Mentor – Coach | Manufacturing Sector | Hybrid

Mentor – Coach | Manufacturing Sector | Hybrid

Imagine a role with the flexibility to create your own schedule while helping trainees become proficient in their chosen discipline. Do you have a passion for training, teaching and coaching, and working with trainees, guiding them past the “aha!” moment, when the lights come on & it all makes sense, and we’ve kick-started their career? You will be a role model for others and act as a coach and trainer and be responsible for training new employees.

Summary

We are looking for a seasoned CNC Machinist to become a Mentor-Coach for our training programs. This unique role would fit someone who excels in people skills, coaching and training and is looking to share their expertise with the next generation.

The primary responsibility of the Mentor-Coach is to

  • assist the trainees and company trainers in allocating specific types of work to the trainee to ensure that the trainee successfully completes all the required Technical Learning Outcomes (TLO) of the on-the-job blended training program, and becomes certified in their discipline.
  • Mentor and coach trainees as they undertake the theoretical e-learning portion of the training program and support them through the exams.

The Mentor-Coach makes technical judgements about the trainees learning outcomes, authors trainee evaluations – an evaluation decision based on technical assessments and exams.

The Mentor-Coach works with a team delivering blended on-the-job training learning programs. At any one time, there may be a dozen trainees (each from separate companies) undertaking the training program.

The Mentor-Coach works with people every day, not machines.

Top Responsibilities
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Primary responsibility is to ensure trainees meet the Technical Learning Outcomes, industry defined technical competencies, at the conclusion of the program. In this regard, the Monitor-Coach is the program’s “eyes” to provide an independent perspective regarding progress and successful completion of all the TLOs and Shop Floor Assignments.
  • You will visually review and assess each trainee’s performance and progress throughout the program and intervene as required to ensure the trainee is advancing in a successful manner towards completing the TLOs.
  • The Monitor-Coach provides counsel, guidance and input to the trainee and company’s trainer.
  • Provide directly to trainee’s: advice, guidance, assistance, and coaching. This will be provided when the trainee contacts the Monitor-Coach or in the judgment of the Monitor-Coach the trainee requires such. Trainees have been advised that the Monitor-Coach is available to them for this type of support and that they should contact their Monitor-Coach if they wish to.
  • The Monitor-Coach will visit trainees and trainers at the worksite once or twice during the program (eventually moving to virtual visits) to examine progress of the training and/or administer the final practical exam.
  • Meeting regularly with the employer’s trainer(s) to:
    • Review each TLO with each employer’s trainer(s) to confirm the trainee has accomplished all TLOs on the firms mix of machinery, noting any variances
    • Ensure their trainees are progressing through the training program and that the trainer(s) are updating the TLO Tracker and training management system accordingly so as to create and maintain a record of the trainees’ progress
  • Learn and become intimate with their e-learning program, course content, shop floor assignments and exams
    Proctor exams
  • Initially you will be responsible for training new CNC machinists and operators, while future responsibilities will grow to include other manufacturing semi-skilled roles
  • You will influence current and future course content, enhancements, implementation, processes, and methods
  • Works closely with e-Learning Instructor and technical trainers at participating companies and Administration Manager (for orientation workshops and in-take schedules)
  • This role reports directly to the Director of Programs and Registrar

About you
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • A master tradesperson with 10 years machining experience on a variety of CNC Machines and conventional mills and lathes in a production machine shop. You will not be machining.
  • 5 years CNC programing experience
  • Trained or coached people. Demonstrable experiencing training operators in the safe operation of machines to achieve desired quality and quantity of output.
  • You have the ability to train a diverse group of people. You are confident in your abilities and can demonstrate that confidence to trainees.
  • You are comfortable with virtual meetings and remote assistance
  • You are capable of exercising independent judgment
  • Post-secondary training in machining, Provincial journeyman’s ticket, or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification Red Seal Endorsement in Machinist or Tool and Die
  • Computer Literacy – efficient in MS Office applications, Zoom, Google apps and an interest to learn and recommend new technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills, presentation skills and an active listener
  • French language is a plus

Location

  • Largely a virtual role, but we require the individual to be based in GTHA or KW area in order to attend customer sites in the GTHA & KW areas
  • Some travel to customer sites for coaching, examinations, or meetings
  • Business hours, but occasional after-hours or weekends as needed to accommodate trainees
  • BYOD

Compensation

  • This is a contract part-time position
  • Mileage expenses

Why our Client?

