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Have solid computer skills and administrative experience? Currently not working? Need an opportunity to get contacts and references in Brandon? Or perhaps you’re not ready to make a permanent commitment?

West-Can Human Resource Solutions is seeking candidates with strong administrative and/or reception skill sets! Send your resume in today and we can set up a time to meet and discuss what you are seeking in your next position and you will be notified of exciting opportunities, both temporary and permanent, in the Brandon area!

Send your resume to Lindsey@wchrs.com or call (204) 727-0008. 

Operations Manager (New)

West-Can Human Resource Solutions is currently recruiting, on behalf of our client, for a Operations Manager position in Brandon to start immediately.

The Position

To direct receiving, warehousing and distribution operations. You will oversee the efficient receipt, storage, and dispatch of our wide array of products. Support the sale and scheduling of product deliveries to our retail and partner locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

Position Requirements

• Proven experience as a manager / supervisor
• Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
• Experience in distribution logistics (scheduling, order fulfillment, route planning, tracking)
• Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
• Leadership skills and ability manage staff
• Strong decision making and problem solving skills
• Strengths in follow-up and attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills
• Inside/outside sales experience preferred

Qualifications
• Combination of education and experience in warehouse / logistics. Post-secondary education preferred.

Responsibilities 
1. Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
2. Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations
3. Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization
4. Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
5. Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
6. Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security
7. Manage stock control and reconcile with online ordering / inventory systems
8. Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
9. Communications / sales to  retail locations and 3rd party outlets to fill transport loads
10. Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees
11. Production and delivery of logistics reports
12. Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided

For more information or to apply for this opportunity contact West-Can Human Resource Solutions at rob@wchrs.com or (204) 727-0008.

Administrative Repo Clerk

West-Can Human Resource Solutions is currently recruiting for an Administrative Repossession Clerk in Brandon, MB

Position Purpose:

To manage all aspects of the Corporation’s affairs, including program development, staffing, funding, financial management, community partnerships, communications, facility/venue management, and reporting.

Responsibilities
– Day to day communication and reporting to clients about ongoing repossessions
– Track files through the system to ensure updates are being done in a timely manner
– Provide administrative support for bailiffs – review file summaries and advise what’s required to complete file work
– Assist repo staff and problem solve issues – assist locating debtors and/or security
– Be familiar with Consumer Protection Act and know what requirements are in place for seizures
– Follow up with bailiffs and repo admin on workflow and processes or issues.
– Problem solve with manager and/or bailiffs as required – solve equity threshold questions (valuation of security)
– Be familiar with databases and be prepared to do collections as necessary
– Be familiar with Quickbooks and invoicing
– Be prepared to do back up training on Process serving
– Be cross trained in other departments as assigned

Job Requirements
– Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook, Database (we use an industry specific software called Collect!)
– Use of scanner
– Mathematical skills and geographical skills are essential
– Quickbooks preferable
– Strong personality and the ability not to take stuff personally
– Critical thinking skills
– Potential for management

For more information or to apply for this opportunity contact West-Can Human Resource Solutions at rob@wchrs.com or (204) 727-0008.

Apprentice Carpenter

West-Can Human Resource Solutions is currently recruiting for a Apprentice Carpenter in Rapid City, MB

General Description:

The Apprentice Carpenter will be responsible for assisting with all construction activities that take place on the work site, ensuring high standards of workmanship and efficiency and working a safe manner.

Specific Duties:

  • Assist on site with excavations, and concrete pours
  • Assist with the building of foundations, installing floor beams, laying sub-flooring, installing of walls and roofing systems
  • Assist in the fitting and installing trim, doors, stairs, moulding and hardware
  • Measuring, cutting and joining materials made of wood or wood substitutes
  • Repairing and renovating wooden structures
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and sketches
  • Ensure that you are complying with all safety practices
  • Participate in construction activities in relation to plans
  • Keep construction site clean and safe
  • Respectful interactions with van Veen’s customers the Building Inspectors and sub-contractors
  • Responsible to respect all tools and ensure that the owner or your supervisor is made aware of any replacements required in a timely fashion
  • Complete and submit your time sheet bi-weekly
  • Other duties as assigned

Responsibilities and Procedures:

  • The Apprentice Carpenter will demonstrate an ability to work well with fellow staff members.
  • The Apprentice Carpenter will have a valid driver’s license and the use of a vehicle for work
  • The Apprentice Carpenter must be physically fit and able to perform functions and activities on a construction work site.

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Levels one or two in Carpentry apprenticeship preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience in construction of Residential, and Commercial buildings
  • Must be attentive to detail, logical and organized
  • Must be punctual and will communicate any required time off  or problems to the Owner or Supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Must be a team player who will contribute to a positive, healthy work environment.
  • Will demonstrate an ability to make decisions that are consistent with the best interest of the organization.

