Why work with us?

Because here you have an opportunity to make a difference in the world. At PRIMED our mission is to protect people from harmful substances and infectious disease with our high-quality medical PPE. This single goal enables us to push boundaries and set new standards in world healthcare service and innovation.

Our teams are made of passionate, accomplished and creative people. Our culture is collective. We motivate each other. We trust each other.

We have fun. As a team member of PRIMED you are encouraged to challenge the status quo. If you are tenacious, resourceful and thrive in a fast-paced and supportive environment, you will fit right in.





Employee Benefits

Health Spending Account

RRSP Matching

Employer-Paid Group Health Insurance

Mental Health Support

Minimum 3 Weeks Vacation

Financial Planning Support

Scholarship Program

Career Training & Development Program

Transparent Leadership Team

Awesome Parties

Inclusive Culture

Free Parking

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Current Openings

Production Design Associate - Contract (Edmonton, Alberta)
Job Details 

Position Title: Production Design Associate
Position Type: Full-time, 3-month contract
Division: Marketing
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: July, 2021

 

Division Overview

The Marketing department is responsible for developing the overall strategic and tactical plan development for both PRIMED’s products and corporate initiatives. With a team encompassing both product management and communication specialists, the Marketing team is focused on the strategic analysis of key market segments in Canada and globally. This ensures that we deliver best in class programs and products that live up to the PRIMED mission to protect people from harmful substances and infectious disease.

Position Function

The Production Design Associate (PDA) is responsible for designing and preparing a wide range of packaging design, print media and supporting marketing collateral.

The PDA will work with the Visual Communication’s team to conceptualize and produce visual product packaging within PRIMED’s Brand Guidelines while adhering to medical device regulations. As part of the Marketing team, the PDA is responsible for applying the effective use of visual branding to ensure materials are consistent in style and in compliance with the corporate visual identity and standards.

Working Relationships

The PDA reports directly to the Visual Communications Specialist and requires working relationships with all key departments in the organization. The PDA works very closely with the Marketing, Product Development, and Regulatory Affairs teams on different projects.

Responsibilities

The following is a list of the PDA’s responsibilities:

  • Ability to follow PRIMED Brand Guidelines
  • Produce artwork drafts for review internally (ISO / Quality Management System) and make revisions based on the feedback received
  • Review final productions for errors and ensure that final prints reflect PRIMED specifications.
  • Organize and maintain the PRIMED artwork folder structure
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team to establish objectives and timelines
  • Complete all design projects from conception to delivery
  • Design original pieces, including illustrations and infographics
  • Refine images, fonts and layouts using graphic design software
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all marketing projects
  • Prepare digital artwork files including logos, product packaging, brochures, and other sales and marketing literature for production and distribution
  • Work within the company’s Quality Policy and comply with procedures outlined in the Quality Management System
  • Other duties as required.

Working Conditions

Attention is shifted from one job task to another frequently during the day. Therefore, time and priority management abilities in addition to excellent communication skills are essential for this position. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are also necessary.

Examples of mental effort include: concentration, computer skills, technical skills, reading comprehension and personnel skills.

The role is primary a desk role. Occasional interruptions come from requests for assistance.  Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position.

Examples of physical effort include:

  • working in a seated position at a desk, more than 6-7 hours per day
  • lifting a box or other objects up to 40 lbs, as required.

The ability to use computers and equipment effectively and accurately in a timely manner is required.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or certificate in Design, Visual Communication or Fine Arts from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Intermediate to advance proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
    • Specifically: Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
    • Skills in Adobe Dimension an asset
  • Basic understanding of packaging design, print media and the Pantone colour system
  • Experience with graphic art and design, typography, layout and presentation methods.

Other Assets

  • Computer skills with proficiency Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience utilizing design tools such as Wacom tablets
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills and a keen attention to detail

Hours of Work

This position is based in Edmonton. Typical office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., however work outside of these hours may be required from time to time and will be discussed and agreed upon by both parties on an as needed, per incident basis.

