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Full time
Stonehooker Brewing Company is looking for a dedicated, self-driven sales rep to join the Stonehooker crew on our journey to bring our delicious beer to the mouths of thirsty customers around the Golden Horseshoe. Can you tell a great story? Are you enthused about craft beer? Do you have a proven track record in beverage sales?  

We’re passionate about our beer and a proud member of the Ontario Craft Beer industry. With our brewery and taproom situated in Lakeview on the east side of bustling Port Credit, we continue to emerge into a high demand marketplace with our eclectic mix of beer styles appealing to a wide demographic.  

The ideal candidate:
• has excellent communications skills
• makes a great first impression
• has a minimum 1 year of beverage related professional sales experience
• is experienced in the food and beverage industry with a keen interest in beer sales
• is highly motivated with a winning personality
• builds relationships with confidence and care
• is a team player who understand collaboration
• thinks strategically, acts tactically and is driven by results
• has exceptional time management skills
• possesses superior organizational skills and capable of working independently
• has good judgement and professional maturity
• understands the sales process and CRM
• is proficient with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint
• has a general knowledge of the brewing process
• has a working knowledge of the beer market in Ontario, both craft and macro, domestic and international
• has access to a vehicle full time and maintains a clean driving record
• is over 24 years of age and SmartServe certified

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Take care of our customers 
• Sell lots of beer
• Love your job
• Develop new business opportunities with restaurants, pubs and other licensees
• Efficiently manage ongoing relationships with existing customers
• Work with licensees on a weekly basis; plan/attend fun promotions/staff trainings 
• Develop new business opportunities with Grocery, 3rd party retailers, LCBO, restaurants, pubs and other licensees
• Collaborate effectively with other team members of Stonehooker Brewing Company
• Maintain a strong knowledge of the company, the brand, our products and pricing
• Be real: maintain your integrity and authenticity at all times
• Set and achieve goals for specified channels and accounts
• Develop and maintain up-to-date target prospects, leads, customer profiles and actionable targets with real-time use of CRM software
• Take responsibility of accounts to ensure timely order placement and fulfillment
• Understand the pricing and competition in our market, tap for tap, can for can 
• Pitch in as necessary to expedite orders, move product, ensure positive results
• Lead regular daily communication and maintain a regular schedule for sales reporting, with performance metrics, forecasting and lead tracking
• Other duties as assigned

We value our employees and we are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.
If you are interested in this opportunity and are passionate about working for a dynamic, leading edge small business in an emerging sector – send a covering letter and resume by email. We appreciate your interest in Stonehooker Brewing Company but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Job Types: Full-time, Commission (salary /commision to be discussed)

• West Toronto or Mississauga, ON (Preferred)
Closest major intersection: Lakeshore & Cawthra

To apply, please contact your Employment Specialist; 
Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
• Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
• Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
• Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
• Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101
Post ID: LM323-2
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: lori.mclaughlin@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Oakville, ON
York Barbell Company Limited is Canada’s leading manufacturer of home fitness products. York Barbell is proudly Canadian owned and operated. York Barbell have been in business for over 60 years and export to over 50 countries around the world. York Barbell also have operations in USA, United Kingdom and Taiwan.

York Barbell is urgently hiring for all positions at our Oakville facility in the these areas of manufacturing:
Great opportunity to learn while you earn as Employer will train for almost all roles!
  • CNC Department (will train)
  • Welding Department (must have some experience)
  • Powder Coating Department (will train)
  • Upholstery and Silk-screening Department (will train)
  • Tube Processing Department (will train)
  • Hardware Packaging Department (will train)
  • General Packaging Department (will train)
  • Plastics Department (will train)
  • Metal Cutting Department (will train)
  • Vinyl Weight Department (will train)

Work hours and available shifts are flexible to be discussed - employer is very flexible as they will be hiring multiple people for all roles.
$17/hr to start (opportunities for training and growth in most positions resulting in increased wages)

Please contact your Employment Specialist for more information;
Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre for Skills Development  Employment Services office to find out how to apply:
• Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
• Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
• Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
• Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101
Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: lori.mclaughlin@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Guelph, ON
As the Java Systems Developer you will be a member of an integral team responsible for developing system-based solutions by formulating programs, developing and maintaining codes and documenting processes for consistency and continuous improvement. You will contribute to a range of moderately complex and diverse team initiatives with the support of your team members. 
Technologies you have experience with:
· You have experience with Java/J2EE or Guidewire.
· Having experience with Gosu Script is an asset.
· Having experience with MessageBroker or Oracle is an asset.
What you're responsible for:
· Translating requirements into a cohesive working plan in accordance with guidelines and standards.
· Writing code to implement functionalities and features of small to medium complexity.
· Creating an implementation and back-out plan for a single system.
· Performing unit testing for developed code, supporting system and user acceptance testing.

What to expect: 
· You will travel occasionally.  
· Rotational on-call schedule, with shifts during evenings and weekends.    
· Extended work hours, including evenings and weekends, may be required.  

To be successful:
· You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change.  
· You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view. ?  
· You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues. 

To join our team:
· You have 3 years of experience in Information Technology or a related field.
· You have completed post-secondary education in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related as

What we offer:
· Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada's Best Employers. 
· Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs. 


If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity please follow the steps outlined below:


·         If you are Registered with us at the Centre please submit your resume to your assigned Employment Advisor and ask them to review it and submit on your behalf.

·         If you are not currently registered with us at the Centre please call 905 333 3499, x144 for assistance.

Post ID: HC-419
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hemant.chauhan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Mississauga, ON
Alta E-Solutions focuses on IT Asset Management Service is the process of maximizing the value of unused or end-of-life assets through effective reuse or divestment. 
The Computer RMA Technicians role is a unique role in the IT Asset management industry.
The ideal candidate should be able to perform the following duties:
  • Answer customer queries, respond to customer calls regarding return merchandise
  • Document customer problems and inputs
  • Ensure prompt and proper resolution of customer queries
  • Escalate/engage other departments in the organization to provide a solution according to the procedures
  • Receive, review, ensure accuracy and execute orders
  • Resolve RMA (Returns Merchandize Authorization) by updating system with right configuration
  • Configure the system and update the RMA system
  • Check RMA list for received returns
  • Check the return systems and conduct necessary tests, once confirmed send the configured replacement to imaging department
  • Process returns for parts replacement - test the particular component and send the same day
  • Assess functionality of electronic equipment and components using provided tools and diagnostic software
  • Assemble, disassemble or refurbish computers - conduct repairs when economically justified
  • Properly sort and store electronic components in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Maintain regular documentation of all refurbishing and repair activities in accordance with company policy
  • Regularly update inventory database, reflecting changes made to systems
  • Assist with other departmental tasks as the need requires
  • Participate in ongoing training to maintain compliance with WHMIS 2015 and Occupation Health and Safety requirements
  In all cases social distancing and working safely is an important aspect of working at Alta E Solutions.




Post ID: HC-552
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hemant.chauhan@centreforskills.ca

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