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Human Resources Manager – Vancouver
CGIS (CG Industrial Specialties Ltd.) is looking for a skilled strategic business partner to join their team, in the position of Human Resources Manager.

With HQ based in South Vancouver, this dynamic, entrepreneurial, sales & distribution company, specializing in severe service valves and automated solutions, has an immediate need and opportunity for a senior generalist; someone who wants to contribute best practice HR, be part of a great team of people and have a positive impact on the culture of the organization.

The Manager, People & Culture develops and manages the delivery of organizational human resources programs and initiatives related to HR policy & practice, benefits, employee relations, human resource planning, recruitment, onboarding, employee engagement & retention, performance management, and maintenance of employee records, information and metrics. This role also has responsibilities in the areas of compensation, communication and culture. All initiatives are executed to reflect the strategy, direction and culture of the organization.

Our ideal candidate will present with the following:

  • A senior HR generalist with 7-10 years experience; a degree or diploma in HR Management and a holder of the CPHR designation;
  • Strong business acumen and good working knowledge of Federal & Provincial Employment Standards, Human Rights, Occupational Health & Worksafe, PIPA and Labour Law;
  • An individual who thrives in balancing and executing on all facets of operational and strategic HR; this will initially be a sole practitioner role, someone not afraid to roll up their sleeves and do what needs to be done;
  • Experience in delivering on thoughtful best practices that reflect the strategy, direction and culture of an organization;
  • Evidence of success working in a medium sized family owned business an asset;
  • Adaptable, organized and an excellent time manager with the ability to prioritize one’s self, the work of others as applicable and plan in advance for significant tasks;
  • Proven experience to positively contribute to a senior leadership team;
  • A keen interest in employee engagement and the work of creating “best employee experiences”;
  • Resilient, confident in knowledge, skills and self; effectively holds a space of neutrality and confidentiality;
  • Strong proactive interpersonal skills with the ability to listen, understand and provide clarification; in addition, have the confidence and ability to say “no” with diplomacy and tact;
  • Strong ability to coach and mentor staff at all levels to achieve desired results;
  • Good experience working effectively in multiple provinces and offices.

CGIS is passionate about their work and who they are as an organization and they strive to live their values of integrity, excellence, initiative, humour & fun, teamwork and continual learning every day. If this sounds like an environment you’d like to work in and you have the credentials and experience for this job, we invite you to submit a cover letter and resume (in a Word document) to hr@cgis.ca. We encourage those interested to apply early as screening will commence straight away.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Full disclosure of any restrictions must be disclosed at the time of expressing interest and supporting evidence provided prior to any potential offer of employment.

We appreciate your interest and thank you for taking the time to consider this opportunity. We will be in touch with individuals whose profiles most closely match what’s needed to be
successful in this role.

No phone calls or agencies, please.

Edmonton – Inside Sales Representative

CGIS (CG industrial Specialties Ltd) has a career opportunity for an Inside Sales Representative in Edmonton This dynamic, entrepreneurial, sales & distribution company, specializing in severe service valve and automation solutions, is looking to add a junior Inside Sales Representative to the team. This role primarily focuses on inquiries of an urgent nature, where products are selected based on customer request and sold from inventory with minimal customization. With time, as knowledge and experience grow, the individual will be tasked with more complicated work, with the application dictating the valve solution.

CGIS will provide challenging work and exciting opportunities to learn & grow. Our successful candidate will join a great team of professionals dedicated to their craft in Edmonton, Vancouver (HQ), throughout Canada and abroad.

Our ideal candidate will present with the following:

  • Minimum 2 years of inside sales/order desk experience with industrial valves and automation;
  • Working experience in the mining, oil & gas, oilsands, pulp & paper, hydromet and/or power sectors and in particular, knowledge of applicable valve applications;
  • Diploma or degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Process Engineering or related field an asset;
  • A good business acumen;
  • Knowledgeable of both CGIS vendors and competitors an asset;
  • Understanding of QA/QC requirements including destructive and non-destructive testing;
  • A broad understanding of customer specific requirements and specifications;
  • Ability to prepare quality quotations in a timely manner for a wide range of products from inventory, dead stock, vendor stock, manufacturers inventory and production according to customer requests and specifications;
  • Understand the life cycle of orders to provide accurate quotes with proper margins, lead time and quality of product selected to ensure a winning quote;
  • Build meaningful customer relationships by responding, staying in touch with and fulfilling customer needs in a timely fashion;
  • Good technical aptitude with attention to detail and excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Very strong comfort with technology and the ability to enter quotations accurately into the CRM; experience using Experlogix (CPQ) an asset;
  • Respond quickly to internal and external customers, with support and advice, as required, to solve problems and find lasting solutions;
  • Interact with manufacturers to get pricing and delivery needs in a timely manner;
  • Work closely with colleagues, particularly Outside Sales, to ensure the strategies to market are understood and executed for each customer;
  • Ability to follow-up with customers in a timely way and close a sale;

How you do your work:

  • With attention to detail and accuracy in all you do;
  • Utilize ingenuity to find solutions and fixes;
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to develop meaningful professional relationships with customers, vendors and colleagues;
  • You support your team and do what needs to be done to set everyone up for success;
  • In particular, you support the order fulfilment team as required; ensuring drawings signoff, providing answers to technical questions where you can, checking orders for accuracy and timely delivery, etc.;
  • You approach your work with urgency and a drive to succeed for CGIS customers and ask for assistance and/or support as needed;
  • With a thirst to learn (a must for every CGIS employee); demonstrate your ability to continuously learn and improve, along with the willingness to adapt to change;
  • An overall professional approach to work and an appreciation for fun along the way.