How to Apply

This position is available immediately. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via the application form on www.PRIMED.ca/Careers.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Note:  This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Senior Accountant (Edmonton, Alberta)
Job Details 

Position Title: Senior Accountant
Position Type: Full-time with group health benefits, 18-month Contract with potential for extension
Division: Finance and Administration
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: Late June

 

Departmental Overview

The Finance and Administration department is responsible for providing accounting and financial support to the various departments for PRIMED’s global business. This includes managing bookkeeping, payroll, employee benefits, budget and forecasting, cash flow, financial reporting and analysis, corporate treasury management and strategic decision support.

Position Overview

A well rounded Senior Accountant is responsible for supporting PRIMED’s finance operations in reporting and analysis with a focus on forecasting, reporting, maintenance, reconciliation and analysis of financial information. As the go to person for various key business processes and financial information, the Senior Accountant will play an important role in providing insights into business performance and opportunities to ensure informed decisions can be made in a highly competitive market.

Working Relationships

The Senior Accountant reports directly to the VP, Finance and will work closely with all departments within the organization. PRIMED is a highly collaborative team and the exchange of information between peers is critical. Communicating relevant data and recommendations that contribute to PRIMED’s achievement is key to succeeding.

External relationships may include auditors, bankers, consultants, customers and vendors. The nature of this interaction is dependent on the issue or topic at hand.

Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing and analyzing critical information with a goal to aid in maximizing operational and financial value to PRIMED. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support budget and rolling forecast
  • Responsible for Customer Account onboarding and maintenance
  • Support and contribute to PowerBI reporting
  • Assist with various month end schedules
  • Investigate budget and variance in reports
  • Analyze financial data and prepare reports or forecasts
  • Responsible for intercompany reconciliations
  • Maintain the fixed asset schedule
  • Support container receiving and billing
  • Support Accounts Receivables and collections
  • Perform credit checks and reference checks, as needed.
  • Conduct technical research, as required
  • Support VP, Finance with ad-hoc special projects

Existing Judgment/Impacts of Decision/Consequences of Error

The Senior Accountant is responsible for critically reviewing financial information for accuracy and analyzing financial results, forecasts, variances and trends. They must be able to conduct analysis and reconcile transactions through cross-referencing and referring to ASPE and industry best practices. Due to the various requests with internal parties, clear and concise communication is critical.

The Senior Accountant would typically solve the following problems using their own judgement, experience and expertise:

  • Issues related with financial data accuracy
  • Problems related to ASPE such as compliance with best practices

Typical problems that would be passed on to a supervisor include:

  • Quality or ISO related issues
  • Requests that would ultimately require use of outside resources

The Senior Accountant will use work instructions, policy books and industry best practices for issues related to finance. PRIMED is proud to be an ISO 13485 certified organization and any standards that relate to finance must be in compliance.

An error in work could have consequences on the accuracy of the financial statements as well as the company including issues such as providing inaccurate decision making information. This has a significant impact on others that would result in loss of time or resources. Errors could potentially lead to regulatory or legal actions or financial losses. Errors in work would be discovered through auditing, through the review processes, and through oversight by the VP, Finance.

Working Conditions

Attention is shifted continuously from one job detail to another. Occasional interruptions come from requests for assistance. Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position. Superior organizational skills are required for this position as it will have overlapping projects and responsibilities.

Examples of mental effort include and are not limited to: concentration, analytical skills, computer skills, accounting/finance technical skills, writing skills, reading comprehension, personnel skills, etc.

Examples of physical effort include:

  • working in a seated position at a desk, more than 6 hours per day
  • lifting cases or other objects on occasion up to 20 lbs, as needed (e.g. banker boxes)

Valid travel documents and the ability to travel to various jurisdictions legally are required.

The ability to use computers and equipment effectively and accurately in a timely manner is required.

