Careers

FORKLIFT OPERATOR

SHAW BRICK, DARTMOUTH

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada’s leading construction products manufacturer and community developer. The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies, Shaw Brick was established in 1861 as a small clay and tile manufacturer. Today Shaw Brick carries an extensive line of quality brick and concrete landscaping products. With retail stores in Dartmouth, Sydney, Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton our teams are dedicated to selling our quality products with a professional, service oriented approach.

Our Shaw Brick division is currently looking for a Forklift Operator to join us in Dartmouth, NS. Reporting to the warehouse supervisor, the successful candidate will be will serve as a forklift operator and carry out additional tasks as assigned, and will also be responsible for:

  • On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment. Operate forklift in a safe and effective manner.
  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained. Assist in physical inventories. Ensure proper stock rotation.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety. Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards
  • Follow loading procedures and create paper trail for orders
  • Unloading inbound shipments safely and move to proper storage locations
  • Efficiently stack and store products in appropriate areas
  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment. Use radio frequency equipment for picking, receiving, put away, and load functions, as required. Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Perform or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required. Have good organizational skills
  • Duties to include (but not limited to) taking brick off-loading trucks, yard housekeeping, knowing various jobs and where brick are stored, call backs to load trucks, other duties as required
  • Duties and responsibilities may be assigned or reassigned to this job at any time
  • Dealing with customers and providing superior customer service

Please note:  this is a seasonal position.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Completion of a forklift training program.
  • Grade XII or equivalent
  • Experience in the safe operation of a forklift
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Familiar with material handling

Why work for our Shaw Brick team?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. If this sounds like the right fit for you please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: jobs@shawgroupltd.com

STUDENT INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

SHAW BRICK, DARTMOUTH

Our Shaw Brick division is currently looking for a Student Inside Sales Representative to join our Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Masonry team.

As an integral part of our sales team the successful candidate will:

  • Proactively manage a base of up to 500 accounts in an assigned territory
  • Build customer relationships,
  • Identify needs and qualify leads
  • Promote our landscape products
  • Maintain accurate client and project information
  • Represent the Shaw Group in a professional and respectful manner
  • Work hand in hand with Account Managers, Customer Service Representatives, Retail Center Staff and Transportation teams to ensure we deliver the best in class customer solution that Shaw Brick is known for

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in sales with a focus on lead generation both in person and via telephone
  • Proven relationship builder with a keen knowledge of landscaping and related products
  • Customer service focus, complemented by excellent communication skills and superior time management skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Extremely proficient in computer software.
  • Interest in a related field of study would be an asset in this role
  • Bilingual (English and French) is an asset

Please note: This is a summer position, usually from April to September.

Why work for our Shaw Brick team?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. If this sounds like the right fit for you please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: jobs@shawgroupltd.com

 

For more information on The Shaw Group of Companies and Shaw Brick please visit our website: www.shawgroupltd.com

CONSTRUCTION SALES REPRESENTATIVE

SHAW RESOURCES, HALIFAX OR MONCTON

 

We are currently looking for a Construction Sales Representative. The successful candidate will be a driven relationship builder who can work well with multi-disciplined groups and present well in a business environment. We are looking for a person who takes initiative and ownership, has exceptional customer focus and a strong ability to develop new leads. The successful candidate will be responsible for all ready mix customers in the Maritimes (potentially including Quebec) for concrete sand & flyash products.

