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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

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 (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.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.

CONTRACTS & PURCHASING ANALYST - IT/IS - (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

The Contracts and Purchasing Analyst position works closely with IT and Accounting resources in a cross-functional team environment. The individual in this position will provide detailed fiscal planning and oversight through ensuring budgetary needs and compliance, vendor evaluation and selection, equipment and software procurement, contract adherence, budget tracking and reporting, and overall management of IT expenditures. The successful candidate will have the ability to provide exceptional and effective communication, promote process improvements, possess high attention to detail, multi-task, work in a collaborative environment, and handle a high volume of work during peak periods to ensure success. The successful candidate will bring value by tracking budgets, providing reporting, managing costs and maximizing on cross-functional opportunities for corporate savings.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree, College Diploma or demonstrated years of experience in related field
  • Good understanding of accounting processes & terminology
  • (5+) years’ experience with Capital and Operation budget forecasts
  • Advanced level MS Office working knowledge (specifically Excel and Word)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A high degree of personal effectiveness with strong organizational skills
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Conduct routine cost-benefit analysis and contribute to continual process improvement
  • Ability to perform multiple and complex tasks, manage priorities and meet deadlines with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Extensive experience in evaluating vendors by price, quality, and availability

Responsibilities:

  • Develop an IT procurement plan, assess, and improve IT procurement process, provide solutions to increase productivity and workflow
  • Carry an active role in managing contracts, costs, purchasing, and work within IT for the selection of equipment
  • Build processes in the existing ERP system to track and manage orders
  • Create and track all IT PO’s, ensure approvals are adhered to and budget allocation aligns to the fiscal plan
  • Engage with multiple vendors to seek a balance of price and service to benefit the company’s IT infrastructure and services
  • Responsible for coordinating activities related to IT budgets and fiscal planning with Accounting
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports regarding project delivery and operational efficiency
  • Work cross-functionally with internal departments to track expenditures and performance
  • Prepare financial reports forecasting Monthly, Quarterly and Annual status while providing comparative & variance analysis
  • Measure KPI’s and ROI’s for all IT Capital Projects
  • Manage, review and track IT contracts to find opportunities to streamline, reduce overlap, and create financial savings
  • Manage mobility contracts and ordering, primary contact for a future Mobility platform
  • Measure and suggest opportunities to improve operational expenditures
  • Provide clear, concise verbal and written communication
  • Liaise with accounting/finance to measure IT performance and adherence
  • Produce ad hoc reports and studies as required upon short notice
  • Facilitate financial planning and status update sessions as 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 (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 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.

ERP SYSTEMS PROGRAM MANAGER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

The ERP Systems Program Manager is responsible for achieving organizational goals by ensuring optimal adoption, deployment, and use of NetSuite across the organization. This position works companywide in a cross-functional team environment. The ability to provide exceptional communication, process improvements, have high attention to detail, multi-task, work in a collaborative environment, communicate effectively and handle a high volume of work during peak periods is essential to this position. The ERP Systems Program Manager will take an active role in working between the business units and technical teams to gather information on features, capacity planning, in support of delivering effective business solutions leveraging NetSuite. The successful candidate will bring value by ensuring NetSuite is implemented in a manner to bring efficiency and provide business value. This candidate will help bridge the gap between IT and the other business units by providing insights into the technology needs of the business, while showcasing IT capabilities.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience with ERP systems or similar role
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or post-secondary technical diploma in Computer Science, Information Systems is an asset, however equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Experience with line of business applications and understanding the manufacturing business processes is preferred
  • Project Management Skills
  • Possess effective communication and analytical problem-solving skills, allowing them to work effectively with all stakeholders
  • Demonstrate proficiency in working in a fast-paced business
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to work effectively with all stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to build budgets and project plans
  • Ability to gather business requirements and translate to technology solutions
  • Ability to translate “IT Speak” to business outcomes, understood by business decision makers
  • Ability to translate business needs into technology solutions

