At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”.

Founded in 1930 and headquartered in Burlington, 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 Labour positions in our Kensington plant.
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, cranes or conveyors. They provide help to Machine Operators when required.

Key Accountabilities
• Load and unload materials and move to and from designated area
• 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.
• Be reliable and punctual
• Able to work independently and in a fast pace team environment

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

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

Key Accountabilities

  • Receive, analyze and coordinate activities related to the reception of orders from customers.
  • Follow up on orders by ensuring good communication to customers by providing them adequate information regarding the status of their orders.
  • Verify and enter information in the internal system as well as maintain complete and accurate sales order entry
  • Work with different partners (internal and external) to ensure that all customer needs are met. Make sure to maintain good communications and improve quality by following policies, reporting and tracking improvement opportunities.
  • Develop sales initiatives by researching and identifying potential opportunities by soliciting customers, maintaining good relationships, providing technical information and good communication as well as providing proposals.

Qualifications

  • University or college degree
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing environment is an asset.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • Knowledge of our channels (agricultural, commercial and industrial) is an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (French and English is an asset)
  • Good time management skills and priority management
  • Solution oriented (creativity)
  • Methodical approach (plan, improve and perform)
  • Customer service oriented
  • Team spirited
  • Open minded
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset

 

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 Driver in our Kensington plant.

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 Driver has to proceed to the loading and unloading of his trailer and also delivers orders to customers, with respect to scheduled delivery routes.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive a truck while taking care of bad weather, other drivers and road conditions.
  • Deliver orders to the good customer in respect to the established scheduled delivery routes.
  • Respect road signs and markings (mandatory stop, speed limit, etc.).
  • Maintain accurate log of daily inspections and maintenance.
  • Drive a forklift to load or unload the materials on the trailer.
  • Respect the maximum weight the vehicle can carry.
  • Proceed to the pre-departure inspection of the truck and the trailer at the beginning of each shift.
  • Proceed to the inspection of the truck and the trailer at the end of each shift as required by the company politic.
  • Keep trucks clean and presentable to customers.
  • Answer to questions asked by customers, if necessary.

 

Qualifications

  • Driver licence for class 1 or 3 valid and clean driving record required
  • 3 years of experience in truck driving
  • Knowledge of laws regarding truck driving (pre-departure inspection, driving hours and rest, driving report, loads norms, thaw period, etc.)
  • Able to operate a knuckle
  • Able to do light maintenance, as required
  • Polyvalent
  • Good attitude and good teamwork skills
  • Able to overnight from 2 to 5 days
  • Flexible hours & able to work OT when required
  • Bilingual (asset)

 

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 Production Supervisor (week-end shifts) to join our Victoriaville plant.

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 Production Supervisor is accountable to the Team Leader Operations and is responsible for streamlining production processes, keeping costs down, decreasing errors, meeting deadlines and supervising employees.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide advice to establish production standards, quality control and cost controls and obtain data regarding quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered for the trims department
  • Conduct employee training including training for new and existing employees.
  • Insure high level of quality
  • Health and safety
  • Respect all the policies of the company
  • Work closely with the other Supervisors
  • Manage inventory levels, control waste and if possible, provide strategies for improvement.
  • Coach and motivate employees.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in supervising staff in a unionized environment.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience in manufacturing
  • Knowledge of lean tools and methods such as; Five S, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping and root-cause analysis would be a definite asset.
  • Experience with SAP is an asset.
  • Ability to lead and supervise staff.
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate, influence and train employees.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Bilingual (English and French) would be an asset.

