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City Image Signs is a national signage company that is continuously looking for talented and committed individuals. City Image Signs offers the opportunity to pursue a career that is rewarding, engaging and satisfying. We encourage you to consider a career with us and become a part of the force that drives creativity across Canada. Please fill out the form and choose which listed position or department you are interested in.

Current Openings

 

Project Coordinator

City Image Signs
Edmonton, Ab
Full-Time, Permanent

We are City Image Signs (CIS), formed in 2015 out of an acquisition of an existing manufacturing outlet that operated for over 35 years. Our updated manufacturing and operations have led to a large customer base and rapid expansion throughout Canada. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, CIS has garnered national acclaim and awards including being named a 2-time BOCSIes Award Winner for Best Signage in Canada, Signs of the Times 2021 “Best in Show” winner. Additionally, we have been featured in Sign Media magazine for our achievements and our creative, quality and process-based approach to successful projects nationwide.

 

Servicing sectors such as retail, hospitality, real estate, commercial and private corporations – our focus is being a “one-stop shop” – offering customers a variety of signage solutions through successful project management, logistics, production, manufacturing, procurement and professional services, as well as the development of strategic installation and professional partnerships. We are looking for a strong multi-faceted Project Coordinator who will help anchor the project team and partner with the Project Managers in daily task management, install coordination as well as phase and milestone tracking – all while maintaining the same client focused approach that got us so far. The successful candidate must be a problem solver who can think on their feet. A team oriented individual that never utters the phrase “that’s not my job” and someone who takes pride in the work it takes to make sure that projects run smoothly. We have a uniquely awesome corporate culture and our ideal candidate will understand that what is best for the team, is best for the individual. CIS is looking to commit to your success, all we ask is that you commit to ours.

 

Although an understanding of the signage industry is a huge asset, we are looking for someone who wants to make a difference in a growing company. If this sounds like you, you think producing amazing signage will brighten your day, and being part of an award-winning team piques your interest, then keep scrolling – as this position could be for you!

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply project management strategies to daily operations to keep projects on track with set timelines
  • Work extensively with Project Managers and Liaise with inter-departmental stakeholders to ensure project milestones are communicated and achieved
  • Act as a key point of contact and communicate project status updates
  • Use Project management systems and practises to support projects efficiently and effectively
  • Identify and report changes or risks to project scope while recommending solutions
  • Capture and followup on issues and variances and risk associated with assigned projects or tasks
  • Assign tasks to internal and external resources and partners
  • Take part in the preparation of project closeout reporting
  • Actively participate in project meetings and perform support/ admin activities related to agenda, minutes and/or action items
  • Provide project status reports
  • Develop and prepare project presentations when required
  • Take an active role in tracking and Quality Control assessment of outsourced goods
  • Conduct continuous process improvement practices by identifying gaps, gathering project information/data and developing recommendations for improvement and implementation
  • Coordinate and/or lead a variety of assigned projects and initiatives as assigned by the Project Managers

 

Job Requirements:

  • Displays a strong understanding of Google Suite (Excel – intermediate to advanced skills are a huge asset going in this role in terms of reporting and documentation)
  • Provides strong problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates flexibility and innovative workflow practises
  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate, and manage multiple activities and projects occurring simultaneously
  • Provide excellent project coordination skills using an understanding of the project management methods and techniques (PMBOK best practises)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience working with external stakeholder and industry partners
  • Proven planning organizational and problem solving skills
  • CAPM, PMP or other valid Project Management Professional Certification required
  • At least 1-2 years experience managing projects
  • 1-2 years of Signage experience preferred (but not required)

 

What we offer:

  • Company phone and desktop/laptop computer
  • Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) +project team commission structure, Corporate
  • Bonus incentives and comprehensive benefits package
  • A Company Culture focused on employee experience, touchpoints, team building and feedback
  • Employee education program

 

Although we are looking at experience, our successful candidate will be multifaceted in finding solutions, applying strategies, taking direction, learning new methods, working independently and being an excellent communicator for the success of CIS. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all employees – their diverse backgrounds and abilities make our business stronger.

 

All applications will be reviewed starting November 1st, with interviews scheduled between November 4th and 15th, 2021.