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with multiple business units, mainly Finance, Sales, Manufacturing and Purchasing, to understand their business needs and create efficiency leveraging NetSuite
  • Primary point of contact for delivery of NetSuite projects
  • Supervisory and management abilities to supervise IT professionals including the DevOps team
  • Interface with business units to gain a deep understanding of software requirements, look for integration and streamlining opportunities leveraging NetSuite
  • Use the required ERP configuration and analyzed business requirements to drive design and implementation of new business processes
  • Coordinate with related teams and departments to ensure the business runs efficiently
  • Gather business unit requirements and translate to technology Solutions, designed to create efficiency, avoid risk, and improve security
  • Key participant in release updates, new features, and new NetSuite features
  • Provide and / or arrange training as required
  • Develop effective relationships with NetSuite vendors and provide oversight to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Monitor and participate in the creation of automated jobs and data transformations
  • Analyze and document business requirements in respect of key applications and processes
  • Participate in change management in respect of applications and processes
  • Participate in quarterly compliance information gathering for applications

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 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.

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 (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.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 (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.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 (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 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.

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a full-time Instructional Designer to develop learning content on our award-winning connected safety products and cloud-hosted software. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to develop high-quality materials. The focus of the role is targeted to training our customers on Blackline Safety’s products. You will be developing instructor-led materials, job aids, eLearning, and guided software walkthroughs.


Who are you?
You are a motivated, detail-oriented individual who is driven to design learning experiences that drive high performance. You love to work in a collaborative environment while hitting individual milestones. You are looking for a fast-paced opportunity with a vibrant, growing company.

What will you do?
Reporting to the Manager, Performance and Development, you will be tasked with designing high impact learning experiences, taking responsibility for: creating detailed design, developing materials, and supporting implementation.

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).

Responsibilities

• Update existing training modules for content, clarity, and style.
• Write or compile content for learner or instructor materials.
• Develop layout and visuals for learner and instructor materials.
• Collaborate to develop storyboards.
• Produce new eLearning materials.
• Add/modify content and users in the LMS.
• Develop digital walkthroughs for software tools.

Required skills
• Ability to adhere to a consistent visual style that fits within brand guidelines.
• Strong visual layout and graphic presentation skills with good attention to detail.
• Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts and video scripts.
• Well versed in video editing technology and techniques.
• Knowledge of mobile learning tools and standards.
• Experience with modern eLearning authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline.
• Experience with social learning techniques and gamification preferred.
• Experience with video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro is preferred.
• Experience with graphics/illustration tools such as Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop is preferred.

Qualifications
• Post-secondary degree or diploma in instructional design, education, marketing or equivalent.
• Demonstrated competency in instructional design, curriculum development and e-Learning.

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.

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.

MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENGINEER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

The Process Engineer will play a key part in driving new product delivery, maintaining the operational gains achieved through continuous improvement, and in accelerating continuous improvement projects. From assisting with our circuit board manufacturing all the way though to manufacturing and service, the Process Engineer will work with multiple disciplines and be focused on the daily productivity improvement activities required to sustain rapid growth and support new products.

Who are you?

  • You are highly motivated, independent, attentive to details and have a disciplined, hands-on approach to problem-solving
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and can cross functional boundaries to find solutions
  • You prefer to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changing priorities in a fast-moving high-growth environment
  • You have a history of successes in a manufacturing environment, backed by your 5+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, and Engineering degree
  • You have high standards and motivate others to strive to meet them
  • You are hands-on and prepared to get involved with all aspects of operations with a can-do attitude and collaborative spirit

Responsibilities

  • Act as a champion for continuous improvement activities to increase yield, throughput, and productivity in multiple manufacturing lines, and own their ongoing technical health
  • Engage with Product Development and other disciplines to complete root-cause analyses of issues in product or process and ensure resolution
  • Drive manufacturing process readiness for new product introduction launches
  • Create documentation, procedures, and processes to standardize manufacturing operations
  • Develop or source fixturing, tools, and other equipment to aid in manufacturing tasks
  • Complete audits of operations processes for operator compliance and identify opportunities for improvement

Required skills

  • Excellent mechanical, electronics, and process troubleshooting skills
  • Proven success in manufacturing line design and operations project management
  • Thorough knowledge of electronics and assembly industry best-practices
  • Ability to rapidly prioritize and balance conflicting priorities
  • Exceptional ability to communicate in English, verbally and in writing
  • Strong aptitude for and ability to troubleshoot computers and software
  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment and Six Sigma accreditation
  • Experience with gas detection, PCBA manufacturing, injection molding, radio technologies, gas detection, and metalwork are all assets
  • Data acquisition and analysis experience using databases is an asset

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

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 people@blacklinesafety.com. Including 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 selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will close when suitable candidate is found.

