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

LEAN FACILITATOR - manitoba

CME is seeking a Lean Facilitator to join our Manitoba team. The Lean Facilitator, reporting to the Lean Champion, will work with our Lean Consortiums; conduct Lean assessments; facilitate networking and learn events; deliver core Lean training and facilitate rapid improvement projects. Travel to member sites is required. A minimum three years Lean implementation experience and Lean Greenbelt certification is preferred.

OUR VALUES:

  • Innovation is the cornerstone of success.
  • Growth of the manufacturing sector is critical to our economy.
  • Integrity and trust.
  • Influence, not just advocate.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the assigned Lean Facilitator to at least two of the CME Manitoba Lean Consortiums, providing Lean expertise and guidance to the Consortium board of directors and individual member companies.
  • Conduct two-day Lean Assessments.
  • Facilitate one-day Lean Strategic Planning workshops.
  • Collaborate with Lean Facilitators to deliver the Shared Kaizen program, one-day Introduction to
  • Lean Principles 101 workshop and other core Lean training workshops as needed.
  • Work in partnership with Lean Facilitators to ensure methods and messages are consistent.
  • Compile and share success stories.
  • Support the Lean Champion, Lean Coordinator and Lean Facilitators in the delivery of Consortium services and the development of Consortium support processes.
  • Support the Lean Champion in the promotion of Lean among Manitoba manufacturers.
  • Promote CME programs, services and events to members and potential members.
  • Support and attend CME events as required.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives within CME.

TO BE A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE, YOU WILL POSSESS:

  • Minimum of 3 years Lean implementation experience.
  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing experience.
  • Lean Greenbelt certification is a preferred; while Blackbelt certification is an asset.
  • Proven track record in project management; including ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to build consensus and work collaboratively within a team.
  • Adult Instructor/Education certification an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Passion to uphold CME’s standard for continuous improvement, ethics and integrity.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Valid passport required.

BENEFITS AT CME INCLUDE:

  • Group Health & Dental Benefits
  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience
  • Group Retirement Pension Plan
  • 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.

Please send cover letter and resume to Vaibhav Sharma, Lean Coordinator at vaibhav.sharma@cme-mec.ca  before noon on Friday, February 7th.  Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

IT Support Specialist - Toronto

Position Overview

This role will be responsible for providing IT service desk support to CME users across the country. Responding to real-time enquiries and providing solutions for software and hardware issues and general disruptions to IT systems or services. This position will also be responsible for providing the IT department with general administrative support, monitoring and maintenance of systems, as well as installing system upgrades.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the day to day operations of the IT service desk, troubleshoot and resolve user requests for service and communicate effectively with stakeholders;
  • Monitor response times and user satisfaction levels to ensure excellent levels of customer support;
  • Identify software and hardware problems, consult with the IT team and relevant experts to develop action plans and identify solutions;
  • Improve internal practices for managing client queries, troubleshooting, incident resolution;
  • Consult with vendors, perform research and evaluate products to assist in the selection and purchase of equipment and installation or upgrade of systems.
  • Keep users informed by effectively communicating potential issues or system/process changes and providing solutions;
  • Contribute to CME technical/training documentation and participate in policy, procedure, and standard development;
  • Perform regular maintenance on hardware and software components, as well as maintaining inventory records and documentation for equipment;
  • Maintain security and functionality of devices/applications/data by using different monitoring/security tools;
  • Support the inventory management process of IT Device/Applications/Licenses;
  • Monitor antivirus software and updates and repair computers infected with spyware, adware and/or viruses.
  • General administration of servers, updating directories, and anti-spam technology;
  • Maintaining our companies email communications with comply to CASL (Canada’s Antispam Legislation)
  • Develop and provide user training for basic hardware and software use;
  • Assist users in determining appropriate software solutions to meet needs.
  • Perform other IT department related duties/projects as assigned. Financial/Account work related to IT department.

Skills & Competencies

The successful candidate will need computer networking knowledge and multitasking ability. Technical skills and experience with network protocols, software and hardware used in the LAN/WAN for the organization will be imperative. Strong diagnostic and analytical skills are also key. The ability to get up to speed quickly with the applications/devices/OS, the problems they tend to have and how to fix them will be essential.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma/Degree in Information Technology program or Computer Science.
  • Computer networking knowledge is must.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present technical issues in a meaningful way to non-technical personnel.
  • Broad grasp of computer technology with the ability to match to organizational business needs and strategic plans and the ability to attain knowledge of new industry directions and developments.
  • Knowledge of Windows OS, Mac, Cloud (Citrix) computing, Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of TCIP/IP, Anti-Spam, Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange Server is an asset.

Benefits at CME include:

  • Group Health & Dental Benefits
  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience
  • 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.