OPERATIONS MANAGER, ENGINEERING SERVICES

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    • City:

      Edmonton
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Perm
  • Job Id:

    30062658

Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Operations Manager, Engineering Services to join their team in Edmonton on a permanent basis. This position will be responsible for managing the Engineering Services operations across the country along with managing the laboratory operations. If this is something you would be interested in, please apply today.

Job Responsibilities
  • Prepare business plans to achieve annual budgets of engineering services accordingly
  • Manage a team of technical staff, providing mentorship and technical training, completing thorough performance reviews and supporting them to grow and develop 
  • Ensure systems and processes are in place to drive safety and environmental performance by each workgroup
  • Clearly communicate goals around operating performance and ensure they are understood
  • Ensure that training is being conducted in alignment with the company and customer’s best practices including auditing of records and informal participation in employee qualification process
  • Support team with identifying performance problems with employees and help establish effective corrective actions
  • Prepare a variety of projects proposals, quotations, and cost estimations
  • Monitor project cost to contain within the budget allocation
  • Liaise with business unit on project development and quality deliverables
  • Prepare supportive documents and arrange ‘Safe Work Permits’ to execute projects
  • Procure materials and assets to execute projects and manage material inventory
  • Manage maintenance of test equipment for functionality
  • Responsible for engineering services and base laboratory performance 
  • Work with sales team to support and push sales team to increase the sales volume for engineering services
  • Minimize costs without comprising sales and service delivery and ensure competitive pricing in line with business guidelines
  • Know who the key customers’ contacts are in an organization from top to bottom and have regular contact with key customer personnel including regular face-to-face interaction
  • Participate in regular management meetings and provide support and input to peers on the management team
  • Seek input and collaboration on difficult issues and problems
  • Work closely with the HR and safety groups including recruiting, hiring and disciplinary issues
  • Help conduct safety intensive and other key safety training

Candidate Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Materials or Metallurgical engineering from a recognized University (or equivalency to Canadian University)
  • P.Eng., registered with APEGA
  • Eight to fifteen years of previous working experience in an industrial environment 
  • Over two years of previous supervisory experience
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer within the province of Alberta
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals effectively
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Proficient in using various types of computer software (Word, Excel PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders throughout the procurement process
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure
  • Extended hours and shift work may be required from time to time
  • Travel may be required
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