 

MANUFACTURING TEST ENGINEER (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

The Manufacturing Test Engineer will support our production floor where we assemble and manufacture all products for our customers worldwide. From assisting with our circuit board manufacturing all the way though to manufacturing and service, the Manufacturing Test Engineer will be focused on improvements and development of test equipment but will also work closely with other operational disciplines to drive improvements across multiple product lines and processes

Who are you?

  • You are highly motivated, independent, attentive to details and have a hands-on approach to problem-solving
  • You prefer to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt to quickly changing priorities in a high-growth environment
  • You have a history of troubleshooting successes, backed by your 5+ years of experience in technical manufacturing and test roles in electronics manufacturing and Electrical Engineering or Technologist certification
  • You are hands-on and prepared to get involved with all aspects of operations with a can-do attitude and collaborative spirit

Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and improve existing product test methods, equipment, and documentation
  • Develop or coordinate development of electronic interface hardware and mechanical interfaces to test units, and software to support both
  • Investigate and find root cause of product test failures and drive resolution to improve product yield, quality, and throughput
  • Interface with Product Development to ensure new products meet production test requirements and that production product test deliverables are met

Required Skills

  • Competence in developing and debugging in Labview and Python, with experience in C, C++, and/or Java considered assets
  • Experience in electronics circuit and PCB layout design, with experience in Altium considered an asset
  • Experience with RF test design experience, for cellular, GPS, and other bands is an asset
  • Experience with gas detection test development is an asset
  • Data acquisition and analysis experience using databases is an asset
  • Six Sigma accreditation and experience in Lean Manufacturing is an asset

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

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 people@blacklinesafety.com. Including 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 selected for an interview will be contacted.  This position will close when suitable candidate is found.

MARKETING AUTOMATION SPECIALST - TERM position (Maternity Leave Coverage) (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Who are you?

A key member of the Demand Generation team, the Campaign Program Manager is a savvy marketer supporting the execution of strategic acquisition and retention marketing campaigns.
This role requires strong communication and collaboration skills to support campaign strategists 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.

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)

Responsibilities:
• Support campaign strategists with the execution of integrated demand generation campaigns across multiple channels including webinars, events, emails, nurture, paid media, and content syndication to drive sales pipeline
• Manage production within HubSpot of key conversion points in the marketing funnel, including landing pages, website calls-to-action (CTAs), and lead-generating forms.
• Manage and build various email lists and campaigns within HubSpot, including the design templates, calls-to-action, and content used in email sends.
• Segment lists based on behaviors like past email engagement and website interactions (content downloads, site page visits, etc.).
• Work to minimize list decay and unsubscribes while increasing productivity of email sends.
• A/B test and continually measure the performance of these conversion assets.
• Measure results and optimize the nurture tracks for these segments to convert leads to customers.
• Leverage marketing automation (HubSpot) to streamline, automate and measure marketing tasks and workflows to increase conversion rates
• Support the creation and maintenance of KPI reports from HubSpot on marketing and sales activities, effectiveness, and business impact

Requirements:

• BA/BS in Business, Marketing, or a related field
• Minimum 2-3 years of full-time marketing experience
• Proficient using HubSpot smart CTAs and smart form features to optimize for lifecycle stage and progressively profile our leads. HubSpot Academy Certification a definite asset.
• Highly analytical and able to derive meaning from data through testing and optimization.
• Knowledge of basic sales/business development rep lead qualification process and how marketing contributes to the sales pipeline
• Must be a self-starter who excels at multitasking and thrives in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and shift workload to meet deadlines


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.

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 (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.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.

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 (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.

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 (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.

PROJECT MANAGER - Technology & Process, (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is recruiting a project manager to manage sales related projects that will have a direct impact on hitting our 2021 and future sales targets. 

Who are you?
You are driven, curious, and organized. You are an excellent communicator and a team player that allows you to work cohesively with many different people across multiple departments. 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 management of sales related projects from start to finish. You will work with various teams to define requirements and deliver on the project objectives. You will track the progress of each project and report on the status. You will keep people on target to ensure targets and timelines are met.

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. Our products save lives. We monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the most remote reaches of our planet. Our products are used to keep people safe in the event of workplace safety incidents, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. 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).