This position is based in the Edmonton office and may require occasional travel domestically. Typical office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. However, due to the nature of the business, work outside of typical hours including evenings and weekends may be required.

Qualifications

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA/CMA/CA/CGA) is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree, Major in Accounting or Finance is required
  • Minimum 5 years of finance and accounting experience
  • Solid knowledge of ASPE
  • Advanced computer proficiency in a Windows-based environment, working with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, databases, etc.
  • Experience with rolling forecast is an asset
  • Experience with Sage 300 and PowerBI is an asset
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Organized and detail oriented; capable of solving problems independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to identify and apply a wide range of mathematical or statistical concepts
  • Ability to thrive is organizations that constantly evolve and adapt
  • Collaborative mindset of sharing knowledge within a team environment

How to Apply

This position is available immediately. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via the application form on www.PRIMED.ca/Careers.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Note:  This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Human Resources Generalist (Edmonton, Alberta)
Job Details 

Position Title:  Human Resources Generalist
Position Type:  Permanent, full-time
Division:  Finance and Administration
Location:  Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date:  Late June

Division Overview

The Finance and Administration department is responsible for providing accounting,  administrative, and human resources support to the various departments for PRIMED’s global business. This includes full cycle accounting, payroll, fixed assets, generating financial statements and ensuring the overall success of the business. Human Resources is guided by ensuring policies and procedures are administered fairly with the goal of being an employer of choice. By providing accurate, timely information in a fair and balanced manner, the team ensure decisions can be made with the best data available.

Position Function

The Human Resources Generalist (HRG) is accountable for fostering the core values at PRIMED and maintaining the trust between employees and the organization. They are part of the day to day administration of human resources duties like benefits, training, payroll, and full employee life-cycle. Working with the Senior Management Team, the HR Generalist will assist and lead recruitment and onboarding of new talent. They will also be a key part of the continuous development and improvement of policies and practices to ensure PRIMED remains an employer of choice.

As a key member of PRIMED’s success, the role requires exceptional communication skills, teamwork, interpersonal skills and professionalism to foster an employee focused, high performing culture. They will assist PRIMEDians from every department and develop initiatives to provide guidance and coaching on a variety of issues. Overall, the HRG will play a critical role in ensuring our most important asset, our team, is able to deliver PRIMED’s mission: to protect people from harmful substances and infectious diseases.

Working Relationships

The HRG reports directly to the Manager, Human Resources and Administration and has close internal working relationships with Finance and all other PRIMED departments and team members. In this hands-on role, the HR Generalist must demonstrate PRIMED core values like collaboration, trust and respect while fostering a superior working environment where growth and talent development are key. The role will need to develop a relationship with all PRIMED team members to ensure a trusted relationship.

Outside of the organization, the HR Generalist is in direct contact with prospective employees, benefits vendors, and recruiting partners. In many ways, the HR Generalist is the person who can articulate and demonstrate the core values to anybody. Public speaking and clearly sharing the value proposition of working at PRIMED is key.

Responsibilities

The following is a high-level description of the HRG’s responsibilities and is not mean to be all-inclusive:

  • Payroll and benefits administration
  • Assist and lead the development and administration of programs, procedures and guidelines that align with PRIMED’s strategic goals
  • Responsible for working with Managers on full cycle recruiting including strategy for recruitment, interviews, and providing advice or guidance in the selection process
  • Prepare job offer letters or employment contracts for successful candidates
  • Team member onboarding orientation, development and training
  • Research and advise on career paths to help guide team members journey in at PRIMED
  • Refine and administer performance management tools (e.g. Probation, One-on-One, Annual Reviews)
  • Provide coaching to managers and supervisors on full cycle feedback mechanisms including disciplinary actions, grievances, and other employee challenges
  • Fostering continuous professional development of team members with internal or third party training
  • Policy development and documentation with regulatory compliance and best practices in mind
  • Foster team member safety, welfare, and overall physical and mental wellness
  • Investigate workplace complaints or feedback and provide proposed solutions
  • Respond to team member enquiries about insurance, payroll, retirement, policies, etc.
  • Maintain HR records, skills matrix, and maintain confidential team member personal files while complying with privacy guidelines
  • Analyze HRMS information to provide guidance and insights into team performance and continuous development of industry best practices.
  • Administration, organizational, and space planning
  • Provide guidance and administer offboarding of team members, as required.
  • Supports the Manager, Human Resources & Admin as needed with other duties as required.