Our client is non-profit organization who has developed with Industry programs to recruit, assess, hire and train the next generation of manufacturing workers. hey design, develop, manage, and promote Work-Based Learning programs for entry-level to mid-level skilled jobs that enable unskilled people to get hired, acquire industry-valued skills, achieve industry-recognized certification and pursue rewarding career pathways

NEXT STEPS
If this sounds like you and you’re looking to grow your career in the Tech Sector, then we want to hear from you. Please email your resume to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: Mentor-Coach

Keywords: examiner, technical trainer, CNC trainer, part-time, part time, contract, work-from-home, remote, flex location, master instructor

HR Manager | Tech Sector | Hybrid

HR Manager | Tech Sector | Hybrid

Imagine leading the Human Resources function of an established software company? You will be the primary face of all HR related topics for our staff and management.  We’re searching for someone who wants inspire others and take their career to the next level.

The successful candidate will bring broad knowledge of human resources functions, from hiring to onboarding, from employee compensation to job performance, employee engagement , skills development and career planning, and importantly, Employer Branding in a hybrid-workforce technology company.

You are the main point of contact for employees’ queries on HR-related topics. The goal is to ensure the HR department’s operations will be running smoothly and effectively to deliver maximum value to the employees and company.

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Recipient of Globe and Mail & Morneau Shepell’s Employee Recommended Workplace Award
  • Timmy Awards Finalist for Best Tech Work Culture
  • Branham300 List of Top Canadian ICT Companies, three years in a row
  • Globe and Mail’s Top Growing Companies
  • Headquarters in NE Oakville. Less than 1km from the 403, walking distance to cafes and eateries
  • Full benefit package from Day 1
  • RRSP matching
  • Tuition reimbursement and coverage of professional dues
  • Conference Budget
  • Fitness Membership
  • 50% Cellphone reimbursement
  • Flex time, Flex location (3days/week remote)

“If people only knew the great stuff we do here…” – Unsolicited quote from team member

Top Responsibilities
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Lead the HR functions within the company: HR processes, talent planning & acquisition, employer branding, employee engagement & relations, performance management, leadership development, compensation & benefits, and People Analytics.
  • You’ll work closely with Managers and your internal recruiter to attract and recruit top talent, expand employer branding, and ensure exceptional candidate experience
  • Use your HR expertise, energy and business acumen to establish a trusted partnership within the company
  • Navigate and introduce best practices for a hybrid workforce while maintaining our inclusive and collaborative culture
  • Lead and mentor your Internal Recruiter and Culture Coordinator staff
  • Play a key role in the development and roll out of new initiatives and projects that support manager excellence
  • Coach and advise managers on the full spectrum of employee relations issues
  • Manage annual performance review and Learning Development processes ensuring that all reviews are completed in a timely manner
  • Use HRIS to ensure all employee records are up-to-date and confidential
  • Always be available for our employees

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • 3-5 years in a Human Resources role with exposure to all facets of HR in the tech sector
  • 2+ years of experience in performance management
  • Experience with talent planning & national acquisition, employer branding, employee engagement & relations, performance management, leadership development, compensation & benefits, and People Analytics
  • Strong people skills with the ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, educate and empower others in a positive and productive team environment
  • Success in maintaining an inclusive and collaborative culture within a hybrid workforce
  • Self-motivated, organized, confident, and results-orientated
  • Critical thinking skills and continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience with HRIS (BambooHR), ATS (Lever), and People Success (Lattice) software
  • Post-Secondary education and a degree/certificate in Human Resources Management
  • CHRP designation is an asset
  • French language is a plus

Why our Client?

Our client is an amazing Canadian software product company, custom software development and IT professional services firm based in Oakville. They specialists in DevOps, Cloud Development, and Analytics & AI.

NEXT STEPS
If this sounds like you and you’re looking to grow your career in the Tech Sector, then we want to hear from you. Please email your resume to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: HR Manager

Inventory Analyst | Peel

Inventory Analyst | Peel

Do you bring 3+ years’ experience in manipulating inventory data using with Excel? Are you an Excel expert?

Imagine a job with an excellent long-term career growth potential with a very large National B2B electrical products distributor with over 10 locations in Ontario. A Permanent opportunity in a Peel Head-Office with full benefits.

Summary

We are searching for an Inventory Professional to become our Senior Inventory Manager for 15 warehouses. You will ensure our product offerings meet market needs, forecasting, and create insights into the inventory data for decision making purposes. You will also be a primary contributor to our Slimstock implementation project.\

Perks

  • Flexible Group Benefits: Life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD) insurance, extended health care, dental coverage
  • Bonus Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP – employee contribution up to a maximum of 3.5% of your regular earnings

What you will be doing

  • Inventory levels; minimizing out of stock risk and aged inventory, including seasonality
  • Assessing Customer fill rate
  • Assessing inventory to identify stale SKUs
  • Maintain action plan to reduce slow moving inventory
  • Ensure proper FIFO rotation of inventory
  • Forecasting
  • Vendor Analysis
  • Serve as a primary internal contact for supply chain, logistics and ordering processes, ensuring. optimal inventory and order management.
  • Own reporting and tools to support the Customer Supply Chain Manager.

