Operations Manager - Silvertip Signs

Our well established and growing sign shop is seeking an experienced operations manager. As a proven leader you are a well-organized individual with excellent communication skills and a solid history of management experience. This is a key role in our organization and a great opportunity for the right person to join northwest BC’s largest sign shop.

About Silvertip Signs:
Silvertip Signs is a division of Silvertip Promotions & Signs, celebrating almost 35 years in business. Silvertip Signs has been providing signage and sign installation services in northwest BC for 25 years.  We are a versatile sign business with a well-established clientele. We take sign ideas from design to installation. We offer custom signage, indoor, outdoor, vehicle, illuminated, traffic and industrial. Our company is one of vision & integrity.  We are well poised to embrace a bright future in an expanding and fast moving economy.
 
Key Accountabilities for the General Manager position:
  • Lead a team of experienced, creative sign makers
  • Manage account sales, control expenditures
  • Quoting and monitoring work flows
  • Hands on production as required
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Project management on large accounts
  • Communications, public relations, networking, company branding and promotion
  • Human resource management, Health and Safety
  • Inventory control
  • Budgeting, strategic planning
  • Maintaining trust and long-term relationships with suppliers and clients
Desired Qualities:
  • Leadership, dependable, reputable, self-motivated, positive attitude, goal-oriented
  • Able to mentor and empower staff
  • Able to make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Sign shop experience & management experience are both a must
  • Sales and customer service background
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Corel Draw
  • Knowledge of sign related computer programs is a must
  • Knowledge of sign production and installation is a must
 
Job Benefits:
  • Full time employment
  • Full benefits including medical & dental package
  • Performance bonuses
  • Positive working atmosphere
  • Compensation: to be discussed
Three Great Reasons you want to work for Silvertip Signs:
  1. Fast growing progressive company
  2. Locally owned business with a great reputation
  3. Excellent team participation with family-like atmosphere
 
Five Great Reasons to Live and Work in Terrace BC:
  1. Fabulous outdoor recreation including hiking, climbing, mountain biking and a first class ski hill without line ups.
  2. World class Salmon fishing at our door step on the Skeena River, near the Pacific Ocean.
  3. Affordable housing, no commute in a booming economy.
  4. Clean fresh air and water with beautiful scenery all year.
  5. Great place to raise a family in a friendly community with small town atmosphere.
 
Apply for this position:
Email cover letter and resume with complete employment history along with industry references to:
 
Gord Shaben, President
Silvertip Signs
gord@silvertipinc.ca