Pollard Banknote

Pollard Banknote

Winnipeg, Manitoba Job Opportunities

Pollard Banknote is a leading lottery partner to more than 60 lotteries worldwide, providing high quality instant ticket products, licensed games, and a full suite of digital offerings ranging from game apps to comprehensive player engagement and iLottery solutions, including strategic marketing and management services. The company is a proven innovator and has decades of experience helping lotteries to maximize player engagement, sales, and proceeds for good causes. Pollard Banknote also plays a major role in providing pull-tab tickets, bingo paper and its Diamond Game and Oasis-branded electronic ticket machines to charitable and other gaming markets in North America. Established in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 67.6% by the Pollard family and 32.4% by public shareholders, and is publicly traded on the TSX (PBL).


INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC / MILLWRIGHT

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Working within our two automated print production facilities, this permanent full-time position is responsible for providing mechanical maintenance support on a variety of print production equipment and building systems to support day to day operations of the plant. This includes performing preventative maintenance tasks, diagnostic and troubleshooting services, responding to emergency breakdowns and completing accurate work order data entry/documentation. This position at times may also perform project work on an as needed basis for new installations and customizations on existing equipment to improve manufacturing efficiencies.

The position requires an individual who is able to meet the requirements for physical demanding work, is flexible to work various shifts and available for overtime and/or on call duty as needed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure proper performance and operation of machinery and mechanical equipment for production
  • Minimize production downtime by completing preventive maintenance inspections, planned work orders and responding to breakdowns and emergency repairs in an expedited and efficient manner
  • Carry out all work in a safe and professional manner complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Ensure high standards of workmanship quality are delivered to prevent manufacturing equipment breakdowns
  • Complete accurate documentation of repairs and maintenance performed; collect, analyze and summarize information on work orders and work requisitions
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Red Seal Certification
  • Minimum two years of related work experience as Red Seal Journeyman
  • Strong background in Condition Monitoring is an asset
  • Experience in diagnostics, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance within a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems is an asset
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft office suite
  • Ability to read and interpret engineered drawings, blue prints and schematics
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize work to manage multiple work orders to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to excel within a fast-paced team environment and function effectively working independently with minimal supervision
  • Responsible and highly adaptable to work under pressure and respond to changes

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé by October 26, 2018 to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Working within the Information Technology Infrastructure group, this full time permanent position will provide direct technical and administrative support to all aspects of the facilities UNIX/Linux, and applications systems for a multi-site 24-hour manufacturing environment.

The System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure, including participation in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

System Administration and Provisioning

  • Engineering of systems solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks

Operations and Support

  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Investigate, troubleshoot, repair and recover from hardware or software failures

Maintenance

  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures
  • Perform periodic performance reporting and ongoing performance tuning
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma, with a technical major, such as Engineering or Computer Science with 3-5 years’ experience as a UNIX/Linux system administrator
  • Strong background in CentOs (4/5/6/7) and other Red Hat Enterprise Operating Systems
  • Experience automating Linux installations (Kickstart)
  • Experience with security hardening of Linux OS and monitoring for vulnerabilities and treats from internal and external sources
  • Proficient with monitoring tools (Nagios, Cacti, Splunk) and scripting (Bash)
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, NAT, switch, router technologies as well as iptables, iproute2, DNS and LDAP
  • Experience working with Backup and Recovery solutions (NetBackup, Bacula, Veeam)
  • Experience with SMTP (Postfix, Sendmail, Proofpoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities to recommend best fit technical solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to make well-informed strategic decisions
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision along with the ability to effectively work in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks while meeting tight deadlines, goals and targets in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work after-hours and on-call on a regular basis

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter indicating salary expectations to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


PROCUREMENT ANALYST

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Under the direction of the Purchasing Supervisor, this full-time position will focus on analyzing and evaluating purchases both on a per plant and Corporate basis to provide direction regarding effective purchasing strategies between various Pollard manufacturing facilities. This position will have responsibility for weekly and monthly reporting, analysis of all Corporate purchase data and verification of data accuracy and completeness. Additional duties will include purchasing support and back up to the other buyers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide weekly and monthly Purchasing reports to monitor purchasing activities, cost saving initiatives within the plants and other project reporting
  • Analyze reports and Identify opportunities to improve purchasing arrangements with existing suppliers and streamline purchasing agreements involving all Pollard Banknote plants
  • Monitor and ensure Minority Business contract commitments for State Lotteries are met
  • Review the purchasing administration system to ensure data accuracy, material code usage, and information value for management decision making
  • Assist in review of all aspects of supplier performance ensuring expectations & standards are communicated and adhered to, including the development of key performance indicators for evaluating suppliers
  • Ensure all purchasing activities conform to the requirements established within the various ISO audited systems; provide monthly reports to ensure Supplier responses to action requests and non-conformances
  • Administration of contract purchasing system and department projects
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A Commerce/Business degree or post-secondary education related to Supply Chain/Inventory Management or a combination of education and related experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the Supply Chain field, preferably within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office (with emphasis on Excel, including pivot tables, advanced charting techniques and formulas)
  • Excellent financial and data analysis skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational & analytical skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé by October 22, 2018 to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


