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Careers at Sansin

We 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: Human Resources
hr@sansin.com
Fax: 519-245-4759

Current Positions

West Warwick, RI
Shipper | Receiver
Production Manager
Production Associate
Sansin Care Representative
Cleaner
Sales Specialist – Retail

Strathroy, Ontario

Controller
Payables Associate
Sansin Care Representative
Cleaner
Woodworking Associate


SHIPPER| RECEIVERWest Warwick, RI

Sansin is experiencing rapid growth as the demand for wood buildings increases around the Globe. Wood is the world’s most sustainable building material and Sansin offers a leading high performance, low VOC line of finishes that are featured on the world’s most beautiful wood structures.

Sansin is looking for a Shipper | Receiver who wants to be part of an exciting new phase for Sansin as it launches its new US location. The candidate should be energetic and driven to succeed in a high growth company.

Work hours are primarily between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.  Professional growth opportunities based on achievement.

Job Duties:

  • Confirm, record and distribute incoming shipments
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Report damages and discrepancies for accounting, reimbursement and record keeping purposes
  • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking
  • Create a daily shipment schedule
  • Weigh and measure items
  • Organize daily flow, prepare and schedule items for shipments
  • Schedule daily transportation needs with different carriers/couriers minimizing cost
  • Track shipments and verify receipts of shipments as required
  • Ensure that shipments contain proper documentation for shipments and customs for both North American and International shipments
  • Problem solve any cases of missing documents, shipments and deliveries
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • 2-3 years shipping and receiving experience preferably in a manufacturing setting
  • Reliable form of transportation to and from work
  • Knowledge of filling out waybills and bills of lading and international shipments.
  • Online shipping, tracking and receiving experience utilizing FedEx, UPS, Purolator and DHL and other carriers.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate material handling equipment including forklift.
  • Computer literacy, including working skills of Excel and e-mail.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Sansin respects the right to medical privacy and will not require proof of vaccination.

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PRODUCTION MANAGERWest Warwick, RI

Sansin is experiencing rapid growth as the demand for wood buildings increases around the Globe. Wood is the world’s most sustainable building material and Sansin offers a leading high performance, low VOC line of finishes that are featured on the world’s most beautiful wood structures.

Sansin is looking for a Production Manager who wants to be part of an exciting new phase for Sansin as it launches its new US location. The candidate should be energetic and driven to succeed in a high growth company.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of personnel in manufacturing and distribution operations
  • General focus on creating efficiency and effectiveness in the production and distribution operations of Sansin’s manufacturing facility
  • Training and guidance of new employees within manufacturing and warehouse functions
  • Development of work flow processes
  • Guide delegation of work load
  • Employee reviews as required
  • General problem solving
  • Coordination of employee vacation requests

Responsibilities

  • Manufacturing of all Sansin products
  • Maintain raw material Inventory data
  • Maintain finished goods Inventory
  • Oversee loading and unloading of shipments and deliveries
  • Oversee Picking orders
  • Oversee preparation of custom colours
  • Maintain clean and organized production and warehouse facility
  • Processing of waste water

Currently Oversees the following Departments:

  • Production
  • Maintenance
  • Shipping

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Sansin respects the right to medical privacy and will not require proof of vaccination.

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PRODUCTION ASSOCIATEWest Warwick, RI

Sansin is experiencing rapid growth as the demand for wood buildings increases around the Globe. Wood is the world’s most sustainable building material and Sansin offers a leading high performance, low VOC line of finishes that are featured on the world’s most beautiful wood structures.

Sansin is looking for a Production Associate who wants to be part of an exciting new phase for Sansin as it launches its new US location. The candidate should be energetic and driven to succeed in a high growth company.

Work hours are primarily between 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday to Friday.  Professional growth opportunities based on achievement.

