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Fueling the Vinyl Revival.

Our engineers and industry specialists have taken proven vinyl pressing technology and made it easier and better, with added automation, precision, and efficiency. With VIRYL’s modernized, fully-automated machines, your plant will spend more time pressing and less time setting up runs, re-grinding wasted vinyl, sorting out flawed records and standing by to aid the process, allowing you to keep up with surging demand. Our North American-made presses are easy to use, but we're here if you need with remote support worldwide, and your machine is under one-year warranty. Book a tour and customer demonstration for early 2016 by emailing pressingmatters@viryltech.com

Faster Cycle Times

Less Wasted Vinyl

Minimal Repair Time

North American Made

World Wide Coverage

1 Year Parts & Service

Financing Available

Remote Support

Energy Saving

The Team

Chad Brown


Chief Executive Officer

Chad’s unique background combines entrepreneurship in the record industry with technical experience in the medical device industry. As a founder of the record label Ultrasound Recordings and former owner and operator of Toronto-based record pressing plant Acme Vinyl, Chad carries firsthand experience of the challenges that have plagued record pressing over the last decade. After closing Acme in 2007, he put his biomedical and software engineering education to use at the Toronto-based medical device start-up Sentinelle Medical Chad has a rare vision of both the solutions desperately needed by pressing facilities around the world and what it takes to deliver them.

Rob Brown

P. Eng., BASc.

Chief Operating Officer

Rob brings 15 years of product development, leadership, and customer service experience in the medical device and office equipment industries. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Toronto. At medical device company Sentinelle Medical, he supported the company’s rise to and aggressive growth company, managed product teams, and oversaw partnerships with global corporations such as GE Healthcare. Rob gained a strong understanding of business operations, finances and planning while supporting the integration of Sentinelle into Hologic. When that same medical business later divested from Hologic, he led the team responsible for incorporating the operation into a division of Philips Healthcare.

James Hashmi

BASc.

Chief Technology Officer

James has honed his entrepreneurial spirit and versatility by spending nine years in product development roles with fast-paced, innovative companies, including Research In Motion/ BlackBerry, Sentinelle Medical, and Automation Tooling Systems. His career spans the medical device, advanced automated machinery, automotive multi-stage tool and die, and mobile handset industries. Backed by his professional experience and a University of Waterloo degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in mechatronics, he knows what it takes to commercialize new products in any market.

Michael Wybenga

MASc.

Director of Hardware Engineering

Michael’s passion lies in the design and production of dynamic mechanisms and machinery, and his education and career reflect that dedication. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering specializing in the design of machinery. Following that he obtained a master’s degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo. For eight years, he worked to bring complex medical devices from initial design to production as a senior mechanical designer at Sentinelle Medical and mechanical engineering manager at Profound Medical. These devices included high precision device positioning systems, lightweight patient supports, sophisticated high-energy ultrasound applicators, and more, all operating within an environment of highly magnetic fields (Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI).

Dylan Laister


Mechanical Technologist

As a Mechanical Engineering Technologist, Dylan's eight years of professional experience have been with innovative start-up companies, cultivating his experience in developing concepts and assimilating technologies to produce and support an array of mechanically-based products. He began his career in the medical device industry and has participated in the entire product life cycle, including designing, machining and testing prototypes, sourcing and working closely with suppliers, developing field service and support procedures, gathering data for design improvement, and providing bespoke service support to a large customer base.

Dietrich Schoenemann


Client Manager

Dietrich has been a professional musician, sound designer and audio engineer for almost two decades. From playing gigs as a teenager in the early 90s to DJing at international electronic dance music events, releasing recordings on both vinyl and CD formats, and doing remixing work and audio mastering, his track record is diverse. He owns and operates the company Complete Mastering, which provides services heavily geared towards vinyl records with lacquer cutting services in-house. Complete Mastering is also home to the vinyl-based record label Complete Distribution. His decades in the industry and strong relationships with pressing plants around the globe give him an insider perspective on the vinyl record pressing business.

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Viryl Technologies is an emerging innovation company. We're looking for energetic, driven, technically savvy individuals with an enthusiasm for music to join our growing team. Learn more about career opportunities by reading the following job postings.


We thank all applicants for their interest. Due to the volume of applications we receive only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Positions Currently Availble:


Systems Engineer
Production Manager


Systems Engineer



As a member of the highly motivated Engineering team at Viryl, the Systems Engineer will work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment with the primary responsibility of managing software/hardware integration throughout the product lifecycle from concept prototype to full-scale production to challenges that arise with fielded product.


