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

With HQ based in South Vancouver, this dynamic, entrepreneurial, sales & distribution company, specializing in severe service values 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.

Edmonton – Applications Engineering Representative

CGIS (CG industrial Specialties Ltd) has a career opportunity in the role of Applications Engineering Representative in Edmonton.

This dynamic, entrepreneurial, sales & distribution company, specializing in severe service valve and automation solutions, is looking to add a seasoned technically trained individual who also brings strong relationship building/sales skills to provide first-class consultation and service to our clients. In turn, 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:

  • Degree or diploma in Electrical, Mechanical, Process Engineering or related field plus 5 – 7 years experience in a similar role;
  • Evidence of working knowledge in the following sectors: mining, oil & gas, oilsands, pulp & paper, hydromet and power; and understand the applications in these sectors;
  • Very strong valve, automation, controls and instrumentation knowledge and ingenuity;
  • Good working knowledge of a wide range of products i.e. knife gate, ball valves, butterfly valves, parts, accessories, actuators and controls and the various applicable manufacturers;
  • Knowledgeable in both vendors and competitors an asset;
  • Strong technical aptitude with good attention to detail and excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Expert knowledge of QA/QC requirements including destructive and non-destructive testing;
  • Process orientation to evaluate the customer’s challenges/needs and identifying the right valve application for the job;
  • Good evidence of providing quotations and proposals (including technical arguments) to win customer orders;
  • Expertise in providing meaningful customer experiences with a view to finding long-lasting solutions;
  • Solid understanding of order particulars and life cycle i.e. accurate quotes with the quality of the product in mind, appropriate profit margins, with applicable lead time considered to ensure a winning quote.

How you do your work:

  • With attention to detail, accuracy in what is presented and the best possible application/solution for what the customer needs;
  • You approach your work with urgency and a drive to succeed for CGIS customers;
  • Technically savvy and with a good working knowledge of CRM systems; experience with
  • Experlogix (CPQ) is an asset;
  • A natural delivery of great customer service evidenced by a timely response to every inquiry, keeping the customer informed and a desire, every time, to become a trusted valve partner;
  • Strong ability to work effectively and closely with the CGIS team, in particular with
  • Outside Sales, to ensure the strategies to market are understood and executed for each customer;
  • With a thirst to learn (a must for every CGIS employee); continually develops product knowledge and sales experience to translate into full top tier proposals;
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written;
  • The ability and genuine interest to teach, mentor and support teammates to success;
  • A 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 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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