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Global leadership in connected Safety 

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products — we offer the broadest and most complete portfolio in the industry. We monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, indoors within complex facilities, and employees operating in the most remote reaches of our planet. Our products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our products save lives. Our design, marketing, customer care, sales and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, Canada. Blackline Safety is a publicly-traded company (TSXV: BLN).

Blackline is growing and we are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team around the world. As a employee-driven business, Blackline Safety offers:

  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • A management team with a proven record of accomplishment
  • A supportive, challenging and collaborative work environment
  • Competitive salary and vacation
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

Positions in CANADA

ADVANCED TECHNICAL SUPPORT LEAD - Tier 2 & 3 (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a Technical Support Supervisor – Tier 2 & 3 to join our team. This role is responsible for providing senior level technical analysis, problem resolution and ensuring our rental fleet of products is serviced and ready to deploy. We have a world class connected safety system and we are growing a technical support team to match.

WHO ARE YOU?
You believe is a customer focused company and want to help build a team that provides world class technical support. Using your ‘Whatever it takes’ approach, you lead your team to resolve customer concerns proactively and efficiently. Innovation is part of your DNA and drives you to find solutions to everyday challenges. You believe in high quality and results and demonstrate a ferocious curiosity for technology. You are resilient and don’t shy away from new or changing priorities. Your technical aptitude and logical approach set an example to resolve and eliminate problems. You demonstrate leadership with your positive attitude and desire to deliver exceptional quality products and services for Blackline Safety.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • People management and coaching for excellence, 8-10 senior technical support and rental fleet technicians.
  • Monitor work schedules to ensure they meet technical support demands both locally and internationally, recommending support solutions for a global market
  • Meets problem resolution service levels for our internal and external customers
  • Provide support for escalated hardware, software and network related issues
  • Conducts incident reviews for technical situations and prepares formal incident reports
  • Leverage analytics data to continually identify opportunities to improve our products and services
  • Develops relevant data reporting to provide a clear picture of new or ongoing technical problems
  • Supports a proactive problem awareness environment with a focus on quality resolutions
  • Forges relationships with key departments to create synergy and an information flow regarding problems and product changes
  • Collaborates with the leadership for Tier 1 support, Quality Management, Integration testing, Engineering and Software Development for solutions to common issues
  • Identifies root cause problems and communicates those to the appropriate teams for resolution
  • Ensures our rental fleet inventory is tested and ready for deployment
  • Identifies training opportunities for agents to better support early problem detection and fast resolution for our customers
  • Identifies customer knowledge gaps to contribute to improved customer implementation efforts
  • Coordinate’s customer communication or site visits when needed and travels to customer sites as appropriate; provides customer facing reports and site findings reports
  • Provide priority justification for improvement projects (Cost, Customer Impact – Risk assessments)
  • Provide reports regarding failures and RMA analysis as needed.
  • Continually reviews and revises business processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

What We're Looking For:

  • 10 years’ experience in a technical support or technical service role
  • 5 years people management experience in a technical capacity
  • Demonstrated project management aptitude
  • Degree or diploma from a recognized technical institution
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Understanding of testing protocols and development of test plans
  • Able to effectively communicate technical issues to users of various backgrounds using appropriate language for the audience; written and verbal
  • A driven and focused approach to seek out the root cause of technical problems and obtain solutions
  • Demonstrated problem analysis using data analytics tools (i.e., Power BI)
  •  Applied use of KPI’s and metrics
  • You value and understand new and evolving technologies
  • Ability to create a positive and meaningful work environment for your team
  • A professional and open demeanor
  • Genuine interest and concern for the safety of our customers and your staff
  • A team player who offers solutions and ideas to continually improve processes and the business
  • Proactive in your approach to advancing
  • You can be firm in your delivery of company policies while being empathetic to customer needs
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, self-starter, and comfortable in a highly collaborative, fast, and growing environment
  • You want to be part of a growing company and are committed to supporting the vision and values of Blackline Safety
  • Must be able to travel internationally per all regulations & requirements

Experience:

  • Technical/Service/Field Work: 10 years (Required)
  • Instrumentation or Electronics experience (Required)
  • Quality Engineering: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Gas Detection knowledge and experience (Preferred)
  • NetSuite/ERP Systems: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Technical Help Desk: 5 years (Preferred)

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BI Analyst - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a Data Engineer to help build and drive our Blackline Analytics and Blackline Vision platform. We have a world class connected safety system and we are building a Data analytics, and Data science platform to match it.

WHO ARE YOU?

You believe big data helps businesses solve real-world problems. You have an aptitude for engineering and manipulating various forms of data frameworks including but not limited to Data warehousing, Modeling, Analytics, Integrations from various data sources. You are not bound to a single tool or platform and can solve problems in creative ways. You are proficient in different computing languages such as SQL, Python, DAX and aspire to learn alternate ways of resolving issues. You trust in data driven problem solving and believe visualizing large datasets is a necessity to achieve that. You like to explore datasets to find insights that nobody else sees. You can communicate these ideas through visualizations. You are team-oriented, self-motivated, creative and excited to find answers to questions that the answer might not be obvious without going through large amounts of data.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

You have an ability and desire to work in our collaborative environment: open team room, pair programming and fluid interactions with all products and operations teams. You will be a part of a high performing team that is focused on building solutions utilizing various approaches including agile; capable of digesting real time feedback and working smartly to advance Blackline Analytics, and Blackline Vision platforms. You are self-driven, need minimal supervision and are comfortable pushing your own projects and getting things done.

You will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flows and collection for analytics and data science teams. The pipeline needs to be scalable, precise, repeatable, secure and accurate. You will work with some of the largest and most varied data sets (both batch and real-time) in wireless industry. You will expand and develop the Blackline analytics platform alongside other data analysts and data scientists to make data driven decisions, build innovative data products and roll out advanced analytics. Your contribution will help us increase internal efficiencies and evolve our products and services by leveraging large and diverse datasets generated by customers from around the world. The data architecture and framework and the technologies include IoT, ECS, Fargate, RDS MySQL, RedShift, Spark, EMR, Kinesis (Streams, Firehose, Analytics), Lambda, Datalakes, Deltalakes, Event bus, DataDog, CD/CI pipelines on CodePipeline and CodeBuild, CloudFormation, ALP, Python, Java, and more.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field.
  • Experience working with APIs, integrations into reporting documents, building API endpoints for real-time reporting
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query
    • authoring (SQL), Postgres, JSON as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, DataDog, EventBus, AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, API calls, API generation
  • Hands-on experience with Cloud Data Warehouse (Snowflake, Azure or Redshift) and Big Data technologies (e.g S3, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Flink, Kafka etc). Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets using ETL/ELT, Matillion, SSIS, Trefecta etc and integrating data from silos to a Master Data source
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.

Optional:

  • Knowledge of NetSuite, other 3rd party software integrations
  • Knowledge of Satori Reporting or any other turnkey integrative reporting
  • Knowledge of Power platform operations, query, flow and BI and integrations
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!

Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BI Data Engineer - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a Data Engineer to help build and drive our Blackline Analytics and Blackline Vision platform. We have a world class connected safety system and we are building a Data analytics, and Data science platform to match it.

WHO ARE YOU?

You believe big data helps businesses solve real-world problems. You have an aptitude for engineering and manipulating various forms of data frameworks including but not limited to Data warehousing, Modeling, Analytics, Integrations from various data sources. You are not bound to a single tool or platform and can solve problems in creative ways. You are proficient in different computing languages such as SQL, Python, DAX and aspire to learn alternate ways of resolving issues. You trust in data driven problem solving and believe visualizing large datasets is a necessity to achieve that. You like to explore datasets to find insights that nobody else sees. You can communicate these ideas through visualizations. You are team-oriented, self-motivated, creative and excited to find answers to questions that the answer might not be obvious without going through large amounts of data.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

You have an ability and desire to work in our collaborative environment: open team room, pair programming and fluid interactions with all products and operations teams. You will be a part of a high performing team that is focused on building solutions utilizing various approaches including agile; capable of digesting real time feedback and working smartly to advance Blackline Analytics, and Blackline Vision platforms. You are self-driven, need minimal supervision and are comfortable pushing your own projects and getting things done.

You will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flows and collection for analytics and data science teams. The pipeline needs to be scalable, precise, repeatable, secure and accurate. You will work with some of the largest and most varied data sets (both batch and real-time) in wireless industry. You will expand and develop the Blackline analytics platform alongside other data analysts and data scientists to make data driven decisions, build innovative data products and roll out advanced analytics. Your contribution will help us increase internal efficiencies and evolve our products and services by leveraging large and diverse datasets generated by customers from around the world. The data architecture and framework and the technologies include IoT, ECS, Fargate, RDS MySQL, RedShift, Spark, EMR, Kinesis (Streams, Firehose, Analytics), Lambda, Datalakes, Deltalakes, Event bus, DataDog, CD/CI pipelines on CodePipeline and CodeBuild, CloudFormation, ALP, Python, Java, and more.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field.
  • Experience working with APIs, integrations into reporting documents, building API endpoints for real-time reporting
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query
    • authoring (SQL), Postgres, JSON as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, DataDog, EventBus, AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, API calls, API generation
  • Hands-on experience with Cloud Data Warehouse (Snowflake, Azure or Redshift) and Big Data technologies (e.g S3, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Flink, Kafka etc). Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets using ETL/ELT, Matillion, SSIS, Trefecta etc and integrating data from silos to a Master Data source
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.

