A CAREER AT VICWEST …

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.

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 Regional Sales Coordinator in our Stratford 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

Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the Regional Sales Coordinator is responsible for the daily execution of a regions sales processes. The RSC is the sales conduit working closely with operations and logistics to resolve business issues. The RSC also leads the regional inside sales team who are responsible for all aspects of customer service including order entry and customer service support.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Inside Sales Leadership: Lead the regional inside sales team and ensure the customer promise is fulfilled effectively and efficiently.
  2. Cross-Functional Leadership: working with key members of the regional team in operations and logistics, ensure the business is improving processes that lead to the execution of the Regional Business Plan.
  3. Sales Communication: be the conduit between business activities and the regional sales team (internal, external) providing updates on key initiatives.

Major Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with regional leaders, develop and execute annual business plans
  • Own key aspects of the Regional Business Plan including the execution of all customer service metrics and the regional IFOTIS target (in collaboration with operations and logistics leaders)
  • As a member of the regional leadership team, establish and lead the Culture within the region
  • In collaboration with the RSM, manage and execute on regional pricing strategy
  • Manage all inside sales processes to align with the requirements of the business
  • Work with finance to ensure sales teams have required Business Intelligence tools to help them execute the Regional Business Plan
  • Communicate key business initiatives and updates with Sales team
  • Development of individual performance goals and quarterly performance management for all direct reports
  • In collaboration with HR, ensure high potential employees have individual development plans in place

Qualifications

  • College or university degree
  • Lean Sigma or Six Sigma experience
  • 5+ years of sales experience in a manufacturing or distribution business, building materials is preferable
  • Experience with responsibility of a P&L is preferred
  • 5+ years of SAP experience is an asset or experience working with a Business Intelligence tool

Required Skills:

  • A curious, solutions-based mindset
  • Ability to manage projects and execute on key deliverables
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data
  • Financial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and tactically
  • Collaborative nature with an influential management style

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 Inside Sales Supervisor – ICI in our Burlington 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 Sales Supervisor reports to the Regional Sales Coordinator and is responsible for ensuring superior customer service for our ICI customer segment. This position also supervises and supports inside sales, estimating and project management functions for the Ontario market.

Key Accountabilities

  • Customer Service: Ensure customer satisfaction through our sales process by providing technical guidance and logistics support to the inside sales team.
  • Sales Liaison: Provide interdepartmental coordination and reporting to facilitate internal and external performance goals.
  • Optimization: Drive efficiencies in the execution of order entry, estimating and quote management process.

Major Responsibilities

  • Supervise the inside sales team, identify and delegate orders to project management and qualify opportunities for estimating, as required.
  • Monitor and report on work flow demands and efficiencies.
  • Manage order backlog for project scheduling and forecasting accuracy.
  • Calculate custom order pricing for special projects.
  • Maintain standard price schedules.
  • Recommend price effective alternatives for customer inquiries when appropriate.
  • Investigate, resolve and report on customer concerns to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Provide technical guidance and customer relations direction to the sales team.
  • Direct the coordination and processing of sales orders.
  • Train and coach inside sales representatives to identify and recommend appropriate products.
  • Maintain strong customer relations and market information based on Company standards and practices.
  • Continually work to improve selling attributes and product knowledge.
  • Liaison with other departments (finance, purchasing, drafting, engineering, manufacturing and shipping) to ensure superior customer service.
  • Provide overflow support for data entry of customer quotes and orders into SAP and modify as required.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Construction, Business Administration/Management or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience with Building Products and building envelope design
  • 3 years of experience in a supervisory role
  • 1-3 years of experience with SAP
  • Technologically savvy in MS Office and other proprietary sales management systems

Required Skills 

  • Superb problem solving, and process improvement skills used to identify and resolve daily issues
  • Ability to gather data from various sources, create reporting, and think analytically to drive daily sales strategies
  • Excellent project management, prioritization and time management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication
  • Proven leadership and mentoring a team

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 a Master Data Analyst to join our Burlington 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 labourer has to load, unload, and move inventory materials within or near the plant with different equipment, if needed, such as forklift, winches, cranes or conveyors. They provide help to Machine Operators when required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Load and unload materials
• Operation of equipment such as forklift, winch, crane or conveyor to move materials to and from designated areas.
• Help Machine Operators when required.
• Inventory materials within or near the plant.
• Clean the work area.
• Collaborate and assist co-workers.
• Perform other duties throughout the plant.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • 1-2 years of experience in a plant position an asset
  • Experience in operating a forklift an asset.

Interested in this role?
Apply via email today! mforgues@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.

“Our Reputation Stands On What We Build”
At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a Master Data Analyst to join our Burlington 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 Master Data Analyst is accountable to the Director, Purchasing and is responsible for providing ongoing creation and maintenance of Material, Variant Configuration, and Production related Master Data ensuring quality control of critical business data.
The incumbent will work closely with VBP functional groups including SCM, Sales, Finance, and Operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Creation, verification, and maintenance of SAP master data
• Translation tables, ensuring quality control of critical business data
• Material master data, variant configuration data, production data
• Implement processes and governance to ensure data integrity and standards
• Develop, document, and maintain standard operating procedures (SOP) for data governance while promoting best practices
• Maintain communication with business partners regarding master data requests. Gather all information required for the timely completion of all work assignments.
• Continuous improvement, including but not limited to, ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the data, continuously maximizing efficiency and effectiveness, contribute to ideas and actions towards CI of processes within master data
• Support, train and develop internal clients by keeping the knowledge base up to date and training in areas where appropriate
• Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with business partners to ensure requirements are clearly understood regarding new and/or enhancements to existing needs

SKILL, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• 2+ years of related work experience as a Master Data Analyst responsible for an organization’s complete and accurate master data, master data processes, and master data metrics
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Visio, etc.)
• Strong SAP experience is required
• Demonstrated analytical and systems thinking skills resulting in problem solving
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently and proactively
• Proven ability to prioritize and remain organized without losing focus on details in a fast-pace environment
• Influence others, manage conflict and work collaboratively in teams

Interested in this role?
Apply via email today! vbphr@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.

