Careers

Deslaurier is hiring! We’re currently seeking candidates for Design Consultant to work out of our location in Renfrew, Ontario.

The designer’s primary functions are cabinetry sales and customer service. Essentially, the designer is responsible for working with customers to establish floor plans & layouts, coordinating cabinet, door, hardware and countertop selections while assisting them with appliances, flooring selections, etc.  It also includes educating them on the order and installation processes, and the completion of accurate paperwork to meet customer’s expectations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Meet the budgeted sales goals while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Discuss with the customer their needs, wants and design ideas, including assisting them with selecting suitable products (i.e., wood, MDF, thermofoil, countertops, hardware, etc.)
  • Create preliminary designs, layouts and floor plans using 2020 design software
  • Provide pricing information to customer using 2020 design software and negotiate contract terms and conditions
  • Perform all onsite field measurements and be able to anticipate and resolve site condition issues
  • Complete and submit all necessary paperwork using 2020 design software for the submission of the work order
  • Provide constructive feedback and ideas to management
  • Continuous improvement in product knowledge, and design trends and order accuracy
  • Attend the monthly sales meetings and the annual sales conference

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven track record of sales results
  • Strong working knowledge of 2020 design software
  • Strong knowledge of cabinetry and design experience
  • Meticulous attention to detail, innovative thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Strong organization and oral/written communication skills; bilingualism is an asset
  • Time management skills are vital as is the ability to work outside regular office hours
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Degree or diploma in design or other related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in design/sales or, a combination of education and work experience
  • Must be highly motivated with a demonstrated track record of providing outstanding customer service
  • Valid drivers license with access to vehicle and willingness to travel

 

Deslaurier is also seeking candidates for Design Support to work out of our location in Ottawa, Ontario.

Working out of the Ottawa Showroom, Design Support’s primary responsibility is to assist designers with work orders helping to ensure that orders are submitted cleanly and in a timely manner.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Generating quotes and/or estimates for new prospective clients and/or builders
  • Drawing and costing out kitchens, bathrooms, etc., using 2020 software provided by DCC
  • Assisting where necessary on the GOHBA Housing Design Award entries such as CAD layouts, written descriptions etc.
  • Design support for busy designers in the area of drawing layouts using the 2020 software
  • Selling of small add on jobs to existing customers to assist the designer on existing accounts
  • Possible showroom coverage to handle retail showroom traffic during vacations and summer months
  • Administration work as assigned
  • Attending training in certain areas of the company that may not involve the design process
  • Attend the monthly sales meetings and the annual sales conference
  • Site measures – builder or retail renovations
  • Interaction with site personnel – installers, service techs, inspectors etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong working knowledge of 2020 design software
  • Strong knowledge of cabinetry and design experience
  • Meticulous attention to detail, innovative thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Strong organization and oral/written communication skills; bilingualism is an asset
  • Time management skills are vital as is the ability to work outside regular office hours
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Degree or diploma in design or related field would be an asset
  • Must be highly motivated with a demonstrated track record of providing outstanding customer service
  • Valid drivers license with access to vehicle and willingness to travel

 

Deslaurier is also seeking candidates for a number of various positions to work out of our location in Renfrew, Ontario. Those positions include:

Forklift Operators
CNC / Edge Bander Operators
Custom Wood Workers
Finishing Sprayers
Finishing Sanders
Assembly Workers (Builders, Packaging)
Countertop Fabricators
Delivery Personnel
Maintenance Personnel


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • vary by position

Qualifications:

  • vary by position

Interested parties are asked to make a written expression of interest to careers@deslaurier.ca or ndoran@deslaurier.ca. Expressions should be accompanied by a resume, complete with references. Thanks in advance for your interest.