Forming Technologies is a world leader in the development of engineering software for the Automotive Stamping industry, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

About FTI
Founded in 1989 and based in Burlington, Ontario (Canada), FTI serves original equipment manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, and appliance industries with sheet metal design, simulation, feasibility, and costing solutions. Its leading-edge technology portfolio, sold through an international network of reseller partners, coupled with its engineering services and years of expertise in the sheet metal industry, enables customers to validate designs before they go into production and immediately reduce labour and material costs.

In March 2016, FTI was acquired by Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

Positions currently available are listed below:


Software Product Specialist

As a Software Product Specialist, you will research requirements, develop new product specifications, manage delivery of completed software, and get involve in testing the new functionalities and results.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Gather and prioritize product requirements from Engineering department and clients
  • Prepare documentation and procedures to allow development and QA team to work with the software
  • Collaborate with the development team to refine specifications and address questions and concerns
  • Develop quality assurance criteria for testing new products and validation against specifications
  • Research state of the art technologies in the current market place for software improvements
  • Development of software functional specifications
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Skills and Behaviour:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, maintaining good working relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to multi-task coupled with excellent time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to think analytically and problem solve with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

Education and Experience:

  • University Degree (Bachelor or Masters) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent


  • Some work experience or Co-Op placement
  • CAD, Metal stamping tooling design, Software development, 1-2 years project management
  • Software skills: VBA, Excel, MATLAB, etc.

Account Manager (Germany)

The Account Manager is responsible for the sale of Forming Technologies Incorporated (FTI) software and training courses in territory of Germany.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop market need and new business opportunities: Networking; Cold-calling; Conducting presentations and demonstrations promoting the value of FTI software products and services; Ability to qualify business opportunities
  • Develop and nurture relationships with established customer base; Make recommendations for additional features and new product offerings
  • Maintain high-level technical knowledge of FTI software products and future product direction; Up-to-date knowledge of advantages over the competition
  • Understand client needs and technical issues; Serve as customer advocate and trusted advisor; Develop appropriate resolution and strategy to resolve issues quickly and efficiently; Utilize internal support resources in Marketing, Engineering, Technical Support and Sales
  • Provide clear and constructive product feedback to Product team, based on customer use and requirements
  • Develop software and professional services proposals for new and existing customers; Manage all annual software maintenance renewals and proposals
  • Utilize Customer Relationship Management (CRM) or Salesforce to manage customer data, leads and forecasting
  • Achieve or exceed agreed upon sales goals and targets
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Skills and Behaviour:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills; Ability to interact, communicate and build trusted relationships with key stakeholders; Positive, polished, engaging
  • Ability to work individually with minimal supervision in virtual team setting
  • Highly self-motivated with ability to prospect potential customers; Manage day-to-day sales process for new and existing customers; Coordinate and lead presentations and demos; Develop proposals; Target driven with a proven track record in sales and closing the deal
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to influence change; pro-active, new ideas
  • Agility: respond to the needs of your customers with confidence and ease
  • Strong organization skills; Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage competing requests across multiple client engagements
  • Fast learner with the ability to explain technical concepts to a variety of audiences
  • Develop and maintain high-level technical knowledge of products and services
  • Ability to position products (eg. Training)

Education and Experience:

  • University Degree or combination of education and relevant experience
  • 5+ years of direct sales experience – preferably in the technical or engineering field
  • Bilingual in German and English a must
  • Background and contacts in the automotive, aerospace, stamping, or appliance markets an asset

To apply, please fill out the form below or send a cover letter and detailed resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Human Resources Department
Forming Technologies Incorporated
3370 South Service Road
Unit #203
Burlington, Ontario, CANADA  L7N 3M6

We thank all applicants, but only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted. Please, NO telephone calls.

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