Optional:

  • Knowledge of NetSuite, other 3rd party software integrations
  • Knowledge of Satori Reporting or any other turnkey integrative reporting
  • Knowledge of Power platform operations, query, flow and BI and integrations
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Senior BI Analyst - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a Senior BI Analyst to help build and drive our Blackline Analytics and Blackline Vision platform. We have a world class connected safety system and we are building a Data analytics, and Data science platform to match it.

WHO ARE YOU?

You believe big data helps businesses solve real-world problems. You have an aptitude for engineering and manipulating various forms of data frameworks including but not limited to Data warehousing, Modeling, Analytics, Integrations from various data sources. You are not bound to a single tool or platform and can solve problems in creative ways. You are proficient in different computing languages such as SQL, Python, DAX and aspire to learn alternate ways of resolving issues. You trust in data driven problem solving and believe visualizing large datasets is a necessity to achieve that. You like to explore datasets to find insights that nobody else sees. You can communicate these ideas through visualizations. You are team-oriented, self-motivated, creative and excited to find answers to questions that the answer might not be obvious without going through large amounts of data.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

You have an ability and desire to work in our collaborative environment: open team room, pair programming and fluid interactions with all products and operations teams. You will be a part of a high performing team that is focused on building solutions utilizing various approaches including agile; capable of digesting real time feedback and working smartly to advance Blackline Analytics, and Blackline Vision platforms. You are self-driven, need minimal supervision and are comfortable pushing your own projects and getting things done.

You will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flows and collection for cross functional teams. The pipeline needs to be scalable, precise, repeatable, secure and accurate. You will work with some of the largest and most varied data sets (both batch and real-time) in wireless industry. You will expand and develop the Blackline analytics platform alongside other data analysts and data scientists to make data driven decisions, build innovative data products and roll out advanced analytics. Your contribution will help us increase internal efficiencies and evolve our products and services by leveraging large and diverse datasets generated by customers from around the world.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A degree in Computer science, Business Admin or similar education
  • 5 years experience as a data integration analyst, BI developer, or equivalent role
  • Minimum 5 Experience with T-SQL, Postgres, DAX, Python programming languages*
  • Minimum 3 years experience with data visualization tools such as Power BI and/or Tableau and Microsoft tools such as SSRS and SSIS
  • Experience with database design and management, and a history of manipulating, processing and extracting actionable insights from large datasets
  • Minimum 5 years experience in writing stored procedures, views, functions ; exposure to data marts, data lakes and data warehouses
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, RedShift and other cloud platforms
  • Experience in ELT/ETL and Data Modeling; Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detail design implementing ELT/ETL process for Integration of data from different sources.
  • Strong communication skills and commitment to being a team player.
  • Strong analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, high sense of integrity and an incredible work ethic
  • Proven leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices


Optional:

  • Knowledge of NetSuite, Redshift and other 3rd party software integrations
  • Knowledge of Satori Reporting or any other turnkey integrative reporting
  • Knowledge of Power platform operations, query, flow and BI and integrations

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLIENT SUCCESS MANAGER - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for an Client Success Manager to own the retention and growth of our largest client accounts. We have a world class safety solution and we are looking for a Client Success Manager with a passion to match.

WHO ARE YOU?
You believe in a customer focused company with a passion for business development through relationships and understand the value of client retention. You are an energetic leader, focused on relationships with a drive for results. You want to be constantly listening to customers and continuously test, enhance, and personalize the customer experience. You are curious, collaborative, and take ownership. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, take initiative and are a self-starter.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?
You will be responsible for the strategic retention of the customer base within your assigned book of business. The successful candidate will work directly with customers, communicate with them proactively and resolve issues to ensure they are getting the most out of their investment in Blackline products and services. You will expand market share by building professional relationships with current customer base and providing strategic support to decision makers in the client organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish productive professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts, ensuring long term client retention and growth
  • Renew customers service contracts through our distribution networks, preparing renewal quotes and following through to completion
  • Develop strategic customer account plans
  • Work as an ambassador to help clients realize the full benefit of available Blackline products and services
  • Interpret customer concerns and mobilize the necessary internal resources in such a way that not only customer satisfaction is assured but our product offering is continuously improving
  • Identify and drive growth opportunities inside small but important accounts, working with sales management to work as a team and help drive results
  • Provide feedback to product management team on long term trends that may affect customer satisfaction or retention


Prerequisites:

  • Post-secondary degree in business or marketing is an asset
  • Minimum 3 years of B2B sales, or account management
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills, a desire to understand each customer’s needs, and help find the right solution for them.
  • Proven experience managing customer relationships
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Confidence in senior level executive meetings

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLIENT IMPLEMENTATION COORDINATOR (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a full-time Client Implementation Coordinator to welcome new clients to Blackline and support them through a successful implementation of our solutions. We have a world-class portfolio of safety solutions, and we are looking for a Client Implementation Coordinator with a passion to match.

Who are you?

  • You believe in a customer-focused company
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment, are an excellent multi-tasker, and setting priorities
  • You take initiative and are a self-starter
  • You are a goal-oriented, energetic leader, focused on making and maintaining meaningful connections with clients
  • You carefully listen to feedback and use what you learn to continuously test, enhance and personalize the customer experience
  • You are curious, collaborative team-player and take ownership of your role and responsibilities

What will you do?

  • You will be the primary point of contact for new Blackline customers and customers undergoing major account changes
  • You will work to understand Customers criteria for a successful implementation
  • You will create online account structures and provide training on Blackline solutions, allowing the customer to gain the most from their investment in Blackline products and services
  • You will set the stage for the long-term customer relationship with Blackline

Responsibilities

  • Initiate and manage multiple deployment projects through completion in a timely manner.
  • Manage multiple deployment projects at a time with a broad variety of size and complexity.
  • Hands-on project management, including initiation, planning, and execution of projects and account-related activities, facilitating resolution of issues and roadblocks.
  • Design customer accounts to reflect the clients needs and for optimal use, growth and transparency.
  • Hosting in person and web-based training sessions and meetings to end users and executive.
  • To become and remain knowledgeable of Blacklines offerings, products and best implementation practices able to provide expert advise to clients.
  • Ability to challenge, recommend and redirect teams as well as client expectations as necessary for successful program and project delivery.
  • Actively looks for ways to improve process efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Support field trials and the roll-out of new products/features and assist other teams with customer communications when required.
  • Communicate key learnings, relevant client information and requests to the appropriate internal teams.

Skills and Prerequisites:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
  • PMP certification or pursuit is preferred, proven experience in project management will be considered
  • Industrial safety experience such as Safety Watch working with gas detection equipment considered an asset
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to multitask up to 40 clients/projects and shift priorities in a dynamic working environment
  • Comfortable with web applications, with the ability to learn the Blackline product line quickly
  • Must be detailed-oriented and accurate in all work activities
  • French is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SUCCESS - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, the Director of Client Success plays a key role in driving Client goals, product utilization, business transformation, retention, and revenue expansion by ensuring the engagement, success, retention, and growth of our Clients.

The Director of Client Success will need an action mindset, able to quickly scale for global growth, and to thrive in a bold, fast-moving, values-driven leadership team while enabling both client and company success. The successful candidate will have more than 7 years of sales leadership experience, an understanding of complex renewal agreements, strategic selling, and be exceptional in C-suite presentations to our clients.

Working with a cross-functional team this position is accountable to retain customers and accelerate revenue growth within existing clients. Blackline Safety currently boasts over 99% client retention because of our leading offering and great customer support.