Job Duties

  • Daily contribution to maintain a clean, organized and quiet work environment
  • General organization of raw materials and finished goods
  • Dispense product into finished goods containers
  • Build daily orders through attaining, formulating and packing
  • Pack goods for shipments
  • Prepare product samples
  • Adhere to and implement quality control standards
  • Maintain inventory control
  • Help improve and implement policies and procedures to help maintain a healthy work environment
  • Maintain and improve on production practices and safety requirements
  • Label finished goods containers
  • Operate piment machines
  • Assist with other production requirements and other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Highschool Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of production processes and quality control
  • Forklift certification considered an asset

Requirements

  • Reliable form of transportation to get to and from work is a must
  • Performs well and contributes to a positive team based environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Full time permanent availability (day shift, Monday – Friday)
  • Detail oriented with the ability to follow instructions

If interested, please respond by submitting your resume to hr@sansin.com.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Sansin respects the right to medical privacy and will not require proof of vaccination.

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SANSIN CARE REPRESENTATIVEWest Warwick, RI

Sansin is experiencing rapid growth as the demand for wood buildings increases around the Globe. Wood is the world’s most sustainable building material and Sansin offers a leading high performance, low VOC line of finishes that are featured on the world’s most beautiful wood structures.

Sansin is looking for a Sansin Care Representative who wants to be part of an exciting new phase for Sansin as it launches its new US location. The candidate should be energetic and driven to succeed in a high growth company.

Work hours are primarily between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.  Professional growth opportunities based on achievement.

Job Duties

  • Provide prompt email/phone follow-up on all customer inquiries, sales opportunities, and document in CRM software.
  • Work in tandem with the sales team to develop and execute strategic account objectives
  • Support in the preparation and execution of customer trainign and store meetings
  • Serving and growing our existing accounts
  • Coach and motivate Dealer Staff to meet sales goals
  • Conduct and carry out training sessions
  • Attend trade shows, sales meetings, or other sales events when required
  • Work in conjunction with other departments within the organization to provide excellent customer service
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Ability to work 40 hours a week to reach sales targets with potential travel involved
  • Sales experience preferred – comprehensive training provided.
  • Degree or diploma from accredited College/University an asset
  • Superior time management skills, coupled with the ability to organize and prioritize.

Requirements

  • A true professional with a commitment to the provision of exceptional customer service
  • Excellent English communications skills, both written and verbal
  • 10%-15% travel may be required

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Sansin respects the right to medical privacy and will not require proof of vaccination.

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CLEANERWest Warwick, RI

Founded in 1986, The Sansin Corporation is a global leader in environmentally friendly wood protection, focused on creating the best performing, most beautiful water-borne wood finishes in the world.

We are currently seeking an experienced and professional cleaner / custodian to clean our new production facility and office space in West Warwick, RI.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience cleaning in a manufacturing and office environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a thoroughly clean office and factory area
  • Mop tile and concrete floor areas, use machine where required
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas
  • Dust all furniture and fixtures as required
  • Wash and disinfect all washroom floors, toilets, toilet seats, fixtures, and mirrors
  • Replenish toilet tissue and soap as needed
  • Empty all waste baskets and garbage cans and place garbage in outside storage bin
  • Clean entrance and exit including glass, doors and hardware
  • Wash all finger marks from walls, doors, hardware and glass
  • Clean kitchen sinks and counters
  • Maintain cleaning inventory and notify purchasing for additional supplies
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience cleaning office and manufacturing environments
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work

If interested, please respond by submitting your resume.

We thank all interested candidates, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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SALES SPECIALIST – RETAILWest Warwick, RI

Role Purpose

Sansin is experiencing rapid growth as the demand for wood buildings increases around the Globe. Wood is the world’s most sustainable building material and Sansin offers a leading high performance, low VOC line of finishes that are featured on the world’s most beautiful wood structures.

Sansin is looking for a US Sales Specialist who wants to be part of an exciting new phase for Sansin as it launches its new US location. The candidate should be entrepreneurial, energetic and driven to succeed in a high growth company.

The Sales Specialist will focus on serving and growing our key existing accounts and identifying and closing new business with independent retailers across the US. We are looking for someone who has a consultative approach to help customers understand, appreciate and utilize a range of Sansin finishes to beautify and protect wood.

The range of responsibilities include outside sales, customer service, product training and promotions, problem resolution, special events/conferences, and strategic planning for customer and prospect visits.

Reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing:

Key Responsibilities:

  • To achieve revenue and growth targets for Sansin’s retailer network through a consultative sales approach that solves clients’ business growth issues while expanding Sansin’s line within existing stores to increase unit sales through store
  • Increase brand awareness through continuous education and merchandising.
  • Through proactive contact with existing and potential clients, generate new revenue and regularly interface with retail customers to ensure growth on track.
  • Develop dealer capabilities presentations and targeted sales promotional materials to help team develop sales funnel and close business.
  • Collaborate closely with sales representatives and Sansin Care team to identify and target opportunities.
  • Create and present creative client proposals that result in conversion of sales leads.
  • Contribute to retail account planning strategy.
  • Seek ‘starburst’ opportunities within existing customers to grow revenue.
  • As part of the sales process, gather market and client intelligence and provide strategic feedback to management team.
  • Contribute to regular forecasting, budgeting and business planning processes

Essential Experience

  • A successful track record in identifying and closing new business opportunities, or the aptitude and motivation to develop and refine consultative selling skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with proven ability to analyze and translate data into key insights and recommendations.
  • Proactive and well organized with a sense of urgency.
  • Comfortable working both independently and within a team environment.
  • Collaborative and consultative – able to develop positive relationships at all levels of client companies and within sales and marketing teams.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Native/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Sansin respects the right to medical privacy and will not require proof of vaccination.

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SANSIN CARE REPRESENTATIVE – Strathroy, Ontario

Founded in 1986, The Sansin Corporation is a global leader in environmentally friendly wood protection, focused on creating the best performing, most beautiful water-borne wood finishes in the world. We are currently seeking a professional Customer Account Representative to develop and maintain solid customer relationships by handling questions and concerns with speed and professionalism.

Job Duties

  • Provide prompt email/phone follow-up on all customer inquiries, sales opportunities, customer complaints, and document in CRM software.
  • Managing database records, drafting status reports on internal programs.
  • Work in tandem with the sales team to develop and execute strategic account objectives
  • Prepare agendas in conjunction with other sales associates for meetings
  • Coach and motivate Dealer Staff to meet sales goals
  • Conduct and carry out virtual training sessions
  • Attend trade shows, sales meetings, or other sales events when required
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Ability to work 40 hours a week to reach sales targets with potential travel involved
  • Sales experience preferred – comprehensive training provided.
  • Degree or diploma from accredited College/University an asset
  • Superior time management skills, coupled with the ability to organize and prioritize.

Requirements

  • A true professional with a commitment to the provision of exceptional customer service
  • Excellent English communications skills, both written and verbal

If interested, please respond by submitting your resume.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all those interested in the position however only those applicants who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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PAYABLES ASSOCIATE – Strathroy, Ontario

Reporting to the Controller, the Payables Associate has primary responsibilities for managing and executing the accounts payable and customer invoicing processes.   

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the accounts payable process:
    • Maintain process documentation, performance metrics, and lead improvements in the process
    • Process all supplier invoices and other payments with proper matching of supporting documents.  Maintain related ledgers (for example, freight).
    • Present payments for approval in a clear and timely manner and manage the release of payments according to directed process timing.
    • Communicate regularly and pro-actively with suppliers to improve the process and resolve any differences.
    • Act as process expert.  Provide guidance and coaching to others processing payables.  
  • Process customer invoices and related activities:
    • Prepare and post sales invoices, including Spring Bookings
    • Issue special Spring Bookings communications to customers
    • Prepare and organize EDI invoicing of AllPro customers.
  • Provide lead processing of employee expense reports.   Monitors reports for policy conformance, inputs data into the accounting system, and manages any subsequent adjustments.  
  • Perform other general accounting team tasks, as required.

Competencies and Skills Required: 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Sage 50, or similar accounting software.
  • Data entry accuracy and speed.
  • Strong ability to work well with others.
  • Prompt and dependable. 
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.
  • Knowledge of products and their applications (internal candidacy an asset).

