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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

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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)
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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Student Intern 2021 (Edmonton, Alberta)
Job Details 

Position Title: Student Intern
Position Type: Full-time 4-month student internship
Division: Sales
Location: Edmonton, Alberta (Remote)
Start Date: May 3, 2021

 

Division Overview

The Sales department is responsible for representing PRIMED’s products and services by providing front end information, service, and support to various healthcare providers in a highly competitive market. This includes communicating benefits of the products, administrative support and analysis, implementation of agreements, and customer service to ensure the overall success of the business.

Position Function

The Student Intern (SI) provides administrative and project support to the various departments at PRIMED. As a SI you will acquire real-world business skills and provide you with knowledge of various sales, marketing, accounting, and operations strategies. You will gain a broad experience in a vertically integrated company and develop and implement strategies in a project based environment. You may also have the opportunity to represent PRIMED products. Assisting customers and clinicians in a clinical setting will allow you to enhance the experience of users of our product.

The Student Intern will be responsible project management and support and generating and compiling reports based on the findings, complete with recommendations and solutions to business challenges. They will apply theoretical, and applied skills in the real business world and further develop communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of PRIMED’s investments. The Student Intern may be called on to help with various tasks and duties not associated with a specific department or team.

Working Relationships

The Student Intern reports to the VP, Sales & Business Development. They will work collaboratively with a variety of cross functional teams and the Student Intern team, as required, to achieve project deliverables.

This role requires contact with all teams including Marketing, Finance, Operations, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, and Product Development. Being able to multitask, support others, negotiate, and communicate clearly will be key to working within the PRIMED team. With superior interpersonal skills the Student Intern will effectively and professionally communicate relevant data to achieve PRIMED’s project objectives and deliver superior service to the internal and external customer.

External contacts include building direct relationships with Vendors, Customers, Contractors, and other Suppliers. The nature of this communication is to obtain, explain and exchange information as well as problem solve, interpret and resolve conflicts.

Responsibilities

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

  • Help launch new initiatives
  • Represent PRIMED’s products and services in a clinical setting
    • Educate clinicians and customers on benefits and respond to questions
    • Offboard incumbent product and install PRIMED product
    • Respond to any questions users may have
  • Communicate progress updates to the team and all required stakeholders
  • Participate in content reviews, provide feedback, share knowledge, and brainstorm new ideas
  • Assist and lead various projects and deliverables with a focus on sales
  • Perform market analysis and research on competition
  • Share new ideas and development practices openly
  • Perform all activities in the development life cycle (Plan, Implement, Test, Document, Deploy, Maintain)
  • Analyze business goals, objectives, and needs with a sales lens
  • Help plan and design business processes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Perform research and analysis in support of sales goals
  • Prepares samples and documents for mail-out, as needed
  • Requires a personal commitment and ownership to meet and exceed established goals and deadlines
  • Work within the company’s Quality Policy and comply with Quality Assurance procedures
  • Special projects and other tasks and duties as assigned.

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. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are also necessary.

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

Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position.

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
  • working in a clinical setting, on your feet in various wards or departments
  • 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.

Relative to the work done, PRIMED recognizes the work of the students by their acceptance as PRIMED team members. PRIMED may recognize their accomplishments in a manner normally accorded full-time, permanent PRIMEDians.

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:

  • Completed 1 year of any post-secondary program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Team player, self-motivated and willing to pitch in on all tasks
  • Previous related experience is an asset
  • Ability to perform data search and entry; create and modify word-processed documents and complex spreadsheets
  • Ability to read and understand short notes, brief forms or instructions
  • Ability to write material such as memos, letter or detailed forms
  • Intermediate proficiency in a Windows based environment, using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; experience with Access is an asset

Other Assets

  • Organized problem solver capable of thinking quickly on their feet and excelling in a performance-driven, results-oriented work environment.
  • A skilled negotiator and time manager who can effectively multi-task, prioritize and remain composed under pressure.
  • Handle multiple projects effectively and a strong ability to be creative and take initiatives.
  • Demonstrated excellence in analytics, coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours as per business requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of business process workflows
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills

Hours of Work

This position is based in Edmonton (or remote) 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 but discussed in advance. Work within a clinical setting may require flexibility to meet with clinicians on a variety of schedules.

How to Apply

This position is available May 3, 2021. 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.

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Student Intern - Marketing (Edmonton, Alberta)
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Position Title: Student Intern (Marketing)
Position Type: Full-time 4-month student internship
Division: Marketing
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: May 3, 2021
Application Deadline: April 15, 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 Student Intern (Marketing) will receive technical and career mentorship from the Marketing Specialist that allow them to acquire real-world business skills. With the support of mentors throughout PRIMED, they will assist and lead the plan, design, develop and launch marketing focused projects and initiatives in support of core organizational functions and marketing goals. This will provide hands-on experience in the marketing lifecycle, including design, editing, writing, and analytics, as well as valuable industry experience.