Resumes can be forwarded to lindsey@wchrs.com or faxed to 204-729-9004. For more information please call 204-727-0008 or toll free at 1-877-334-2125.

General Labourers - Temporary

West-Can Human Resource Solutions is currently recruiting for temporary General Labourers in Portage La Prairie, MB.

The Position 

Our client is looking for General Labourers to assist with the manufacturing and installation of covers on the city’s two new holding tanks. This position will start around July 9th, 2018 and will be scheduled to last for approximately fifteen weeks with an hourly compensation and a sizable retention bonus at the end of the project. The work schedule on this project will be from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday thru Saturday.  Hours may vary depending upon project requirements.

Duties

General duties will include, but not limited to the installation of tank liners and piping, setting up the new cover, assisting with the heat welding of the cover materials, attaching the new cover, installing accessories, cleaning up the job site and any other general labour duties required.

Successful candidates will require steel toe boots, dependable transportation to and from the site, flexibility in their schedule, a good work ethic and a history of being a reliable employee.

Resumes can be forwarded to info@wchrs.com or faxed to 204-729-9004. For more information please call 204-727-0008 or toll free at 1-877-334-2125.

Operations Manager

West-Can Human Resource Solutions is currently recruiting for an Operations Manager in Brandon, MB, for our client BOBHQ

The Company
BOBHQ was founded in 1998 and currently has stores in Brandon, Lethbridge and Saskatoon as well as online retail and wholesale sales. The company has grown into Canada’s largest supplier of smoking, hemp, and lifestyle products.

The Position
Reporting to the owner, the Operations Manager will be involved in many aspects of the business and be instrumental in its operations, sales and HR management. The Operations Manager is a strong leader, well organized, providing assistance with business development and process improvement. The Operations Manager will help ensure that all activities (Sales, Merchandising, Customer Service, Shop Management, Finance, Stock, and Warehouse Fulfilment) are performed accurately, to a high standard and in a timely manner while maximizing sales and profit. Additionally, the Operations Manager supports the team in achieving their objectives, manages workflow processes, provides resolution to operational problems, and contributes to the strategic direction of the overall organization.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Supervision, coaching, and performance management of staff utilizing a “hands-on” leadership approach
  • Encourage, enforce and ensure compliance with systems, policies and procedures
  • Track, analyze and report on operations, identifying areas for continuous improvements
  • Demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Coordinate tasks and goals with the owner and participate in organization strategic planning
  • Flexible, with a “Change on the Fly” ability to re-prioritize and focus on any and all activities requiring support

For more information or to apply for this opportunity contact West-Can Human Resource Solutions at rob@wchrs.com or (204) 727-0008.

Concrete Worker

West-Can Human Resource Solutions is currently recruiting for a Concrete Worker in Rapid City, MB

Concrete Worker Description

  • This is skilled manual labour in the construction and maintenance of concrete structures.
  • Work of this class involves building, setting and aligning concrete forms, placing wire mesh and concrete and applying fine concrete finishing methods in new residential construction and the building of sidewalks, fences, retaining walls and related concrete structures.
  • Responsibilities include interpreting blueprints and reading survey stakes to establish grade and estimating volume of concrete required for specific jobs. The incumbent may instruct and direct a small group of labourers engaged in mixing and placing concrete, as required, particularly on larger jobs.
  • There is limited opportunity, however, for minor independent decision making, particularly once experience is acquired.
  • Incumbents generally work under the immediate supervision of a foreman.

Specific Duties

  • Builds, erects and aligns forms for various concrete structures and foundations for residential construction including grade beam piles and ICF blocks
  • Estimates concrete quantities, appropriate mixes of sand and cement if concrete is hand mixed.
  • Directs labourers and/or personally performs duties of cutting and placing reinforcing wire mesh, re bar, ICF basement forms and placing, pouring and rough leveling of concrete.
  • Fine finishes concrete by floating, trowelling, edging and brushing in accordance with specifications.
  • Interprets blueprints and reads survey stakes to establish correct grades.
  • Utilizes hand tools and non-complex small power tools and performs minor maintenance as required.
  • Maintains simple records.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Considerable knowledge of the standard methods, materials, tools and equipment used in concrete construction and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work.
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints and make simple calculations in order to read survey stakes and calculate areas and volumes.
  • Skill in the use and care of hand and small power tools associated with the work.
  • Classification Specification

Resumes can be forwarded to lindsey@wchrs.com or faxed to 204-729-9004. For more information please call 204-727-0008 or toll free at 1-877-334-2125.

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