Quality Assessment Lab Analyst
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
May 13, 2013
May 24, 2013
The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $69,359 and $81,599* (job grade 16). *Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
The Quality Assessment Lab Team operates a laboratory to assess the quality of the bank notes in production and provides expertise and technical guidance to the Currency Department teams from R&D, production and automated processing of bank notes. Under the direction of the Quality Assessment Lab Manager, the Lab Analyst: provides analysis and synthesis of reports in support of the decision making of the Currency Production and Services (CP&S) single note inspection services performs technical tests to assess the quality of bank notes in production ensures that the equipment, systems, procedures and material resources are appropriate, complete, maintained and effectively used
in collaboration with the Quality Assessment Lab Manager, contribute to the development and implementation of Quality Assessment Lab tests and procedures on the assessment of the quality of bank notes in production perform the technical tests in accordance to the procedures used in the Quality Assessment Lab to assess the quality of the bank notes from samples received from different sources analyze quality control technical data/information from different sources, write synthesis reports on bank note quality assessment and convey aggregate findings and trend analysis results to the Quality Assessment Lab Manager to assist CP&S single note inspection services in identifying and resolving issues and minimizing operational risks manage the use, maintenance and calibration of the equipment in the Quality Assessment Lab produce the specifications required for the selection of equipment used in the Quality Assessment Lab and support the procurement of new equipment support administrative activities related to securely handling and transferring bank notes and samples of bank notes develop and maintain relationships with colleagues to support the quality assessment of bank notes ensure the integrity of the data
bachelors degree in applied physical sciences (chemistry or physics) or engineering (mechanical, materials, chemical, electrical or physics)or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be consideredin addition three years of work experience as an analyst providing support in a technical and/or scientific environment English essential linguistic requirement: functional in second official language (training may be provided to help the selected candidate reach the required level of fully functional) ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing strong ability to analyze technical data and information coming from different sources and make a synthesis to identify the trends, to practise sound judgment and, based on this, make recommendations highly developed quantitative analysis skills ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as a member of a team, under tight deadlines strong interpersonal skills with the ability to foster collaborative working relationships among internal teams knowledge of and experience with a range of scientific instruments and testing methods
functional in second official language
Condition of employment: Candidate must be eligible for reliability status. Priority will be given to candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Relocation assistance may be provided, if required. The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a detailed resumι and a covering letter by 24 May 2013. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.
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