Responsibilities:

  • Manage sales related projects varying from tool development to process changes
    • Prepare project reports on a weekly and monthly basis to management
  • Maintain documentation and communicate risk, issues, and changes to all internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Coordinate business requirement gathering and maintain requirement document versions
    • Coordinate business acceptance testing and phase gate reviews
  • Support the project launch to ensure success

Requirements

  • Post-Secondary diploma, degree or certification
  • Previous project management experience is required
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
  • Excellent time management and organization skills - ability to successfully multi-task and shift priorities in a dynamic working environment
  • Strong ability to influence and communicated effectively with people at all levels
  • Ability to process and analyze data from various sources and explain it in a simplified manner
  • Maintain sense of calm in high-pressure situations

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.

SaaS USER EXPERIENCE 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 a tenacious User Experience designer to take the Blackline Live portal to the next level. The Blackline Live portal is at the core of all Blackline safety monitoring solutions, equipping businesses with leading alert management tools, compliance dashboards, and comprehensive configuration management of fielded devices. Our cloud hosted SaaS platform is powered by AWS and developed by our amazing team of in-house programmers who need a User Experience Designer to set the path for our best-in-class software solutions.

 

The ideal candidate is a passionate, collaborative, and learning oriented designer who wants to create a best-in-class SaaS application for our customers to administer and engage with their connected safety data. They leverage data-driven decision making, using qualitative and quantitative data to create ideal outcomes.

 

You will own every aspect of our customer portal’s workflow and 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 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 user experience 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:
  • Developing and delivering high-level and detailed storyboards, concept diagrams, user interface sketches, and wireframes to effectively communicate design concepts and solutions.
  • Conducting user research, competitive analysis, and other design thinking activities.
  • Building a close and collaborative relationship with our product managers and software developers to define and achieve best in class solutions.
  • Developing a deep understanding of Blackline’s business objectives, customers, product portfolio, and competition.
We’re looking for a designer who:
  • Has more than 4 years of experience in the field of UX design for SaaS
  • Has a portfolio demonstrating examples of strategic design thinking
    Has great problem-solving skills with an ability to communicate complex ideas in clear and concise ways
  • Has experience designing experiences for cloud-based software/web applications that are responsive and cross-browser compatible
  • 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
  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in a related field
    Experience with AWS platform solutions is an asset but not required
    Familiarity with working in an Agile or Scrum environment is an asset but not required
    Visual design, layout, and asset creation 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. A criminal background check will be required for corporate data access security

Position Overview
  • Full-time salary 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 (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, 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.

 

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 (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.

 

TECHNICAL SALES - RENTAL SPECIALIST (CALGARY, ALBERTA)

Blackline Safety is looking for a Technical Sales Representative to help drive sales efforts through the management of Blackline owned Rentals. We have a world class connected safety system and we are looking for a Technical Sales Rental Specialist to prove it. This position will be based out of Calgary, AB.

Who are you?

You are driven, observant, and organized. You believe in developing and establishing relationships with customers and can adapt quickly to give them 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 rental process and be responsible for ensuring a successful customer experience. You will be responsible for managing incoming rentals, managing the rental inventory, setting up the rental project with the customer, facilitating training when required, supporting rental billing, and communicating changes to rental projects as they happen. You will work closely with Blackline’s Sales Managers, distribution partners, and other internal teams as necessary to give customers the best possible experience with Blackline’s solutions.

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. Our products save lives. We monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the most remote reaches of our planet. Our products are used to keep people safe in the event of workplace safety incidents, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. 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).

Responsibilities:

  • Own the internal support and facilitation of rental projects. Manage all incoming rental project requests to completion – from initial customer setup to end of rental billing.
  • Work with the North American Regional Sales team to manage the rental schedule and appropriate inventory levels
  • Strategically structure and prepare field testing scope of work to showcase Blackline's solutions and provide results.
  • Train rental customers on the Blackline product line and web portal solutions when required.
  • 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, when required.
  • Perform troubleshooting and technical support on devices that are out on rental. Work with the Service Department to determine, through instrument evaluation, if devices can be returned to the field
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 project management experience is a plus
  • Some after hours work may be 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 (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.

 

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 (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.

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 (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 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.

