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Commercial Project Coordinator - BC 

Full-Time, Permanent

The Commercial Project Coordinator has the responsibility for managing the large multi-family & commercial project related sales activities for the Burnaby branch. The primary focus will be to empower our sales teams to meet our business plan objectives through the effective management of  project identification and specification to purchase order life cycle. The Commercial Project Coordinator will be responsible for identifying sales growth opportunities through the effective identification and management of project leads, determining potential values and by qualifying & assigning the project leads. This role will ensure that we maintain the integrity of the sales cycle to maximize our closure rate and market share through strong collaboration with the sales team. 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years sales experience preferably within Ceramic tile or related industries
  • Post-secondary education, University Degree or College Diploma in Business or Marketing or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft excel, word & outlook
  • Project Management Experience is a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to lead by example, motivate and inspire
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated
  • Results driven, a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and listening
  • Well developed presentation skills
  • A professional demeanor and appearance 
  • Ability to establish and meet goals, work priorities and deadlines
  • Ability and desire to learn from hands on coaching
  • Extremely versatile and can work in a fast pace, quickly changing work environment
  • A selfless team player
  • Ability to carry large format tiles weighing up to 45 lbs. for delivery

Core Responsibilities:

  • Achieve (and surpass) branch sales and margin goals
  • Compile market intelligence gathered from industry sources, inside and outside sales representatives, customers, competitors and suppliers and utilize relevant information to formulate and maintain up-to-date market strategies and tactics
  • Uncover project leads & develop a tracking and follow up system
  • Follow up, collaborate with and hold accountable the sales teams to ensure market opportunity / leads are maximized
  • Raise the Ames profile in our markets and increase Ames market share
  • Establish pricing strategies and targets with the BC Branch Manager to maximize AMES profitability
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key contacts and high-profile accounts
  • Use relationship building to stay informed about developments with accounts and be alert to business development opportunities (e.g. new products, increased manufacturing activity, new competition, etc)
  • Identify and act quickly to resolve variances between actual and planned sales/profit performance
  • Ensure inventory forecasts for accounts are reviewed for relevancy and provided to Purchasing on a regular basis
  • Provide monthly forecasts and help establish Quarterly Rolling Forecasts
  • Assist in the development of Annual Sales Budget
  • Continuously review opportunities for cost savings and identify profit enhancement opportunities
  • Be an advocate for the customer and assist them in their dealings with our various departments such as Credit, Production, Operations, Shipping and Purchasing

Warehouse Representative

Burnaby & New Westminster
Full-Time, Permanent

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS AND TEAM PLAYER A MUST!
  • Experience working in a warehouse environment
  • Reliable, punctual, organized with good attention to detail
  • Physically fit and able to lift upwards 80lbs
  • Forklift experience an asset
  • WHMIS certification an asset
  • Excellent English and basic Math skills (written & spoken)
  • Able to learn and use ERP system hand-held scanners
  • Safety conscience with focus on workplace improvement & safe storage and handling of product
  • Identify, assess, and correct hazards found in the workplace
  • Participate in twice-daily safety walks
  • Shipping & Receiving duties as required and manually picking/loading customer orders
  • Housekeeping (interior and exterior) including sweeping, snow clearing, empty garbage cans, etc.
  • Participation in ongoing cycle-counts to ensure stock accuracy
  • Flexibility in regards to shifts (may be afternoons 11am-7pm and/or Saturdays)
  • Additional duties as required
Safety:
  • Takes all precautions necessary to protect the health and safety of any staff or workers in accordance with the applicable health and safety legislation
  • Ensure compliance with WCB policies and regulations
  • Participates in branch COR certification initiatives annually when applicable
  • Involvement with following and implementing all company safety manual initiatives
Qualifications
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Highly motivated and committed with a desire to succeed
  • Safety focused with a desire for improvement
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to hr@amestile.com

Join the team of one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies, and a multi-year winner among the country's Best Workplaces!

Ames Tile & Stone, 2008-2017 winner of Best Workplace in Canada award, is a Burnaby based distributor of tile, stone and accessory products throughout Western Canada. Our branch offices are located in Burnaby, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg.

Ames strives to create and maintain a team of talented, intelligent and dedicated people that share our passion for customer care and profitable growth.

We have positioned ourselves as the source for leading edge, mainstream tile and stone products, but what really sets us apart from the competitors are strengths in product knowledge, relationships, both with customers and suppliers, as well as our commitment to customer care.

Ames is an equal opportunity employer, we endeavour to select the best qualified individuals based on job related qualifications regardless of race, colour, creed, sex, religion, nationality, age, medical condition, marital status, disability, or sexual preference.

We welcome resumes from skilled individuals with the desire to work in a healthy, progressive and passionate organization. To contact our Human Resources Department directly: hr@amestile.com. Please include a copy of your cover letter and resume.