CREATIVE ARTIST

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We’re looking for a Creative Artist to join our Creative Services Team for a 12-month Term. As a Creative Artist, you will be responsible for editing existing lottery ticket art within a quick turnaround time as well as providing assistance when required with new ticket art and promotional material design.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Edit existing lottery ticket art files per revision requests
  • Prepare and send art files
  • Create new ticket art and promotional material design
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post-secondary education in Graphic Art design or related field and/or relevant work experience
  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite of products (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Understanding of printing processes (Offset & Flexographic) is an asset
  • Experience within a print environment is preferred
  • Ability to handle high volumes of work while meeting tights deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interpret written instructions and translate into correct art revisions
  • Highly creative with the ability to come up with new ticket art designs

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


Programmer Analyst

Working in a highly-secure environment, our Game Development department is fast-paced, team-oriented and offers valuable mentoring opportunities with the brightest leaders in the business. Work with a variety of clients on a wide range of diverse short-term projects and build your skill set through algorithm development, random number generators, statistical data analysis, internal auditing and game generation.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

This role offers a unique technical opportunity to work within a talented software project team. As a member of our Game Generation Department, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating software programs to generate random data for scratch tickets and for the development of complex applications for the production of high security lottery products. There are currently two openings available for this position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and test game applications/scripts to program lottery ticket games that meet customer and game specification requirements and delivery deadlines
  • Analyze data generated by software to ensure accurate randomization of data to meet all security requirements
  • Ensure all new software development has its own architecture while fitting into the departments overall software architecture
  • Ensure programs and Game Gen support applications remain in an operational state; maintain base codes and process bug fixes
  • Create technical game documentation
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in application development preferably within Unix environments
  • Working knowledge of C and C++
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both with a project team and independently
  • Ability to use logic and an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to perform work with high levels of concentration and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated organizational and priority management skills
  • Ability to interpret and write technical documentation
  • A strong background in mathematics and statistics is preferred
  • Experience in software development amongst a deadline-oriented manufacturing environment would be considered an asset
  • Experience with object oriented programming, rational database design and programming in an agile environment would be an asset

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


DESKTOP SUPPORT ANALYST

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We’re looking for a tech savvy, customer service-oriented professional to join our Service Desk Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing first level IT Support and desktop support services for staff throughout the company.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide timely and customer service focused technical assistance for end-user support as well as manage end user requests and incidents in an internal Service Desk environment via telephone, e-mail, walk-ups and ServiceNow
  • Analyze, diagnose and solve problems on company mobile devices, laptops, and desktops related to hardware, software, and file/print services in a MS Windows and Mac network environment
  • Install, Moves, Adds and Change (IMAC) activities and account administration
  • Work with other departments to assist in ensuring software compatibility and data integrity with application in use
  • Ensure supply of functional computer equipment is maintained
  • Provide end-user training for new and existing systems and applications
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post-Secondary education related to Computer Applications/Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Service Desk or similar role
  • Experience with an IT Service Management tool such as Service-Now, Remedy, etc. would be an asset
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Windows/MS Office & Macintosh OS/Hardware
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot issues and present solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skill both written and verbal with the ability to effectively communicate technical information to users who may be less technical
  • Self-motivated with the initiative to complete tasks and source information when required without direct supervision
  • Effective time management and organization skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability in providing exceptional customer service

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


SENIOR APPLICATION DEVELOPER

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Our Digital Solutions team is looking for a passionate individual to join their dynamic, fast-paced environment as a Senior Application Developer. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, configuring, and testing software solutions for our customers and internal stakeholders. This includes the development, management, and support of websites, mobile applications, interactive games, cloud infrastructure, chat bots, augmented reality, and new innovative product development.