Working Conditions

Attention is shifted from one job task to another frequently during the day. Therefore, time and priority management abilities in addition to excellent communication skills are essential for this position. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are key success factors.

Examples of mental effort include:

  • Calculating payroll related factors including premiums and taxes
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and constantly strives to improve
  • Analyzing and reviewing benefits costs as a factor of team member satisfaction
  • Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position
  • Interruptions come from requests for assistance or new tasks as directed
  • Concentration, computer skills, assembly skills, reading comprehension, personnel skills, etc.
  • Communicating and developing a relationship with all PRIMED team members.

Valid travel documents and the ability to travel to various jurisdictions legally is a requirement of the position.

Examples of physical effort include:

  • Working in a seated position at a desk, more than 6-7 hours per day
  • On occasion, lifting a box or other objects up to 40 lbs, as required

The ability to use computers and equipment effectively and accurately in a timely manner is required.

Qualifications

Given the critical role this individual will be expected to play in delivering on PRIMED’s mission, it is essential that the successful candidate possess the following core competencies, experience and attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience handing and maintaining confidential and sensitive information
  • Excellent communicator including listening, speaking, and writing skills with capacity to work with all people
  • Minimum five (5) years of Human Resources administration across medium sized organizations
  • University or college diploma/degree or equivalent experience. CPHR designation is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, modify and analyze documents and complex spreadsheets
  • Strong knowledge of federal and provincial employment standards
  • Excellent strategic planning skills including mid- and long-term planning
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports, procedures, correspondence, and complete all types of documentation and forms
  • Working knowledge of an HRMS (e.g. ADP Workforce Now) would be considered an asset.
  • Advanced computer proficiency in a Windows based environment using Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

Other Assets

  • Attention to detail and accuracy are key requirements
  • Self starter with creative mindset and ability to put concepts into practice
  • Excellent judgement, creative problem solving skills, and maturity to advise on sensitive issues
  • Leadership and people management experience and skill set
  • Organized, with excellent time management skills.

Hours of Work

This position is based in Edmonton and typical office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., however work outside of these hours may be required from time to time basis and be discussed in advance.

How to Apply

This position is available immediately. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via the application form on www.PRIMED.ca/Careers.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Note:  This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Healthcare Sales Associate (GTA, Ontario)
Job Details 

Position Title: Healthcare Sales Associate
Position Type: 12-month-contract with possibility of extension or conversion
Division: Sales
Location: Remote Position in GTA region
Start Date: June 2021 or earlier


Position Overview

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Sales Associate is responsible for representing PRIMED’s products and services to various healthcare providers in a highly competitive market. This includes communicating benefits of the products, implementation of agreements, and after sales customer service to ensure the overall success of the business. It also requires working closely with other team members (Account Managers, VP of Sales and Business Development, Implementation Specialists, Sales Associates) and maintaining other close internal working relationships including Marketing, Accounting, Operations, and Quality Assurance.

Outside business contacts are typically clinical end-users, Shared Service Organization professionals, and materials managers/procurement professionals in the healthcare industry. Training and educating healthcare workers and other end users are also required.

