Corvus Energy is currently seeking team-oriented individuals who believe that they can add value to our team and for our customers. Through the development, production and marketing of systems to reduce the need for fossil fuels in heavy industrial applications, their efforts will be rewarded by the knowledge that future generations will benefit.

Corvus Energy provides a fun, stimulating workplace that inspires its employees to collaborate with one another to develop a big picture technology that enables the heaviest of industries to reduce emissions and also save money.

FEATURED JOB POSTINGS (scroll down for requirements):

BERGEN NORWAY OFFICE

Customer Service Manager [Bergen]

Customer Service Engineer [Bergen]

RICHMOND CANADA OFFICE

Strategic Sourcing Specialist (6 month contract) [Richmond]

Production Technician [Richmond]

Production Planner (contract) [Richmond]

 

New Career Opportunity: Customer Service Manager [Bergen, Norway]

Position Summary 

Reporting to the Global Head of Service and Commissioning, the Customer Service Manager is responsible for working with customers remotely to resolve issues and maintain uptime, coordinating and overseeing the servicing and commissioning of customer installations as needed, and communicating with Engineering to provide feedback on field issues to improve product reliability and functionality.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement the service strategy and manage the service team
  • Work to ensure customer satisfaction with Corvus products and services.
  • Develop, train, manage performance, allocate tasks and schedule the Service Technicians
  • Coordinate the scheduling of service technicians to provide support to customers to troubleshoot and resolve issues at customer installations.
  • Manage customers’ service contracts.
  • Create and update customer issue tickets, as needed, to provide up-to-date status on assigned cases.
  • Download and analyze customer data for troubleshooting and monitoring purposes.
  • Connect to remote systems to perform diagnostics and upgrade & configure software.
  • Create RMAs and Sales Orders for the return and shipment of parts to and from customers.
  • Escalate and manage resolution of issues that require engineering resources, as needed.
  • Occasional travel to customer sites to manage customers and perform reviews, service actions or commissioning.
  • Create and maintain internal and customer-facing documentation to disseminate product information related to installation, operation, and diagnostics.
  • Participate in creating and improving processes that allow Corvus to more efficiently deliver products and services to our customers.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Degree in numerical and analytical subject (or equivalent professional training)
  • Over 10 years of relevant industry experience (marine or oil and gas equipment or services)
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills applied to electrical-mechanical and software systems.
  • Hands on experience installing and testing hardware in an industrial environment.
  • Organized and good multitasking skills with the ability to manage workload and prioritize tasks.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good communication and crisis management skills.
  • Able to travel internationally (up to 20%).
  • Working knowledge of RDBMS and SQL is an asset.
  • Previous experience with lithium-ion battery technology and systems is an asset.
  • Interest in “green” and “eco-friendly” technologies.

Please email us at careers@corvusenergy.com along with a letter of introduction and your resume in English.

 

New Career Opportunity: Customer Service Engineer [Bergen, Norway]

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Customer Service Manager, the Customer Service Engineer is responsible for working with customers remotely and directly to resolve issues and maintain uptime, servicing customer installations as needed, and communicating with Engineering to provide feedback on field issues to improve product reliability and functionality.

Responsibilities:

  • Work to ensure customer satisfaction with our products and services.
  • Provide support to customers and Corvus field service personnel to troubleshoot and resolve issues at customer installations.
  • Create and update customer issue tickets as needed to provide up-to-date status on assigned cases.
  • Download and analyze customer data for troubleshooting and monitoring purposes.
  • Connect to remote systems to perform diagnostics and upgrade and configure software.
  • Create RMAs and Sales Orders for returning and shipping parts to and from customers.
  • Escalate and manage resolution of issues that require engineering resources as needed.
  • Travel to customer sites to perform service actions.
  • Create and maintain internal and customer-facing documentation to disseminate product information related to installation, operation, and diagnostics.
  • Participate in creating and improving processes that allow Corvus to more efficiently deliver products and services to our customers.

Knowledge and Experience:                                                                                                             

  • Degree or Diploma in field of electronics or computer technician or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills applied to electrical-mechanical and software systems.
  • Proven professional English skills, both verbal and in writing
  • Hands on experience installing and testing hardware in an industrial environment.
  • Hands on mentality.
  • Previous experience with lithium-ion battery technology and systems is an asset.
  • Interest in “green” and “eco-friendly” technologies.
  • Organized and good multitasking skills with the ability to manage workload and prioritize tasks.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good communication and crisis management skills.
  • Able to travel internationally.

Please email us at careers@corvusenergy.com along with a letter of introduction and your resume in English.

 

New Career Opportunity: Strategic Sourcing Specialist (6 month contract) [Richmond, BC, Canada]

Position Summary :

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Strategic Sourcing Specialist will lead procurement and contract management processes for the company. The successful incumbent will be responsible for sourcing activities of long-lead components and manufacturing outsourcing opportunities.

The successful incumbent will possess a high degree of knowledge and experience with electro-mechanical parts, assembly and testing.

Responsibilities will include procurement strategies and contract management strategies, negotiations, analyzing procurement activities, training and recommending improvements to existing processes. Additionally, this position manages the contract execution process, resolving problems, mitigating delays, assisting with audits, mediating disputes and escalating issues.

