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 Territory Manager to cover Winnipeg and surrounding area.

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 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

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?
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

“Our Reputation Stands on What We Build”

At Vicwest we are “Building for Tomorrow”, We are currently looking for a SAP Functional & Business Analyst 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 SAP Functional and Business Analyst is accountable to the Business Information Systems Director and is responsible for employing technical and analytical skills to bridge the business needs with use of IT. This includes, but is not limited to, gathering, developing, examining, and managing business requirements and provide guidance towards properly configuring SAP to deliver business value and continuous improvement.

The incumbent will work closely with Vicwest functional groups including marketing, finance, and operations and will support business priorities aligned with the Business and IT groups.

Key Accountabilities

  • SAP Functional and Business Requirements Management
    – Apply business requirements gathering and analysis techniques to develop quality business requirements, and facilitate the communication between the business and technology areas to address business issues
    – Promotes own ideas about improvements to current approaches and is able to effectively gain buy-in from respective groups
    – Develop function specification for reports, forms, interfaces, modifications and data conversions
    – Act as a key point of contact and support for end users and functional teams
  • Performing Risk Assessment and Providing Recommendations
    – Develops knowledge of process, procedures, and system to be able to provide support for most issues raise
  • Support, Training, Development and Continuous Improvement
    – End-user support, including documentation, communication of enhancements and changes to systems and processes>Identify and drive forward continuous improvement opportunities

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a progressive SAP Functional and Business Analyst role
  • University or College degree in a related field
  • Understanding of systems and processes as related to business operations in manufacturing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Visio, Pivot tables, etc.)
  • Strong experience with SAP is required; swim lanes, policies, procedures, and practices
  • Certification in one or more functional Modules in SAP FICO, MM, PP SD, WM, HCM, BOBJ, CRM, QM
  • Post-secondary education
  • Understanding of the system impact on all OTC, PTP, RTR functions. Strong problem evaluation and solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Identifies patterns in information
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge conventional approaches
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and training skills
  • Full cycle implementation project experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the configuration of SAP
  • Integration experience with MM, FICO, WM, SD, QM, PP, LE, PS
  • Superior knowledge of Base functionality in at least one functional module is preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing or distribution business processes
  • Experience with SAP ECC 6.0 or above is required
  • Experience in ABAP 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

“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