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Careers at SansinWe look forward to developing our team with the addition of individuals capable of filling the following positions. Resumes can be faxed or mailed to the contact information listed below. Please indicate position being applied for in the subject of the e-mail or fax.

The Sansin Corporation
Attn: Ann Van Dyk
careers@sansin.com
Fax: 519-245-4759

Current Positions

Inside Sales Representative
Outside Sales Representative (Business Development)
Production Associate
Junior Chemist
Woodworker

 

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Sansin is currently seeking a Inside Sales Representative to join our team. This is a full-time position that provides sales and customer-focused professionals with an opportunity to be instrumental in growing markets throughout North America and building a satisfying career in a growing industry with the leading environmentally-friendly coating technologies company. Successful candidates must have applicable sales experience in a related industry.

What makes Sansin Special?

  • Dedicated to the success and growth of our employees through focused training, manager accessibility and support, and exciting incentives.
  • Committed to environmentally-friendly wood protection since our founding. Every day we fulfill the promise of naturally perfect wood protection.
  • Our sales teams are dedicated to making our independent dealers competitive, successful and prosperous through high performing products, stellar customer service, coaching and meeting with regional contractors, builders, wood suppliers and other key businesses.

What Makes a Sansin Sales Rep Successful?

Those who are successful at Sansin demonstrate determination, are proactive and self-driven, have an entrepreneurial spirit, competitive drive, and eagerness to learn about our products and how they uniquely protect and enhance wood. They must have a strong desire to provide exceptional customer service to our customers and be creative in identifying new ways to help dealers grow and expand their business.

What Does an Inside Sales Representative do?

The Inside Sales Representatives is part of the SansinCare team – a group within Sansin who works in tandem with the Outside Sales Reps to achieve high sales growth through expanding business with existing accounts and closing new business. The Inside Sales Representative focuses on supporting current customers through telephone-based support and developing proactive maintenance programs for large residential/commercial projects.

Specific Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Work in tandem with Outside Sales to develop and grow Sansin markets, in assigned territory/markets
  • Coach/motivate Outside Sales to meet aggressive sales goals
  • Review and QC orders
  • Handle in-bound, Tier 1 technical calls from customers in assigned region
  • Work with Outside Sales to ensure travel and appointments are proactively planned, documented and followed-up promptly
  • Identify training gaps in stores, advise and guide closing gaps with outside sales reps
  • Develop maintenance plans for large residential/commercial projects
  • Ability to advise customers on what products to use for wood protection by wood species, type of building, location, etc.
  • Ensure CRM tool is used regularly to track outreach, activity, log and monitor opportunities and results on current and new business
  • Deliver sales reports to management on regular basis

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Must have demonstrated success in a sales-driven career, attaining and exceeding sales targets
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Passionate and hard working
  • Assertive and self-motivated
  • Ability to take direction
  • Superior time management skills, coupled with the ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work 40 hours minimum a week to reach sales targets
  • Receive and make calls from/to local and regional customers (approximately 25 calls per day)
  • Ability to make independent decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and true commitment to customers and team members
  • French fluency, a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university, a plus

 
OUTSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

Sansin is currently seeking a Outside Sales Rep to join our team. This is a full-time position that provides seasoned sales representatives with an opportunity to be instrumental in growing markets throughout North America and building a satisfying career in a growing industry with the leading environmentally-friendly coating technologies company. Successful candidates must have applicable sales experience in a related industry.

What Makes an Outside Sansin Sales Rep Successful?

Those who are successful at Sansin demonstrate determination, are proactive and self-driven, have an entrepreneurial spirit, competitive drive, and eagerness to learn about our products and how they uniquely protect and enhance wood. They must have a strong desire to provide exceptional customer service to our customers and be creative in identifying new ways to help dealers grow and expand their business.

What Does an Outside Sales Representative do?

Outside Sales Representatives have a primary focus of serving and growing our existing accounts and identifying and closing new business with commercial/industrial opportunities. Our Sales Representatives handle a wide range of responsibilities within our organization such as outside sales, customer service, store training and promotions, problem resolution, special events/conferences, and strategic planning for customer and prospect visits.