The Student Intern (Marketing) will be responsible project management and support and generating and compiling reports based on the findings, complete with recommendations and solutions to market opportunities. They will apply theoretical, and applied skills in the real business world and further develop communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of PRIMED’s marketing investments. The Student Intern may be called on to help with various tasks and duties not associated with a specific department or team.

Working Relationships

The Student Intern (Marketing) reports to the Marketing Specialist. They will work collaboratively with the Marketing’s cross functional teams and the Student Intern team, as required, to achieve project deliverables.

This role requires contact with all teams including Sales, Finance, Operations, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, and Product Development. Being able to multitask, support others, negotiate, and communicate clearly will be key to working within the PRIMED team. With superior interpersonal skills the Student Intern will effectively and professionally communicate relevant data to achieve PRIMED’s project objectives and deliver superior service to the internal and external customer.

External contacts include building direct relationships with Vendors, Customers, Contractors, and other Suppliers. The nature of this communication is to obtain, explain and exchange information as well as problem solve, interpret and resolve conflicts.

Responsibilities

The following is a high-level description of the Student Intern (Marketing)'s responsibilities and is not mean to be all-inclusive:

  • Assist and lead various projects and deliverables with a focus on marketing
  • Perform market analysis and research on competition
  • Design, write, present and document new marketing ideas and content
  • Share new ideas and development practices openly
  • Perform all activities in the development life cycle (Plan, Implement, Test, Document, Deploy, Maintain)
  • Communicate progress updates to the team and all required stakeholders
  • Participate in content reviews, provide feedback, share knowledge, and brainstorm new ideas
  • Analyze business goals, objectives, and needs with a marketing lens
  • Help plan and design business processes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Perform research and analysis in support of marketing
  • Prepares samples and documents for mail-out, as needed
  • Help launch new initiatives
  • Requires a personal commitment and ownership to meet and exceed established goals and deadlines
  • Work within the company’s Quality Policy and comply with Quality Assurance procedures
  • Special projects and other tasks and duties as assigned.

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. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are also necessary.

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

Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position.

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.

Relative to the work done, PRIMED recognizes the work of the students by their acceptance as PRIMED team members. PRIMED may recognize their accomplishments in a manner normally accorded full-time, permanent PRIMEDians.

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:

  • Completed 1 year of any post-secondary program with a Marketing or Design focus
  • Intermediate Adobe Creative Suite training including Design
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Team player, self-motivated and willing to pitch in on all tasks
  • Previous related experience is an asset
  • Ability to perform data search and entry; create and modify word-processed documents and complex spreadsheets
  • Ability to read and understand short notes, brief forms or instructions
  • Ability to write material such as memos, letter or detailed forms
  • Intermediate proficiency in a Windows based environment, using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; experience with Access is an asset

Other Assets

  • Organized problem solver capable of thinking quickly on their feet and excelling in a performance-driven, results-oriented work environment.
  • A skilled negotiator and time manager who can effectively multi-task, prioritize and remain composed under pressure.
  • Handle multiple projects effectively and a strong ability to be creative and take initiatives.
  • Demonstrated excellence in analytics, coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours as per business requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of business process workflows
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication 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 but discussed in advance.

How to Apply

This position is available May 3, 2021. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter, resume, and portfolio (if desired) 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 to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

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Software Developer and Business Analyst Co-op Student (Edmonton, Alberta)
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Position Title: Software Developer and Business Analyst Co-op Student
Position Type: full-time 4- to 8-month co-op student
Division: Operational Excellence, Information Systems
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Application Due Date: April 13, 2021
Start Date: May 3, 2021

 

Division Overview

The Operational Excellence Division encompasses various departments including Operations (Supply Chain, Customer Service, Operations Planning), Information Technology, Strategic Sourcing, and provide guidance to international Operations. The Information Systems (IS) team is responsible for PRIMED’s IT infrastructure and the maintenance and development of various Information Technology (IT) systems that are critical to PRIMED’s operation. This includes defining, developing and implementing IT policies, procedures and best practices that provide cost-effectively and secure IT systems and operations. By collaborating with various departments, the IS team will ensure that PRIMED has secure access to reliable systems in which critical decisions are based upon.

Position Function

The Software Developer and Business Analyst Co-op Student (SD&BA Co-op) will receive technical and career mentorship from a Senior Business Systems Analyst and the Senior Manager, Information systems. With the support of the mentors, they will assist and lead the plan, design, develop, and launch efficient business, financial, and operations systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes. This will provide hands-on experience in the software lifecycle, including design, coding, code-reviewing, testing, and automation, as well as valuable industry experience in the scrum process for agile software development.

