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Status

Location

Posted

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Part time
Burlington, ON
2020.11.25
2020.12.22

Parenting is hard, and everyone wants the best for their children. That’s where we come in! At Snuggle Bugz, we look to instill confidence in parents navigating the early stages of Parenthood. Currently we are missing a critical link (aka YOU) and seeking a candidate armed with passion and the ability to provide support in our Distribution Centre.

The successful candidate will be good with numbers and organization, have a flexible schedule, be able to lift 50 pounds and have a sense of urgency about them! The combination of receiving, picking and shipping means that quick turnarounds are the rule, not the exception. This is an entry level position that presents an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow with our organization.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Hard working with a desire to see a job done to completion
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (50 lbs+)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Putting product away in the accurate BIN location
  • Pulling / Picking inventory from BIN locations for orders and store transfers
  • Restocking shelves from overflow inventory locations and consolidating items when necessary
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and workstations neat
  • Perform inventory control procedures including assigned cycle counting
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be added or modified as required throughout the course of your employment.
  • Snuggle Bugz provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities, available on request during all aspects of selection process.

Post ID:
Hours: Part time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hector.vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Oakville, ON
2020.11.24
2020.12.24
DIGITAL METAL WORK TECHNICIAN
Media Resources Inc, is a fast growing, thriving Company specializing in Large Format Printing, Digital LED Displays, 3D Fabrication and Sign Installation services to the sign and display industry. From design, fabrication to installation and maintenance, Media Resources Inc. is the industry leader to support sign installation, printing, custom fabrication, and digital LED display needs.

We are recognized in 2017 in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 list for Canada and Technology Fast 500 for North America. Our clients range from the top physical advertising companies to the top commercial signage/display companies. Our products are installed throughout the continent in over 30 states, 10 provinces, in high-visibility locations such as Yonge and Dundas square, and are viewed by millions of people daily. In addition to designing and manufacturing world-class digital display product hardware, we aim to provide a top tier suite of associated services for communications, monitoring, content management and custom software projects.
We are currently seeking a resourceful, self-motivated individuals to join our award-winning team as a Metal Work Technician. In this position, you will perform various activities in our Digital Department specializing in large Digital LED Displays.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to):
• Utilize aluminum CNC saw, hydraulic shear, drill press, break press and other metalwork tools to cut structural components as needed
• Lay-out, position, secure and assemble aluminum metalwork products in accordance with production drawings and standard work instructions
• Construct structural components from raw aluminum materials including extrusion and plate aluminum
• Using basic hand tools to form structural components
• Inspect and measure fabricated components to ensure that they are within the specifications provided in the drawings
• Cut and prepare metalwork components to be consumed as volume stock
• Adhere to all Company Safety related policies, procedures, and training, especially during COVID-19
• Actively identifying continuous improvement opportunities to increase production efficiency and safety
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Must have a minimum 3 years’ working experience in metalwork, metal fitting and/or mechanical assembly
• Ability to interpret technical drawings of metalwork mechanical assemblies
• Must be flexible to work extra hours when needed (overtime)
• Experience using basic hand and power tools including drills, drill press, impact driver, glue gun and tape measure
• Welding experience and certification is considered a strong asset
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Must be a self-starter and the ability work independently
• Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
• Must be able to read and write in English
• Fall arrest and Scissor lift training is an asset
• Building, construction, or sign industry experience preferred
• Must thrive in a fast-paced environment

COVID-19 PRECAUTION(S):
• Personal protective equipment provided or required
• Temperature screenings • Social distancing guidelines in place
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Come join our award-winning team! Our day shift runs from Monday- Thursday from 7am- 5:30pm and our afternoon shift runs from Monday- Thursday from 5:00pm-3:30am.

Media Resources Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with an exceptional opportunity for career development and growth.
Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hector.vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Oakville, ON
2020.11.24
2020.12.24
ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN

Media Resources Inc, is a fast growing, thriving Company specializing in Large Format
Printing, Digital LED Displays, 3D Fabrication and Sign Installation services to the sign and
display industry. From design, fabrication to installation and maintenance, Media
Resources Inc. is the industry leader to support sign installation, printing, custom
fabrication, and digital LED display needs.

We are recognized in 2017 in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 list for Canada and
Technology Fast 500 for North America. Our clients range from the top physical advertising
companies to the top commercial signage/display companies. Our products are installed
throughout the continent in over 30 states, 10 provinces, in high-visibility locations such as
Yonge and Dundas square, and are viewed by millions of people daily. In addition to
designing and manufacturing world-class digital display product hardware, we aim to
provide a top tier suite of associated services for communications, monitoring, content
management and custom software projects.
We are currently seeking a resourceful, self-motivated individuals to join our award-winning
team as an Electronic Assembly Technician. In this position, you will perform various
activities in our Digital Department specializing in large Digital LED Displays.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to):
• Follow and understand safety procedures and company policies including use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Read and interpret drawings, diagrams, work instructions, specifications, work orders and reports
• Review and follow direction from production floor lead hands and supervisors
• Verify dimensions and clearance of components to ensure conformance to production drawing and other specifications
• Assemble electrical or electronic systems and/or support structures and install components, units, subassemblies, wiring using rivets, bolts and other mechanical fasteners
• Tag and label components
• Constant review for component or metalwork defects and report to production lead hand.
• Utilize basic hand tools to assist with component installation
• Responsible for population and wiring of electronic components including LED modules, power supplies, receiver cards, etc. into metalwork assemblies
• Adhere to all Company safety related policies, procedures, and training, especially during COVID-19
• Actively identifying continuous improvement opportunities to increase production efficiency and safety
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
• Must have a minimum 3 years’ working experience of hands on electronics
assembly and population into large mechanical assemblies
• Ability to interpret technical drawings of mechanical and electronic assemblies
• Must be flexible to work extra hours when needed (overtime)
• Experience using basic hand and power tools including drills, tie snips, impact driver, glue gun and screwdrivers
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Must be a self-starter and the ability work independently

