We understand that you are looking for a special engineer.
For the past four decades Sinclair-Smith & Associates
have recruited many hundreds of engineers for companies in North
and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Many of the
candidates we have placed in companies, have excelled and gone
on to become partners, presidents, general managers and heads
What do we have to recommend us?
We strongly believe that word of mouth
is the best recommendation we could offer. Below are
some testimonials from clients:
"I have used the services of Sinclair-Smith & Associates for the
last ten years and have been most satisfied. Through them I recruited engineers
and researchers in areas such as paper machine technology, pulping, environmental,
wood products and process control. I believe they were instrumental in building
what I feel was one of the most productive research groups in the country".
Retired director Forest Products R&D at the
Noranda Inc. Technology Centre
“Congratulations on your 40th year in operation! Thank
you for the great service you have provided to Bachman Dampjoint
Inc over the years. Your professionalism, consistency
and candidness have been very much appreciated.”
Bachmann Dampjoint Inc.
“You possess a unique combination
of judgment, resourcefulness, and charm that wins over both
your candidates and your customers. You make recruitment
a much more efficient and satisfying process for someone
like me who has a business to run.”
Lee Bartholomew, ENG.
General Manager, Mining-Canada
Metso Minerals Canada Inc.
Here is a list of just a few of the companies
we have had the pleasure of working with:
Albany, Barr-Rosin Ltd., Bronswerk
Marine Inc., Canexus, Domtar,
Farnell Thompson, Hatch, Kadant, Lafarge, SNC
Gear and many more.
What is so special about Sinclair-Smith & Associates?
We understand that it is essential that we only
submit engineers and other applicants that have the necessary experience,
knowledge and suitability to fit in and become an asset to your
this reason we send on only the best available candidates for
your position. We will not waste your time with unsuitable
You have your own HR department? No problem.
Our aim is to complement their efforts not
compete with them. By using our services you avoid the cost of
expensive advertising, and the time consuming task of sorting
through and answering applications. At Sinclair-Smith & Associates
we take these steps and then send on only the best candidates.
We also have the ability to keep any search confidential.
You have used agencies before and weren't impressed.
Not all agencies put their customer’s needs foremost. Many
may use commissioned recruiters who will offer out-of-work candidates
without too much regard to their suitability. At Sinclair-Smith & Associates,
we are experienced, salaried professionals who look further than
the next fee. Our aim is to find you the most suitable candidate
for your needs. We look not only to fill your immediate position,
but also to contribute to the growth and future of your company
by finding you the highest quality individuals out there.
We work on both a contingency
and retainer basis. The contingency fee is 20% first year’s
income, payable on commencement of employment. In the case of
commisioned sales engineers we base our fee on an agreed estimated
On retainer we charge a fee equivalent to 20% of the first years
income. This includes guaranteed commissions for sales people.
This fee is split into three payments. The first being due on commencement
of the search, the second on submission of short list for interview
and the final third if and when the person starts work. If your
company takes on more than one person from this search then an
additional 20% fee will be charged when they commence employment.