Key Responsibilities 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, coordinate and implement clinical evaluations to ensure clinical acceptance of PRIMED products and services.
  • Develop and implement short- and long-term plans to achieve annual sales and gross profit dollar goals by identifying and cultivating new opportunities for growth and building on existing accounts.
  • Promote and sell PRIMED products through sales calls, presentations, trade shows, and various other methods.
  • Call existing and prospective customers and provide information and quotes.
  • Capable of handling a large, widespread sales base with a range of different customers and call-points.
  • Clearly understand the sales trends along with the strong and weak points of competition within their territory and regularly reviews this with the sales team.
  • Work independently, able to establish and maintain strong long-term relationship with account customers, strong communicator including experience with executive level contacts, and a willingness to work within established sales processes.
  • Resolves unique customer issues and concerns through superior communication and project management skills.
  • Work within the company’s Quality Policy and comply with Quality Assurance procedures
  • Committed to exploring new alternate markets and sales opportunities.
  • Requires a personal commitment and ownership to meet and exceed established sales goals, grow market share and customer base in the assigned territory.
  • Work with the Product Managers and the Marketing department to develop marketing materials as required.
  • Participate in field tests and market studies to assess current business situations and new product opportunities.
  • Provide input to the Brand and Engagement team for tools required for sales, conversions, and implementation.
  • Provide advice and product training to customers and distributors when necessary.
  • Handle multiple projects effectively and a strong ability to be creative and take initiatives.

Requirements and Qualifications

Given the pivotal role this individual will be expected to play in achieving the strategic objectives of PRIMED and in supporting the success of the organization, it is essential that the successful candidate possess the following core competencies, experience, and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field.
  • Ambitious individual with strong interest in a sales career.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the medical supply industry and comfort in a clinical setting is an asset.
  • Valid travel documents and the ability to travel to various jurisdictions legally is a requirement of the position.
  • Develop and maintain a strong knowledge base regarding product, competitors, customers, and market activities, and communicating this knowledge in business planning meetings.
  • Results-oriented, enthusiastic, and self-motivated with honesty, integrity, and trust.
  • Handle multiple projects effectively and a strong ability to be creative and take initiatives.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to develop and sustain successful business relationships internally and externally.
  • Ambitious and thrives on the challenge of meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Competitive edge and works well in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and good listening skills, with ability to work successfully with diverse groups as well as independently.
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook products.
  • Extended hours of work, as necessary.

How to Apply

This position is available immediately. The search is being conducted by Sampson Search & Consulting. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume in a single document to Steve Sampson at sampsonconsult<at>outlook.com

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. PRIMED and Sampson Search & Consulting thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted further. Although Sampson Search & Consulting may not contact you directly for this role, all applicants will be reviewed, and you may be considered for future opportunities that may be appropriate.

 

Note:  This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Production Line Operator (Cambridge, Ontario)
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Position Title: Production Line Operator
Position Type: Full-time, hourly, permanent (day and afternoon shift)
Hourly Rate: $18.27 with $1.00 afternoon shift premium
Division: Production
Location: Cambridge, Ontario

 

Departmental Overview

PRIMED Medical Products Manufacturing Ltd.’s (“PRIMED Cambridge”) Production team is dedicated to the manufacturing of the highest quality medical devices that will deliver on our mission: to protect people from harmful substances and infectious disease. This includes responsibility over all aspects of the product from raw material to finished goods while adhering to safety protocols, manufacturing best practices, and PRIMED’s Quality Management System.

Position Function

The Production Line Operator is detail oriented, focused and takes pride in the work completed in a fast-paced, high speed environment. As part of the manufacturing process, the Production Line Operator is responsible for ensuring proper operation of their machine and proactively taking actions to ensure it operates at peak efficiency. The role will require setup, loading, and operation of the line machine with the established procedures and guidelines. Adjustments to the machine to meet different specifications will be required and a commitment to a high quality output, with minimal wasted materials and time is key.

Working Relationships

The Production Line Operator will report to the Mask Production Supervisor with initial training provided by experienced Operators from PRIMED’s Asian facilities. Communication with fellow team members and mechanics will ensure continuous production of the correct product at the correct specifications.