 

Learn more about us at https://www.cityimagesigns.com

 

*Candidate must be bondable (pass required background checks)

*Valid Driver’s with clean record required

 

     

     

    Sign Production and Manufacturing Technician

    City Image Signs
    Edmonton, Ab
    Full-Time, Permanent

    We are City Image Signs (CIS), formed in 2015 out of an acquisition of an existing manufacturing outlet that operated for over 35 years. Our updated manufacturing and operations have led to a large customer base and rapid expansion throughout Canada. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, CIS has garnered national acclaim and awards including being named a 2-time BOCSI Award Winner for Best Signage in Canada, in addition to being featured in Sign Media magazine for our achievements and our creative, quality and process-based approach to successful projects nationwide.

    Servicing sectors such as retail, hospitality, real estate, commercial and private corporations – our focus is being a “one-stop shop” – offering customers a variety of signage solution services through successful project management, logistics, production, manufacturing, procurement and professional services, as well as the development of strategic installation and professional partnerships.

    The successful candidate would play an instrumental role in the fabrication of signage solutions for our clients. While working extensively with aluminum, steel, Lexan and LEDs (amongst other materials) candidates must also have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings. The candidate must be self-managing and able to work independently as well as partner with other team members. If this sounds like you, producing amazing signage brightens your day, and being part of an award-winning team piques your interest, then keep scrolling – as this position could be for you!

    Job Requirements:

    • Be multifaceted and able to transition easily between different tasks as production requires.
    • Experience in vinyl plotting and application as well as channel letter manufacturing processes including bending/stapling channel coil, trim cap and assembly.
    • Demonstrates a knowledge and background in usage of paint booth and associated requirements and tasks a huge plus
    • Interest in electrical wiring requirements for the signage industry. (including LED Layout and wiring- training will be provided)
    • Knowledgeable in signage software including but not limited to – Corel, Sign Wizard and Flexi Sign
    • Understanding of CNC machining and file set up a plus
    • Be familiar and compliant with the Alberta OHS regulations a plus. (other required certifications -including WHMIS -will be provided if necessary)
    • Comfortable managing multiple projects at once
    • Previous sign manufacturing experience preferred, but will provide training to the right person

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Fabrication and assembly of signs.
    • Report to shop foreman for daily tasks and production requirements
    • Meet required production timelines
    • Strong attention to detail in a fast paced, changing environment
    • Maintain quality control assurance by submitting to operational guidelines
    • Complete routine Health & Safety controls
    • Work with cross functional teams in order to Produce/Manufacture signage requirements.
    • Familiar with machine set up and maintenance requirements ensuring any maintenance is reported to management for servicing.
    • Usage of proper PPE requirements during production of all signage Although we are looking at experience, our successful candidate will be multifaceted in finding solutions, applying strategies, taking direction, learning new methods, working independently and being an excellent communicator for the success of CIS. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions out of all employees – their diverse backgrounds and abilities make our business stronger.

    Learn more about us at https://www.cityimagesigns.com/aboutus

    *Candidate must be bondable (pass required background checks)
    *Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and benefits package

     

    City Image Signs- Purchasing Position

    City Image Signs
    Edmonton, Ab
    Full-Time, Permanent

    We are City Image Signs (CIS), formed in 2015 out of an acquisition of an existing manufacturing outlet that operated for over 35 years. Our updated manufacturing and operations have led to a large customer base and rapid expansion throughout Canada. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, CIS has garnered national acclaim and awards including being named a 2-time BOCSIes Award Winner for Best Signage in Canada, in addition to being featured in Sign Media magazine for our achievements and our creative, quality and process-based approach to successful projects nationwide.

    Servicing sectors such as retail, hospitality, real estate, commercial and private corporations – our focus is being a “one-stop shop” – offering customers a variety of signage solution services through successful project management, logistics, production, manufacturing, procurement and professional services, as well as the development of strategic installation and professional partnerships.We are looking for a strong multi-faceted Purchaser who will lead the purchasing of various materials and consumable products for City Image Signs. Working alongside different departments, the successful candidate will play an instrumental role in the purchasing and production lifecycle and be essential in the manufacturing and success of signage solutions for some of our biggest house accounts and new clients across Canada. Although an understanding of the signage industry is a huge asset, we are looking for someone who has an analytical mindset. While our Candidate will be sourcing extensively aluminum, steel, lexan and LEDs (amongst other materials) they must also have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings, assess product yields and have a drive to diversify technologies and industry contacts.