If you’re looking to join a growing company that allows you to think outside the box and be a part of a team that develops new and innovative products for our customers’, then this is the right opportunity for you!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Deliver fully functional and tested software solutions that meet all business and customer requirements
  • Meet development targets ensuring project deadlines are met
  • Work in a Lean environment or Agile fashion using Kanban and Scrum to deliver projects
  • Develop and support existing/new innovations in accordance to established practices and policies
  • Support continuous improvement, and standardization initiatives
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve application incidents
  • Mentor Application Developers
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post- secondary education in Computer Science, or Computer Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in:
    • front-end application development using standard web technologies
    • back-end development using Java and/or PHP
    • Relational databases such as MySQL
  • Experience with or knowledge of following is considered an asset:
    • Cloud technologies, like Amazon Web Services
    • Software development tools like JIRA, and Bitbucket
    • Native or cross-platform mobile app (iOS or Android) development
    • Designing and consuming RESTful API’s and 3rd party integrations
    • Understanding of modular development using microservices
  • Demonstrated ability to work both with a project team, clients, vendors, as well as independently
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizing skills to effectively participate in a team

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


GAME MANAGEMENT & DESIGN COORDINATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We’re looking for Game Management and Design Coordinator to join our Game Management & Design Department! This position will be responsible for coordinating, recording and distributing all incoming and outgoing artwork requests for the Creative Art and Technical Art departments and for providing other administrative services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Monitor daily workflow, processing and scheduling of new design requests ensuring information is accurate and prioritized according the urgency and resources are available at the time of submission
  • Record incoming and outgoing art requests using FileMaker Pro database
  • Prepare daily, monthly and weekly reports for the VP of Game Management & Design as required
  • Retrieve external client supplied art from the various FTP sites and distribute
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Grade 12 diploma or GED
  • Experience within an administrative role would be an asset
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize & distribute work efficiently & effectively
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications & Adobe creative suite
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the prepress and printing processes considered an asset
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


GAME COORDINATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We’re looking for a Game Coordinator to join the Game Management & Design Department. As a Game Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing assistance to the Game Planners by coordinating all aspects of game planning; functioning as a direct liaison between Marketing, Game Development, Manufacturing and other departments as needed.

In Addition, the Game Coordinator will monitor the various workflows and requirements for each game ensuring documentation and communications are in place to allow the Game Planner to progress a game through the various stages of production.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Reviews all games and specifications; performs data entry, uploads and set up docket files (production specs, customer information, game planner schedules, track/update press schedules, upload art work, marketing notifications, upload/create wireframes, draft specs); notify of discrepancies
  • Review print schedules daily and notify Game Planners
  • Order drawdowns, mock-ups and contract proofs for sales & marketing and PBL innovations; update contract proof orders and deliver to sales & marketing
  • Manage art files between creative, marketing and game planners; submit art changes, request art files; monitor the progress of art changes and requests, performing follow up to meet deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Grade 12 or GED equivalent
  • Industry experience and a diploma or degree from a post-secondary technical institute (Graphic Art Design / Graphic & Print Technician)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of product including Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in an organized manner within a fast-paced environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to assimilate technical and creative information and translate this information into detailed, organized and accurate game specifications

Note: Only those applicants who meet the qualifications as listed above will be selected for an interview. Please ensure your application or resume and cover letter specifically addresses how you meet each qualification.

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and wage expectations to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES

THE OPPORTUNITY:

In preparation for the pending retirement of the current Director, Human Resources in the spring 2019, and to facilitate a smooth and successful transition for the successor, we are looking for a seasoned HR professional to join our growing, dynamic company. The Director, Human Resources creates and leads the people strategy and implements integrated human resources plans consistent with the mission and values of the Pollard organization. The Director, HR oversees a team of human resources professionals across Canada and the USA, is responsible for establishing HR processes for the entire company, including Pollard owned subsidiaries, and spearheads new HR initiatives. The incumbent must have a passion for solving complex organizational and people challenges, building strong teams, selecting top talent, coaching managers, and implementing HR best practices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establish an annual HR/talent strategy and execution plan that achieves KPIs and milestones, and approved by the Executive team
  • Drive standardization, alignment and integration among and within the Pollard locations and divisions related to Compensation and Benefits strategy, Culture and Environment and Talent Management
  • Lead and support HR initiatives including Performance Management and Succession Planning, Training & Development, HRIS and other systems, as well as legal issues such as employment contracts, termination methods, etc.
  • Proactively identify, develop, source and coordinate administration of customized training to address both regional and market specific challenges, and to facilitate development of a world-class workforce
  • Develop and ensure adherence to corporate and site-specific HR policies and practices
  • Provide guidance and counsel on employee and labor relations practices, establishing positive employer-employee relationships, lead employee relations solutions, progressive discipline issues and investigations
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Human Resources staff members across the organization and ensure their positive development
  • Champion an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement and top performance
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • At least 10 years’ HR management experience in increasingly responsible roles; experience in managing the HR function across multiple locations is preferred, ideally in both Canada and the US; experience in a manufacturing environment as asset
  • Degree in Human Resources Management or a suitable combination of education and experience; CHRM designation is an asset
  • Experience supporting the integration of business locations/acquisitions a definite asset
  • Experience managing a broad scope of accountabilities associated with the HR functions such as Performance Management, Succession Planning, Training, Employee Development, Employee Engagement, HR metrics and Labor Relations
  • Broad and deep knowledge of talent management, talent forecasting, recruitment, recruitment systems, organizational planning and employee retention
  • Experience leading and developing HR teams
  • Knowledge of provincial, federal, and local employment legislation & requirements
  • Demonstrated understanding of Compensation and Benefits programs and best practices
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence outcomes
  • Proficiency and working knowledge with HRIS and LMS
  • Competence in developing and delivering presentations and training to a variety of audiences
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications - Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to travel across USA and Canada

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and wage expectations to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


MARKETING COORDINATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We’re looking for a well-organized self-starter to join our Marketing Team! Creativity and attention to detail are critical in this role as you will be responsible for supporting the strategy and execution of distinctive and compelling marketing initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide support for external and internal communication efforts including but not limited to the development of product launches, marketing collateral, promotions, trade shows and events, advertising, and digital initiatives
  • Assist with the development of artwork which requires the sourcing of images, creation of design spec and managing the communication with the in-house art department to ensure artwork is created according to the design specs and on time
  • Act as liaison between licensors and clients to make sure style guide requirements are met
  • Assist with prize fulfillment functions including contacting winners, processing forms and prize fulfillment tracking
  • Assist with the set up and tracking for marketing campaigns and online activities
  • Manage the competitive intelligence repository, track competitor activity and market changes and assist with the preparation of competitive and market updates
  • Assist and help plan trade shows and events by identifying key suppliers, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing and managing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists
  • Assist the marketing team with day to day marketing tasks and coordinating marketing projects and activities as requested
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post-secondary education in the field of Marketing or Communications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • High level of enthusiasm and creativity with the ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with all levels of the organization
  • Tech-savvy, with a complete familiarity with Microsoft Office

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


ACCOUNT COORDINATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, results-oriented Professional to join our Sales & Marketing Team, working out of the Winnipeg Head Office. In this role, you will assist in managing several established accounts, and serve as a liaison between assigned clients and internal work groups, to ensure exceptional service and product quality on a project by project basis. If you thrive in a fast-pace, deadline driven, dynamic environment then this opportunity is for you!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare customer specifications and obtain appropriate approvals
  • Assist in managing several assigned established accounts, and possibly new accounts
  • Provide excellent customer service to assigned accounts through timely responses to requests and anticipate any further requirements
  • Manage the flow of all other paperwork required to keep game orders on schedule, to meet customers’ delivery requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post-secondary education in the field of Business Administration and/or Marketing or equivalent related work experience
  • 1-3 years’ experience in account or project management is an asset
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within a team as well as independently
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Able to effectively communicate and work with all levels of staff
  • Demonstrated success in providing top quality customer service
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


BUSINESS ANALYST

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We’re looking for a self-motivated, Business Analyst to join our Pollard Information Technology Team. In this role, you will be responsible for interactions with various stakeholders, including subject matter experts, executives, operational users and technical staff to analyze, elicit, and document requirements associated with defined project, system, or business process scope. This includes elicitation and requirements/process capture methods, tools, techniques and templates and the execution of those techniques on various IT and Digital Solutions projects at Pollard Banknote.

This role will provide business analysis services to a multitude of projects related to our Information Technology and Digital Solutions areas from inception to completion. Reporting to the Director Enterprise IT Applications, the role will be a shared service to high priority projects, within IT.

