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John Francis

John Francis

Waterloo, Ontario

Theonera Inc. assists companies with their recruitment and retention needs, specializing in technical professionals and management

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My Recruiting Experience

There is nothing more that I love then to walk through a commercial operation, be it a specialized automation shop, a mine operator, an oil drilling facility or a power plant, the life blood of commerce truly excites me. It is this excitement and vast industry knowledge that I will bring to the table for you and find the best candidates for your operation.
Roles hired:
Lean Manufacturing Mgr specialization in Six Sigma General Manager for a greenfield mine operation in Africa Environmental Mgr for an emerging waste to energy firm VP Exploration for a Canadian miner Senior Project Mgr with construction and oil experience Plant Mgr for a turnaround operation
20 yrs of recruiting technical people has placed me at the fore front of a changing econony and workforce and I have the proven ability and experience to deliver the best candidates for your company.
Roles hired:
FPSO Mgr for an offshore oil producer R&D Mgr for a food manufacturer Senior Environmental Engineer for a specialized water technology firm Electrical Engineer Mgr with high voltage experience Senior Project Mgr with pipeline integrity experience Senior Software Developer for a High Tech Firm
The lifeline to any successful organization is having the right sales people in the right roles.Having started my career off in logistic sales for an growing European firm I have first hand knowledge of what it takes to be a successful sales person. I bring this knowledge with me in any sales recruitment project.
Roles hired:
Technical Sales for a high capital outlay oil firm High Tech Sales for a Start up firm Business Development Mgr for Latin America National Sales Mgr mining and oil/gas equipment company MENA Sales Mgr for an established Chemical firm
First I listen to your concerns, then I will reach out to my extensive network of contacts, both employed and those actively seeking placement, to find you the right candidate. The time and resources you save by eliminating a lengthy search is invaluable, particularly in time-sensitive circumstances.
Roles hired:
HR Generalist with union experience VP HR in charge of International operations Global HR Mgr with a emphasis on Training and Development HR Mgr for a High Tech start up HR Mgr with a health and safety speciality

Where I work...

Waterloo, Ontario
Canada: Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, Central America; United States: Houston
Recruiting national and international roles for 25+ years

"Professional and timely work is what I always get from John. He is able to find not only the difficult candidates but also excellent candidates."

Geoff T Hr Mgr, 

"After a sudden resignation we were in a panic to find a replacement, John helped us through this difficult time and delivered what he said he would in a very timely fashion" " We needed help with our environmental processes, John found a very talented individual for us"

Max J Ops Mgr, 

"John was able to find a sales manager who not only understood the market but also understood the culture they were selling into, Merci" "Being a start up, finding the right personality is vitally important for any position, John listens and understands what we need in an applicant and finds us the right people"

Claude M Hr Mgr, 

"Other recruiters failed us but John found the candidate that we so desperately needed" "We needed a drilling engineer for the Arctic Circle and John successfully found us two solid candidates that we hired"

Tim J HR Mgr, 

"I can't Thank You [John] enough. You listened to my concerns and found me the perfect job."

Jason M

"I know John is concerned about finding the right career move for me, he is the most professional recruiter that I have ever worked with"

Deanna P

"When John calls me I always listen to what he has to say . We have become good friends over the years."

Patrick K
Positions held:
Partner 1998 - 2014
Senior recruitment consultant 1994 - 1998
Account Mgr 1992 - 1994
Leuven,Belgium 1992

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