Responsibilities

The following is a list of the high-level activities or deliverables with the goal to maximize production and reduce waste to the manufacturing line through process efficiencies:

  • Perform startup activities to ensure proper machine startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment
  • Operate the production machine based on established Quality Management System requirements and Work Instructions including:
    • Loading raw materials when consumed
    • Adjusting machine to enhance efficiency
    • Repositioning and restart of production line
  • Operate and monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimize unplanned stops
    • Check and monitor the quality of the product as it moves through the production process in accordance with the requirements of the specifications
  • Self-inspect quality of product and identify any issues regarding non-conforming product
  • Manually pack product into cartons and other containers
  • Fill in batch records according to Work Instructions
  • Communicate with and support other team members to ensure continuous production at high quality levels with minimal waste
  • Regularly inspect and perform good housekeeping of work environment
  • Follow all plant rules and safety regulations
  • Support Production with special projects and work flow improvements, as required.

Working Conditions

Attention is shifted from one job task to another frequently during the day. This is a hands-on role; therefore, time and priority management abilities in addition to excellent communication skills are essential. Other conditions and requirements of the role include:

  • Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Repetitive tasks and standing or sitting in one spot for extended periods of time
  • Must wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supplied including face mask, hair net, beard net, and white coat.
  • Steel toed shoes required, $100 reimbursement.
  • Lifting, dumping and stacking 10-40 lbs boxes of product
  • Ability to read English, Work Instructions, Manuals, and other documents
  • Experience as a machine operator in a fast-paced environment is an asset
  • Work independently and collaborate in a team environment.

Qualifications

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and be a minimum age of 18 years old
  • Good attendance record required
  • Ability to handle extended periods of static tasks with alertness but also the ability to multitask
  • Positive attitude and willingness to develop new skill as manufacturing increases
  • Attention to detail and ability to find defects in product streams
  • Previous experience in an ISO 13485 or GMP basics are an asset
  • Ability to work in a start up like environment with growth and evolution on the horizon.

Hours of Work

The Production Line Operator position is an hourly, permanent, full-time position with typical working hours being Monday to Friday, 6:30am – 3:00pm (day shift) and 3:30pm – 12:00am (afternoon shift). Some overtime may be required and will be discussed and agreed upon in advance.

How to apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR.Ontario@PRIMED.ca.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NOTE: This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

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Mechanic and Machine Maintenance - 442A electrician or 433A millwright (Cambridge, Ontario)
Job Details 

Position Title: Mechanic and Machine Maintenance (442A electrician or 433A millwright)
Position Type: Full-time, permanent, hourly
Shift: Afternoon (3:00 pm to 11:30 pm) and Night (11:00 pm to 7:30 am)
Division: Production
Location: Cambridge, Ontario
Start Date: 1-2 weeks

Departmental Overview

PRIMED Medical Products Manufacturing Ltd.’s (“PRIMED Cambridge”) Production team is dedicated to the manufacturing of the highest quality medical devices that will deliver on our mission: to protect people from harmful substances and infectious disease. This includes responsibility over all aspects of the product from raw material to finished goods while adhering to safety protocols, manufacturing best practices, and PRIMED’s Quality Management System.

Position Function

The Mechanic and Machine Maintenance (Mechanic) is detail oriented, focused and takes pride in the work completed in a fast-paced, high speed environment. As part of the manufacturing process, the Mechanic is responsible for ensuring proper functioning of the various production machines, installation and assembly of new machines and equipment, adjusting and repairing equipment, calibration, and proactively performing maintenance to ensure it operates at peak efficiency. When new lines come onboard, the role will require setup and operation testing of the line machine based off the experience and training provided by the China counterparts. Adjustments and unjamming the machine to meet different specifications will be required and a commitment to high response rate and uptime is critical.