 

CGIS is passionate about their work and who they are as an organization and strive to live their values of integrity, excellence, initiative, humour & fun, teamwork and continual learning every day. We are looking for someone who will share in this passion, in the values and contribute to the long-term success for employees and for CGIS.

If this sounds like an environment you’d like to work in and you have the credentials and experience for this job, we invite you to submit a cover letter and resume (in a Word document) to hr@cgis.ca. We encourage those interested to apply early as screening will commence straight away.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Full disclosure of any restrictions must be disclosed at the time of expressing interest and supporting evidence provided prior to any potential offer of employment.

We appreciate your interest and thank you for taking the time to consider this opportunity. We will be in touch with individuals whose profiles most closely match what’s needed to be successful in this role.

No phone calls or agencies, please.

Vancouver – HR Coordinator (Part-time 20-24 hours per week)

Great growth opportunity for an emerging HR professional with a dynamic organization.

CGIS (CG Industrial Specialties Ltd) is the global supplier of high performance severe service valves and automated controls. With over 35 years of experience, and HQ based in South Vancouver, this dynamic entrepreneurial, sales & distribution company has passionate and dedicated employees who are the best in their industry.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic who shows initiative, works effectively and is eager to learn. Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the HR Coordinator will have a variety of responsibilities including coordinating full cycle recruitment processes and new employee onboarding plus HR administrative tasks that include benefits administration and the coordination of training. The ideal candidate will have 1- 3 years’ experience in recruitment (and HR), be able to work autonomously, have a strong service and detail orientation and the drive and competence to do their best work every day.

Key responsibilities:

Recruitment:

  • Working with established CG recruitment processes, and in support of CGIS Managers and strategic plan, this position will post, source, screen, attract and present well-suited candidates for vacancies in Canada;
  • Developing a recruitment strategy for each search, candidates will be sourced using all professional sources available i.e. CG website, online postings, networking, following leads provided from referrals, social media, mining through LinkedIn and direct cold calling;
  • Good budget management for each search is required;
  • This individual will be professional, personable and knowledgeable about CG’s business become a respected CGIS ambassador both internally and to the external market/community to support positive Employer Brand growth;
  • Responsible for coordinating and attending CG’s participation in career fairs and other networking/candidate sourcing events as identified;

Onboarding:

  • Working with CGIS Managers, a customized onboarding and training plan for all new employees will be developed, tracked and signed off; assistance with execution and additional resources/training coordinated where needed;

Benefits Administration:

  • Effective and timely benefits enrolment and administration with all inquiries answered in a timely fashion;

Data Management and Metrics:

  • Responsible for the timely processing, accuracy and integrity of all HR-related information internally and on CG’s website; may be responsible for monthly departmental KPI data;

Training Coordination:

  • Maintain the internal training database for all CG employees; tracking certifications needed for CG positions, other skills and professional development;
  • Support CG Managers by way of coordinating external / internal training & required certifications;

Other responsibilities:

  • Participate/Lead in the coordination of employee special events/celebrations;
  • Other initiatives/projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Human Resources Management preferred;
  • CHRP designation or working towards is an asset;
  • 1 – 3 years full cycle recruitment knowledge & experience, ideally in an industrial setting or technically complex environment;
  • Experience in other areas of human resources would be an asset;
  • Intermediate level computer skills (Microsoft Office, particularly Excel & Word), a good understanding and working knowledge using ATS & HRIS systems;
  • A strong thought process applied in day to day work and projects, with the ability to articulate ideas effectively;
  • Strong ability to handle all conversations and information with diplomacy, professionalism, discretion and confidentiality;
  • Professional demeanour and the ability to deliver consistent outstanding customer service to all internal/external customers;
  • Drive and competency to do their best work; be highly organized, have excellent verbal/written communication skills, a strong attention to detail, sound judgement and the ability to manage the deliverables of multiple responsibilities at one

 

If this sounds like a position of interest and an environment you’d like to work in and you have the credentials and experience for this role, we invite you to submit a cover letter and resume (in a one Word document) to hr@cgis.ca. We encourage those interested to apply early as screening will commence straight away.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Full disclosure of any restrictions must be disclosed at the time of expressing interest and supporting evidence provided prior to any potential offer of employment.

We appreciate your interest and thank you for taking the time to consider this opportunity. We will be in touch with individuals whose profiles most closely match what’s needed to be successful in this role. No phone calls or agencies please.

Workshops

CGIS has opened its facilities to engineering teachers and students looking for a hands-on valve workshop. We have designed and constructed a Control & Isolation Demonstrator (CID) available in our Vancouver office for those who want to take the classroom on-site. CID is a custom-made comprehensive flow loop that demonstrate how valves work and what makes them work well. If you are interested in booking a workshop at CGIS, please contact us.

Career Fair

CGIS is actively looking for bright, young minds that are ready to jump start their careers. For the past three years, we have participated in campus career fairs such as the BCIT Career Fair in Burnaby, BC and most recently, the UNBC career fair in Prince George, BC. Meet a CGIS employee and hear firsthand about their experience at working at CGIS.

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