Education and Experience Required:

  • College diploma in Finance or other business-related discipline
  • 5 plus years of related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

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CONTROLLER – Strathroy, Ontario

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Controller has primary responsibilities for the financial stewardship of the business, including the effective and efficient management of the business’ administrative activities and the proper management of risk.  The position has a broad set of responsibilities which include:

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an effective accounting system and ensure all transactions within the system are appropriate and properly recorded.
  • Perform treasury activities, including banking, investment, petty cash, etc. to ensure beneficial and reliable cashflows.
  • Develop and complete Management reporting on a timely basis to ensure business results are clearly understood by appropriate parties and to support effective decision-making.
  • Manage the accounts receivable process to ensure prompt Customer payments and minimize bad debt risk.  
  • Manage the accounts payable process to ensure balance between timely supplier payments and prudent cash management.
  • Maintain an effective and accurate payroll system and perform all transaction processing.
  • Manage the Customer order processing process to ensure rapid and accurate order delivery to Production.
  • Assist in Human Resources management, including payroll and compensation structure and administration.
  • Assist in managing insurance and other risk mechanisms to ensure the Company is protected from business risk at determined levels.
  • Maintain corporate documents, including filings of corporate documents of record and intercompany agreements.
  • Liaise with external accounting firm for quarterly/annual reviews and corporate tax returns.
  • Support purchasing activities on day-to-day transactions and provide strategic support for improvements in the purchasing process.
  • Manage and provide leadership to department staff, including hiring, communication, motivation, process improvement support, coaching and development, and discipline.

Competencies and Skills Required:

  • Able to work closely with the Managing Directors in the overall management of the business while maintaining full confidentiality.
  • High-level of leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Broad knowledge of general business and financial administration.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple activities and responsibilities at once.
  • Able to motivate, influence, and develop others.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Detail orientation and “hands on, roll up the sleeves” approach to process performance and improvement
  • Proficiency in Accounting/MRP software and Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel)

Education and Experience Required:

  • University degree in Finance or other business-related discipline
  • Professional accounting designation desirable
  • 10 plus years of related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

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CLEANER – Strathroy, Ontario

Founded in 1986, The Sansin Corporation is a global leader in environmentally friendly wood protection, focused on creating the best performing, most beautiful water-borne wood finishes in the world.

We are currently seeking an experienced and professional cleaner / custodian to clean our production facility and office space. The ideal candidate will have previous experience cleaning in a manufacturing and office environment.

*As a condition of employment, the candidate will have to undergo a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a thoroughly clean office and factory area
  • Mop tile and concrete floor areas, use machine where required
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas
  • Dust all furniture and fixtures as required
  • Wash and disinfect all washroom floors, toilets, toilet seats, fixtures, and mirrors
  • Replenish toilet tissue and soap as needed
  • Empty all waste baskets and garbage cans and place garbage in outside storage bin
  • Clean entrance and exit including glass, doors and hardware
  • Wash all finger marks from walls, doors, hardware and glass
  • Clean kitchen sinks and counters
  • Maintain cleaning inventory and notify purchasing for additional supplies
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience cleaning office and manufacturing environments
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work

If interested, please respond by submitting your resume.

We thank all interested candidates, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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WOODWORKING ASSOCIATE – Strathroy, Ontario

Job Description

The Sansin Corporation is seeking an associate woodworker to add to our team in Strathroy. The ideal candidate must be reliable, eager to learn and comfortable performing repetitive tasks like sanding, cutting and brushing-out liquid samples.

Job Duties:

  • Dip, brush, or spray assembled articles with protective coatings
  • Understand projects to be completed and plan the sequence of cutting, shaping and finishing requirements
  • Sanding of wood used for displays, boards, etc.
  • Use various hand tools to fabricate wood displays and projects
  • Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures
  • Comply with all current good manufacturing practices and safety requirements
  • Perform maintenance and cleaning of all tools and woodshop area
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Timber Frame joinery experience an asset
  • Detail oriented with the ability to follow instructions
  • 3 years woodworking or related experience an asset
  • Experience with saws is a must
  • Reliable form of transportation to get to and from work
  • Willing to travel

If interested, please respond by submitting your resume.

Sansin Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all those interested in the position however only those applicants who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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