Careers

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”.

Founded in 1930 and headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, Vicwest is a leading supplier of quality exterior building products for all segments of the construction industry across North America.

Career Success Begins With Vicwest – At Vicwest, the key to our success is the continuing success of our people.

At Vicwest, we are “Building for Tomorrow”. What you can expect from Vicwest:

  • A SAFE Work Environment: Safety is our first priority.
  • Competitive wages, based on experience
  • Long-term employment opportunities
  • Continuous opportunities for advancement
  • Dental and health benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Employee Service Recognition Program
  • Relocation Assistance Program Available

Vicwest offers a competitive salary and benefit program.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a Bilingual Credit Officer to join our Oakville office.

If you are looking to join a company that is customer focused and values product quality while driving innovation, then we want you on our team!

POSITION SUMMARY

The Bilingual Credit Officer reports directly to the Credit Supervisor and is responsible for the credit and collection function in accordance with Company policy. This would include; assessment of credit risk and establishing credit limits, setting up new customer accounts, collection of the accounts receivable, approving projects, releasing orders, assisting in the dispute resolution, reconciliation of accounts, monthly progress invoicing, maintenance of the credit files and providing quality service to our customers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information for risk assessment.
  • Coordinates with third parties for the issuance of legal documentations as per Mechanic’s Lien Law.
  • Maintains customer credit files to ensure conformity with credit policies.
  • Maintains regular contact with the customers to obtain payment for the accounts receivables as per agreed upon credit terms and record status of collection efforts.
  • Approves order releases and provides credit approvals for projects.
  • Prepares monthly progress invoices, sets up customer accounts in SAP, and prepares reports, as required.
  • Reconciliation of accounts and assisting in the dispute resolution.
  • May perform daily cash applications or assists other Credit Officers as needed.

SKILL, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Fluently Bilingual in French and English.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Credit Officer.
  • Post-secondary education in credit, finance, or any related field.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to multitask.
  • Proven ability to work within a cross-functional team without formal authority.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Strong computer skills, well versed in MS Office.
  • SAP experience would be considered an asset.
  • Manufacturing knowledge would be considered a definite asset.

Interested in this role?

If you are interesting in applying to this role, please complete an Internal Application form and send it along with your updated resume to Alicia Bone by March 16, 2017.  All applications can be sent by: email to abone@vicwest.com.

Vicwest welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

We are currently looking for an Inside Sales Coordinator to join our Edmonton office. Reporting directly to the Inside Sales Supervisor, you will be required to coordinate and process inside sales orders, provide technical knowledge and detailed product specifications to meet customer needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process sales orders by checking for correct price, profile, description, quantity, and credit terms.
  • Interface with customers, field sales, and manufacturing on matters dealing with quotations, scheduling, delivery dates and shipping.
  • Assist customers with product applications by providing technical knowledge of our products.
  • Complete paperwork/forms to record required sales information.
  • Maintain the appropriate customer files and reports.
  • Perform accurate and speedy data entry.

SKILL, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 3 – 5 years experience in the Construction or Manufacturing industry.
  • 3 – 5 years of exceptional Customer Service skills
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to multi-task, handle timelines, and close attention to details.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office.
  • Working knowledge and experience with SAP.
  • Post-secondary education and diploma/certificate is considered an asset.

Please list the position title “Inside Sales Coordinator” as the subject of your email application.

Vicwest welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”. We are currently looking for an Inside Sales Coordinator in the Memramcook (NB) office.

If you are looking to join a company that is customer focused and values product quality while driving innovation, then we want you on our team!

Position Summary
The Inside Sale Coordinator is accountable to the General Sales Manager, Atlantic Region, for generating revenue to accomplish department and organizational goals.

Key Accountabilities
• Under general guidance, fills orders by transferring orders to fulfillment, communicating expected delivery date and explaining delays. Orders are received by telephone, fax and email. You are required to verify and enter the information into VW systems and maintain complete and accurate records on all sales orders.
• Confer with Territory Managers, General Sales Manager, Credit Department, and Operations to ensure all of the customer needs are met. This includes, maintaining communication and improve quality by following policies, reporting and tracking problems.
• Develops sales opportunities and prepare quotations.
• Updates job knowledge by studying new product description and participation in educational opportunities. Must participate in all national training programs, product training, in-house training, and professional development. Must attend sales meetings.

Qualifications
• College diploma or more specifically in Civil engineering – Construction Management
• Fluently bilingual in English and French is an asset
• Excellent customer communication and relationship building
• Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
• Manufacturing knowledge and proficiency with SAP would be considered an asset
• Proficient with a computer and familiar with MS office (Excel) and Outlook
• Blueprint reading
• Basic construction knowledge

Vicwest welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

Interested in this role?
If you are interesting in applying to this role, please send a email along with your updated resume to vbphr@vicwest.com by March 17th, 2017.