“Our Reputation Stands On What We Build”
At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a Inside Sales Coordinator for our 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

Under the Supervision of the Customer Service Manager, the Inside Sales Coordinator provides customer service by responding to inquiries and complaints about products and services received by mail, fax or phone. Points commonly discussed may include but are not limited to price, delivery dates, adjustments, orders and other.

Key Accountabilities

• Respond to customer orders received by phone, fax or e-mail.
• Provide oral and written estimate to recommend alternative or effective substitutions to a price point of view.
• Communicate the shipping status of orders and customer quarries to external sales or Inside Sales Manager concerned.
• Enter customer orders into SAP and modify as needed.
• Track all orders to ensure their completion and delivery.
• Investigate, resolve and respond to customer complaints.
• Provide information on products, such as tablets colors, colors chart documentation and catalogs as required.
• Analyze situation and potential customers to identify needs and recommend appropriate products.
• Maintain strong relationships with clients, based on standards and practices of the company.
• Operate a multi-line phone system and be sure to take all calls.

Qualifications

• University or college degree
• Knowledge of the field of construction and blue print reading will be considered an asset.
• Knowledge of the manufacturing environment and SAP is an asset.
• Bilingual (English and French) written and oral
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proficiency with MS Office Suite
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong aptitudes for customer service
• Excellent relationship building skills.

The duties and responsibilities listed herein are not all inclusive and the position and its responsibilities may change over time as business necessitates.

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 a Helper, Material Handler & Machine Operators at our Stratford 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!

Vicwest’s Stratford Facility is gearing up for a busy summer and we want your help and expertise! We highly recommend dropping off your resume to the Main Stratford facility at 362 Lorne Avenue East.

Positions:

  • Helper, Material Handler, Machine Operator.

Terms of Employment:

  • Temporary, Full Time, Overtime, Day, Afternoon.

Location:

  • Stratford, ON (365 Lorne Ave East).

Anticipated Start Date:

  • As soon as possible.

Salary:

  • $15.65 to $19.00 Hourly, depending on classification and skill level.

Hours:                                                                                                                                                                                       

  • 40.00 Hours per week with possibility of overtime.

Education:                                                                                                                                                                    

  • Completion of high school.
  • Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.).
  •  Forklift Operator Certification.

Work Setting:                                                                                                                                                                 

  • Structural steel fabrication company

Weight Handling:                                                                                                                                                         

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills:                                                                                                                                                         

  • Read specifications or follow verbal instructions, Lay out, set up and operate one or more light or heavy metalworking machines, Select and transport material to work area manually or using crane or hoist.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:                                                                                                         

  • Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Attention to detail.

Transportation/Travel Information:                                                                                                                     

  • Own transportation.

Essential Skills:                                                                                                                                                    

  • Reading text, Communication, Working with others.

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 a Business Development Manager, Quebec, ICI for our 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 Business Development Manager, Quebec, ICI promotes Vicwest products and services to a wide range of customers. The incumbent is responsible for selling Vicwest Architectural Wall Systems and Solutions to Architects and Spec Writers. The Business Development Manager, Québec, ICI, will assist the Vicwest sales team when closing Architectural Wall Systems projects.

Key Accountabilities

• Calls on management representatives such as engineers, architects, general contractors, developers or other professionals and technical personnel to promote Vicwest products and services.
• Assists in creating and deploying strategies to better penetrate the various product market segments.
• Represents Vicwest at all relevant association meetings and trade shows.
• Assists in preparing bids and submittals.
• Marketing Vicwest products and services, including the distribution of Vicwest promotional literature.
• Provides training sessions to potential customers to promote Vicwest products and services.
• Provides technical training to new employees during onboarding process as well as continuous improvement training to sales staff.
• Assists design professionals in selecting, specifying, drawing, and estimation of products.
• Interface with sales, estimating, and customers to discuss solutions and resolves issues.
• Advise sales of new projects out for tender.
• Maintain and track projects from preliminary design to tender, to award. Accomplished through use of the Opportunity Tracker System.
• Ensure accuracy and answer all customer inquiries in a timely manner.
• Able to organize and implement strategies to increase profitability in technical sales and service.
• Responsible for month end reporting of opportunities being pursued.
• Maintains a high level of knowledge surrounding all defined market verticals.
• Provide design assistance at time of tender and post-tender

Qualifications

• University or technical college education in architecture or college diploma in building systems
• Extensive knowledge gathered from 5 years’ experience in construction
• Ability to read blueprints
• Previous experience in Architectural panel work or Curtain Wall business would be considered an asset
• Experience on construction sites and of health and safety rules
• Strong communicator with excellent organizational skills, able to perform in high-pressure situations
• Team-oriented able to adapt to change easily
• Proficiency with MS Office
• Experience with SAP is an asset
• Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills in French and English

The duties and responsibilities listed herein are not all inclusive and the position and its responsibilities may change over time as business necessitates.

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