Are you qualified? We hope so. We require this:

  • 3 years experience in a similar role (Purchasing, Sales, Product Management, Vendor Relations)
  • Inventory Experience – Must Have
  • Purchasing Experience – Must Have
  • MS Power BI or Cognos – Must Have Strong
  • MS Excel experience – Must have (Pivot tables, v-lookups, formulas, importing data, data manipulation)
  • Inventory Management Systems experience
  • Self-starter who is driven by data analysis
  • Solid analytical and interpersonal skills are a must
  • Excellent communication, relationship building, and collaboration skills

Do you also have these additional desired skills and experiences?

  • Electrical Supplies product knowledge or industry experience
  • Slimstock Knowledge
  • Infor SX ERP Knowledge
  • College diploma or certificate a definite advantage!
  • SCMP / PMAC accreditation (or in-progress)

Note this is not a software development role.

Why our client?

Our client is a Business-to-Business (B2B) distributor of electrical supplies. They are the products and services source for electrical professionals whether they are building, renovating or maintaining Canada’s homes, businesses, factories and infrastructure. They have over 100 branches in six provinces and 2500+ dynamic employees.

SAP S/4 HANA Business Development | REMOTE – GTHA

SAP S/4 HANA Business Development | REMOTE – GTHA

Imagine landing a key net-new sales roles with an SAP Silver Partner?

We are growing and adding a new position: a SAP S/4 HANA Business Development role. You will drive net new sales and be the Business lead for us. An opportunity to grow professionally and gain value experience in ERPs .

This is a key net-new hire for the organization. We need someone to take on these challenges:

1. Generate and manage leads and opportunities by developing and piloting call strategies
2. Make outgoing calls to prospect
3. Grow their sales efforts to quota-levels within a to-be-determined number of months
4. Create and execute a territory sales plan to achieve the above goal
5. Target new clients with reoccurring revenue potential

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Largely 100% remote role. This role can be based anywhere in the GTHA.
  • Full benefits
  • Laptop, cell phone and work related car expenses

Top Responsibilities
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Prospect, qualify, sell and close new business to net new customers
  • Identify potential decision makers at prospect companies and document opportunities in CRM
  • Build then maintain a healthy pipeline
  • Be responsive to prospects & clients
  • Executing sales processes from Prospect to Close – Identify, Qualify, Negotiate and Close opportunities
  • Proactively prospect – Engage with prospects in-person, phone, web demos, webinars, emails, and social media
  • Participate in community events where clients could be found

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • You’re genuinely interested in other people
  • 3+ years B2B sales experience selling software solutions
  • Consistent track record of closing license ERP deals
  • Proven ability to create and present a compelling business case
  • ERP sales experience
  • CRM experience
  • Working knowledge of ERP applications such as SAP S/4 HANA or ECC 6.0
  • The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of core functional areas of an ERP System, with an understanding of ERP’s role in: Manufacturing and Distribution, Order Fulfillment Process, Tracking Quality and Control Improvement, Inventory and Warehouse Management. Product Tracking Using Serial Numbers, Monitor Overhead and labor costs, Accounting and Finance, Cash Flow Management, Budgeting and Forecasting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Financial Reporting
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Impeccable active listening qualities
  • Have a positive attitude and open-mindedness
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field (Marketing, Sales, Management, Communications)
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills

Travel

  • This role can be based anywhere in the GTA, preferably in the West-GTA
  • Travel to Prospective clients as-needed (eventually) within the GTA and 905s

About us
We are Toronto based boutique SAP implementation firm. We are SAP Silver Partners for build, service, Integration and sell for SAP HANA S/4 and Business One products. Our senior consultants bring dozens of prime engagements between them and hundreds of years of SAP implementation and support experience.

This is a Permanent opportunity.

N E X T   S T E P S
If this sounds like you and you’re looking to build your career, then we want to hear from you. Please email your resume to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: SAP S4

Keywords: SAP, FICO, FI/CO, Finance, Cost control, Business Objects, ECC 6.0, ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning, MRP, SaaS, Oracle, Microsoft, Infor, NetSuite, Epicor, inventory, warehouse, manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, Business Management Software, Small Business Software

Machine Vision / Machine Learning / C++ Product Architect / Developer

Machine Vision / Machine Learning / C++ Product Architect / Developer

Imagine envisioning and designing a new breakthrough product, a real time, closed-loop, weld monitoring system.

We are looking for a hands-on intrapreneurial individual to lead the design and development of a new Machine Vision / Machine Learning product. The ideal candidate is a multi-disciplinary engineer experienced with computer vision technologies.

This is a new space in Industry 4.0, you will have the opportunity to make novel research contributions in computer vision, imaging and machine learning. You will be given the opportunity to build compelling demos and illustrative results.