Responsibilities:
  • Building, leading and mentoring the Client Success team by setting the strategy and prioritizing objectives and results; hiring, training, and developing a world-class team.
  • Champion of team success and creating an innovative culture.
  • Driving client value by serving our clients as they adopt our solutions.
  • Strong client advocate and influencing Blackline’s product roadmap (working with product management and user experience teams) to serve our clients more effectively.
  • Architecting client success and solutions to scale in support of revenue ambitions, including striking the right balance for the services and support offered to our broad range of client segments.
  • Partnering with our global outside sales team to engage with leaders at prospective and existing client sites to define goals and leverage products and services to achieve them.
  • Supporting development of case studies with leading clients to help educate the market on the applications and benefits of connected safety solutions.
  • Accountable for on-time (quarterly) quoting and invoicing of existing clients as they are retained.
Requirements

  • A track record of developing a culture of service in the sales teams you have led.
  • Experience building and managing large (30+ employees) client success and or professional services teams in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • A strong strategic vision for the client experience, professional services, and client support.
  • A strong client advocate with the ability and willingness to engage directly with clients.
  • A track record of developing and mentoring great talent and building and motivating high achieving teams.
  • The skills to be a data-driven decision maker, with a willingness to experiment, but with agility.
  • The ability to learn quickly, understand our products and services and how they can be applied to a variety of vertical markets.
  • Proactive, solution-oriented track record providing creative solutions to serve client needs.
  • Passion for safety, worker safety and the health of our current and future clients.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 7+ years of experience leading a high-performance client focused, solution oriented professional sales team.

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ELECTRONICS/COMPONENTS BUYER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Electronics/Components Buyer will be an integral part of Blackline’s growing supply chain team. You will be responsible for supporting contract manufacturer and vendor performance, implementing measures to mitigate risks in supply chain, and the very important procurement of electronic components.

Who are you?
You are driven by performance and continuous improvement initiatives. You are always striving to reduce waste, both in physical material and process. You are self-motivated and hungry to take on additional projects. You are eager to learn and implement the latest in technology and process. You enjoy working with other teams to achieve your goals. You are confident and have proven success in leading teams in a fast-paced environment.


What you will do

  • Monitor purchase orders to achieve negotiated savings requirements, manage unfavorable purchase price variances (PPV), ensure on-time delivery, and achieve effective inventory management
  • Analyze and report metrics and trends on supplier performance, quality, and price variances
  • Secure and analyze quotations, negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, and recommend suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness for raw materials, supplies, equipment, and services
  • Initiate purchase orders and manage life cycles for materials, parts, services
  • Review, recommend, and implement ongoing cost savings initiatives.
  • Effectively and continually communicate order status, delivery dates, and changes throughout the organization
  • Utilize the most cost effective and efficient means of transportation and execute import/export transactions.
  • Assist in development of standards, policies, and work instructions for the procurement department.
  • Establish and maintain courteous, professional, and effective communications relationships with suppliers, partners, customers, and employees
  • Execute responsibilities in a fashion consistent with the highest ethical standards


What we need from you

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in Procurement, preferably in high-tech manufacturing
  • APICS, SCMP, or PMAC certification (or in the process of acquiring) is an asset
  • Proficient with MS Office and ERP systems (NetSuite)
  • Demonstrated ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate when appropriate
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Blackline Safety offers:

  • A world-class team of senior developers and software professionals
  • A unique and enjoyable place to work with flexible hours
  • Interesting products to work on and an entrepreneurial environment
  • Exposure to a wide variety of modern web technologies
  • Supportive (yet challenging), collaborative work environment
  • Competitive salary and vacation compensation
  • Company savings plan with matching contributions, medical, dental and drug benefits

Join our team to build the future and save lives!

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to people@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

FIELD MARKETING MANAGER - Eastern US/Canada (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

A key member of Blackline Safety’s Demand Generation team, the Field Marketing Manager will play a key role in designing, implementing, and executing marketing programs and events in Canada and Eastern U.S. with the goal of generating qualified leads and accelerating the progression of opportunities in the sales pipeline. You will be responsible for shaping and actioning the regional events strategy, executing demand campaigns, and managing account-based marketing initiatives. You will also be responsible for monitoring performance and reporting on results.

This role requires strong communication and collaboration skills to set up and launch programs, yet also acting independently when needed to solve problems through proactive action. You will be working in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects at once.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the primary partner to our Business Development and Sales teams locally to develop and execute a coordinated account-based go-to-market plan. Partner with product and content marketing teams to produce bespoke content aimed at educating these target audiences.
  • Represent all marketing functions in region, closely coordinating with HQ leaders.
  • Develop quarterly plans with regional sales leaders to build pipeline.
  • Participate in quarterly business reviews with channel partners to ensure alignment of plans and activities.
  • Support on-boarding and go-to-market planning with channel partners.
  • Complete ownership of the local proprietary events marketing function which primarily aims to educate our target audiences. Plan and host online and offline events to create net-new sales opportunities, accelerate existing sales opportunities and deepen our existing customer relationships.
  • Maximize Blackline’s reach and presence at third-party events through sponsorship execution and complimentary marketing campaign creation.
  • Own sales enablement for event presence, pre- and post-event followup campaigns and lead collection. No lead left behind!
  • Operational excellence in building programs across the region, often running multiple activations consecutively.
  • Develop a regular cadence of ROI reporting and analytics on the region’s ABM and demand gen business that will be presented to sales & marketing stakeholders including the executive team.

What We're Looking For:

  • BA/BS in Business, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant marketing experience in high growth technology companies.
  • Knowledge and experience with modern demand generation and integrated marketing, knowing when to deploy each type of activity for maximum effectiveness.
  • Experience in adopting and implementing global campaigns at a regional level, with a track record of achievement in field marketing for high-tech B2B companies.
  • Great communication skills; able to articulate product and solution information in the context of customer problems and business values.
  • Strategy to execution; must be enthusiastic about developing the plan, but also doing the work to drive results.
  • Experience with HubSpot marketing automation solutions a plus.
  • This position is based out of Calgary, Alberta with travel expected approximately 20% of the time. Ability to travel internationally (U.S.) is required.

 

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

FIRMWARE DEVELOPER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Who you are:
  • You love to develop object-oriented applications on embedded processers. You enjoy the challenge of fitting big features on small platforms.
  • You enjoy researching and applying new technologies to solve problems. You understand how things work and fit together.
  • You have exacting standards. You find it embarrassing for someone else to find a bug you have released. You like the idea of using test driven development to ensure your code is well structured and tested.

What will you do:
  • Design, implement and test new features and products using TDD
  • Develop drivers for peripherals, new hardware and processors
  • Add support for new gas detection sensors on connected cartridge boards
  • Release new firmware across multiple products

What you will need to succeed:
  • Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • Registration, or eligibility for registration, with APEGA is required.
  • 5 years’ experience
  • Experience using C/C++ in an embedded environment
  • Experience working with an embedded RTOS
  • Experience writing low level drivers
  • Object Oriented Design and Development experience
  • Ability to optimize code for space or size depending on the requirement

What is great to have:
  • Experience in other programming languages such as Python, Java, Matlab
  • Experience designing and developing embedded firmware with UML and TDD
  • Knowledge of GSM/CDMA/HSPA networks, GPS and Satellite Communication Systems
  • Experience with signal processing and filter design
  • Experience with gas detection technology
  • Experience with Android App Integration

Blackline Safety offers:
  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Competitive salary and vacation
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com


Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

FIRMWARE DEVELOPER - MANUFACTURING (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Who you are:
  • You enjoy researching and applying new technologies to solve problems. You understand how things work and fit together.
  • You have exacting standards. You find it embarrassing for someone else to find a bug you have released. You like the idea of using test driven development to ensure your code is well structured and tested.

What will you do:
  • Design and implement firmware to support the manufacturing process
  • Design and implement desktop software to support the manufacturing process
  • Manage Releases to the manufacturing production line
  • Support the Manufacturing department

What you will need to succeed:
  • Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • Registration, or eligibility for registration, with APEGA is required.
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience debugging and troubleshooting Firmware and Software issues
  • Experience using C/C++ in an embedded environment
  • Experience working with Python
  • Experience working with Java
  • Experience working with SQL

What is great to have:
  • Experience designing and developing embedded firmware with UML and TDD
  • Knowledge of GSM/CDMA/HSPA networks, GPS and Satellite Communication Systems
  • Experience working with manufacturing teams and understanding of manufacturing processes

Blackline Safety offers:
  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Competitive salary and vacation
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com


Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

FULL STACK DEVELOPER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Do you want to save lives while creating meaningful solutions? Blackline Safety is the place for you.

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of IoT connected safety products — we offer the broadest and most complete portfolio in the industry. We monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, indoors within complex facilities, and employees operating in the most remote reaches of our planet. Our purpose and promise to our customers of providing the technology that keeps workers safe informs our overall product development.

Our products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs, and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our products save lives. Our design, marketing, customer care, sales and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Ramsay, Calgary.

Our fast-growing company is currently hiring experienced Full Stack Developer to help build the next generation of new features and functionality for our highly available, highly scalable safety monitoring platform built on the newest stack.

Our solutions are built in the Well architected framework and the technologies include Angular 10, Amazon Web Services and all they offer, IoT, ECS, Fargate, RDS MySQL, RedShift, Spark, EMR, Kinesis (Streams, Firehose, Analytics), Lambda, Elasticsearch, Aurora, Docker, DataDog, CD/CI pipelines on CodePipeline and CodeBuild, CloudFormation, ALP, Python, Java, and more. We use Event Driven architecture, DDD, Emerging Patterns and anything else you want to try. You will receive a top-notch dev machine running on Linux.

