If you are interested to apply for a position, we welcome you to send your cover letter and resume to the attention of our HR Department at resume@cme-mec.ca. Due to volume, only those shortlisted will be contacted regarding the position.

CME Staff

CME IS GREAT PLACE TO WORK® CERTIFIED

CME is proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees. CME looks forward to working with staff on continuously improving its workplace culture and is committed to leading the manufacturing sector in fostering inclusion and diversity in the manufacturing sector with initiatives like Women and Manufacturing.

Current Opportunities

Project Administrator - Manufacturing Productivity & Insights - NL

The Newfoundland and Labrador Division of Canadian Manufacturer & Exporters (CME) is an industry-led, non-for-profit association led by a national board of directors made up of senior leaders from a diverse group of Canadian manufacturers of all sizes.  CME advocates and provide programs and services to overcoming challenges and maximizing opportunities for our members. CME is seeking a dynamic, Project Administrator to coordinate project activities, including simple tasks and larger plans. You will manage schedules, arrange assignments and communicate progress to all team members and stakeholders.

Project Administrator responsibilities include preparing and analyzing reports, data entry, site visits, track project progress and measure outcomes for reporting purposes, gathering necessary resources and coordinate events and program initiatives and deliverables. For this role, you will report to the Divisional Vice President, work with a team of facilitators and stakeholders, so good communication and collaboration skills are essential.

Qualifications should include post-secondary graduation in a business administration, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience; experience in business administration with demonstrated experience in strategic planning and program administration; exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • The ability to work independently and as a member of a group
  • A diplomatic approach to problem solving / analytical thinking
  • The ability to meet time lines/ Strong organizational skills
  • The ability to recognize the concerns of all stakeholders, both labour and employers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suit
  • Exceptional oral and written communication / presentation skills
  • A demonstrated ability to prepare reports and presentations
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and vehicle and be able to travel within the province and country when required

Salary will be range is $45,000 to $55,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Deadline for applications Friday, November 15, 2019

Please submit your resume to:

Jackie Field, Operations Manager, CME, via email: jackie.field@cme-mec.ca

Safety Specialist Program Manager - St. John’s NL

About Us

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is nearly 150 years strong.   We have earned an extensive and effective track record of working for and with 2,500 leading manufacturers from coast to coast to help their businesses grow. Our success comes from integrating the association with industry, being run by manufacturers for manufacturers. Led by a national board of directors made up of senior leaders from a diverse group of Canadian manufacturers of all sizes, we have our finger on the pulse of the sector. Overcoming their challenges and maximizing opportunities are at the forefront of everything we do. We work for manufactures & processors to strengthen their competitive advantage by building on their knowledge and capacity in key areas, like LEAN and productivity; trade and export; energy and environment; leadership development; health and safety and more.

 

The Manufacturing and Processing Safety Sector Council (MPSSC) will be established in January 2020.  This will be an industry-led group to provide input, direction and guidance to address workplace injuries, illness and fatalities in the manufacturing and processing sector.  We are seeking a motivated, results-driven individual with the experience and skill set required to lead a new initiative in the development and delivery of enhanced health and safety systems for manufactures and processors.

 

Job Summary

The Safety Specialist Program Manager will report directly to the Divisional Vice President of CME-NL, with input and guidance from the MPSSC Committee, and will be accountable for meeting the work goals set out in the annual work plan. The Safety Specialist Program Manager understands the issues at the national, provincial and local levels and through a collaborative, industry-led, consensus-building approach, ensures engagement and buy-in from primary stakeholders.

The Safety Specialist Program Manager will have overall day-to-day operational responsibility for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of the safety program and systems outlined by the MPSSC. Other key responsibilities include;

  • Coordination and development of training modules, training events, workshops, lunch & learns, delivery of training, network/consortium and an annual conference.
  • Communication of results, events and special topic information in a timely manner to members, network/consortium and stakeholders
  • Regular reporting to the MPSSC and WorkplaceNL

Job Qualifications

 

Education

  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field (Health and Safety, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Technology. etc.)
  • A safety designation considered an asset (CRSP, CSSE, etc)

Experience

  • Experience in business management with demonstrated experience in strategic planning and program administration;
  • Experience in the manufacturing and processing sector considered an asset

 

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Strong training and facilitation capabilities
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to health and safety in the manufacturing & processing sectors.
  • The ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • A diplomatic/systematic approach to problem solving / analytical thinking
  • The ability to meet timelines/strong organizational skills
  • The ability to recognize the concerns of all stakeholders, both labour and employers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite
  • Exceptional oral and written communication/presentation skills
  • A demonstrated ability to prepare and present budgets and reports
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and vehicle and be able to travel within the province and country when required

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: resume@cme-mec.ca