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
  • Long-term Employment Opportunities
  • Continuous Opportunities for Advancement
  • Dental and Health Benefits
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Service Recognition Program

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

“Our Reputation Stands On What We Build”

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a Development Representative – Residential in the Victoriaville 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 Development Representative – Residential (“DRR”) will help support the development and deployment of Vicwest’s residential market strategy. The candidate will work actively at developing and supporting all channels with a strong and clear focus on Specialty Dealers and Specialty Installers. The role includes the development and support of existing and new customers in these key channels and is accountable for achieving financial growth in the residential market segment and assigned customers. The DRR will be responsible for supporting customers and installers as well as other strategic relationships in the residential repair and remodel (“R&R”) as well as new construction segments of our business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Identify and develop target accounts by creating a value proposition for Vicwest to capture selling opportunities in assigned territory.
  • Ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities through prospecting and meeting potential customers and installers within the assigned market. Strong knowledge of the construction project activity in the territory is critical in helping to identify and capture leads to drive sales and profitability.
  • Responsible for key customer accounts and being the key contact person for all issues, handling end-user inquiries via phone, email and fax and providing appropriate guidance.
  • Advance Vicwest’s position in the market through enhanced partnerships with customer network to facilitate project tracking, execution of initiatives/promotions, and customers’ sales force coaching.
  • Help with training of all new and current customers and installers and follow through these customer inquiries from beginning to end, ensuring that opportunities are qualified, referred appropriately and followed up to ensure end user satisfaction.
    Become the technical expert on Residential Products. Keen knowledge of the Vicwest product portfolio, and its features and benefits profile relative to the competition is key to building Vicwest share
  • Provide technical product knowledge training/guidance for customer and internal inquiries
  • Support SCM and key internal residential market stakeholders on any market development trends/issues
  • Review blue prints and technical issues necessary to support estimating/sales and end-user satisfaction
  • Support the TM’s and Quality Assurance in assessing product quality and customer service concerns
  • Utilize a pre-call planning and post-call follow-up approach to all customer activity, and document activity – ensuring activity log is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Assist Regional Sales Managers and Business Development Managers to track, analyze and communicate sales forecast KPI’s
  • Coordinate projects from inception to completion
  • Track and report key project progress
  • Assist marketing with product documentation updates
  • Run trade shows (Including lead generation expectations) and promote company service
  • Develop team culture to promote trust, commitment, cost consciousness and customer empathy

Qualifications

  • Proven sales track record and business relations
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience selling building material and more specifically roofing and siding metal products
  • Previous business-to-business sales experience
  • Knowledge of/experience in the construction industry
  • Ability to use computer systems/programs
  • Experience in installation or extensive knowledge of installation techniques
  • Must be proactive and results-oriented with strong organization, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Previous experience with CRM software and the ability to analyze related market data
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and demands in a fast paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Have the capabilities to read and understand blue prints
  • Bilingual English/French

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?

Apply via email today! vbphr@vicwest.com

“Our Reputation Stands on What We Build”

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for an Intermediate CAD Designer to join the 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 CAD Designer will report directly to the Drafting Supervisor and is responsible for preparing shop drawings and bills of material for building products.

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepares shop drawings for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings including metal wall/roof cladding, architectural wall/roof panels, and floor/roof decking. Which are based on drafting standards and templates.
  • Prepares bills of material and other documentation required for manufacturing.
  • Ensures compliance with approved design standards and engineering principles.
  • Clearly communicates and collaborates with project managers, engineers, supervisors, and peers.

Qualifications

  • Minimum five to seven (5-7) years’ experience with buildings.
  • Technical school training; Graduate in Civil or Architectural technology.
  • High proficiency with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.
  • Attention to detail as well as an ability to analyze and solve technical problems.
  • Possesses leadership skills.
  • Sense of urgency towards meeting deadlines.
  • Specialized courses in drafting, design, building science, and/or engineering practices are considered an asset.
  • French is considered an asset.

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?

Apply via email today! vbphr@vicwest.com

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

Reporting directly to the Inside Sales Supervisor, the Order Entry Clerk will be required process sales orders according to specifications required by the customer.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process sales orders in SAP by checking for correct price, profile, description, quantity, and credit terms.
  • Work with Sales department (Inside and Outside team members) to gather all relevant order information.
  • Complete paperwork/forms to record required sales information.
  • Maintain the appropriate customer files and reports.
  • Perform and confirm accurate and speedy data entry.
  • Other general duties are required including scanning, photocopying and filing.

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrate a strong ability to multi-task, handle timelines, and close attention to details.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and a working knowledge of SAP.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with internal clients.
  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in the Construction or Manufacturing industry is considered an asset.
  • Post-secondary education and diploma/certificate is considered an asset.

Interested in this role?

Apply via email today! vbphr@vicwest.com