We are looking for someone: 

  • With serious desire to build great Well Architected IoT & cloud software
  • That takes ownership of the solution and delivers
  • With a team mindset, highly collaborative and enjoys a fast-paced, team environment
  • That enjoys learning new technologies, concepts, and areas of business
  • Who champions the causes of uptime, reliability, compliance, and security

To be considered, you must have the following:

  • A degree in computer science, software engineering or similar education
  • Proven and strong knowledge of Docker, Linux, and familiarity with AWS tools
  • Experience developing scalable web applications using Java or Python in a SaaS IoT environment dealing with real-time streaming data, web portals, and analytics
  • Understanding of modern front-end frameworks and familiar with microservice architecture
  • Capability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for mainline development, CI/CD and high-quality software
  • That writes clean code in a testable, reliable, and sustainable way

Blackline Safety offers:

  • A world-class team of senior developers and software professionals to act as mentors as you develop your professional skills
  • A unique and fun place to work with flexible hours
  • Interesting products to work on and an entrepreneurial environment
  • Exposure to a wide variety of modern web technologies
  • Supportive (yet challenging), collaborative work environment
  • Competitive salary and vacation compensation
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits
  • Company savings plan with matching contributions

Join our team to build the future and save lives!

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to hire@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Marketing & Communications, the Internal Communications Specialist will be an integral member of the Corporate Marketing & Communications team, lead by the Chief Marketing Manager. This position will plan, create, and execute a communications strategy and working with Marketing teams across the Blackline Safety global group, this position will be at the heart of the action, working to write, share, record, present and report on the Blackline story.

Who are you?
With a proven ability to multi-task, you are someone driven to exceed expectations, with a meticulous attention to detail that would have you spot a copy edit at a hundred yards. A strategic thinker, you thrive under pressure and with the support of your team can navigate between multiple stakeholders and audiences.

What you will do

  • Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are communicated to employees and stakeholders
  • Build an internal communications strategy, along with a calendar of planned activities, in conjunction with senior management and in alignment with corporate goals
  • Establish and manage internal master messages
  • Ensure all internal comms messages are consistent across all mediums, departments, and locations
  • Internal spokesperson for corporate videos, presentations, and events
  • Plan and write content for various internal comms mediums, taking the lead on internal team stories like employee welcome posts for TeamHub and providing content for the Culture Connection newsletter
  • Manage internal comms standards, creating and supporting the brand identity guide, social media guide (in alignment with the social media policy), email guide and maintaining all required documents
  • Working with the ESG team, ensure that communication in response to requests for donations, fundraising and other community initiatives are in alignment with strategy
  • Work with all external communications messages to ensure internal corporate messaging is consistent with external corporate messaging
  • As a hub of content and connection, inform and advise the leadership team of risks and opportunities learned as part of this role

What we need from you

  • A BA in communications, public relations, journalism, or marketing, with some equivalent degrees considered
  • Four years of communications or marketing experience with a focus on internal communication management
  • Experience working within a communications team in a fast-paced, dynamic, corporate environment
  • Basic marketing experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Public speaking experience is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a high level of organization
  • Creative skills with experience creating various forms of content, on various platforms is an asset

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to people@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

MOBILE APP UX & UI DESIGNER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Do you thrive in an innovative and exciting environment that is continuously evolving? Blackline Safety is looking for an intelligent, motivated, team-oriented person who believes in our values: Drive innovation, Be resilient, Demonstrate leadership, Do whatever it takes.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our rapidly growing global company as member of the User Experience Team. Blackline Safety combines the excitement of a start-up environment, with the growth opportunities of a large organization.


We are looking for an experienced UX/UI designer who can take ownership of our Blackline Connect app and related mobile solutions. Blackline Connect provides a fit-for-work survey, contact tracing, and lone worker monitoring for businesses.


The ideal candidate is a passionate, collaborative, and learning oriented designer who wants to create a best-in-class safety app for iOS and Android. They leverage data-driven decision making, using qualitative and quantitative data to create ideal outcomes.
You will own every aspect of the mobile app’s design. Working across the entire product lifecycle, you will define product requirements and validate them with customer research. Using a variety of UX methods, you will identify key user challenges and come up with innovative and delightful design solutions that empower consumers to love their Blackline app experience. You’ll be working closely with internal product managers and our software development team in an agile environment.


The successful candidate will have at least 4 years of design experience and a degree or diploma in a related field. Your portfolio should show evidence of your entire creative process, from ideation, prototyping and iteration through to polished design and shipped product.


Where you’ll make an impact:

  • Defining the UX strategy, vision, customer journey and mock-ups for Blackline’s mobile app
  • Developing detailed storyboards, concept diagrams, user interface sketches, wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes
  • Conducting user research and usability tests to discover customer needs and to validate your solutions with customers
  • Creating robust, consistent, pixel perfect GUIs for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets
  • Working closely with software developers as you build, iterate, and ship product improvements
  • Working with and building upon Blackline’s visual design language and brand guidelines
  • Building relationships with stakeholders, working collaboratively with marketing and business partners
  • Strategizing measurement plans that validate design hypotheses and advance business and user goals
We’re looking for a designer who:
  • Has experience in designing user interfaces for iOS and/or Android, plus responsive web
  • Has experience in UX research and interface design, including a strong working knowledge of research methods and applications
  • Has excellent digital design skills - must be proficient in Adobe Suite (XD, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Shows strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate design intent/rationale to software developers, product managers, and other internal stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of visual design principles, such as typography, colour, layout, composition
  • Has a strong attention to detail — in your cover letter, tell us your favorite fictional character
Required Qualifications
  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in design related studies
  • A portfolio demonstrating user experience and user interface design work specifically related to mobile application design
  • 4+ years industry experience
  • App development experience is an asset but not required
  • Familiarity with working in an Agile or Scrum environment is an asset but not required
NOTE: Please ensure that you are eligible to work in Canada prior to sending your application. A criminal background check will be required for corporate data access security

Position Overview
  • Full-time salaried position
  • Medical, dental, and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com


Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com.

Include a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.

Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found.


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

PROCUREMENT MANAGER - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for leading Blackline’s procurement team. You will be responsible for reviewing and rebalancing the procurement team’s workload, identifying and implementing process improvement, managing contract manufacturer and vendor performance, implementing measures to mitigate risks in supply chain, and effectively coordinating and executing production schedules for both current and new product lines.

Who are you?
You are driven by performance and continuous improvement initiatives. You are always striving to reduce waste, both in physical material and process. You are self-motivated and hungry to take on additional projects. You are eager to learn and implement the latest in technology and process. You enjoy working with other teams to achieve your goals. You are confident and have proven success in leading teams in a fast paced environment.


What you will do

  • Be a functional leader, providing direction and support to a team of 3 supply chain professionals. This will include regular review and balancing of portfolios
  • Review current procurement process flows, identifying and eliminating waste. You will be armed with the ability to implement change where necessary.
  • Working with the Materials and Production teams to ensure there are no material shortages on the production floor, right sizing deliveries, and utilizing offsite warehouses.
  • Develop a supplier matrix of capabilities, identifying deficiencies in our current supply chain, eliminating single source scenarios
  • Enhance and modify the supplier evaluation, selection, and approval process as well as monitoring and reporting on the supplier report cards
  • Develop, report, and monitor KPIs for the Procurement team
  • Work with Materials team to implement Demand Planning in ERP system (NetSuite)
  • Review, recommend, and implement ongoing cost savings initiatives.
  • Manage and report on purchase price variances (PPV)
  • Report on bill of material (BOM) health, advising on end of life, last time buys, and material constraints across all product lines
  • Effectively communicate order status, delivery dates, and changes throughout the organizationUtilize the most cost effective and efficient means of transportation and execute import/export transactions.
  • Establish and maintain courteous, professional and effective communications with suppliers, partners, customers, and coworkers.
  • Execute responsibilities in a fashion consistent with the highest ethical standards.
What we need from you
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Procurement, with a minimum of 5 years of Senior Materials experience, preferably in high-tech manufacturing
  • Proficient with MS Office and ERP systems (Blackline is currently using NetSuite)
  • Post-secondary certification in Supply Chain Management, Business Operations, or other applicable areas preferred
  • APICS, SCMP, or PMAC certification is an asset
  • Lean Manufacturing experience in processes and inventory replenishment methods primarily Kanban and Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Experience with setting vendor management performance metrics
  • Demonstrated ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate when appropriate


Blackline Safety offers:

  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Competitive salary and vacation
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan
NOTE: Please ensure that you are eligible to work in Canada prior to sending your application. A criminal background check will be required for corporate data access security

Position Overview
  • Full-time salaried position
  • Medical, dental, and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com


Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to people@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER - NORTH AMERICA - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is seeking a passionate and experienced Product Marketing Manager for its worker safety business in North America. This position will have direct responsibility for understanding the needs of the market and applications in the region. Identify existing markets that drive growth for Blackline Safety and replicate marketing strategies across to other areas of the region. Identify new markets where Blackline Safety’s offering can present a compelling differentiation over competition and investigate improvements to the solution to increase safety and productivity for the customer for future product releases. You will be the local product management expert on the Blackline Safety solution and will be a key resource for the regional Blackline Safety group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall responsibility for the market and application development growth of Blackline Safety solutions in the region
  • Identify new hardware / software features and solutions for the market and applications, build prioritized business cases, then convey these requirements to the product management group.
  • Responsible for the successful execution of new product commercialization in the region as well as product marketing campaigns working with the regional Marketing Communication team.
  • Working with the regional sales team to define forecast targets for new product introductions.
  • Understand the needs of the region from a regulation, certification and safety trend standpoint and convey to the product management group for new product development.
  • Conduct detailed Voice of Customer interviews with decision makers, end users and channel partners to understand the needs of the customers in the region.
  • Work with the sales team in the region to provide technical, application or solution value information to drive new leads.
  • Develop an understanding in the region of the products, solutions and marketing focus of Blackline safety competitors and help develop solutions in the form of incentive programs, value documentation and campaigns.
  • Continually analyze market trends and Blackline safety offering performance in the region
  • Work with local marketing communication group to lead communications of market campaigns, new product introduction, product enhancements and all other required communications for Blackline safety personnel, channel partners and external customers in the region.
  • Regional product and industry expert working with local teams to drive growth
  • Periodically evaluate internal and external training information and give feedback to the performance and learning manager
  • Travel with the sales team and attend key tradeshows to understand the needs of the market.

Prerequisites:

  • Post-secondary degree (Business, Marketing, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar)
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • MBA preferred
  • Experience with industrial safety and/or gas detection would be considered an asset.

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

PRODUCT MANAGER - IoT (CALGARY, CANADA)

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products — we offer the broadest and most complete portfolio in the industry. We monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, indoors within complex facilities, and employees operating in the most remote reaches of our planet. Our products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our products save lives. Our design, marketing, customer care, sales and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly-traded company (TSXV: BLN).

Blackline Safety is looking for a Product Marketing Manager to drive our Market Research, strategy and Product Launches.

Ideal Candidate:

  • You want to make products and services that people love.
  • You’re not afraid to take control of a situation but are also willing to listen to other opinions and input.
  • You’re self-motivated and want to own significant portions of our product offering.
  • You’re meticulous and eager, driven and high energy.
  • You’ll have a technical background and will be familiar with up to date cloud.
  • You’ll have experience with cell phones, mobility or an industrial setting.
  • You will have worked with products, preferably from the ground up or early stages.

Responsibilities:

You’ll be tasked with learning about what our customers want and what they’ll pay for. You’ll own legacy products as well as your own brand new product line. You’ll work closely with our user experience team to make sure that not only are our products and services pro table, but that people will love them for years to come.

Requirements:

  • Experience with I0T
  • Experience with IOS or Android Devices
  • Experience with Cloud Technologies
  • Post-secondary degree (Marketing, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar)
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Ability to come to a decision quickly when analyzing complex problems

 Optional:

  • Experience with industrial safety and/or gas detection would be considered an asset.
  • Experience leading a team or managing projects would be considered an asset
  • Experience with Android Devices

Blackline Safety offers:

  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Competitive salary and vacation
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

Our clients depend on Blackline Safety to monitor their wellbeing of the employees at work - you can help to make a difference. Come work with Blackline Safety in an exciting, fast-paced work environment.

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

PRODUCT MANAGER - Platform & Integration (CALGARY, CANADA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a Product Manager to own and drive our Platforms and Integrations.

The Product Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the Product Lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager also ensures that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals.

The Product Manager is expected to:

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap
  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities
  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples
  • Act as a leader within the company

Who are you?

  • You want to make products and services that people love.
  • You’re not afraid to take control of a situation but are also willing to listen to other opinions and input.
  • Indecisiveness drives you nuts.
  • You’re self-motivated and want to own significant portions of our product offering.
  • You are product focused and have SaaS experience.
  • You enjoy the technical side and enjoy work with technical platforms.
  • You will be well versed in cloud and will be interested in trends within the tech industry.

What will you do?

You’ll be tasked with learning about what our customers want and what they’ll pay for. You will work with our R&D department to make sure we’re building the right products and services. You’ll work closely with our user experience team to make sure that not only are our products and services pro table, but that people will love them for years to come. You will ask questions such as how does this scale? How does it expand? How is our revenue?

Requirements

  • Post-secondary degree (Marketing, Business, Engineering, Computer Science or similar)
  • Strong communication skills and experience working with technical teams
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Ability to come to a decision quickly when analyzing complex problems

Optional:

  • Experience with industrial safety and/or gas detection would be considered an asset.
  • Experience leading a team or managing projects would be considered an asset

About Blackline

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products — we offer the broadest and most complete portfolio in the industry. We monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, indoors within complex facilities, and employees operating in the most remote reaches of our planet. Our products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our products save lives. Our design, marketing, customer care, sales and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly-traded company (TSXV: BLN).

Blackline Safety offers:

  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Competitive salary and vacation
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions

Our clients depend on Blackline Safety to monitor their wellbeing of the employees at work - you can help to make a difference. Come work with Blackline Safety in an exciting, fast-paced work environment.

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SaaS USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Who you are:

We are looking for a tenacious SaaS User Experience designer to take the Blackline Live portal to the next level. Our cloud hosted SaaS platform is powered by AWS and developed by our amazing team of in-house programmers who need a UX Designer to set the path our best-in-class software solutions.

This user experience designer will be responsible for customer research and defining product requirements. Focusing on key user problems to come up with innovative and delightful solutions while empowering consumers to love their Blackline app experience.

Working across the entire product lifecycle developing detailed storyboards, concept diagrams, user interface sketches, wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes, and design specifications to effectively communicate interaction. Leverage data-driven decision making, using qualitative and quantitative data to influence their work. You strive to measure and monitor the performance of the products you work on.

The successful candidate will have at least 4 years of design experience and a degree or diploma in a related field. Your portfolio should show evidence of your entire creative process, from ideation, prototyping and iteration through to polished design and shipped product.


Where you’ll make an impact:

  • Develop a deep understanding of Blackline’s business objectives, customers, product portfolio, and competition.
  • Conduct user research, competitive analysis, and other design thinking activities.
  • Build a close and collaborative relationship with our product managers and software developers to define and achieve best in class solutions.
  • Develop and deliver high-level and detailed storyboards, concept diagrams, user interface sketches, mockups, prototypes, and detailed design specifications to effectively communicate design concepts and solutions.

We’re looking for a designer who:

  • Has more than 4 years of experience in the field of UX design
  • Has a portfolio demonstrating examples of strategic design thinking
  • Has experience with Cloud based SaaS software
  • Has experience with responsive, cross-browser, and web app design
  • Has great problem-solving skills with an ability to communicate complex ideas in clear and concise ways
  • Demonstrates ownership of all assignments, asking for clarification or direction as necessary
  • Can manage various deadlines for multiple diverse projects
  • Is a lifelong learner and enjoys researching and learning new information
  • Has a strong attention to detail — in your cover letter, tell us your favorite fictional character.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, diploma, or equivalent work experience in a related field
  • Experience with AWS platform solutions will be a benefit
  • User interface design skills are a plus (Adobe XD, Illustrator, Photoshop, or equivalent)

    NOTE: Please ensure that you are eligible to work in Canada prior to sending your application
About Blackline Safety

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information

Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Include a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found.

 

System Integration and Test Specialist (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

We are currently looking for a System Integration and Test Specialist who is eager to work in a product development environment. Hands-on testing of new and innovative product designs is core to this role. As a member of the Research and Development team you will be supporting the design and testing of our next generation offering as well as the existing ones. The Blackline Safety System incorporates wearable personal devices, vehicle mounted equipment, satellite and cellular communication channels and an advanced web portal. The System Verification Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all of the components, web application, device firmware and hardware work together in harmony and that customer needs are met.

This is a full time permanent position.


Responsibilities:

  • Developing & documenting test plans.
  • Testing system performance and troubleshooting system behavior.
  • Ensure system components work together and customer needs are met.
  • Executing test plans as well as recording and summarizing results.
  • Operating automated test equipment.
  • Support the rest of the Blackline organization with your deep understanding of the Blackline products and services.

Skills & Experience:

  • A diploma or degree preferably in engineering, computer science or similar.
  • Experience with testing firmware, web applications and hardware.
  • Experience with testing gas detector devices is an asset
  • Experience with Python scripting is an asset.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Familiarity with GPS, cellular and satellite communications.
  • Ability to operate independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with defect tracking software (e.g. JIRA)
  • Experience with Test Rail Test Case Management Software or similar is an asset.

