Branch Manager

Wood - Burlington, ON (30+ days ago)

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Automation and Controls is currently recruiting for an Branch Manager with strong leadership skills, and demonstrated success managing an automation and controls business, preferably one with emphasis on Electrical Controls. The successful candidate will have had hands-on experience implementing design, and strong knowledge and experience in system integration. This position will be based at our Burlington, Office.

The Branch Manager will oversee all activities and the personnel of the Burlington branch operations. This includes the planning, developing, analyzing, designing, implementing, training, and maintaining all facets of the organization with respect to the assigned remote facility. He/She will have full P&L responsibility, and will focus on maintaining a healthy relationship with our clients, with a mandate to grow existing accounts as well as source and qualify new leads in the automotive industry, and looking for growth opportunities in other industries. He/She will have prior experience in systems integration, in the industrial automation sector.

This individual will play a key role in the future of the business. For the right candidate we offer a fascinating and varied job in an expanding, financially secure business as well as the chance to work within a happy, friendly company alongside some wonderful and talented people. *Only individuals authorized to work in Canada, without sponsorship, will be considered for this role.*

Responsibilities:
Manage the daily operations/ activity of our sales and support team
Sell, promote and support our services and product range
Liaise with clients and suppliers to maintain and grow our customer base
Ensure the provision of market leading service standards
Conduct Project Reviews (including: quotes, specifications, etc)
Perform and approve design work (including: hardware, software, and project management role)
While priority is given to local work, there will be times when additional work may be required outside of the Burlington area
Oversee installations, systems integration, as well as perform start-up and de-bug activities
Perform related duties as required by company QOS Policies, Procedures and Instructions.
Manage and promote the growth of personnel (includes: hiring, training, coaching of staff; and conducting employee performance reviews)
Other duties as assigned
Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications:
BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, or sixty (60) credit hours in Electrical Training.
Minimum of 8-10 years’ relevant experience, in the electrical controls and/or industrial controls industry
Will have minimum of 4-5 years in a supervisory role and/or project management role, within a similar industry (supervising applications engineers, senior - process controls and electrical controls engineers)
Must have hands on experience in industrial automation and systems integration
Ability to run large projects, and multiple project teams preferred
Individual must be able to perform engineering responsibilities with no difficulty.
Will possess solid business acumen, and sound commercial skills, considered an asset
Proven trouble shooting skills and knowledge of human resource fundamentals are required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Travel is required in this position.
Occasionally, evening, weekend, and/or holiday hours may be required.
Must be a Canadian citizen (or eligible to work in Canada)

Physical requirements:
Able to climb a 2 story ladder
Capable of walking a mile in 20 minutes
Be able to cover, on foot, a reasonable distance on a job site
Lift up to 30 lbs without difficulty

  • All of the above items are to be accomplished while carrying a laptop computer*
CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.