In addition, this position will be responsible for developing a set of templates and processes as it relates to business analysis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Drive the interpretation of business objectives and system scope from the stakeholders to the developers; provide input on scope management and resolves issues related to the impact of changes to scope
  • Solicit goals and requirements through interviews, workshops, and reviews of existing documentation/procedures
  • Recommend improvements to processes or technical solutions to resolve identified gaps or underlying issues
  • Review artifacts and final requirements and obtain final endorsement from stakeholders
  • Work with architects, developers, stakeholders, and project managers to coordinate resolution of issues related to functionality that does not meet intended requirements
  • Negotiate commitments by facilitating communication between developers and stakeholders at various levels of the organization
  • Compile metrics and reports on progress of requirements development to project team
  • Provide thought leadership on business analysis approaches
  • Conduct current state, target state, and gap analysis on business and technical processes. This includes business process re-engineering through techniques such as Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction and support business process improvement. Integrate new and existing technology into business processes
  • Apply excellent understanding of SDLC, including how it relates to the various software development methodologies and processes (e.g., agile, RUP, waterfall, scrum) to deliver functionality. This includes requirements capture in standard business requirements documents (BRD) for functional and non-functional requirements and user stories with detailed acceptance criteria/tasks
  • Apply excellent understand of UML 2.0 diagraming including use cases, activity diagrams (with and without swim lanes), and sequence diagrams
  • Development of business cases and liaising with various Pollard Banknote stakeholders to assist with business case development
  • Review and analysis of change requests submitted with consideration to impact on current processes and interfacing systems
  • Provide updates regarding changes to specifications, delivery timelines and workflow
  • Assist with training users on new process
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Degree or Diploma specializing in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Business Analysis, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required
  • At least 3 years of progressive business systems analysis experience (including business process modeling)
  • Proficient computer skills in programs including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Visio, JIRA, UML 2.0 diagrams, requirements traceability matrices, etc.
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Possess a strong knowledge of IT concepts and IT project life cycle
  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a team environment and to facilitate decisions
  • Broadened nature of interaction to consult and make sound recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain solid working relationships and offer strong customer service
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong meeting facilitation skills
  • Agile experience (Scrum) preferred, including experience with User Stories
  • Experience in identification of strategic business needs/goals, process enhancement, and data analysis
  • CBAP or CCBA designation an asset

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé by September 7, 2018 to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

THE OPPORTUNITY:

This full time permanent position offers a skilled professional the opportunity to design, develop, test, and support various applications within our IT Development group. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with various development environments, analyze current software solutions and make recommendations for creative solutions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • To deliver fully functional and tested software solutions that meet all business requirements
  • Analyze client requests and recommend solutions and strategies to meet requirements, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Create new innovative solutions challenging problems that facilitate the improvement of the production of lottery products
  • Develop and support applications used by many internal and external clients
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or information systems, or engineering, or other related degree. Will consider candidates with a combination of experience and education that meet other requirements
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in Java application development required
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in database design and development recommended
  • Proficient with Linux and windows server administration
  • In depth knowledge of multiple programming languages; Java, JSP, Bootstrap, and other JavaScript frameworks
  • Knowledge of software development life cycles and project management principles
  • Experience with continuous integration and automation technologies such as Jenkins considered an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, working with projects from conception to implementation with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate with users, working with projects from conception to implementation with minimal supervision
  • Experience in supporting end users considered an asset
  • Ability to apply strong analytical skills when gathering information and determining requirements
  • Innovative problem-solver with ability to generate workable solutions
  • Exemplary planning, prioritizing and organizational skills to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter indicating competition number and outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.


BILINGUAL ACCOUNT COORDINATOR

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, results-oriented Professional to join our Sales & Marketing Team, working out of the Winnipeg Head Office. In this role, you will assist in managing several established accounts, and serve as a liaison between assigned clients and internal work groups, to ensure exceptional service and product quality on a project by project basis. If you thrive in a fast-pace, deadline driven, dynamic environment then this opportunity is for you!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare customer specifications and obtain appropriate approvals
  • Assist in managing several assigned established accounts, and possibly new accounts
  • Provide excellent customer service to assigned accounts through timely responses to requests and anticipate any further requirements
  • Manage the flow of all other paperwork required to keep game orders on schedule, to meet customers’ delivery requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Grade 12 with some post-secondary education 
  • 1-3 years’ experience in account or project management is an asset
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within a team as well as independently
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Keen attention to detail 
  • Able to effectively communicate and work with all levels of staff
  • Demonstrated success in providing top quality customer service
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat
  • Fully Bilingual - French and English – Speaking, Reading and Writing

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote
140 Otter Street
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0M8
www.pollardbanknote.com

E-mail: humanresources@pollardbanknote.com

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.