    Our ideal candidate will have a global view of our business. The candidate will also possess the ability to self-manage, work independently, as well as partner with cross functional teams. While working within the office environment, the candidate will be required to present their analysis, address timelines, issues, budgets, risks, opportunities as well as providing reporting to demonstrate current and future findings. If this sounds like you, producing amazing signage brightens your day, and being part of an award-winning team piques your interest, then keep scrolling – as this position could be for you!

    Job Requirements:

    • Displays a strong understanding of google suite (Excel – intermediate to advanced skills are a huge asset going in this role in terms of reporting and documentation)
    • Work extensively with external suppliers/vendors to ensure consistent supply and demand of product.
    • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills – knowledge of purchasing, supply chain systems, demand management, Lean principles of planning.
    • Coordinates effective inventory management with Operations Coordinator and Controller by processing inventory count/corrections.
    • Must be familiar with how to investigate, follow up, and resolve discrepancies and/or inquiries in regard to internal product statuses and irregularities.
    • Strong analytical skills that stem from understanding/creating reporting and documentation.
    • Demonstrates a strategic approach to ordering materials, outsourcing capabilities, and quality control.
    • Candidate must be familiar with accounting software and functions for P.O generation/recall– including, but not limited to, Quick books.
    • Ensures quick and effective compliance of buying within purchasing information systems and processes, purchase orders, and workflow.
    • Performs administrative tasks with high speed and accuracy as required, including line-item entry, correct pricing, and more.
    • Highly Organized. Has a project manager mindset in your approach to conducting day-to-day routines.
    • University/College degree or diploma, preferably in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Logistics (preferred) or relevant experience.
    • Strong financial acumen, forecasting experience, strong computer skills, and understanding of vendor and customer relationship management.
    • Overseeing and balance of the cashflow relegated to raw materials.
    • Establish and adhere to production kit dates with Operations Manager to successfully fulfill production throughput goals.
    • Demonstrates an aptitude for working independently in a busy environment.
    • Comfortable with usage of remote management/meeting tools such as – project management software, google teams, zoom, etc.
    • Experience in buying in the manufacturing and/or construction sectors. (3-5 years preferred)

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work with Production and Operations Management to ensure production and project requirements are clear and understood.
    • Attend and contribute to weekly touchpoint meetings on material status and supply chain assessment.
    • Plan, select, and buy merchandise for a growing number of Projects and company needs nationwide.
    • Execute the production strategy by completing top strategic buys.
    • To ensure optimal productivity of production by ensuring raw materials and consumer goods are landed within the allotted time frame.
    • Investigate, follow up, and resolve all discrepancies and/or inquiries from external vendors/suppliers regarding delays, short-shipments, excess volumes, changes in costs, etc.
    • Create RFQ’s, RFP’s, RFI’s for market analysis and documentation for planned orders, sourcing selection, supplier evaluation and selection.
    • Actively participate in research & development of City image Signs’ business complement by actively researching new technologies while approaching vendors/suppliers for samples and demos of new industry offers.
    • Perform supplier due diligence in qualifying potential new suppliers and ensure supplier compliance.
    • Proactively identify supply chain risks and communicate/resolve issues including vendor delays, invoicing issues, damages, short shipments, late deliveries, etc.
    • Assess the risks within a given transaction and develop contingency plans for alternate sources of supply where necessary.
    • Develop strategic plans for categories, including category positioning, pricing, service and inventory levels.
    • Manage ongoing discussions and partnerships with vendors to maintain gross margin profitability. Although we are looking at experience, our successful candidate will be multifaceted in finding solutions, applying strategies, taking direction, learning new methods, working independently and being an excellent communicator for the success of CIS. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all employees – their diverse backgrounds and abilities make our business stronger.

    Learn more about us at https://www.cityimagesigns.com/aboutus

    *Candidate must be bondable (pass required background checks)
    *Company phone and desktop/laptop provided
    *Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and benefits package
    *Valid Driver’s with clean record required


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