Careers with Van Isle Windows

Become part of our team

Van Isle Windows is a great place to work! We are the largest local manufacturer of quality vinyl windows and patio doors on Vancouver Island! We have been serving Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands residents in Victoria with a team of 80 plus fantastic people who believe in one another and help each other. We work hard, we work smart, and we work safe, but we have fun, laugh and enjoy working in a positive environment too. We offer competitive compensation and great benefits!

Spring 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the production team in our Victoria Plant. You will work with and take direction from a supervisor, and you’ll be reporting to our Production Manager.

Primary duties include:

  • following instructions from experienced employees and supervisors
  • feeding raw materials into production machinery
  • assemble of goods on the production line
  • loading and unloading items from machines and assembly lines
  • monitor the process and carry out basic quality and testing checks as directed
  • store goods and materials properly in our warehouse
  • use lifting equipment
  • preparing goods for shipping
  • maintaining work areas and equipment
  • measuring and confirming sizes
  • interaction with team members and our internal customers
  • following all safety and Covid protocols in place
  • other duties as assigned from time to time
  • some heavy lifting is involved

 

Qualifications:

  • punctual and reliable
  • positive attitude and work ethic
  • ready, willing and able to learn
  • ability to use and read a tape measure
  • experience with hand tools and power tools an asset but not necessary
  • willingness to take instruction, constructive feedback and to follow standard operating procedures
  • desire to work cooperatively in a collaborative team environment and open communication

 

Other things you’ll want to know:

  • these are full time positions and we will train the right individuals. It is essential that you be consistently punctual and reliable and that you readily take direction
  • work days normally run Monday to Friday, noting overtime and weekend work is sometimes necessary

 

Email Terry Benjamin (Production Manager) tbenjamin@vanislewindows.com 
You can also fax to 250-383-7271 or drop off or mail your resume to Van Isle Windows Ltd., 404 Hillside Avenue, Victoria BC V8T 1Y7

Spring 2021

We are looking for a person who is goal oriented and has a deep knowledge of customer service best practices. You will work closely with the sales and installation team, and you’ll be reporting to our Sales Manager.

Primary duties include:

  • meet and greet all customers; walk-ins, telephone and email
  • customer mining/telemarketing (finding new and/or repeat business)
  • input quotes into our window making program
  • check data accuracy in orders and as needed, assist head office with invoices
  • process/collect payments
  • contact clients to both obtain missing information, answer queries and schedule installation related work
  • conducting customer satisfaction surveys
  • liaise with various managers and departments as needed
  • maintain and update sales and all other customer records
  • develop monthly sales reports in collaboration with the sales team
  • communicate important feedback from customers internally
  • learn about product lines and stay up-to-date with new products and features
  • other duties as assigned from time to time
  • follow all safety and Covid protocols in place

 

Qualifications:

  • proven work experience as a Sales Administrator or Sales Support person
  • hands on experience using MS Office (MS Excel in particular) and for our future, CRM software
  • proprietary software proficiency
  • understanding of sales performance metrics
  • excellent organizational and multitasking skills
  • team player with high level of dedication
  • ability to work under strict deadlines
  • punctual and reliable, positive attitude and work ethic
  • desire to work cooperatively in a collaborative team environment and open communication

 

Other things you’ll want to know:

This is a full-time position and we will train the right individual. It is essential that you be consistently punctual and reliable and that you readily take direction. Work days normally run Monday to Friday, noting overtime and weekend work is sometimes necessary, pending workloads and time of year.

 

Email Chris Lamothe (Sales Manager) clamothe@vanislewindows.com 
You can also fax to 250-383-7271 or drop off or mail your resume to Van Isle Windows Ltd., 404 Hillside Avenue, Victoria BC V8T 1Y7

Spring 2021

We’re looking for both experienced Window Installers and persons with a willingness to learn, to join our Victoria, Nanaimo and Courtenay installation teams. You will work with and take direction from a lead installer(s) and you’ll be reporting to our Installation Manager.

Primary duties include:

  • loading and unloading windows, patio doors, entry doors, skylights and sun-tunnels to and from installation trucks
  • measuring openings and confirming sizes
  • applying trim details both inside and outside so using hand tools and operating various power tools and power equipment
  • helping with removal of windows and doors from residential housing and multi unit buildings
  • installing newly manufactured windows, patio doors, entry doors etc. in residential and multi unit housing/buildings
  • using ladders & scaffolding in a safe manner to scale heights to access units being replaced
  • both preparing and cleaning up job sites before and after installations
  • interaction with the customers
  • following all safety and Covid protocols in place
  • other duties as assigned from time to time
  • some heavy lifting is involved

 

Qualifications:

  • valid BC Driver’s License in good standing
  • knowledge of materials handling and construction site safety is important
  • ability to use and read a tape measure, hand tools, and operate power tools and power equipment safely
  • experience placing, securing, and climbing ladders and scaffolding in a safe manner (important: as a matter of personal and public safety no fear of heights is tolerable)
  • willingness to take instruction, constructive feedback and to follow standard operating procedures
  • desire to work cooperatively in a collaborative team environment and open communication
  • ability to deal effectively with the public in a pleasant and courteous manner

 

Other things you’ll want to know:

  • these are full time positions with some opportunities for advancement
  • daily work hours can vary depending on the project and scope of work
  • work days normally run Monday to Friday, noting overtime and weekend work is sometimes necessary hence scheduled

 

Email Marc Georg (Installation Manager) mgeorg@vanislewindows.com
You can also fax to 250-383-7271 or drop off or mail your resume to Van Isle Windows Ltd., 404 Hillside Avenue, Victoria BC V8T 1Y7