Positions in Europe

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE & REVENUE ADMINISTRATOR

Blackline Safety is a global connected safety leader that helps to ensure every worker gets their job done and returns home safe each day. Blackline provides wearable safety technology, personal and area gas monitoring, cloud-connected software, and data analytics to meet demanding safety challenges and increase productivity of organization’s in more than 100 countries. Blackline Safety wearables provide a lifeline to tens of thousands of men and women, having reported over 100 billion data-points, and initiated over five million emergency responses. Armed with cellular and satellite connectivity, we ensure that help is never too far away. 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)

DESCRIPTION

Blackline Safety Europe Limited is seeking an Accounts Payable & Revenue Administrator to join the team based at our European office. Our Company is growing rapidly; this is a role where a motivated and talented individual can join a developing team in a fast paced and fluid environment.

Led directly by the Accounting Manager and Accounts Payable and Revenue Lead, the Accounts Payable & Revenue Administrator will be responsible for certain operational accounting and finance tasks for the Company. The Accounts Payable & Revenue Administrator position is based in Colchester, UK.

Required Skills

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and fast-paced work environment.
  • Professional telephone manner, an engaging personality, excellent communication skills and an ability to quickly develop rapport on the phone.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm with a focus on providing useful information to make good business decisions in a supportive environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly considering the phone and online interactions with the overseas corporate office and customers.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Suite applications, with a willingness to develop a full working knowledge of NetSuite, the Company’s ERP system
  • Comfortable with technology including GPS, GSM, web applications, ability to learn the Blackline product line quickly.
  • Ability to work independently, detail oriented with excellent organization skills in assuming responsibility for managing multiple priorities.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.

 KEY Responsibilities

  • Preparation and tracking of monthly, quarterly, and annual billings and invoicing for customers in a multi-currency environment.
  • Managing lease invoices and recurring transactions.
  • Communicate daily with distributors, end users, internal and external employees to discuss invoice related queries.
  • Assisting the Accounts Payable and Revenue Lead with monthly tasks such as sending statements and collections.
  • Assisting the Accounts Payable and Revenue Lead and the Accounting Manager with ad hoc daily tasks
  • Weekly communication with the Managing Director and Head Office on Invoiced Sales figures and Backlog Reporting
  • Liaise with Warehouse Department regarding delivery obligations and confirmation of shipping.
  • Be an active member of the team; willing to assist peers, work collaboratively, brainstorm issues, complete ad-hoc requests and be flexible in completing tasks.
  • Filing documentation and organization of the current filing system and archiving.
  • Holiday/illness cover for other accounting members which may range from invoicing to the raising of purchase orders.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • GCSE or A-Level Mathematics and English.
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in an accounting or finance administrative role in a mid/large-sized environment.
  • Multilingual (French and/or German and/or Italian) strongly preferred.

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

 

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

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.


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.

 

DATA & ADVANCED ANALYTICS SPECIALIST - Europe

Blackline Safety is looking for a Business Intelligence Specialist to help build and drive our Blackline Vision platform. We have a world class connected safety system and Analytics platform, and we are building a division that helps clients achieve data driven problem solving and deliver actionable insights.

Who are you?

You believe big data helps businesses solve real-world problems. You enjoy working with clients, gathering requirements, and working in a project-based environment. You are well versed in writing requirement documents and statements of work for BI/Data projects. You have experience using CRM systems. You have some experience in sales and marketing. You are familiar, but not necessarily an expert with data visualisation and data driven problem solving. You like to explore problems and identify opportunities for data driven solutions. You can communicate these ideas to users that might not be well versed in data. You are self-motivated and excited to follow through with client needs. You enjoy travelling.

What will you do?

You will be part of the client facing and sales team of Blackline Vision. You will be well versed in our portfolio of offerings and add to it based on client needs. You will follow up on enquiries, gather requirements, and run workshops with clients. You will be responsible for communicating the requirements to the technical teams and assure successful communication during delivery in both scope and timeline of the project. You will be the point of contact for your clients if any technical, or non-technical questions might arise.

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, Canada. Blackline Safety is a publicly-traded company (TSXV: BLN).

