    • Actively contribute to the improvement of available tools and internal processes used by the support team ;
    • Provide field support, if required.
    • Create articles and populate knowledge base to assist our customers efficiently
  • Project Manager
    Columbus, OH, Northern VA / Washington, DC, United States
    What will be your role?

    We are presently recruiting for a Project Manager who will be responsible to maintain overall responsability for managing project teams delivering annual project revenues of between $2.5M and $5.0M. This includes managing large, more complex projects, multiple or multi-site projects from pre-booking to customer acceptance.

    What will you do?
    Demonstrated ability to:
    • Carry overall management of Building Automation projects with the following criteria in mind: customer satisfaction, collaborating with the sales team to meet agreed upon profit objectives and meeting or exceeding project completion schedules.
    • Proactively participate in pre-bid reviews and sales-to-operations turnover meetings, and contribute to the accuracy of the estimate and project layout.
    • Maintain overall correspondence responsibility for projects.
    • Maintain overall financial responsibility for projects including: revenue generation and forecasting, costs, billing and overall profitability while pro-actively seeking to 'value engineer' projects to ensure zero or positive deviation from agreed upon objectives.
    • Prepare and maintain all change orders, request for information and pricing correspondence with client.
    • Coordinate all field activities for project construction management by developing project plans, schedules, time lines, and costs to complete estimates.
    • Coordinate with Vendors and Subcontractors to assure competitive cost, best schedule and delivery for all project-related equipment, supply installations and construction services.
    • Manage Vendors and Subcontractors to ensure quality control and project delivery on time and within budget, while meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
    • Build and manage a customer-focused project delivery team to ensure customer and project commitments are met while focusing on key deliverables to customers such as submittals and customer acceptance plans for every project.
    • Engage with customer to enhance their experience with the Distech Controls Solutions thought hands on instruction in the use of the system tools.
    • Embrace a continuous improvement spirit to all aspects of running project delivery teams. Special
      attention is required to manage and develop project delivery staff and to work with other project
      managers to design optimal project delivery systems and methodologies.
    Key Performance deliverables:
    In light of the identified responsibilities, the following are specific deliverables that the position is designed to achieve.
    • Ability to meet or exceed agreed upon profit objectives.
    • Ability to develop project plans in advance of project activities to ensure that agreed upon customer satisfaction objectives are met.
    • Ability to build and develop a customer focused delivery team and provide the necessary coaching and assistance to ensure that delivery teams are provided the necessary resources, properly trained and motivated.
    • Ability to maintain current and up-to-date knowledge of all products and services offered.
    • Broad knowledge of contractting industry and business operation, to ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety laws, standards, practices and codes
    • Ability to efficiently and effectively analyze plans, specifications, contract documents and codes to determine project requirements.
    • Proven ability in successfully managing remote projects.
  • Strategic Accounts Managers, NYC
    New York City, United States
    What will be your role?

    The Strategic Accounts Manager (SAM) will be responsible to lead the company’s efforts to expand and maintain relationships with large owner, contractor, and consulting engineer customers within the greater NYC metro area. You will have the strategic function of developing relationships and sales in a given geographic areas (or sales territory). To build business, you will forge special relationships with key influencers in the Business Controls and Lighting industries. You will establish strategic partnerships and be always seeking to build the loyalty of the customer towards the organization. The SAM wins, maintains, and expands relationships within the Building Controls and Lighting industries and is responsible for achieving sales, profitability, specification penetration, product mix, pipeline development, and
    relationship development and management. You will represent the entire range of company products and services to assigned Clients though may focus on a specific product or solution set if focused in a Client vertical market.

    What will you do?

    Strategy

    • Develop and drive execution of market strategy by leveraging industry, market, and competitor intelligence. Work within CTI and the NYC Acuity Lighting Agency to set detailed sales goals by market and robust action plans. Proactively leads a joint Client business planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones associated with a productive Client relationship. Develops and implements the critical account planning, client goal setting, and account and pipeline management tools to achieve key performance indicators for the region.

    Solutions Selling

    • Provide leading energy efficiency and lighting solutions that best address end‐users needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary Company and Client personnel Leveraging the matrix services within the Distech Controls, Inc., the Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. (ABL), and Control Technologies Inc. (CTI) organizations. Ability to mitigate and resolve conflict between customer expectations and internal capabilities. Promote the unified solution (Lighting + BMS) in the market leveraging multiple channels to market and coordinating efforts to deliver and service.

    Opportunity PESCO Mgmt

    • Understand key channel financial drivers, market dynamics by vertical, and CTI share to create opportunity pipeline goals. Penetrate all levels in a channel (owners, engineers, contractors, distributors) to build a robust pipeline of opportunities per market segment. Drive accurate forecasting by maintaining accurate
      tracking of leads and opportunities utilizing the CRM. Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates Client needs on each project leveraging all Channel resources on an ongoing basis.

    Business Development

    • Develop and cultivate new customer relationships as well as deepen our current customer reach within the contracting, distribution, consulting engineer, and End‐user customer sets. Partner with Acuity Brands Lighting and Distech Controls Inc to leverage the full scope of the ABL and Distech portfolio of product and
      services to execute the strategy. Proactively recruits and qualifies new channel Clients. Promotes efficient working relationships between contracting channels to uncover Total Solution and Unplanned Renovation opportunities.

    Channel Mgmt.

    • Sells through Client organizations to end users and influencers in coordination with Client sales resources. Drives adoption of Company programs among assigned Clients. Manages potential channel conflict with other firm sales channels by fostering excellent communication internally and externally, and through strict adherence to channel rules of engagement. Meets assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives in assigned Client accounts.

    Training & Education

    • Coordinate multiple business resources to provide training and product support to contractors, end‐users, consultant, and distribution partners on new product introductions, solutions, promotions, systems and tools. Evaluate the controls competency and either train or recommend additional. In collaboration with
      Sales Support resources, leads new product promotion and adoption in Client channel.

    Drive a culture of continuous improvement by utilizing all tools and processes within the Acuity Business System (ABS). Identify opportunities for Clients to drive efficiencies, utilize formal planning tools, key performance indicators (KPI), 90‐day planning, etc. Identifies best practices and lessons learned on Unified jobs and actively communicates across North America internal ABL and Distech organizations. Keeps an accurate record of such.

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