terça-feira, 18 de janeiro de 2011

Specialty food buyer (for Brazilian products)

Salary: $34,560.00 Yearly for 40 hours per week
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: Toronto, Ontario (1 vacancy)
Skill Requirements:
Education: Completion of university
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Not applicable, Not required
Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English
Business Equipment and Computer Applications: General office equipment
Work Setting: Wholesale establishment
Specialization/Experience: Buying, Market analysis, Product selection, Negotiation, Product development
Type of merchandise: Food and beverages
Specific Skills/Activities: Select and purchase merchandise for resale, Study market reports, trade periodicals and sales promotion materials, Visit trade shows, showrooms, factories and product design events, Negotiate prices, discounts, credit terms and transportation arrangements with suppliers, Establish and maintain contact with suppliers, Arrange product according to planogram, Maintain adequate stock levels, Basic computer skills (will train)
Transportation/Travel Information: Willing to travel regularly
Work Location Information: Urban area
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Other Languages: Portuguese
Essential Skills: Reading text, Numeracy, Writing, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Finding information, Computer use, Continuous learning
Other Information:As this position requires continuos contact and various negotiations with suppliers in Brazil that ship to Canada, proficiency in Portuguese will be viewed as a significant asset.
Employer: T.W. Importers & Exporters Inc.
How to Apply:
Please apply for this job only in the manner specified by the employer. Failure to do so may result in your application not being properly considered for the position.
Contact Name: Fotios Patsilis
By E-mail: twimporters@twimporters.com
Business Profile: Importer and wholesale distributor of Brazilian specialty food products
Web Site: http://www.twimporters.com

Microseismic Processor

The Experienced Microseismic Processor will be responsible for the acquisition, processing and delivery of results for microseismic imaging contracts within the Americas Region. The candidate will act as Project Manager for microseismic jobs and execute the full range of project activities such as pre-survey design, data acquisition, customer liaison, data processing, and report preparation of final results. As the business base expands, the candidate will be expected to train and mentor additional supporting staff and participate in the budgeting process. The job position reports to the Microseismic Operation Manager.

The Microseismic Processor must have high computer literacy coupled with an engineering or science-based skill-set. Experience in processing of microseismic data acquired in passive monitoring for oil & gas well development operations is required. Experience should include interpretation of micro-seismic data in support of hydraulic fracturing and stimulation with demonstrated skill in tracking fluid movement and fault/structure delineation. Candidates with a strong background in VSP or seismic surface processing may be acceptable. A familiarity with seismic acquisition systems and geomechanics applied to fractured systems would be a plus.
Field Experience: Previous work-history in the field and a demonstrated ability to make independent decisions is required. The successful candidate will direct and participate in microseismic field acquisition surveys conducted from land-based rigs.
Processing Experience: Real-time processing of microseismic data acquired in passive monitoring for oil & gas well development operations is required. Active involvement with professional societies (SEG, EAGE, SPE) is a plus.
This position requires a minimum of a Batchelor’s Degree in a Geoscience, or applicable Discipline, or equivalent industry experience in lieu of degree: 3+ years experience with BS Degree, 2+ years experience with MS Degree, 1+ years experience with PhD. Experience should include interpretation of micro-seismic data in support of hydraulic fracturing and stimulation with demonstrated skill in tracking fluid movement and fault/structure delineation. Candidates with a strong background in VSP or seismic surface processing may be acceptable.

Fluent English - both spoken and written. Ability to work in a multi cultural environment.
Spanish or Portuguese fluency is a plus.

To apply: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA8/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CGGVERITAS&cws=1&rid=781

Research Associate

ABM Research is a qualitative market research boutique with offices in Toronto, New York and Buenos Aires. A majority of our work is conducted in North and South America, although we also carry out multi-market global qualitative research projects for blue chip CPG companies in Europe and Asia. We pride ourselves on serving as a true strategic partner to our clients and applying leading-edge research methodologies.
The Research Associate will be involved in all stages of the research process and will be responsible for the following in the near term:
proposal drafting
recruitment screener development
discussion guide development
focus group attendance and observation
analysis and report preparation
assistance in client presentations
support in client management
He or she will work as a team with senior researchers to develop his or her interviewing and moderating skills and to learn how to think and write strategically.
We are looking for a Research Associate who has the following qualifications:
a minimum of one year of market research experience
past exposure to qualitative research
a Bachelor's degree in Arts or Social Sciences (Master's preferred)
excellent analytical and report writing skills
strong organizational and time management skills
a positive, team-oriented and supportive attitude
strong client service and communications skills
CPG-related research experience is an asset
fluency in French, Spanish and/or Portuguese is an asset
The applicant must be in a position to travel periodically.
If you are interested in applying and meet the job requirements, please submit a resume to Angela McCallum at careers@abm-research.com

Technical translator.

