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 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