Working Relationships

The Mechanic will report to the Plant Manager with initial training provided by experienced Mechanics from PRIMED’s overseas facilities. Machines imported from PRIMED’s China plants will be configured using PRIMED’s proprietary knowhow and will require interacting with the Chinese counterparts. Communication with fellow team members and production staff will ensure continuous and reliable production of the correct product at the correct specifications. Mechanics will demonstrate patience and a coaching attitude to educate and train Operators.

Responsibilities

The following is a list of the high-level activities or deliverables with the goal to maximize production equipment efficiency and reduce waste to the manufacturing line through process efficiencies:

  • Setup, installation, and testing using PRIMED’s internal processes and procedures new lines or machines, as required
  • Responsible for addressing live stoppages and performing preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Installations of new equipment
  • Coordinate safety inspections and regulatory compliance following ESA, PSHSR and TSSA.
  • Check, adjust and repair various systems including:
    • Welding roller
    • Ultrasonic welding systems
    • Changing of electrical boards
  • Cleaning, lubricating and performing other routine maintenance work on machines
  • Mechanical troubleshooting and ongoing maintenance based on maintenance schedule
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance report and documentation
  • Root cause analysis within a Quality Management System
  • Documentation and training of repair procedures
  • Follow all plant rules and safety regulations
  • Support Plant Manager with special projects and work flow improvements, as required.

Working Conditions

Attention is shifted from one job task to another frequently during the day. This is a hands-on role; therefore, time and priority management abilities in addition to excellent communication skills are essential. Other conditions and requirements of the role include:

  • Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Calm and hard working with an analytical mindset
  • Must wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supplied
  • Lifting, moving and stacking 10-40 lbs (e.g. raw material roll on machine)
  • Ability to read English, Work Instructions, Manuals, and other documents
  • Experience as a machine operator in a fast-paced environment is an asset
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally
  • Work independently, self directed, and collaborate in a team environment.

Qualifications

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and be a minimum age of 18 years old
  • Licensed millwright or electrician (442A electrician or 433A millwright)
  • Ability to read and write English and communicate effectively with teammates
  • Positive attitude and willingness to develop new skill as manufacturing increases
  • Highly flexible and eager to learn
  • Working knowledge of safety standards of equipments
  • Attention to detail and ability to find defects or methods of improvement
  • Ability to work in a start up like environment with growth and evolution on the horizon.

Hours of Work

The Mechanic and Machine Maintenance position is a permanent full-time position with an afternoon, and night shift available. Some overtime may be required and will be discussed and agreed upon in advance. Training will occur during the day shift.

How to Apply

This position is available immediately. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via Indeed. Please state which shift(s) you are available for.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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Various Positions (Cambridge, Ontario)
Job Details 

PRIMED Cambridge is looking for the following roles for the following shifts:

  • Day: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Afternoon: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Night: 11:00 pm - 7:30 am

We are proud to offer a competitive shift premium for both the afternoon and night shift.


WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE (Day-shift)

The Warehouse Associate is a key member of the facility and works very closely with Warehouse Coordinator and every member of the team. They will unload, record, and move safely to the storage location all incoming raw material shipments. During production, they will also work with the production team and pull any materials required. The safe movement of raw material and finished goods is paramount for the Warehouse Associate. After moving the product from production to warehouse, they will perform a cycle count, pull orders, and ensure efficient storage of finished goods. While the work is labourious, they will take pride in the work completed because they ensure delivery of our product to the end-user.

PRODUCTION OPERATORS (Day, Afternoon, Night-shifts)
The Production Operator is detail-oriented, focused and takes pride in the work completed in a fast-paced, high-speed environment. As part of the manufacturing process, the Production Operator is responsible for ensuring proper operation of their machine and proactively taking actions to ensure it operates at peak efficiency. The role will require setup, loading, and operation of the line machine with the established procedures and guidelines. Adjustments to the machine to meet different specifications will be required and a commitment to a high-quality output, with minimal wasted materials and time is key.

HOW TO APPLY
If you’re interested in any of the roles, please reach out to your referring employment partner or apply via the link to the right.

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