This is a lead role + growth role which will have a significant impact on of the future of the company. Are you in?

About this Job
This is a key net-new hire for the organization.  We need someone to take on these challenges:

  1. Using Machine Vision and Machine Learning techniques, you will research then develop a real time closed-loop weld monitoring system for Industry 4.0.
  2. Rapidly prototype multiple possible solutions and interface with stakeholders to determine the most appropriate path forwards
    Define our MV/ML technology stack
  3. Learn our conventional MV software stack and eventually take on the responsibility of implementing new (and maintain existing) algorithms and tools in C++
  4. Continuing proposals to, and conducting new research projects to ensure our software product is a world-class offering

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Full benefits package
  • Casual, yet professional environment
  • For local candidates, partial WFH
  • Receptive to candidates across Canada
  • Flex time

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree (or equivalent industry experience) in Computer Science or Engineering, in areas related to computer vision, computational imaging, and machine learning
  • 4-years Machine Vision / Computer Vision experience with data extraction from video using ML
  • 4-years Machine Learning experience
  • 5-years C++ design and lead development experience, ideally within an industrial environment
  • Experience defining tool sets
  • Experience with ideation and POC, managing R&D projects, stakeholders expectations, and driving projects
  • Knowledge of Productionizing ML models
  • Strong knowledge of the state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms
  • Experience creating deep learning datasets for computer vision problems
  • We use Visual Studio, VS Code, SVN, CMake
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies
  • Data management, process management
  • Leadership skills

About us
We develop rigorous machine vision systems designed for use in harsh production environments to see quality defects using in-house developed proprietary hardware and software. We have a team-oriented culture, casual yet professional environment, consisting of a well-educated workforce.

We will invest in your professional growth in the hopes of building a longer term relationship with you. We take pride in our highly talented and stable team, where each person’s contributions are valued and our team’s success is celebrated.

This is a Permanent opportunity.

N E X T   S T E P S
If this sounds like you and you’re looking to build your career, then we want to hear from you. Please email your resume to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: MV

Keywords: ML, MV, 2D, 3D, mechatronics, MV toolkits, anomaly detection, deep learning classification, Convolutional Neural Network, CNN, Convolutional Neural Network, Inception network, ConvNet, Pytorch, Residual neural network, image recognition, Amazon Sagemaker, Apache Beam pipelines, Apache Airflow, Google Dataflow, Reinforcement Learning, RL, data engineer, Data scientist, ML developer, job, jobs, Halton, Oakville, Milton, Burlington, Hamilton, Mississauga, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Halifax, Ottawa, Montreal, Canada

Data Engineer | Toronto or Remote

Data Engineer | Toronto or Remote

Imagine playing a major role in developing a new SaaS offering? We’re searching for a Data Engineer to create the next generation of Intelligent Web Scrapers to seek out very specific financial data from thousands of data sources, then use Machine Learning & NLP techniques to standardize the data.

This is a key net-new hire for the organization. We need someone to take on these challenges:

  1. Develop, test and launch automated web scrapers and bots to capture and extract specific financial data from a variety of online publicly available sources
  2. Design the application to search the Internet for the expected thousands of new, and continually emerging, sources of specific financial data not yet included within our data catalogues
  3. Using AI and ML techniques, create a comprehensive data catalogue of this financial data

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Full benefits package
  • We use team collaboration tools to collaborate
  • Casual, yet professional environment
  • For local candidates, largely work-from-home during the pandemic. Partial WFH afterwards.
  • Receptive to candidates across Canada
  • Flex time

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • 5-years+ of experience in software development roles with open source technologies in a SaaS environment
  • Backend: Python / Django – 5 years min.
  • Frontend: Bootstrap, Sass, CSS, HTML, VueJS
  • Experience building Restful APIs
  • Experience building and the techniques of web scrapers
  • Experience with Apache Beam pipelines, Apache Airflow, and Google Dataflow
  • ETL experience and productionizing ETL Pipelines. Managed ETL Service – AWS Glue a definite advantage
  • 3-years experience with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Knowledge of Productionizing ML models
  • Experience with NLP
  • SQL/PostgreSQL and data model design (logical & physical data models)
  • Experience manipulating very large data sets (5Tb and 5T records)
  • Experience with Cloud platforms: AWS, Digital Ocean, or GCP required. Experience with Serverless and Virtual Machines
  • Effective communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent

About us
We are 20 year old growing Canadian FinTech company provided consulting services to businesses obtaining government funding.

Coupled with our services, we have developed a unique supporting suite of applications providing us with an unrivaled competitive advantage. Our application provides our clients with visibility into the very complex and hidden $140B data feed of open funding opportunities.

This is a Permanent opportunity.

N E X T   S T E P S
If this sounds like you and you’re looking to build your career, then we want to hear from you. Please email your resume to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: Data Engineer

 

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