Responsibilities:

  1. Based on direction from the Director of Operations and the AVL, the Specialist will target specific components for cost reduction, secondary sourcing, and manufacturing outsourcing opportunities.
  2. Foster strategic partnerships with vendors, creating communication channels for critical information and ensuring the projects meet established deadlines.
  3. Develop contracts that allow for varied production output, cost certainty, and clear communication on all details.
  4. Analyze bid responses to evaluate the total cost of ownership, that the product or service are fit for purpose and that the associated terms and conditions optimize the total cost of ownership for Corvus. Be responsible for ensuring that pricing is competitive by having multiple bids and knowing the market conditions.
  5. Manage strategic vendors with respect to performance versus schedule, pricing and quality. Deliver feedback to all stakeholders based on these KPI’s.
  6. Identify and direct vendors on best logistics methods to meet all demand by Corvus manufacturing sites.
  7. Lead, where required, the negotiation of agreements, including the development of negotiation strategies and any changes in vendor contracts in accordance with policies and regulations.
  8. Communicate business issues and requirements to vendors and to Corvus engineering.
  9. Support product development and commercialization.
  10. Provide input into the design and development of new and revised department-specific policies and procedures.
  11. Report on lessons learned to the Director.
  12. Participate in a tax efficient supply chain management.

Contract Management

  1. Apply negotiation skills to resolve vendor disputes and decide appropriate resolution to problems that may arise during the contracting processes by mediating disputes between Corvus and the vendor(s)/contractor(s).
  2. Establish systems to Monitor and track vendor performance through balanced scorecard/dashboard, including periodic financial reviews, product performance, Stakeholder satisfaction surveys, and customer feedback.
  3. Prepare and maintain accurate records and documentation on all solicitations, responses, purchases, contracts, correspondence and related follow up for furtherance to other Supply Management staff for on-going management

Requirements:

  1. 5+ years of experience in electrical/mechanical manufacturing environment.
  2. Excellent written and verbal English skills.
  3. Exceptional people skills
  4. Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  5. Have exceptional drive and flexibility to fit in with a growing company – Must have a “willing to do what it takes attitude”
  6. Computer literate with MS Office Suite – special emphasis on Excel abilities. Please be a wizard. There is a testing requirement to validate excel skills.
  7. Excellent abilities on MRP / ERP systems – specifically Netsuite.
  8. High level of commitment to customer service and teamwork.
  9. Demonstrated organization skills, including meeting facilitation and decision making.
  10. Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically.
  11. Demonstrated excellent written communications, negotiation skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  12. Strong ability to communicate with engineering, design and procurement staff, and business leaders to craft contracts that align complex needs with contractual requirements to achieve business outcomes.
  13. Strong relationship and interpersonal skills to be applied in working with vendors across the entire contract life cycle.
  14. Ability to distinguish what is required versus what is “nice to have,” and ability to manage conflicting stakeholder needs and wants.
  15. An ability to determine contractual and financial exposure and negotiate contracts, and ability to participate in the development of the asset management mission, goals and objectives.
  16. Knowledge of contracting trends, licensing models, and traditional and emerging contract and vendor performance models.
  17. Strong project and process management skills, with the ability to handle multiple vendors and multiple contracts, as well as a wide range of tasks.  Excellent problem solving skills and attention to even the smallest of details.

Assets:

  • Degree from Accredited University.
  • SCMP, PMAC, CPIM, APICS or other Supply Chain certification.
  • Formal Lean training
  • Dangerous Goods shipment training.

Please email us at careers@corvusenergy.com along with a letter of introduction and your resume.

 

New Career Opportunity: Production Technician [Richmond, BC, Canada]

Position Summary :

Reporting to the Production Team Lead, the Production Technician is responsible for the assembly of mechanical and electrical components as well as final product testing. Candidates must be willing to move to a multi-shift work schedule, if needed. The candidate is expected to assist in developing the manufacturing processes. Attention to detail, quality awareness and team focus are your key assets.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assembly of mechanical and electronic components.
  2. Awareness of ESD sensitive component handling.
  3. Conduct product testing on battery packs (requires an awareness of working around heavy duty electrical equipment).
  4. Be actively involved in continuous improvement activities.
  5. Implement and maintain 5S in your work area.
  6. Show attention to detail.
  7. Perform in-process inspection.
  8. Be physically able to lift 20kg without assistance.
  9. Perform routine equipment maintenance and limited troubleshooting activities as required.
  10. Provides technical assistance and guidance to other personnel.
  11. Provide training, when necessary, to new technicians.
  12. Contribute to the development of standardized work instructions.
  13. Ensure all work is performed safely, adhering to all company safety policies and procedures.
  14. Inspect and maintain all tools required for the job.
  15. Other tasks as required

Requirements:

  • Strong communication, interpersonal & organizational skills.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a production technician.
  • High School diploma as a minimum.
  • Ability to work in a multi-shift position.
  • Good verbal and written English skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers.
  • Familiarity with the principles of Lean Manufacturing and in the value of continuous improvement.

Please email us at careers@corvusenergy.com along with a letter of introduction and your resume.

New Career Opportunity: Production Planner (contract) [Richmond, BC, Canada]

Position Summary 

We are looking for a qualified Production Planner to organize production according to demand and quality standards. You will be the one to ensure our goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.

An excellent production planner is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Advanced communication and computer skills are very useful for the role.  The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Schedule shift according to production needs
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Collaborate with Operations, quality control, warehouse and other staff

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Production Planner
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing Resource Planning)
  • Advanced level Excel skills required.  Seriously – there’s a test!
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Netsuite ERP systems
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities

Please email us at careers@corvusenergy.com along with a letter of introduction and your resume.