 

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSXV: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information

Blackline Safety relies on talented, driven individuals to bring innovative quality products to market quickly. If you are looking for challenging work in a fast-paced up-and-coming company, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting “System Verification Specialist” to tkolici@blacklinesafety.com.  All applications will be reviewed, but only those most qualified will be contacted for an interview.

TECHNICAL SALES - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a Technical Sales representative to support the outside sales team and help drive sales efforts. We have a world class connected safety system and we are looking for a Technical Sales representative to prove it.


Who are you?
You are driven, observant, and organized. You understand sales and the key players involved. You believe in developing and establishing relationships with customers and can adapt quickly to give customers and stakeholders the best experience possible. Your follow-up game is on point. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are not afraid of change.

What will you do?
You will own the end-to-end customer evaluation process during the sales cycle and be responsible for proving how and why Blackline’s solution will meet the customer’s criteria for success. You will work closely with Blackline’s Sales Managers and distribution partners to give customers the best possible experience with Blackline’s solutions. You will support the customer and Regional Sales team throughout sales cycle by being the technical resource. Your goal is to increase conversion rates and close deals faster.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Regional Sales team to understand the complexity of each opportunity to help speed up the sales cycle and close business
  • Own the evaluation of Blackline’s products and services during the customer buying cycle
  • Strategically structure and prepare field testing scope of work to showcase Blackline's solutions and provide results.
  • Train potential customers on the Blackline product line and web portal solutions.
  • Configure web-based account settings for optimal performance based on customer requirements.
  • Schedule feedback sessions with potential customers, listen to their needs and adjust the solutions as required.
  • Prepare reports and summaries for customers that underline the performance of our products and services.
  • Maintain a high degree of technical knowledge of Blackline’s products and their application
  • Act as a technical resource for the Sales teams on customer calls throughout the sales cycle
  • Understand competitive products and keep management informed of market trends and applications
  • Spearhead consultative selling to create opportunities in other business units, within the same client
Requirements:
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
  • Excellent time management and organization skills - ability to successfully multi-task up to 30 projects and shift priorities in a dynamic working environment
  • Post-Secondary diploma, degree or technician certification
  • Comfortable with technology including GPS, GSM, web applications, ability to learn the Blackline product line quickly
  • Ability to process and analyze data from various sources and explain it in a simplified manner
  • Maintain sense of calm in high-pressure situations
  • Previous sales experience is a plus
  • Previous project management experience is a plus

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

TECHNICAL SUPPORT - HELPDESK TECHNICIAN (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

We are seeking a Technical Support Representative to join our team. If you are excited to grow in your career and want to be part of a dynamic technology company, we want to talk to you.

About Blackline

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSXV: BLN)

Who are you?

You believe in a customer focused company and want to be part of a team that provides world class customer experiences. Using your ‘Whatever it takes’ approach, you support your customers and team to produce high quality results. Innovation is part of your DNA and drives you to find solutions to everyday challenges. You are resilient and don’t shy away from new or changing priorities. Your logical approach contributes to meeting our service level by resolving technical challenges quickly. You demonstrate leadership with your positive attitude and desire to contribute to Blackline Safety’s success in every detail of your day.

What you will do

  • As the first point of contact, provide technical support and troubleshooting to our customers with a high degree of proficiency
  • Confidently resolve all customer concerns via e-mail, phone, and chat
  • Escalate issues appropriately to internal support groups
  • Process RMA requests into our ERP system with accuracy
  • Recognize technical trends and provide feedback to our 2nd and 3rd level support groups
  • Assist our internal teams with technical information
  • Make recommendations for operating improvements as we grow our department

Qualifications:

  • You have a minimum 2 years’ experience in a technical support capacity
  • You have experience with a case ticketing system and escalation protocols
  • You demonstrate advanced verbal and written business communication skills that are clear, concise, courteous, and professional
  • You are organized, detail oriented, and possess a high level of accuracy in your work
  • You are a team player who offers solutions and ideas to continually improve the business
  • You are curious and proactive in your approach to understanding customer issues
  • You are outgoing, courteous, ambitious, and presentable with a professional demeanor
  • You possess a strong business acumen with a logical approach when faced with a problem
  • You are a go-getter with a positive attitude, wanting to make a difference within your team
  • You can roll with the punches when faced with uncertainty
  • You are excited by our growth and want to excel in your career
  • You are committed to supporting safety and take seriously the role of Blackline in protecting our customers

Considered an Asset:

  • Technologist Diploma (EET, MET, IET, CMT)
  • You may have experience in the oil and gas industry with knowledge of gas detection

Hours:

  • We are preparing to expand our service to cover 24 hours 7 days per week. Shift coverage will be phased in over the next 6 months. Training will take place Monday-Friday, 8 hour shifts during the hours of 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. After training, shifts will be scheduled during the evenings, weekends or night shift and will be implemented as call volumes grow.
  • Rotating on-call support will be part of your role after training until the center has converted to 24 hour coverage.

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

TEST ENGINEER/ ANALYST (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Do you want to save lives while creating meaningful solutions? Blackline Safety is the place for you.

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of IoT connected safety products — we offer the broadest and most complete portfolio in the industry. We monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, indoors within complex facilities, and employees operating in the most remote reaches of our planet. Our purpose and promise to our customers of providing the technology that keeps workers safe informs our overall product development.

Our products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs, and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our products save lives. Our design, marketing, customer care, sales and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Ramsay, Calgary.

Test Engineers are responsible for designing, building, and running the most sophisticated, system-wide test suites. This goes far beyond unit and functional tests (written by our developers) and includes integration testing, APIs, security, performance and more.

Our solutions are built in the Well architected framework and the technologies include Angular 9, Amazon Web Services and all they offer, IoT, RDS MySQL, RedShift, Spark, EMR, Kinesis (Streams, Firehose, Analytics), Lambda, Elasticsearch, Aurora, Docker, DataDog, CD/CI pipelines on CodeBuilder, ELK stack, CloudFormation, ALP, Python, Java, and more. We use DDD, Emerging Patterns and anything else you want to try.

We are looking for someone: 

  • That understands that quality is far more than finding bugs but also flow, security testing (such as automated scans, automated penetration tests), performance and availability
  • With serious desire to build great Well Architected IoT & cloud software
  • That enjoys learning new technologies, concepts, and areas of business
  • That wants an opportunity to develop and exercise your coding skills while working hands-on on agile development lifecycle and CI/CD pipeline

What you will be doing:

  • Work as a part of cross-product QA team
  • Develop, execute, and maintain test scenarios based on new product feature requirements as well as defect fixes
  • Troubleshoot issues found during testing and assist in problem analysis
  • Identify, document, and track defects in defect tracking software
  • Perform QA activities that include deploying software into different environments, generating test data,reporting on testing progress and identifying risks to other teams
  • Work with variety of technologies like Python2/3, PHP, MySQL, Java, JavaScript/Angular, Docker
  • Evaluate and identify test scenarios for test automation, develop and maintain automated tests.
  • Participate in Agile team meetings
  • Work closely with software developers and Team Leads to understand user scenarios, requirements, and typical usage workflows, technical issues, impact, and risk areas
  • Participate in hands-on activities extending across the agile development lifecycle and CI/CD pipeline

To be considered, you must have the following:

  • A degree in software engineering, computer science, similar education preferred; relevant work experience will be considered
  • 5+ years of experience testing mission-critical and high availability scalable web applications using a variety of technologies, ideally in a SaaS environment dealing with real-time streaming data
  • Understanding and knowledge in industry-standard testing methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Expertise in developing test cases/scripts
  • Experience working with at least one programming or scripting languages such as Python, Java, or JavaScript
  • Experience with automated testing tools and techniques (Selenium, API, backend)
  • Experience with load/performance testing using Locust or Jmeter
  • Preferred experience with wireline protocols via TCP/UDP
  • Solid ability to create and use SQL queries to perform data validation
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud infrastructure services
  • Comfortable working with linux command line
  • Experience with Jira, Jenkins, and Git

Blackline Safety offers:

  • A world-class team of senior developers and software professionals
  • A unique and enjoyable place to work with flexible hours
  • Interesting products to work on and an entrepreneurial environment
  • Exposure to a wide variety of modern web technologies
  • Supportive (yet challenging), collaborative work environment
  • Competitive salary and vacation compensation
  • Company savings plan with matching contributions, medical, dental and drug benefits

Join our team to build the future and save lives!

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Positions in Europe

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Blackline Safety (TSX: BLN), headquartered in Calgary, Canada, is a global technology company that develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for worker safety monitoring. Blackline solutions deliver safety, security, and location awareness through innovative wireless hardware and custom user interfaces, including mobile, messaging, and web services. Blackline's vision is to become the leading supplier of wirelessly connected worker safety monitoring products in the world.