Specific Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Develop and grow assigned Sansin territory
  • Develop commercial/industrial/architectural business in assigned territory
  • Work closely with customers to prospect, present and collaborate with regional contractors, builders, wood suppliers, etc.
  • Visit future and existing customers according to well-developed sales compass
  • Launch stores that can meet high growth objectives
  • Develop strategic plans for territory and individual customers ahead of sales visits, identifying sales goals and a detailed roadmap outlining how to hit sales target
  • Lead customer training and store launch events, in-store promotions, including building displays, ensuring all merchandising tools and promotional materials are being maximized
  • Handle Tier 2 customer service calls
  • Ability to learn a about variety of products quickly and how to advise customers on what products to use for wood protection by wood species, type of building, location, etc.
  • Enter customer information, meeting progress and purchasing trends into CRM tool regularly
  • Use CRM to log and track opportunities through sales funnel

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Must have demonstrated success in a sales-driven career, attaining and exceeding sales targets
  • Must be able to inspire customers to grow business
  • Passionate and hard-working
  • Assertive and self-motivated
  • Ability to take direction, while also demonstrating success in leading teams and efforts
  • Superior time management skills, coupled with the ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work hard and smart – never satisfied with the status quo
  • Ability to make independent decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and true commitment to customers
  • French fluency, a plus

Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel 50% + and up to 60 hours a week to reach sales targets
  • Receive and make calls from/to local and regional customers (approximately 25 calls per day)
  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university (final semester applicants welcome). Business/Communications degrees a plus
  • Must have a full driver’s license

    Sansin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Immediate Opening. Full-Time Employment Status. Salaried Compensation Plus Bonus & Incentive Plans. Employee Benefits Package. Holiday & Vacation Accrual.

 
PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE

Sansin is currently seeking a Production Associate to join our growing team in Strathroy. As part of a growing organization the successful candidate would be encouraged and given opportunity to grow in their career.

Responsibilities:

  • Labeling finished goods containers (Jugs, Cans and Pails etc)
  • Dispensing product into finished goods containers (Jugs, Cans, Pails and Bags etc)
  • Packaging of goods
  • Product tinting
  • Preparation of product samples
  • Order picking
  • Assisting with production requirements
  • Organization of raw materials and finished goods within warehouse
  • General cleanup
  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with organization’s policies and procedures
  • Complies with all current good manufacturing practices and safety requirements
  • Performs other duties that may occur as needed

Skills Required:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of production processes and quality control
  • Computer literate
  • Self Motivating
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to follow instructions
  • Organized
  • Mathematical skills

Job Qualifications:

  • Grade 12
  • Be able to lift and/or move heavy objects
  • Forklift certified (asset)

We look forward to developing our team with the addition of a highly motivated candidate that would be interested in taking on opportunities that may lead to advancement. Resumes can be e-mailed or faxed to the contact information below.

Please send Resume to:
Human Resources
dm@sansin.com
Fax: 519-245-4759

 
JUNIOR CHEMIST

Sansin is currently seeking a Junior Chemist to join our growing team in Strathroy. This is a full-time position for a focused worker, who can multi task with a positive, can-do attitude and jump at the chance to help team members in all areas of the lab.

What Moves You:

  • You need to be flexible, someone who excels in a fast-paced environment and thrives on a challenge
  • You are interested in continual learning; you interact with staff for continued improvement
  • You must be thorough, detailed and accurate
  • Someone who takes pride in delivering a service
  • Someone who is self-motivated, focused and insightful

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist in performing specified analysis under the direction of the senior chemist
  • Preparation of Lab samples
  • Keep the lab work areas clean and safe
  • Evaluate experimental formulations using standard methodologies
  • Adhere to and promote company’s safety standards
  • Calibration, maintenance of basic instrumentation
  • Maintain accurate records

What You’ve Done:

  • A B.S. in Chemistry or college diploma with a chemistry background
  • You’re familiar with Microsoft Office programs
  • You have demonstrated skills of thorough record keeping
  • You’re comfortable with learning and becoming proficient with new systems and processes

Must Have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • You pride yourself on your dependability
  • Physically fit to lift sample boxes,etc
  • You’re flexible and available to work extra hours IF required

 
WOODWORKER

The Sansin Corporation is a dynamic company focused on providing leading environmental coating technologies to the wood construction industries. Products are designed to protect wood from harmful ultra violet light and water damage. A full time Woodworker is required to work on various wood projects and displays.

Jod Description:

  • Sets up and operates variety of woodworking machines and uses various hand tools to fabricate wood displays and projects
  • Understands projects to be completed and plans sequence of cutting, shaping and finishing to be performed
  • Ability to dip, brush, or spray assembled articles with protective coatings
  • Experience preferred but not necessary

 

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