Softitler Canada/Deluxe Digital Studios is a leading provider of quality subtitling, closed captioning and translation services for major motion pictures studios, film festivals, broadcast and cable networks. We have offices in 5 countries worldwide and our clients are some of the largest studios and production companies in Hollywood. We currently have a great opportunity available for an: English to Brazilian Portuguese Language Specialist

Main Duties:
-Translates English subtitles into Brazilian Portuguese and proof-reads Brazilian Portuguese translations
-Transcribes Brazilian Portuguese subtitles from audio
-Performs quality control checks on subtitle files -Responds to translation and procedure-related queries from freelance translators, as well as internal and external clients
-Updates the Brazilian Portuguese language style guidelines and assists in the updating of freelancer procedural manuals
-Works closely with the Training and Feedback department to monitor the Brazilian Portuguese freelance translators with regards to the quality of their work and their adherence to Deluxe Digital Studios procedures and language guidelines. Writes up feedback letters to the freelancers as needed. -Formats subtitling text scripts into subtitle files in accordance to studio specifications for DVD distribution
-Carries out technical processes on subtitle files in order to prepare them for various delivery formats, including interactive BD, DVD for PAL or NTSC, airline formats, etc.

Under the authority of the Departmental Supervisor:
-You will work closely with the Project Coordination department to ensure Brazilian Portuguese subtitle files meet Deluxe Digital Studios’ quality standards, and will assist them in the formulation of project-specific instructions targeting freelance translators
-You will provide technical support in the creation of subtitles
-You will assess the incoming text material from Hollywood studios (dialogue lists, spotting lists, continuity lists, subtitle files) -You will communicate with affiliate offices on project status -You will ensure studio specifications and deadlines are respected
-You will participate in the streamlining of departmental and office-wide procedures
-You will react quickly and effectively to rush requests from internal and external clients
-You will exercise flexibility as the demands on your skills shift to accommodate client requests
-You will assist in the ongoing training and development of freelance translators as new procedures are implemented
Requirements and working conditions
Educational level :
University - Undergraduate (Bachelor's)CompletedYears of experience related to the job offer :
1 to 2 years experienceDescription of qualifications : Education, Experience and Competencies:
-Advanced understanding and knowledge of the Brazilian Portuguese language is required (*otherwise your application will not be considered)
-Strong knowledge of the English language. Strong verbal/written communication skills essential -Technical oriented. This position requires technical exposure
-BA degree in English to Brazilian Portuguese Translation / Literature / Communication / Journalism/ Film
-Knowledge of other languages is considered an asset
-Computer oriented, sound knowledge of MS Office Suite (especially Word, Excel and Outlook)
-Affinity for North American cinema and television
-Flexible and multi-task oriented
-Responds well under pressure of deadlines and multiple questions
-Organized, priority-focused, dynamic, independent, resourceful
-Team player Testing:
-Successful applicants will be called in to take a translation test
Languages asked for :
spoken languages : Englishwritten languages : English
Other languages or details : Brazilian Portuguese
Salary offered : according to experience of : 30000,00$ to : 35000,00$ - per year
Number of hours per week : 40,00
Various terms : Salary: -$30,000 to $35,000 per year Softitler Canada/Deluxe Digital Studios is located in the heart of downtown (metro McGill). We offer excellent benefits including a contributory RRSP plan, competitive health and dental benefits, a bonus plan, a tuition reimbursement program and a lot of opportunity for growth. Our dedicated team is young and dynamic and come from a variety of backgrounds. If you have the drive and the desire to work in a challenging and exciting environment, then we would like to hear from you. Please e-mail your résumé with e-mail subject title “Brazilian Portuguese Language Specialist” to jobs_mtl@bydeluxe.com

Job status : permanentfull timeday
Job start date : 2011-01-17
Means of communication :
E-mail (electronic mail) : catherine.kan@bydeluxe.com