Description

The role of Communications Assistant - Europe is to provide support to the Marketing and Communications Manager, ensuring that all communications activities and translations, at Blackline Safety Europe are efficiently administrated. You will liaise with all departments within Blackline Safety Europe, including sales, marketing, product management, operations, compliance, accounts, etc. to support the sales effort in Europe.

This is a new role, in a rapidly growing safety and technology company and reports to the Marketing and Communications Manager - Europe. This position can be carried out remotely but occasional travel to Blackline Safety’s European office in Colchester, UK will be required.

 

Required Skills

  • You possess a technical capacity with the ability to learn the Blackline product line quickly and support GPS, GSM and web application queries
  • Minimum fluency in one EU language required, as well as excellent written and spoken English
  • You have the ability to successfully multi-task, shift priorities in a dynamic working environment and have a good eye for details
  • You have a good understanding of translation and desktop publishing processes
  • You have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams
  • You have, as a minimum, sufficient experience working with Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator to be able to make basic edits to existing files
  • You have experience using CRM software, preferably Hubspot and Salesforce, for database and email campaign management
  • You demonstrate advanced verbal and written business communication skills that are clear, concise and professional
  • You are organised, detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • You are a team player who offers solutions and ideas to continually improve the business
  • Experience of international business, and supporting customers/partners outside the UK preferred

Required Aptitudes

  • You are outgoing, courteous, ambitious and presentable with a professional demeanour
  • You are able to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and co-workers
  • You possess strong business acumen
  • You have excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Proven administration skills
  • If working remotely, a proven track record of independent/home working.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Liaising with external translation suppliers to co-ordinate all European translations
  • Liaising with the European and North American marketing teams to ensure that all support materials are up-to-date and available in the correct languages and formats
  • Liaising with the operations and compliance teams to ensure all email communications, contracts and other business materials are available in the correct languages and formats.
  • Ensuring that hard copies of sales support materials and product support materials are available where required, in correct language
  • Supporting the Marketing and Communications Manager in editing and updating marketing materials as required – in all key languages
  • Assist in composing email campaigns, currently in HubSpot
  • Supporting the Blackline Safety Europe sales team to ensure they have the correct sales support and product support collateral
  • Where relevant, ensuring new leads are added to the CRM and correctly and swiftly followed up
  • Supporting the sales and marketing teams in updating and maintaining the CRM database for marketing and support emails


Blackline Safety offers

  • Flexible working options, including remote working, where appropriate.
  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions
  • Medical insurance benefits
  • Company pension scheme

 Submit your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae in PDF format via our recruiting partner.

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Reporting to the Managing Director (MD), and with supporting responsibilities to the Operations Director (OD), this position completes a broad variety of administrative tasks that facilitate the MD & OD’s ability to effectively lead the organisation, including assisting with special projects, designing and producing complex documents, reports, and presentations, collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties, composing and preparing correspondence and maintaining contact lists. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and discretion.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the MD & OD to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately
  • Anticipate needs in advance of meetings, conferences
  • Provide pro-active organisational and administrative support to the MD & OD
  • Handle correspondence directed to executive; coordinating schedules as requested
  • Diary management
  • Making travel arrangements and detailed travel itineraries
  • Completing expense and mileage reports
  • Taking minutes and providing distribution as required
  • Coordinating in-house events as requested
  • Maintaining office oversight, ensuring spaces are ready for internal and external visits, adhering to all COVID protocols
  • Coordination of office layout, moves and requirements, working with Operations, People Services, and IT as required
  • Coordinate hospitality requirements re: tea and coffee systems, co-ordination of group lunches (including visitors)
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills / Experience

  • Professional discretion; high degree of discernment and integrity with sensitive information
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks; ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little or no guidance
  • Ability to react with appropriate levels of urgency to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround
  • Able to switch gears in a moment’s notice, agility and flexibility in work and time for tasks
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship making abilities; able to present to a variety of company levels
  • At least one additional EU language, multi-lingual preferred

Submit your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae in PDF format to gboorman@blacklinesafety.com

Job Type: Full-time

FIELD SUPPORT TECHNICIAN - Italy

Blackline Safety (TSXV: BLN), headquartered in Calgary, Canada, is a global technology company that develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for worker safety monitoring. Blackline solutions deliver safety, security, and location awareness through innovative wireless hardware and custom user interfaces, including mobile, messaging, and web services. Blackline's vision is to become the leading supplier of wirelessly connected worker safety monitoring products in the world.

This position reports to Blackline Safety Europe, headquartered in Colchester, UK and is primarily field-based in Italy.

 Description

The role of Field Support Technician (FST) is to support all requests for field-based training, site support, connectivity and Beacon surveys, hardware installation etc. primarily across Italy, and other European countries if needed. The FST will support the Blackline Safety sales team, and distributor partners.

 Required Skills

  • You possess a technical capacity and are able to understand and discuss technical issues
  • You have the ability to successfully multi-task and shift priorities in a dynamic working environment
  • You are comfortable with technology including GPS, GSM and web applications
  • Proven track record of being able to learn new technologies and processes quickly, and apply the knowledge gained to support customers effectively
  • You perform in high-pressure situations
  • Previous project management experience
  • You demonstrate advanced verbal and written business communication skills that are clear, concise and professional
  • You are computer literate including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • You are organised, detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • You are a team player who offers solutions and ideas to continually improve the business
  • You are proactive in your approach to customer issues
  • Proven ability to deliver training packages, via online/telephone/face to face/ to a variety of clients
  • Problem-solving skills, with proven ability to resolve issues via a logical and structured process

 Required Aptitudes

  • You are outgoing, courteous, ambitious and presentable with a professional demeanour
  • You are able to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and co-workers
  • You possess strong business acumen
  • You have excellent time management and organisation skills
  • You are able to process and analyse data from various sources and explain it in a simplified manner
  • Proven project management skills

 Specific Responsibilities

  • Indoor location surveys. Liaising with clients to determine their location requirements. This will involve a consultation, full explanation of how our products and system utilise GPS and RF transmitters to build efficient location systems. Conducting full site surveys to determine the scale of the beacon install taking absolute minimum beacon quantities into consideration for sufficient coverage.  Full report of beacon survey with analysis of site to present to client.
  • GSM signal boosting surveys. Conducting full site surveys to determine GSM connectivity. Calculating where third-party GSM signal boosting equipment can be utilised to give solid coverage. Calculating equipment required (cables, splitters, GSM boosters, antennas, Galvanic isolators etc.) for install. Full report of equipment required and where it’s to be installed on site.
  • Support European Sales Team with beacon surveys.
  • Physical install of indoor location beacons and GSM signal boosting equipment.
  • Remote technical trouble shooting and support following installation.
  • Create and implement processes for efficient survey and customer presentation.
  • Annual reviews of installations. Maintenance surveys for existing installations and conversations regarding system upgrades.
  • Source and implement new third-party hardware solutions that will assist the customer experience of our system and increase sales growth.
  • Feedback on customer requirements and personal onsite observations to improve product development.
  • Create processes for Sales Team and Distribution to implement indoor location systems with a common approach.
  • End user device and portal training sessions.

To apply, please submit your resume in PDF format to gboorman@blacklinesafety.com

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER (MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

We are currently hiring four Regional Sales Manager positions for the following regions:

  • Germany North
  • Germany South (including Austria & Switzerland)

When applying, please specify which location you're interested in.

Blackline Safety Corp (TSXV: BLN) is an industry leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative connected safety products, services, and real-time monitoring that are disrupting the global safety industry. Blackline's vision is to become the leading supplier of wirelessly connected worker safety monitoring products in the world. You can find more information about Blackline and its unique safety solutions at www.blacklinesafety.com.

Description

As a result of rapid growth and significant user adoption of its solutions, Blackline is doubling its sales force globally. Blackline is looking for passionate, self-motivated individuals driven to be highly successful professionals. In this role you will identify and create new business opportunities as well as achieve all sales and profit targets. The successful candidate will be driven to develop opportunities with key end-user customers through networking, meeting with and presenting to corporate contacts, field level end users, and executives.