This position reports to Blackline Safety Europe, headquartered in Colchester, UK and to the Blackline Vision team in Calgary, Canada.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inbound sales, and sales support:
    • Drive sales growth through handling all inbound sales enquiries and supporting our sales team with our Blackline Vision offering,
    • Provide field level support conducting end-user calls with Client Blackline Vision stakeholders,
    • Support evaluations with analysis of reports already built,
    • Timely follow up on leads created by Blackline Vision demand generation efforts,
    • Attend industry exhibitions and events promoting the Blackline brand growth, industry networking, securing new leads, and enhancing relationships with existing clients,
    • Provide weekly Blackline Vision pipeline opportunity updates,
    • Deliver Blackline Vision training to internal users and clients alike,
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently to meet or exceed goals,
  • Relationship management
    • Gather requirements for new customers and write statements of work and proposals,
    • Be the point of contact for a portfolio of Blackline Vision clients,
    • Understand and be able to solve problems using data,
    • Be the interface between clients, and the Blackline Vision technical team,
    • Communicate timelines, and scope limitations to clients,
    • Keep the CRM and ERP systems up to date with client communications and sales

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree (Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Analytics, Information Technology, Digital Transformation Consulting, or related),
  • 5 years in a client or end-user facing role,
  • 2 years of data analysis experience (Including academia and personal projects,)
  • 1 year of experience with PowerBI or a similar tool (Including academia and personal projects),
  • Strong communication skills in written, spoken, and visualization mediums,
  • Experience writing statements of work and proposals,
  • Excellent presentation skills,
  • Excellent command of Excel,
  • Experience working with technical and sales teams,
  • Comfort troubleshooting and problem solving with data and visualisations,
  • Preferred: Has experience in developing or being part of the development of BI solutions,
  • Preferred: competence in a second major European language
  • Preferred: LEAN and or a six-sigma certification

Blackline Safety offers:

  • An exciting high-growth environment
  • An experienced, dynamic and motivated team
  • Supportive, challenging and collaborative work
  • Competitive salary and holiday allowance
  • Medical assistance plan, life insurance and pension scheme
  • Company share purchase plan (ESOP)

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

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

REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR (RSD) - Mid-Continent US

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 Director, you will be responsible for managing a team of Regional Sales Managers. Your team is responsible for growing regional and national distribution partners located in their Region. Your primary focus will be to lead and coach the RSM’s to achieve exceptional revenue growth and strengthen our distribution network. In this role you will lead strategic sales processes, and help identify new business opportunities with your RSM’s, distributors, and end-users. The successful candidate will have 5+ years of sales leadership experience and be comfortable meeting with and presenting to distributors, field level end users, and the C-suite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, onboard, and retain an all-star sales team: inspire, empower, coach and motivate Regional Sale Managers
  • Consistently deliver revenue targets – ensuring company revenue goals, and objectives are achieved quarter over quarter and year over year
  • Accurately forecast quarterly, and annual revenue numbers for assigned region, dedication to the number and to deadlines
  • Drive sales growth through distribution partners by supporting their sales and marketing efforts
  • Direct sales activities within assigned area, set expectations, provide mentorship, prioritize efforts, hold the team accountable for building pipeline and executing each phase of the sales cycle
  • Coach sales team to uncover customer needs, develop champions, present specific use cases, demonstrate the differentiated value of Blackline Safety’s solutions
  • Work as a team for the most efficient use and deployment of resources; collaborate with sales engineering, distribution channels, professional services, product management, legal, marketing, and engineering teams to create an exceptional customer experience
  • Use CRM systems (HubSpot) extensively
  • Provide field level support conducting end-user calls with RSM’s
  • Identify and qualify new distribution as required to ensure appropriate geographic and vertical market coverage
  • 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
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
  • Strong background with 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:

  • Bachelor's degree; MBA is considered an asset
  • 10+ years direct and distribution channel selling experience is required
  • 5+ years’ experience building and leading front-line sales teams; ability to grow and scale upward with the company
  • Relevant industry experience with gas detection, safety, or broadline MRO distribution is an asset
  • Track record of consistently meeting/exceeding sales quotas personally and as a sales leader
  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills; ability to build strong business partnerships both outside, and within the organization
  • Skilled at business planning and diligent at measuring and communicating progress towards the plan, identifying roadblocks, and coming up with appropriate solutions
  • Experience with target account selling, solution selling, and/or consultative sales techniques
  • Highly professional persona and polished demeanor
  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills; effective at delivering executive level presentations
  • Success adapting in fast-growing and changing environments

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.

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER (MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

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

  • New Mexico

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 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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