Data and Operations Specialist

City of Vancouver

Data and Operations Specialist

Requisition ID: 11314


The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose and Function
The Vancouver Engineering Department is seeking a Data and Operations Specialist at the Kent Materials Branch.  Reporting to the Branch Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating existing branch operations, processes, and systems, while recommending incremental improvements.  This position is responsible for analyzing and auditing financials and operations, research for various branch projects, and assisting in the development of branch safety training.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Evaluates and analyzes operations to ensure they are in alignment with existing policies and procedures and service agreements and makes recommendations for process improvements
  • Financial audit review of accounts, inventory, and internal/external billing by preparing various reports for review utilizing SAP
  • Assists the superintendent in developing safety training, and provides assistance to orientations and various other documentation, risk assessments and evaluations, and on-the-job training to staff
  • Reports back to the business including gathering, analyzing, documenting and designing reports and key metrics to support process and/or change
  • Audits and recommends improvements to procedures, guidelines, technological assessments, quality control and assurance, and research in support of branch activities and projects
  • Branch coordination of all contracts, tenders, proposals, and creating Shopping cart requests
Education and Experience:
  • Completion of diploma or certificate from recognized post-secondary institution such as Business Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience applicable to the department
  • Three years in industrial and construction manufacturing and performance improvement using structured methodology
  • Some background in training and development would be an asset
  • Experience working in an operational environment would be an asset
 Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Substantial experience applying branch and department policies & guidelines such as competitive bid process, contract development and administration, resolution of contract issues and vendor negotiations, and knowledge of department purchasing practices
  • Experienced in structured business and operations process and performance improvement
  • Ability to analyze and manipulate statistics and information into a format for analysis and presentation
  • Considerable knowledge of SAP processes and procedures
  • Knowledge on commercial vehicle scaling procedures and systems, and backup support for Clerk III and weighmasters
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment is an asset
 Driver’s License:
  • A current and valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a safe driving record are required
  • The license must not include any restrictions that would affect the ability to legally and safely carry out job responsibilities
  • Local area travel is a requirement of this position
Business Unit/Department:  Engineering Services (1300) 
Affiliation:  CUPE 15 Non Pks 
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time 
Position Start Date:  August, 2018 
Salary Information:  Pay Grade GR-026: $38.79 to $45.83 per hour
Application Close: July 21, 2018

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion

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Organization: City of Vancouver
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering
Posted: July 12, 2018, 10:19 am
Expires: July 21, 2018, 11:45 pm

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