This position reports to Blackline Safety Europe, in Colchester UK which is the fastest-growing of all Blackline Safety’s sales territories.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute strategic sales plans for assigned markets, named accounts, and new market sectors
  • Generate net new opportunities directly with end-users contributing to sales funnel growth in support of sales quota achievement
  • Utilise a comprehensive Sales Process to understand the clients’ criteria and articulate this to internal stakeholders
  • Ability to sell our complete service offerings as solutions that match client needs.
  • Use Blackline’s significant resources to strategically initiate, manage, and develop customer relationships
  • Lead or develop solutions and promote the Company's service value proposition to differentiate Blackline from competitors and provide increased value to customers.
  • Ability to drive each element of the services sales cycle, including prospecting initiatives, proposals, RFP responses, and closing sales
  • Develop effective, creative, and customised proposals and presentations to bundle service offerings that effectively convey the Company's capabilities

Desired Skills / Experience

Proven track-record in successful B2B (business to business) sales
Proven track record in gas detection sales
Strong business acumen and expert negotiation skills
Ability to establish contacts and credibility with senior level management decision makers
Self-motivated, critical thinker with a proven ability to execute strategic sales plans
Results focus demonstrated through consistent success in increasingly senior sales roles
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong relationships
Demonstrated network of clients which can lead to immediate opportunities
Strong background of strategic account pursuit with experience selling complex business solutions
Experience with providing enterprise sales solutions
Above average capabilities with productivity tools (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
High degree of proficiency with CRM

Minimum Requirements

  • Sales and Technical qualifications to an agreed level
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a “Hunter” sales role working with a structured sales management methodology in a complex fast paced, ever changing environment with constant multiple priorities and deadlines

Position Overview

  • Full-time salary plus commission
  • Compensation includes car allowance, expense coverage, paid vacation, access to ESOP (Employee Share Ownership Scheme)
  • Travel availability of minimum 50%

Submit your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae in PDF format to gboorman@blacklinesafety.com

Job Type: Full-time

 

Positions in the United States

FIELD MARKETING MANAGER - Southern/Western US (HOUSTON, TX)

A key member of Blackline Safety’s Demand Generation team, the Field Marketing Manager will play a key role in designing, implementing, and executing marketing programs and events in the South and West U.S. with the goal of generating qualified leads and accelerating the progression of opportunities in the sales pipeline. You will be responsible for shaping and actioning the regional events strategy, executing demand campaigns, and managing account-based marketing initiatives. You will also be responsible for monitoring performance and reporting on results.

This role requires strong communication and collaboration skills to set up and launch programs, yet also acting independently when needed to solve problems through proactive action. You will be working in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects at once.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the primary partner to our Business Development and Sales teams locally to develop and execute a coordinated account-based go-to-market plan. Partner with product and content marketing teams to produce bespoke content aimed at educating these target audiences.
  • Represent all marketing functions in region, closely coordinating with HQ leaders.
  • Develop quarterly plans with regional sales leaders to build pipeline.
  • Participate in quarterly business reviews with channel partners to ensure alignment of plans and activities.
  • Support on-boarding and go-to-market planning with channel partners.
  • Complete ownership of the local proprietary events marketing function which primarily aims to educate our target audiences. Plan and host online and offline events to create net-new sales opportunities, accelerate existing sales opportunities and deepen our existing customer relationships.
  • Maximize Blackline’s reach and presence at third-party events through sponsorship execution and complimentary marketing campaign creation.
  • Own sales enablement for event presence, pre- and post-event follow up campaigns and lead collection. No lead left behind!
  • Operational excellence in building programs across the region, often running multiple activations consecutively.
  • Develop a regular cadence of ROI reporting and analytics on the region’s ABM and demand gen business that will be presented to sales & marketing stakeholders including the executive team.

What We're Looking For:

  • BA/BS in Business, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant marketing experience in high growth technology companies.
  • Knowledge and experience with modern demand generation and integrated marketing, knowing when to deploy each type of activity for maximum effectiveness.
  •  Experience in adopting and implementing global campaigns at a regional level, with a track record of achievement in field marketing for high-tech B2B companies.
  • Great communication skills; able to articulate product and solution information in the context of customer problems and business values.
  • Strategy to execution; must be enthusiastic about developing the plan, but also doing the work to drive results.
  • Experience with HubSpot marketing automation solutions a plus.
  • This position is based out of Houston, Texas with travel expected approximately 20% of the time. Ability to travel domestically is required, some international travel (Canada) may occur.

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER - NORTH AMERICA

Blackline Safety is seeking a passionate and experienced Product Marketing Manager for its worker safety business in North America. This position will have direct responsibility for understanding the needs of the market and applications in the region. Identify existing markets that drive growth for Blackline Safety and replicate marketing strategies across to other areas of the region. Identify new markets where Blackline Safety’s offering can present a compelling differentiation over competition and investigate improvements to the solution to increase safety and productivity for the customer for future product releases. You will be the local product management expert on the Blackline Safety solution and will be a key resource for the regional Blackline Safety group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall responsibility for the market and application development growth of Blackline Safety solutions in the region
  • Identify new hardware / software features and solutions for the market and applications, build prioritized business cases, then convey these requirements to the product management group.
  • Responsible for the successful execution of new product commercialization in the region as well as product marketing campaigns working with the regional Marketing Communication team.
  • Working with the regional sales team to define forecast targets for new product introductions.
  • Understand the needs of the region from a regulation, certification and safety trend standpoint and convey to the product management group for new product development.
  • Conduct detailed Voice of Customer interviews with decision makers, end users and channel partners to understand the needs of the customers in the region.
  • Work with the sales team in the region to provide technical, application or solution value information to drive new leads.
  • Develop an understanding in the region of the products, solutions and marketing focus of Blackline safety competitors and help develop solutions in the form of incentive programs, value documentation and campaigns.
  • Continually analyze market trends and Blackline safety offering performance in the region
  • Work with local marketing communication group to lead communications of market campaigns, new product introduction, product enhancements and all other required communications for Blackline safety personnel, channel partners and external customers in the region.
  • Regional product and industry expert working with local teams to drive growth
  • Periodically evaluate internal and external training information and give feedback to the performance and learning manager
  • Travel with the sales team and attend key tradeshows to understand the needs of the market.

Prerequisites:

  • Post-secondary degree (Business, Marketing, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar)
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • MBA preferred
  • Experience with industrial safety and/or gas detection would be considered an asset.

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.com. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER (MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

We are currently hiring four Regional Sales Manager positions for the following regions:

  • CO/UT/WY
  • TN/AL/MS
  • N. CA/NV

When applying, please specify which location you're interested in.

Blackline Safety Corp (TSX: BLN) is an industry leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative connected safety products, services, and real-time monitoring that are disrupting the global safety industry. Blackline’s vision is to become the leading supplier of 3G/ LTE and satellite connected gas detection and safety monitoring devices in the world. You can find more information about Blackline and its unique safety solutions at www.blacklinesafety.com.

As a result of rapid growth and significant user adoption of its solutions in North America, Blackline is doubling its sales force. Blackline is looking for passionate, self-motivated individuals driven to be highly successful professionals. As a Blackline Regional Sales Manager, you will be responsible for managing regional and national distribution partners located within your territory and delivering strong revenue growth. In this role you will identify and create new business opportunities with your distributors and end-users to achieve all sales and profit targets. The successful candidate will be comfortable meeting with and presenting to distributors, field level end users, and the C-Suite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive sales growth through distribution partners by supporting their sales and marketing efforts
  • Provide field level support conducting end-user calls with distributor sales representatives
  • Support distribution through the entire sales process from initial contact to purchase order and transition to the implementation team
  • Ongoing generation of new opportunities, both with distribution and directly with end-users, contributing to sales funnel growth to support sales quota achievement
  • Timely follow up on leads created by Blackline demand generation efforts
  • Identify and qualify new distribution as required to ensure appropriate geographic and vertical market coverage
  • Work with the world’s leato transform their overall safety programs
  • Generate new business by developing customer relationships in their regions and vertical markets
  • Attend industry trade shows promoting the Blackline brand growth, industry networking, securing new leads, and enhancing relationships with existing clients
  • Provide weekly pipeline opportunity updates to Director of Sales including progress on specific distribution opportunities and status of prospective end-user clients
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently to meet or exceed goals 

Desired Skills / Experience:

  • Self-motivated, critical thinker with a proven ability to execute strategic sales plans
  • Results focused demonstrated through consistent success in increasingly senior sales roles
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong relationships
  • Demonstrated network of clients which can lead to immediate opportunities
  • Strong background of strategic account management as a manufacturer representative or distributor sales professional
  • Experience selling complex, strategic business solutions
  • Proven track record of providing large enterprise sales solutions
  • Sales training with Sandler, Miller Heiman, Ray Leon, or other industry leading training is an asset
  • Above average capabilities with productivity tools (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • High degree of proficiency with CRM

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years B2B with a distributor or manufacturer selling complex services or products
  • Experience selling gas detection or safety-related services is considered a benefit
  • A track record of success increasing market share and securing net new business through a distribution business model

Position Overview:

  • Full-time salary plus commission
  • Compensation includes health benefits, car allowance, expense coverage, paid vacation, 401K matching, and access to Blackline options
  • Travel availability of 50%

About Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSXV: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!


Contact Information
Please send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to careers@blacklinesafety.comInclude a link to your online portfolio or attach a PDF.  Only those to be interviewed will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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