 

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 Traffic Clerk to work in 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 Traffic Clerk is accountable to the Logistics Manager and is responsible to manage traffic and deliveries.  He executes some task related to the logistics chain to ensure continuity.  He is also responsible for customer service for the traffic department.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Enter the delivery notes in the system according to the delivery sequence from the dispatcher;
  • Print and prepare paper work for delivery;
  • Enter daily logs into the system (driving and working hours for drivers);
  • Ensure the conformity of the copies from the deliveries when the drivers return to the plant;
  • Bill invoices and local deliveries;
  • Communicate with certain customers for authorization or verification of delivery;
  • Prepare the hours of the drivers for the payroll;
  • Communicate with transport companies to obtain rates for deliveries that the company will subcontract.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or collegial diploma in a related field
  • Experience in related field will be considered an asset
  • Excellent Communication, verbal and written
  • Bilingualism FR/EN
  • High level of PC expertise – MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with SAP will be considered an asset

 

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 an Assistant Operations Manager to work in 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 Assistant Operations Manager is accountable to the Operations Manager and is responsible to lead and motivates individual and team development in the Production Department, quality performance, cost parameters, and service to internal and external customers.

He/she will arrange and control daily team activities to ensure smooth workflow, quality production, and timely delivery.

He/she also gives direction and improvement strategies for manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain processes.

Key Accountabilities

  • Schedule employees, including authorizing overtime;
  • Project staffing for daily and future production needs;
  • Manages performance and provides progressive discipline and positive recognition as appropriate;
  • Mentors subordinate staff and facilitates problem solving;
  • Work with the Health Safety and Quality Coordinator to conduct safety and training programs;
  • Leads the implementation of the Vicwest culture;
  • Complete the annual performance review;
  • 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;
  • Approve vacation and make sure you have a resource to cover the employee absent;
  • Ensures compliance with quality, environmental, and safety regulations and standards;
  • Establishes and controls budgets;
  • Assists with inventory, packaging, shipping/receiving, and general facility maintenance as needed;
  • Monitors machinery, processes, and work layouts to recommend improvements.

Qualifications

  • College diploma and/or experience in operations;
  • Experience of five (5) years in an operations environment;
  • Experience with ERP system would be considered an asset;
  • Experience in a union environment;
  • High-level leadership and decision-making skills;
  • Able to motivate, influence and train people;
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Bilingual in French and English would be considered an asset.

 

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 an Accounts Payable Supervisor to work in 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 Accounts Payable Supervisor supervises and coordinates the activities of the accounts payable clerks who work primarily on the entry of supplier invoices for payment. The incumbent prioritizes departmental tasks and ensures that deadlines are met (monthly and annually) while supporting the accounts payable team.

Key Accountabilities
• Enter invoices with purchase orders for the Eastern Region;
• Communicate with branches for clarification if there are problems;
• Communicate clearly with the payable team and provide support;
• Review payment lists and account analysis;
• Analyze general ledger accounts;
• Prepare journal entries;
• Follow up on purchases / purchase orders where an invoice as not been received;
• Answer suppliers’ questions for payments;
• Answer questions related to in-house staff billing, if necessary.

Qualifications
Education and experience:
• College degree in administration or commensurate experience
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field is required
Skills:
• Comfortable with the tools of technology, and willingness to improve knowledge
• Conversant with Microsoft office suite of programs
• Demonstrate rigour and discipline in work methods
• Bilingual (English and French), and excellent communication skills
• Proven ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work alone or as a team
• Demonstrated ability to work in a changing environment
• Knowledge of SAP software is an asset
• Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Reader is an asset

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”.

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a shipper/receiver in our Kensington Truss plant.

Position Summary

The shipper/receiver position would be doing all duties relating to shipping and receiving inventory and finish products in and out of the Truss plant.  The Shipper/receiver has to load, unload and move material within or near the plants with forklifts.  The person will provide help to the drivers when needed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Load and unload materials
  • Operating equipment such as forklift, winch, crane or conveyor to move materials to and from designated areas.
  • Help Drivers when required.
  • Moving inventory materials within or near the plant.
  • Maintaining a clean and organize the warehouse and the yard.
  • Collaborate and assist co-workers.
  • Able to do minor maintenance as required
  • Perform other duties throughout the plant.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience in operating and maintaining forklifts
  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar position an asset
  • Experience in maintenance would be considered an asset

INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE?
If you are interested in applying to this role, please send your resume to: 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.