COVID-19 PRECAUTION(S):
• Personal protective equipment provided or required
• Temperature screenings
• Social distancing guidelines in place
• Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Come join our award-winning team! Our day shift runs from Monday- Thursday from 7am5:30pm and our afternoon shift runs from Monday- Thursday from 5:00pm-3:30am.
Media Resources Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with an
exceptional opportunity for career development and growth.
Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hector.vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington, ON
2020.11.24
2020.12.02
HIRING EVENT - meet the employer and find out more about the company

FirstService Residential is North America’s foremost property management firm. Specializing in Property Management, Front Desk Security Guards, Cleaners and Superintendents within our Property Services Department. Join us for this hiring event to learn more about this company and their exciting job opportunities.

We will be using Zoom to deliver this workshop. Click here to register. 
If you would like more information on how to use Zoom click here.  
 Wednesday, December 02, 10:00AM

The Company

Do you aim high? Are you genuinely helpful? Are you looking for a place where you can make a
difference, receive ongoing support and training, and build a rewarding, long-lasting career? Then
you may be a good fit for FirstService Residential, North America’s foremost property
management firm. We’re all about our associates, and as we continue to grow, we’re looking for
even more quality people who share our dedication to doing what’s right, improving residents’
quality of life, building great relationships and truly making a difference for their clients, their
colleagues and themselves. Is that you? If so, we think you should get to know us.

Job Responsibilities
The position exists to provide owners, residents, visitors and contractors with a level of customer
service that is second to none for their various needs and requirements, and to ensure thorough
and consistent cleanliness of the condominium corporation or developer’s property and assets.
The individual is responsible for ensuring that all activity occurring on the client’s property is in
accordance with client’s needs as well as FirstService Residential company policies and
procedures. The Housekeeping employee is required to address and properly document anything,
which may be of concern to the client as well as any other parties of interest.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The job duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by positions in this job
classification. Not all duties assigned to every position are included, nor is it expected that all
positions will be assigned every duty.
  •  Cleans and services restrooms
  •  Sweeps, vacuums, and mops floors and stairways
  •  Gathers and disposes of rubbish and waste materials by hand or with the use of powered equipment
  •  Observes appearances and conditions of premises and equipment; reports needed repairs, safety hazards, or conditions requiring outside vendor services
  • Dusts such items as blinds, furniture, file cabinets, door, frames, railing picture frames and windowsills using treated dust mittens, cloths, or hand-cleaning items
  • Polishes furniture, metal work, and chrome using appropriate cleaning and polishing compounds
  • Maintains an inventory of cleaning and toiletry supplies
  • Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, mirror, and fixtures using both step and extension ladders
  • Cleans grounds and parking lots of litter, glass, or other debris
  • Loads and unloads supplies, and moves heavy furniture and equipment using dollies,handcarts, or power equipment
  • Replaces light bulbs and fuses
  • May perform ground maintenance including removal of snow from front entrances, salting front entrances
  • Assists in the moving of garbage bins when needed
  • Maintains and cleans compactor room
  • Performs related work as assigned in relation to the needs of the building
  • Functions and duties are subject to change upon Management discretion
Additional Duties & Responsibilities
  • Practice and adhere to FirstService Residential Global Service Standards
  • Conduct business at all times with the highest standards of personal, professional and ethical conduct
  • May participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, policies, and regulatory guidelines
  • Ensure all safety precautions are followed while performing the work
  • Follow all policies and Standard Operation Procedures as instructed by Management
  • Performs related work as assigned in relation to the needs of the building on said day
Knowledge, Skills & Proficiencies
 Have knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools, and equipment of the janitorial service
 Have knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules
 Have knowledge of the proper use of chemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides
 Have the ability to follow instructions
 Ability to operate and use janitorial tools, equipment, and supplies such as floor buffers, vacuum cleaners, and cleaning compounds and solutions
 Have knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations
 Have knowledge of building and property security procedures
 Have the ability to explain instructions and guidelines to others effectively
 Have the ability to train and assign work to employees
 Have the ability to prioritize the work of others

Tools & Equipment Used
 Cleaning tools

Physical Requirements / Working Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sitting, standing or walking applied for extended periods of time. Working conditions generally entail eight (8) hour shifts, but may be subject to alteration. Mental and physical stress may be incurred. Some jobs require an employee to be exposed to unpleasant and noxious fumes and odors. Some jobs require an employee to hazardous work environments. Some jobs require an employee to work where there is a significant change of injury.

Disclaimer
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hector.vasquez@centreforskills.ca

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