Bilingual Technical Advisor


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Ontario

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Saturday, 20 November 2021

About this role: Bilingual Technical Advisor

About this role: Bilingual Technical Advisor

We’re hiring an experienced Technical Advisor to join our client’s team covering Eastern Canada (Quebec & Atlantic Region). This candidate must be fully bilingual (French & English) and have a background in technical lubricants.


  • Primary technical support for the Sales team, which includes their distributors and customers.
  • Develop strong technical relationships with customers in order to deliver on our solutions and value based propositions. This would involve gaining a deep understanding of the maintenance and lubrication needs of customers.
  • Conduct and complete comprehensive lubrication audits and surveys with the objective of continuous improvement and tangible savings.
  • Develop a strong network and knowledge base as the technical subject matter expert on lubricant products, applications and equipment.
  • Provide industry specific field knowledge to the Sales, R&D, and Marketing departments regarding product performance, customer needs, and industry trends.
  • Investigate and resolve product application and/or quality problems by conducting root cause analysis while working with the R&D, Manufacturing, Production and Quality Assurance personnel.
  • Co-ordinate/lead and support customer acceptance and product development field trials.
  • Develop, organize and present technical presentations and/or training seminars to customers, distributors, and PCLI staff.
  • Liaise with used oil analysis labs and our R&D team to develop and support oil analysis programs.
  • Support original equipment manufacturer (OEM) product approvals.
  • Manage product cross reference database, along with providing lubricant cross-referencing reports to customers and distributors.
  • Provide back-up support to other Technical Advisors in other geographies and segments as required.
  • Special assignments, projects or tasks as assigned by the District Sales Manager.




  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a petroleum, base oils/lubricants and heavy equipment related industry, along with experience in working with lubricant development, testing protocols, equipment application and performance, as well as equipment reliability.
  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • An exceptional Safety Mindset and ability to work safely at all times when unsupervised
  • Excellent knowledge of lubricants development, testing protocols, equipment application and performance, and equipment reliability
  • Strong knowledge of commercial and industrial lubricants, and their applications for rotating equipment in a wide range of industries, including food, general manufacturing, fleet and construction, steel, power generation, mining, etc.
  • Working knowledge and participation in audits of ISO/TS quality and environmental systems and OEM registrations, warehouse, blending, and distribution protocols
  • Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite and database management
  • Strong interpersonal skills coupled with excellent written communication and oral presentation skills for audiences of varying sizes, backgrounds, and levels of expertise.
  • Demonstrate proactive continuous improvement and initiative to build best in class processes with excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams as well as working independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to be qualified for H2S Alive, Standard First Aid, WHMIS and TDG

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of lubricants and tribology practices
  • Experience in off road industries such as mining and construction.
  • Experience in equipment reliability and preventative maintenance practices.
  • Experience using SAP and Salesforce



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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Rory Lyden via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Rory Lyden
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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