Careers

As a research-and-development organization focused on agricultural and industrial technology, PAMI’s personnel complement is heavily weighted towards engineers, agrologists, technicians and technologists, welders and metal fabricators, and administration and clerical staff.

PAMI is a dynamic, exciting place to work with enthusiastic, energetic team players. The nature of our projects and work exposes you to a wide variety of jobs, projects, and tasks that call for critical thinking and analysis to generate outside-the-box creative solutions. PAMI is not an assembly line operation – there are new challenges every day.

PAMI’s operations are located in smaller rural agricultural communities of Humboldt, Saskatchewan and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba that are great places to work, live and raise a family.

PAMI seeks qualified individuals periodically for employment opportunities in the organization and is always accepting resumes. Please forward your resume to humboldt@pami.ca.

Current Career Opportunities

Shop Lead II

Reports Directly to:     Strategic Advisor/ Director, Technical Services

Direct Reports:             Currently Trades II (2), Janitorial (2)

Location:                         Humboldt, SK

Term:                               Full-time

The Opportunity:

This is a key management role within the technical services team.  The role currently reports to the Strategic Advisor but will transition to reporting into the Director of Technical Services in the first 6 months of being hired.  The Shop Lead II manages the day-to-day project requirements of the shop team as well and is also responsible for PAMI’s facilities, grounds, vehicles, and equipment in the Humboldt location.

In providing leadership to the day-to-day operations of the Shop team, the Lead will coordinate and organize resources in a manner that ensures the success of each project in accordance with PAMI’s ISO quality system. 

As the leader of the Shop team, the Shop Lead II will oversee two trades employees but with project requirements may expand to more (up to a maximum of 7 direct reports). A key component of the role is being organized while motivating a strong safety and can-do attitude amongst colleagues.  As a key management role, the Shop Lead ensures that the skills, capabilities, and capacity of the shop team are continually evolving being proactive about training and development opportunities.

Key Competencies: (Ideal Candidate Specification)

  1. An experienced operations leader with demonstrated success supporting projects and colleagues in a safe manner.
  2. Able to manage multiple tasks and projects – you will work with Project Leaders to provide resources and materials for a variety of projects. Project management proficiency.
  3. A demonstrated track record of driving operational excellence, continuous improvement and holding yourself and your team accountable to key performance indicators and annual objectives.  
  4. Strong people management skills and over 5 years’ experience mentoring and developing a team.
  5. A champion of best people, practices, systems, and processes. Safety- and process-oriented, with the ability to apply and implement this in a shop environment.
  6. Strong communication (written, oral, presentation) skills with the ability to effectively engage at a variety of management levels and with a range of audiences.
  7. Developed interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build collaborative relationships with colleagues, contractors and clients. 
  8. Able to manage varying workloads effectively.  

Education:

  • College or university degree in operations, commerce, engineering or other relevant field
  • And/or Journeyman Trades certification

Benefits:

  • Pension Plan
  • Group Insurance Benefits
  • Work week is 36 hours as we offer regular earned days off (every other Friday)

Applications Close:  December 30, 2020

 Contact:
Please send resume of qualifications and experience, including references to Human Resources at careers@pami.ca