Responsibilities:

• Lead and coordinate activities to analyze and translate customer requirements into system architecture specifications, system functional specifications, hardware and software designs, and interface specifications
• Lead integration and calibration of mechanical, electrical, and software subsystems throughout the product development process
• Lead test and validation activities to ensure system designs comply with customer requirements
• Contribute to engineering design and detailing of machined, sheet metal, and plastic parts for machinery and mechanisms, including sourcing commercial components & fasteners
• Contribute to engineering and implementation of real-time automation controls for electromechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
• Perform engineering analysis including tolerance studies, interference and motion checks, free body diagrams, engineering calculations, etc.
• Liaise with suppliers and OEM partners
• Ensure that designs meet manufacturability, serviceability, and human interface requirements
• Initiate and prepare engineering design modifications to facilitate the approval and cut-in processes for engineering changes
• Providing support for field installations necessary to bring systems to operational status
• Contribute to authoring of user manuals and service manuals
• Supervise activities such as investigation & resolution of service difficulty reports, failure investigations, root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions, document lessons learned and subsequently update design standards.
• Research technology advancements for potential application to company business needs and make recommendations for technology investments and R&D
• Other responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Systems, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Engineering Physics, or equivalent)
• 5+ years of experience working in product development of electromechanical devices or machinery (such as hardware, electronics, robotics, or automation)
• Hands on experience in the development and testing of electromechanical hardware and software systems • Experience with SolidEdge, Autodesk Fusion360, SolidWorks, or other CAD software
• Knowledge of machining, molding, sheet metal forming, and other manufacturing processes
• Understanding of injection and/or compression moulding, and extrusion of thermoplastics
• Strong knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
• Strong time management skills to prioritize time and projects
• Ability to work independently with little supervision and also be able to work in a team environment
• Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
• Strong oral and written communications skills including proficiency in MS Office software
• Must be a highly motivated self-starter

Assets:

• Experience programming microprocessors using G-code, and/or PLCs using ladder logic
• Understanding of heat transfer processes, steam and cooling cycles, and application of thermodynamics calculations
• Strong project management skills
• Ability to travel to supplier or customer sites (< 10 %)

Production Manager



Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Production Manager will be responsible for co-ordinating the Production, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing Engineering teams, including scheduling manufacturing activities to fulfill customer orders and forecasted demand.


Responsibilities

• Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; by researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; and by conferring with equipment vendors.
• Analyze and plan initial manufacturing work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout to meet manufacturing process and product requirements.
• Schedule and coordinate manufacturing activities within Production to ensure finished goods are available to meet customer order and forecasted requirements.
• Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
• Recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
• Develop and review Master Production Schedule regularly based on forecasted demand, and translate MPS requirements to day-to-day activities within the Production team.
• Generate, distribute, and close Work Orders based on schedule of manufacturing activities required, and monitor progress of Work Orders to ensure proposed and/or required completion dates are met.
• Coordinate with Supply Chain to ensure a constant flow of material is available for the manufacturing of products and the fulfillment of customer orders.
• Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures for manufacturing processes and manufacturing engineering work performed in the department.
• Perform administrative functions such as approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.
• Ensure that manufacturing technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that manufacturing activities can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
• Assist with planning and directing the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment.
• Develop, monitor and manage all safety work procedures and PPE requirements in accordance to the company, WHMIS and OHSA regulations.
• Performs other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 5+ years in manufacturing operations, manufacturing engineering, and/or supply chain management.
• BS/BA degree, preferably in Logistics, Supply Chain and/or Business Management
• Experience with ERP Systems, inventory control, production scheduling, reporting, MRP, & Bills of Material.
• Experience in developing and managing a Production team.
• Experience in production & capacity planning in a Manufacturing setting.
• Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet strict deadlines.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
• Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to coordinate workload within a Production team.
• Able to adapt and drive change in a product development & manufacturing setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Engineering, planning, and/or supervision experience in manufacturing automation.
• 5+ years of management experience.
• Experience with mechanical and hydraulic modifications of large equipment.
• Process engineering experience with statistical analysis is a plus.
• Demonstrate excellent working understanding of machining operations.
• Training and experience practicing OH&S, WHMIS, and other safety regulations in Ontario within manufacturing environments.
• Familiarity using Solid Works or other similar CAD programs.
• Electrical and PLC skills.
• Experience with manufacturing improvement processes and methods, such as Lean, Kaizen, Kanban, 5S, and other advanced manufacturing methodologies, tools and concepts.
• Ability to travel to suppliers and OEM partners (< 10%)

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