Lehigh Hanson Project and Distribution Coordinator in Vancouver, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 3625BR

Line Of Business: Pipe

Department: Distribution

Primary Location: Vancouver-BC

Job Posting:

Ocean Pipe a division of Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is seeking a qualified Project and Distribution Coordinator.

This position is responsible for providing quotations based on customer specifications, coordinating projects, and providing sales support and arranging delivery of products to job sites. It is a combination of “Project Coordinator” and “Distribution Coordinator” – two roles we have already defined in our Pipe business. This role in particular will be approximately 40% Project and 60% Distribution.

This opportunity is perfect for the professional who is looking to grow their career with an industry leader. While focusing on servicing existing and prospective customers, you will begin your career with a proven leader in the pipe and construction materials industry.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the Company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Schedule and monitor deliveries for BC market

  • Provide customer service to walk in customers and phone in orders

  • Ensure accurate ticketing, invoicing, and processing of orders

  • Maintain transportation cost and payment tracking system

  • Perform detailed takeoffs from drawings for quotation and/or manufacturing purposes

  • Maintain good communication with customers and drivers

  • Coordinate smaller supply projects from start to completion

  • Support other sales staff as needed

Who we are looking for:

  • Some post-secondary education is preferred

  • Experience in either dispatch or sales is preferred

  • Experience in shipping and receiving environments

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team environment

  • Ability to interpret design plans and perform detailed take offs

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and ERP systems.

  • Must have proven organizational, multi-tasking and communication skills

  • Knowledge of precast pipe products is an asset

  • Second language would be an asset

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