The SD&BA Co-op will be responsible for generating and compiling reports based on the findings, complete with probable causes and possible solutions to systems issues. They will apply theoretical, classroom skills in the real business world and further develop communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of PRIMED’s information systems investments.

Working Relationships

The SD&BA Co-op reports to the Senior Manager, Information Systems but work under the supervision of a Senior Business Systems Analyst. The SD&BA Co-op will work closely with the IS team as a whole and the Student Intern team, as required, to process project deliverables.

This role requires contact with all teams including Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Product Managers, Finance, Sales, Barbados Operations, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, and Product Development. Being able to multitask, direct others, negotiate, and communicate clearly will be key to working within the PRIMED team. With superior interpersonal skills, the SD&BA Co-op will effectively and professionally communicate relevant data to achieve PRIMED’s performance metrics and deliver superior service to internal and external customers.

External contacts include building direct relationships with Vendors, Customers, Contractors, and other Suppliers. The nature of this communication is to obtain, explain and exchange information and problem solve, interpret and resolve conflicts.

Responsibilities

The following is a high-level description of the SD&BA  responsibilities and is not meant to be all-inclusive:

  • Design write test and document software
  • Share new ideas and development practices openly
  • Develop skills vital to your career as a software developer
  • Be passionate about technology
  • Refactor and rewrite our existing .NET Framework libraries in ASP.NET.Perform all activities in the development life cycle (Plan, Implement, Test, Document, Deploy, Maintain)
  • Communicate progress updates to the team and all required stakeholders
  • Participate in code reviews, provide feedback, share knowledge, and brainstorm new ideas
  • Analyze business goals, objectives, and needs
  • Help plan and design business processes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Perform research and analysis in support of operations
  • Assist in resolving business issues using systems and data
  • Help launch new initiatives
  • 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 multitask are also necessary.

Examples of mental effort include:

  • Communicating with customers, vendors and PRIMED team members
  • Completing reports and updating various documents, software or databases

Multitasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position.

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.

Relative to the work done, PRIMED recognizes the work of the students by their acceptance as PRIMED “staff” members. PRIMED may recognize their accomplishments in a manner normally accorded full-time, permanent staff.

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:

  • Completed 3rd year of a Computing Science degree.
  • Strong data structures, logic, and algorithm skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Self-motivated and willing to pitch in on all tasks.
  • Team player.
  • Proficient in .NET Framework, Microsoft SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, SASS.
  • Ability to plan, implement, test and document programming applications.
  • Strong programming skills in object-oriented languages.
  • Basic knowledge of SaaS and Cloud-based technologies.
  • Strong scripting skills.
  • Knowledge of agile delivery.
  • Intermediate demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office, with a key focus on Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access.
  • Ability to create and modify documents and complex spreadsheets
  • Ability to write business documents, reports and correspondence
  • Ability to identify and apply a wide range of mathematical or statistical concepts

Other Assets

  • Organized problem solver capable of thinking quickly on their feet and excelling in a performance-driven, results-oriented work environment.
  • A skilled negotiator and time manager who can effectively multitask, prioritize and remain composed under pressure.
  • Demonstrated excellence in analytics, coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours as per business requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of business process workflows
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills and keen attention to detail

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 to support our offshore operations.

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 or with the post secondary partner (NAIT or University of Alberta).

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. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Director, Inventory Management and Planning (Edmonton, Alberta)
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Position Title: Director, Inventory Management & Planning
Position Type: Permanent, full-time
Division: Operational Excellence, Operations
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: February 2021

 

Division Overview

The Operational Excellence Division encompasses various departments including across Supply Chain Operations including Transportation, Distribution, Customer Service, Operations Planning and Information Systems, while providing guidance and support to international Operations as required. The Operations team is responsible for all aspects of supply chain and logistics operations including strategy, planning and execution for all Canadian sales while providing world class customer service.

Position Function

The Director, Inventory Management & Planning (DIM&P) is responsible to lead, manage, and integrate the day to day activities across forecasting and planning, inventory management and distribution teams in support of delivering an effortless customer experience via PRIMED’s product assortment and service offering. As a key member of PRIMED’s success, the role requires exceptional communication skills, team development and involvement, interpersonal skills and professionalism in order to perform day to day job tasks. The DIM&P is an agent of change within the organization and will utilize market best practices, training and coaching to create a best in class department. The DIM&P will play a critical role in ensuring all inventory management practices and processes are aligned and integrated to deliver on customer service levels and ultimately meet PRIMED’s mission: to protect people from harmful substances and infectious diseases.

Working Relationships

The DIM&P reports directly to the Vice President, Operational Excellence and has close internal working relationships with the other members of the broader Operations team, Sales, Finance, Marketing and all other PRIMED departments. Leading a team of four direct reports, the Director must demonstrate PRIMED core values like collaboration and respect while fostering growth and continuous improvement.