As an integral part of our sales team the Construction Sales Representative will be responsible for:

  • Achieving sales forecasts
  • Developing action plans, establishing objectives and meeting set targets
  • Tracking market information pertaining to customer needs, projects and competitor activities
  • Producing quotes and proposals for projects of all sizes and building segments
  • Assisting in the coordination of deliveries to all projects large and small.
  • Up selling products and services including the conceptual selling of new and innovative products
  • Coordinating sales and service of customers with other Shaw Group divisions
  • Representing Shaw Resources in various capacities in industry trade associations, trade shows and social organizations

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • University degree in Sciences or Engineering, or technical diploma in Civil or Industrial Engineering
  • Sales Experience in the construction industry, or direct ready mix/construction experience, considered an asset
  • Bilingual (English/French) considered an asset – verbal & written
  • Understanding of construction & ready mix industries, concrete chemistry and specifications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable writing & delivering proposals
  • Adaptable to working with all levels within our organization

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the following areas:

  • Creativity, innovation and execution
  • Building and growing relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Developing new customers and leveraging relationships to grow customer base
  • Solution-based selling mindset
  • Analyzing data and making recommendations on strategic actions
  • Integrity, vision, and passion are essential for this role

Please note: this position can be based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia or Moncton, New Brunswick.

Why work for our Shaw Resources team?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. And we like people with a “let’s get it done” attitude! If this sounds like the right fit for you, please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: jobs@shawgroupltd.com

 

MANAGER

SHAW BRICK, DARTMOUTH

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada’s leading construction products manufacturer and community developer. The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies, Shaw Brick was established in 1861 as a small clay and tile manufacturer. Today Shaw Brick carries an extensive line of quality brick and concrete landscaping products. With retail stores in Dartmouth, Sydney, Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton our teams are dedicated to selling our quality products with a professional, service oriented approach.

Our Shaw Brick division is currently looking for a Manager for our Dartmouth Masonry Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for the local marketing and operations of The Shaw Brick Dartmouth Masonry Center. Integrity, vision and passion are essential for this role. This individual will be a natural leader with strong business acumen who will take full ownership of the success of this operation.

As an integral part of our Shaw Brick Team the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all key financial objectives are met
  • Managing the operating budget and maintain detailed financial reports
  • Demonstrating an innovative and entrepreneurial approach by responding effectively to marketplace dynamics
  • Planning and executing strategies that will ensure our continued success
  • Attracting, coaching and retaining superior talent
  • Building team commitment to high standards of service, exceeding Customer expectations and leading by example
  • Motivating and developing a winning team that will provide exceptional customer service​
  • Implementing local marketing programs to maximize customer trial and awareness, while encouraging repeat visits.
  • Completing prospecting and follow-up calls to market our products/services to local businesses, community groups and associations
  • Ensuring product promotion is ongoing, creative and well-presented

Requirements

  • University degree preferably in Business related field
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience in a related field
  • Proven excellent customer service skills
  • Proven characteristics of integrity, creativity, high standards, commitment, ethical values, and achievement oriented
  • Excellent organizational, strategic, planning and implementation skills
  • Excellent management writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Understanding of the industry and area of service
  • Understanding of financial reports including budgetary guidelines, payroll and expenditures
  • Extremely proficient in computer software and able to adapt quickly to sales software
  • High level of critical and logical thinking
  • Well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to implement PR and advertising campaigns
  • Professional, responsive, and positive work attitude is essential

 

 

INSIDE SALES ASSOCIATE 

SHAW BRICK, SAINT JOHN NB

The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies, Shaw Brick was established in 1861 as a small clay and tile manufacturer.  Today we carry an extensive line of quality brick and concrete landscaping products.  With retail stores in Dartmouth, Sydney, Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton our teams are dedicated to selling our quality products with a professional, service oriented approach.

We are currently looking for a bilingual (French/English) Inside Sales Associate for our Saint John, New Brunswick location to provide exceptional customer service and sales of masonry & landscaping products.  While maintaining exceptional service the successful candidate will also handle cash, keep all records up to date, handle inventory and generate delivery slips and reports.

Does this describe YOU?

