FALL 2022 CO-OP: Continuous Improvement Co-op – NS Power

  • Location: Lakeside, NS
  • Deadline: August 2, 2022

Reference Number: 10194
Department: T&D Procurement & Real Estate
Location: Lakeside, NS
Type of Employment: Term, FT (September – December 2022)

*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill a term position of a Continuous Improvement Co-op student working with our Continuous Improvement Team.

As part of the Procurement Continuous Improvement team, focused on Supply Chain Management (SCM), the Coop student will work alongside the Continuous Improvement engineer and Business Analysts to identify and harness improvement opportunities in the business processes within and across the procurement division.

• Learn the function of a large procurement team focused on customer service, process improvement and best practices.
• Work with the latest tools in data analytics and associated data visualizations (Oracle, Tableau)
• Expand your knowledge on evidence-based decision making and data driven processes.
• Obtain highly valued understanding of project management and Lean concepts with opportunities to practice them in a dynamic working environment.

• Work with business representatives and subject matter experts on process review and analytics to identify Continuous Improvement opportunities.
• Develop standards, training, and communication documentation with direction from the Continuous Improvement Engineer.
• Conduct basic data analysis and assessment of data quality.
• Analytics and creation of dashboards and reporting frameworks.

• Minimum of 3-4 years of post-secondary education in Industrial Engineering or Business.
• High interest in analytics, business intelligence and continuous improvement.
• Self-starter; must be able to meet deliverables with minimal supervision.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Collaborative team player with Excellent organizational skills, with good problem-solving approach.
• Attention to detail and prioritization skills.

Reports to: Continuous Improvement Engineer

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than August 2, 2022. Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

In accordance with Emera’s occupational health and safety program and the Emera Vaccine Program, subject to any approved accommodation, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For clarity, “fully vaccinated” means 14 days since having the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

At Emera we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the on-line application process. Emera supports candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs. If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please advise our Talent Acquisition team and we will support you with the recruitment process.