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a Territory Manager to cover Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland of BC.

If you are looking to join a company that is customer focused and values product quality while driving innovation, then we want you on our team!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with customers to provide commercial development, analyze requirements and provide technical guidance in solving technical issues
  • Provides product information and training to customers, as appropriate to their market stream and skill development goals
  • Ensures key customers and developing accounts are serviced appropriately to achieve annual sales objectives for the company
  • Implements Vicwest sales plans, marketing, pricing and distribution strategies for both ICI and Consumer market streams as appropriate to the assigned territory
  • Nurtures a cooperative commercial relationship with all customers on their assigned territory
  • Ensures effective commercial development through follow-up on quotes and project implementation
  • Monitors and reports competitive market information and pricing, as it affects key products, to the Regional Sales Manager
  • Promotes good customer relations based on high standards and fair dealings
  • Makes suggestions to management for improvements in all areas
  • Retains confidential information regarding all aspects of Vicwest and its respective customers
  • Interfaces with other corporate functions to achieve organizational goals
  • Travel requirements; approximately 5-7 overnights per month

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Sales/Marketing or a technical discipline
  • Ten years’ composite experience in a Customer Support environment with strong familiarity to the manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrates excellent communications, training and leadership skills
  • Proven project management experience would be considered a definite asset
  • Excellent customer communication and relationship building skills
  • Proficient with a computer and familiar with MS Office (Excel) and SAP

Interested in this role?

If you are interested in applying to this role, please send an updated resume to Vicwest Human Resources at vbphr@vicwest.com

 

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a Territory Manager to cover Edmonton and surrounding area (including Northern Alberta).

If you are looking to join a company that is customer focused and values product quality while driving innovation, then we want you on our team!

Reporting to the Sales Manager, this role will be the key commercial contact to Vicwest’s customers within an assigned geographic territory. This position will encompass both Consumer and ICI Markets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with customers to provide commercial development, analyze requirements and provide technical guidance in solving technical issues
  • Provides product information and training to customers, as appropriate to their market stream and skill development goals
  • Ensures key customers and developing accounts are serviced appropriately to achieve annual sales objectives for the company
  • Implements Vicwest sales plans, marketing, pricing and distribution strategies for both ICI and Consumer market streams as appropriate to the assigned territory
  • Nurtures a cooperative commercial relationship with all customers on their assigned territory
  • Ensures effective commercial development through follow-up on quotes and project implementation
  • Monitors and reports competitive market information and pricing, as it affects key products, to the Regional Sales Manager
  • Promotes good customer relations based on high standards and fair dealings

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Sales/Marketing or a technical discipline
  • Ten years’ composite experience in a Customer Support environment with strong familiarity to the manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrates excellent communications, training and leadership skills
  • Proven project management experience would be considered a definite asset
  • Excellent customer communication and relationship building skills
  • Proficient with a computer and familiar with MS Office (Excel) and SAP

Vicwest welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

Interested in this role?

If you are interested in applying to this role, please send an updated resume to Vicwest Human Resources at vbphr@vicwest.com

 

Reporting to the Sales Manager, this role will be the key commercial contact to Vicwest’s customers within an assigned geographic territory. This position will encompass both Consumer and ICI Markets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with customers to provide commercial development, analyze requirements and provide technical guidance in solving technical issues
  • Provides product information and training to customers, as appropriate to their market stream and skill development goals
  • Ensures key customers and developing accounts are serviced appropriately to achieve annual sales objectives for the company
  • Implements Vicwest sales plans, marketing, pricing and distribution strategies for both ICI and Consumer market streams as appropriate to the assigned territory
  • Nurtures a cooperative commercial relationship with all customers on their assigned territory
  • Ensures effective commercial development through follow-up on quotes and project implementation
  • Monitors and reports competitive market information and pricing, as it affects key products, to the Regional Sales Manager
  • Promotes good customer relations based on high standards and fair dealings
  • Makes suggestions to management for improvements in all areas
  • Retains confidential information regarding all aspects of Vicwest and its respective customers
  • Interfaces with other corporate functions to achieve organizational goals

SKILL, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Sales/Marketing or a technical discipline
  • Ten years’ composite experience in a Customer Support environment with strong familiarity to the manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrates excellent communications, training and leadership skills
  • Proven project management experience would be considered a definite asset
  • Excellent customer communication and relationship building skills
  • Proficient with a computer and familiar with MS Office (Excel) and SAP

Vicwest welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

Interested in this role?

If you are interested in applying to this role, please send an updated resume to Vicwest Human Resources at vbphr@vicwest.com