  • Every customer looks forward to seeing  you when they walk in the door
  • You are genuinely interested in  learning about our masonry & landscaping products
  • People seek out your advice to make their outdoor space beautiful and functional
  • You are a go-getter. (You figured out a long time ago that success comes from hard work and determination)
  • You  love a challenge and have the resiliency to push through it
  • You put in extra time and effort when it is busy  and take initiative when it isn’t
  • Great with detail and have a natural aptitude for problem solving
  • You are able to apply knowledge and follow a process
  • Your magazine rack is filled with landscaping magazine and your PVR with HGTV shows
  • You have completed high school with a couple of years of retail / inside sales experience under your belt. Now you are ready for a career
  • You are just as comfortable with a computer as you are with people
  • You look forward to seeing your co-workers and have a willingness to help out
  • You are flexible with your time.  Willing to work rotating weekend schedules / additional hours for home shows and trade functions (you want to be at these events  because landscaping and masonry is not only your career, it’s your hobby)
  • You are charismatic, trustworthy, reliable and take pride in everything you do

Why work for our Shaw Brick team?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. If this sounds like the right fit for you please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: vwinters@shawbrick.ca

For more information on The Shaw Group of Companies and Shaw Brick please visit our website: www.shawgroupltd.com

Deadline for applications: January 15, 2016

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

SHAW BRICK, MONCTON NB

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada’s leading construction products manufacturer and community developer. The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies, Shaw Brick was established in 1861 as a small clay and tile manufacturer. Today Shaw Brick carries an extensive line of quality brick and concrete landscaping products. With retail stores in Dartmouth, Sydney, Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton our teams are dedicated to selling our quality products with a professional, service oriented approach.

Our Shaw Brick division is currently looking for an Inside Sales Representative to join our Moncton, New Brunswick Masonry team.

As an integral part of our sales team the successful candidate will:

  • Proactively manage a base of up to 500 accounts in an assigned territory.
  • Build customer relationships.
  • Identify needs and qualify leads.
  • Promote our landscape products.
  • Maintain accurate client and project information.
  • Represent the Shaw Group in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Work hand in hand with Account Managers, Customer Service Representatives, Retail Center Staff and Transportation teams to ensure we deliver the best in class customer solution that Shaw Brick is known for.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in sales with a focus on lead generation both in person and via telephone
  • Proven relationship builder with a keen knowledge of landscaping and related products
  • Customer service focus, complemented by excellent communication skills and superior time management skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Extremely proficient in computer software.
  • Interest in a related field of study would be an asset in this role
  • Bilingual (English and French) is an asset

Why work for our Shaw Brick team?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. If this sounds like the right fit for you please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume to:

Email: vwinters@shawbrick.ca

 

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ADMINISTRATOR

THE SHAW GROUP

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada’s leading construction products manufacturer and community developer. The original member of Atlantic Canada’s Shaw Group of companies,

We are currently looking to for an Accounts Receivable Administrator to work in our Lantz, NS Head Office. Reporting to the General Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with the Controller and General Managers to maintain collection goals and general A/R performance levels.
  • Processing, posting and reconciling customer payments.
  • Ensuring the strict confidentiality and privacy of financial records as they relate to the company and its customers.
  • Creating collection strategies to mitigate customer objections.
  • Investigating collection problems and communicating payment expectations with customers.
  • Making arrangements for payment of outstanding and late accounts; escalating delinquent accounts to outside collection agency as necessary.
  • Resolving billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions.
  • Reviewing credit applications and making recommendations
  • Ensuring credit policies and procedures are followed according to established guidelines.
  • Participating in continuous process improvement within the accounting group.​
  • Recommending modification to credit policy and procedures.
  • Maintaining strong working knowledge of applicable regulations, legislation and compliance issues, and changes made.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three years of accounts receivable with a solid understanding of accounting principles
  • Exceptional with attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communicator with proven results in accounts receivable.
  • Strong proficiency with Accounting Software, adaptable and quick to learn new systems.
  • Confidence in balancing assertive communication with a customer focussed attitude.

 

If you are interested in applying for a position with The Shaw Group please submit your resume and cover letter:

Email: jobs@shawgroupltd.com
Confidential Fax: to 902-883-8151
In Person: 1101 Hwy 2, Lantz, NS

Why work for our team?
We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. And we like people with a “let’s get it done” attitude!