Outside of the organization, the Director is in direct contact with self manufacturing sites, suppliers, logistics partners and customers across multiple product categories. Oversight and leadership in collaboration with the Manager, Inventory & Distribution Operations’ portfolio of Distributors, and 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation providers will be essential in delivering our value proposition to our customers. The main purpose of this contact is to obtain, explain and exchange information, problem solving, confirm manufacturing readiness, negotiate rates and build strategic partnerships while interpreting and resolving conflicts.

Responsibilities

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

  • Lead and integrate the inventory management and planning team to develop a long-term supply strategy across our global self-manufactured and sourced product offering
  • Develop and execute a global supply plan and strategy for our manufacturing sites and customers across the multiple product categories through robust demand planning and inventory management
  • Manage manufacturing demand planning, procurement, inventory controls and distribution activities for delivery of products for the Canadian business
  • Grow, lead, and mentor the inventory management and planning team and help to grow their skills and capabilities
  • Identify best practices and oversee development of new and improved processes and procedures
  • Works closely with internal and external stakeholders to optimize, new and existing operations/processes. Lead and manage projects to automate supply chain business processes and workflows
  • Lead and guide the Operations Planning team to analyze customer inventory requirements and associated material requirements to support and inform production needs, expediting as needed
  • Lead the optimization of PRIMED’s inventory & distribution across the network to improve service levels for all products and categories
  • Monitor and manage performance including the development and use of operational KPI metrics (e.g. inventory levels and turnover, buffer stock, material aging, forecast accuracy, etc.) to monitor the performance of the business, proactively manage gaps, and develop continuous improvement plans. Generate escalations to support decision taking as required
  • Lead the development and execution of an integrated Sales & Operational Planning process, ensuring the process is standardized and followed
  • Work with Sales to maintain a production forecast to cultivate sales while proactively managing long lead time materials and plant production capacity as required
  • Enhance the QMS Supplier Management policy and process. Collaborate with the Product Management and Strategic Sourcing teams to track and manage the performance and relationships of our global contract manufacturers to ensure timely and quality fulfillment of all orders.
  • Work with Quality Assurance team and Suppliers to resolve material non-conformances according to PRIMED’s ISO 13485 Quality Management System.
  • Work with 3rd Party Logistic Provider’s to optimize flow of goods between warehouses and customers while looking for opportunities to deliver efficiencies and improved effectiveness in our distribution activities.
  • Act as a member of the senior management team, forging close partnerships and cross functional relationships with all team members and across other functional areas
  • Manage and monitor suppliers and vendors activities and costs to ensure quality service and performance while proactively managing costs across all distribution and fulfillment channels
  • Work closely with Manager, Customer Care and Contracts to ensure an effortless customer fulfillment experience
  • Supports the Manager, Inventory & Distribution Operations as needed with inventory control, including transfers, new business incorporation, and old product rotation, and physical inventory counts
  • Support Forecasting and Planning team through strategic integration of inventory planning and sales processes
  • Optimize the current use and future development of the ERP System in alignment with the Information Systems Strategic roadmap.
  • 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:

  • Concentration, computer skills, assembly skills, reading comprehension, personnel skills, etc.
  • Able to understand and implement processes to achieve results
  • Leads and communicates with a change management mindset, providing constructive feedback and solutions.
  • Suggests, develops and implements solutions for process improvements, internal and external, to maximize efficiency and service reliability

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
  • Seated on flights longer than 8 hours, as needed.

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:

  • Five years of progressive senior inventory management and team leadership experience
  • University or College diploma/degree or equivalent experience. SCMP designation would be considered an asset.
  • Canada Customs or supply chain management training would also be considered an asset
  • Critical thinker and investigating problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills, people management experience, and unconditional passion for success.
  • Demonstrable ability to work on cross-functional and collaborative teams.
  • Project Management experience an asset
  • Previous related working experience, preferably in a multifaceted supply chain environment managing and supporting distribution operations
  • Demonstrated ability to create, modify and analyze documents and complex spreadsheets
  • Excellent Analytical and Strategic Planning skills including mid- and long-term planning
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports, procedures, correspondence, and complete all types of inventory management documentation and insurance claim forms
  • Working knowledge of ERP and Transportation software such as Sage 300, SAP, Microsoft AX would be considered an asset.

Other Assets

  • Highly proficient/advanced experience with Excel.
  • Advanced computer proficiency in a Windows based environment using Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are key requirements
  • Organized, with excellent time management skills.

Hours of Work

This position is based in Edmonton. 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 and reach out to our partners at TSI Group who are administering the recruitment process. Please connect with katherine.mouzenian@tsigroup.com.

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