CAREERS

PASSION IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAVING A JOB OR HAVING A CAREER

The best technology and smartest processes in the world mean nothing without people. It’s our employees that make the difference – that turn our vision into reality.

Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.
–Anne M. Mulcahy

We value your skills, knowledge, experience and innovative spirit and believe that every one of us has value to add. Through challenging tasks, good development opportunities, a safe and sound work environment and delegated responsibilities, we support you to achieve your ambitions and potential, and continue to grow through training activities.

In return we expect you to be proactive; actively seeking out opportunities to drive your career, speaking up when you have something to offer, learning from mistakes and constantly questioning how you can best contribute to make our company stronger. We seek your feedback to build a better work place and see mistakes as a way to improve, not something to hide.

We believe each individual steers their career. It’s a concept that starts before your first interview. To be successful you will have done your homework. You know what we do, what our priorities are and where we plan to be in 10 years. What part can you play to help make it happen?

Take the next step and submit your resumé to us via e-mail. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, we can only contact those applicants whose skills and experience most closely match our needs.

Current Openings

Senior Production Planner

Position Purpose

To ensure production planning, scheduling of work and completion of work orders meets customer expectations and sales commitments.  To balance delivery requirements with scheduling operations  in manner that takes advantage of reduced setups, limits production overruns and inventory ROP’s.

Key Responsibilities

The specific duties and responsibilities of this key role include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying manufacturing data inaccuracies, investigating their cause, formulating and applying effective corrective actions
  • Communicating effectively and regularly with sales, supervision and department lead hands on production, equipment and personnel status
  • Planning production to optimize equipment / material utilization and delivery capability
  • Participating in long term planning for improving technology, capacity and capabilities
  • Utilizing the data management and reporting capabilities of the ERP system as required
  • Continuously improving production control systems and processes
  • Monitoring and reconciling raw material, work in process and finished goods inventories
  • Providing comprehensive and concise information and reports to Senior Management
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications for this role include:

  • Formal training in operations management and/or production planning functions
  • Must have at least 5 years experience planning production in a high volume, multi-line, short lead-time environment.
  • Must be familiar with applying lean manufacturing principles to inventory and production management in a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate intermediate or better skills in MS Excel and Access
  • Able to demonstrate ability to effectively use ERP/MRP data management and planning tools
  • Knowledge of metal / plastics processing an asset
Personal Characteristics

Desired personal characteristics for this role include:

  • A desire and enthusiasm for excellence.
  • An ethical approach to business relationships.
  • Ability to leverage relationships to secure best results.
  • An organized approach to managing projects and priorities.
  • Ability to anticipate contingencies and prepare creative solutions / alternatives.
  • Keen problem solving skills

Maintenance Manager

Position Purpose

Day to day leadership of tradesmen including promoting a customer service environment, keeping time records, assigning tasks and priorities and maintaining records of work performed.  Ensuring the maintenance of the building, facilities and equipment in a manner that ensures fitness for use. To participate in the development and enhancement of production equipment and processes.

Key Responsibilities

The Maintenance Supervisor responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision of the maintenance tradesmen including mechanical, electrical and maintenance specialists.
  • Promoting a customer service environment, keeping time records, assigning tasks and priorities and maintaining records of work performed.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of preventive / predictive maintenance programs for equipment and facilities.
  • Participating in troubleshooting process and equipment problems.
  • Participating in the development of quotes for internal and external machining and tool room services.
  • Maintenance of building mechanical and infrastructure systems and related inspections.
  • Active participation in Plant Safety Meetings to ensure safety related repairs and work orders receive appropriate priority.
  • Active involvement in continuous improvement initiatives including C.I. Team support.
Qualifications

The minimum required qualifications for this role include:

  • Journeyman Certification or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • The experience and strength of character necessary to be successful in a leadership role.
  • Hands on knowledge and experience working with machine shop processes, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and PLC controlled production machinery.
  • Knowledge of effective preventive / predictive maintenance or TPM programs.
  • Effective leadership and performance management skills including the ability to motivate others to achieve objectives.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and documents.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects and objectives and prioritizing business needs.
  • Effective computer skills including knowledge of MS Office programs.

Desired qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of HVAC systems and equipment.
  • Experience managing parts inventories.
Personal Characteristics

Desired personal characteristics for this role include:

  • A desire and enthusiasm for excellence.
  • An ethical approach to business relationships.
  • Ability to leverage relationships to secure best results.
  • Ability to identify developmental needs in direct reports and coach and mentor as necessary.
  • Ability to anticipate contingencies and prepare creative solutions / alternatives.
  • Keen problem solving skills
  • An approachable, collaborative and practical management style with a hands-on work ethic

Senior Buyer

Position Purpose

To ensure best value in the identification, qualification, collaboration and monitoring of suppliers on a global basis in the strategic and technical sourcing of parts, products and services that support the manufacturing, distribution and direct sales channels of ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems in the North American market.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Buyer responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with internal technical and engineering personnel to identify sourced material requirements.
  • Identifying and developing relationships with potential vendors.
  • Determining vendor capabilities and reliability.
  • Monitoring vendor performance with regards to quality, delivery and pricing.
  • Identifying and maintaining alternate supply sources.
  • Monitoring inventory, stock turns and ROP’s.
  • Expediting goods as necessary.
  • Participating in make vs. buy decision making
  • Maintaining awareness of tariff codes and trade law changes.
  • Generating P.O.’s as necessary
Qualifications

The minimum required qualifications for this role include:

  • Strong mechanical, technical, electrical & electronic background in a manufacturing environment. In depth background in MRO & equipment purchasing. Solid understanding of machine shop and tool & die equipment and repairs. Working knowledge of facility maintenance.
  • Ability to read and understand Engineering drawings.
  • Practical working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, with specific knowledge of Syteline preferred.
  • Global procurement and importing experience would be an asset.
  • Ability to create, read or interpret documents such as RFQ’s, price lists, catalogs, requisitions, supplier quotes, purchase orders, receiving documents and invoices.
  • Competency with MS Office software and specifically Excel including data modeling, Strategic Sourcing, and creating reports as necessary.
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing to suppliers and internal customers.
  • A talent for influencing personnel within other departments or business units.
  • Effective negotiation skills and an appropriate approach to the negotiation process.
  • The ability to apply common sense understanding to carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • An analytical nature with the ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations, identify root causes, recommend and implement effective solutions.
  • Business degree with SCMP, PMAC, or APICS certification desired.
Personal Characteristics

Desired personal characteristics for this role include:

  • A desire and enthusiasm for excellence.
  • An ethical approach to business relationships.
  • Ability to leverage relationships to secure best results.
  • An organized approach to managing projects and priorities.
  • Ability to anticipate contingencies and prepare creative solutions / alternatives.
  • Keen problem solving skills
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