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Avron Distribution is a proudly Canadian company launched in 1994 which has grown to have thriving locations in Concord, Vancouver and Montreal. We are a leader in our industry and greatly improve the lives of Canadians by supplying a wide variety of products to facilities for children and seniors. Our products include food, educational and multi-sensory resources for all ages and abilities. We also specialize in permanent and mobile solutions to promote learning, cognitive and physical development.

Why Join Us:

     - Competitive compensation
     - Comprehensive benefits and RRSP program
     - Outstanding company culture of teamwork, individual recognition, comradery
     - Opportunity for advancement

 


 

Manager, ECE Programs

Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Concord, Ontario

Key Responsibilities:
     - Use your Subject Matter expertise in operating daycares to assist and liaise with our Purchasing team in procuring appropriate products for our clients
     - Consult/educate clients opening new daycares on regulations/requirements and develop sales opportunities for our product line
     - Conduct research to identify and contact daycares prior to business launch (ie. in planning/preparations for opening)
     to establish relationships and introduce them to Avron as a complete solution for all their requirements
     - Travel 2-4 times per year visiting trade shows

Qualifications:
     - 5+ years of supervising /directing a day care
     - Have obtained an ECE certificate (additional education in special needs or other elements of ECE is an asset)
     - Understanding of the Ministry requirements in building and maintaining a regulated day care
     - Leadership and managerial skills, self-starter
     - Understanding of products & curriculum of early childhood knowledge and the effect on a child’s development
     - STEM – knowledge and understanding
     - Insight into the Montessori curriculum is an asset
     - Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office

Please submit your resume to career@avron.ca

 Posted: January 25, 2019




Bilingual Outside Sales

Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Montreal, Quebec (Avron QC)

Purpose: To maintain/develop current customer base and obtain new customers while meeting/surpassing sales mandate/goals.

Key Responsibilities:
     - Actively manage and grow a dedicated sales territory that includes a large, pre-existing customer base.
     - Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals
     - Plan, organize and execute daily sales activities:
     - Cold calling and prospect research
     - Conduct sales blitzes
     - Analyze customer accounts to determine areas of opportunity
     - Deliver presentations and educate customers and potentials
     - Attend trade shows, warehouse sales and conventions
     - Conduct 15-20 client/prospect visits per day
     - Write proposals and negotiate large contracts - submit to Branch Manager for final approval
     - Achieve assigned monthly and annual sales objectives
     - Create various reports (sales volume, potential sales and areas of proposed client base expansion) and develop recommendations/solutions to increase sales
     - Understand, support and comply with company policies and procedures, e.g. special orders, credit, returns, health and safety, communications
     - Stay current on the Educational Childcare Regulation Act, product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature.

Qualifications:
     - Bilingual French/English written and verbal skills
     - 2+ years of previous sales experience with strong knowledge of sales best practices and methodology
     - Proven track record of setting and surpassing sales targets
     - Exceptional drive, motivation, sense of urgency and desire to succeed
     - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
     - Experience with MS Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
     - Valid driver’s licence and vehicle

Please submit your resume to career@avron.ca

 Posted: January 25, 2019

 


 

Bilingual Outside Sales

Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Ottawa & Gatineau (Avron QC)

Purpose: To maintain/develop current customer base and obtain new customers while meeting/surpassing sales mandate/goals.

Key Responsibilities:
     - Actively manage and grow a dedicated sales territory that includes a large, pre-existing customer base.
     - Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals
     - Plan, organize and execute daily sales activities:
     - Cold calling and prospect research
     - Conduct sales blitzes
     - Analyze customer accounts to determine areas of opportunity
     - Deliver presentations and educate customers and potentials
     - Attend trade shows, warehouse sales and conventions
     - Conduct 15-20 client/prospect visits per day
     - Write proposals and negotiate large contracts - submit to Branch Manager for final approval
     - Achieve assigned monthly and annual sales objectives
     - Create various reports (sales volume, potential sales and areas of proposed client base expansion) and develop recommendations/solutions to increase sales
     - Understand, support and comply with company policies and procedures, e.g. special orders, credit, returns, health and safety, communications
     - Stay current on the Educational Childcare Regulation Act, product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature.

Qualifications:
     - Bilingual French/English written and verbal skills
     - 2+ years of previous sales experience with strong knowledge of sales best practices and methodology
     - Proven track record of setting and surpassing sales targets
     - Exceptional drive, motivation, sense of urgency and desire to succeed
     - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
     - Experience with MS Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
     - Valid driver’s licence and vehicle

Please submit your resume to career@avron.ca

 Posted: January 25, 2019

 


 

Experienced Buyer

Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Concord, Ontario 

Key responsibilities:
     - Relationship management – vendors, internal stakeholders
     - Forecasting and reporting
     - Purchase Orders – order entry, follow up through to completion
     - Organization of product transportation
     - Potential vendors – establish contact, assess products, conduct negotiations for: production and delivery, pricing, credit terms and freight
     - Warranty claims – investigate and resolve – involving customers and vendors
     - Inspect received products
     - Obtain product information for Marketing

Qualifications:
     - 5+ years of practical work experience in a high volume purchasing role
     - Previous leadership experience and excellent verbal/written communication skills
     - Ability to work productively on a team and meet tight deadlines
     - Excellent attention to detail
     - Intermediate MS Excel skills

Please submit your resume to career@avron.ca

 Posted: January 29, 2019

 


 

Customer Service / Administrative Support 

Permanent, Full-Time - Monday-Friday Daytime Shifts (Able to work extra hours as required)
Location: Concord, Ontario (Head Office) 

Key Responsibilities:
     - Receives, processes and verifies the accuracy of orders
     - Prepare and edit invoices
     - Liaise with various departments / customers to resolve a variety of order-related issues
     - Tracking & logging information
     - Contact customers for out of stock items and suggest alternatives
     - Prepare paperwork for next day deliveries

Qualifications:
     - Professional telephone manner and excellent customer service skills.
     - Highly team-oriented and flexible
     - Strong problem solving skills
     - Detail oriented and organized
     - Good administrative skills
     - Proficiency in MS word, Excel and Outlook
     - Experience working in a call centre will be an asset
     - Some knowledge of order picking process / warehouse operations will be an advantage

Please submit your resume to career@avron.ca

 Posted: February 8, 2019

 


 

Accounting Assistant

Permanent, Full-Time - Monday-Friday Daytime Shifts
Location: Concord, Ontario (Head Office) 

Key Responsibilities:
     - 
Collections; arrangements for payments of outstanding/late accounts
     - Process receipts for 3rd party payments (by cash, cheque, credit)
     - Post AR/AP data
     - Administer claims, refunds and adjustments
     - Reconcile customer/company payments to general ledgers
     - Review credit balances, refunds and adjustments
     - Balance daily AR batches
     - Resolve billing discrepancies or incorrect cash transactions

Qualifications:
     - A related business degree (i.e. finance or accounting)
     - Working towards accounting designation is an asset
     - 2-3 years full cycle accounting experience
     - Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail and accuracy

Please submit your resume to career@avron.ca

 Posted: February 26, 2019

 


 

Human Resources Associate

(3 Month Contract - April 29, 2019 to July 31, 2019)
Location: Concord, Ontario (Head Office) 

Required:
     - 
Excellent verbal and written English skills
     - 3+ years of experience in a similar role
     - Ability to execute accurately in a fast paced environment
     - Able to maintain confidentiality at all times
     - Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Desirable:
     - Background in payrool administration
     - Policy creation
    

Please submit your resume to career@avron.ca

 Posted: March 25, 2019

 


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