At EMCO Corporation, our widespread success comes from an uncompromising commitment to our people.  If you want to join an innovative, nationally recognized, and growing wholesale distribution company – then come explore a career with us!

We are currently hiring a full-time Project Manager at EMCO Waterworks a Division of EMCO Corporation located in Ottawa, Ontario


A Typical Day at EMCO:

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for interacting with engineers, contractors, business owners and interpreting project requirements to create quotations and submittal packages using our take off software. You will negotiate with vendors to obtain the best pricing, delivery, and terms of purchase to ensure optimal order fill rates and high levels of customer satisfaction for project material. You will also be required to manage project orders at times.

Additional duties will include:

  • Interpret complex information including engineering packages to determine customer requirements and offer solutions that create high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Create accurate and professional quotations packages from customer specifications/drawings using applicable software
  • Negotiate pricing and delivery terms with both vendors and customers; expedite orders when required
  • Create pricing contracts based on accepted quotation to ensure accurate pricing; create ship to accounts
  • Follow up with customers to ensure orders are filled properly and promptly
  • Investigate customer and vendor problems; resolve any pricing shortfalls and material returns in a timely manner
  • Assisting customers at the counter, via phone calls, and on job sites if required
  • Support the Profit Centre team as an expert in the specifics around projects and product information
  • Communicate to the Profit Centre Manager and Credit Department any changes in a customer’s business that might cause a credit risk
  • Be knowledgeable on local region’s design guidelines for municipal services
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the Profit Centre Manager


About Our Team:

Here at Ottawa Waterworks, we offer a fun, fast-paced and dynamic workplace. We work as a team, share core values, and support each other’s growth and development. As our teammate, you will have the opportunity to continually develop your skills through ongoing training, have the opportunity to be innovative and try new things, and work alongside passionate colleagues with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are a team of enthusiastic individuals who are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of the customers we serve.


What We Are Looking for From You:

  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience – preferably in the waterworks industry
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
  • Possess a strong work ethic and a high standard of integrity
  • Ability to develop comprehensive product and product application knowledge
  • Excellent customer service and sales experience
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; ability to work under tight timelines and multiple deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with customers, vendors, and teammates
  • Energetic, self-motivated, and able to work independently
  • Ability to learn and operate the applicable software system used to process orders
  • Intermediate math skills


Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience with or knowledge of products sold at the Profit Centre
  • Knowledge of the construction industry
  • Experience using Trend and Eclipse
  • Previous sales experience within a wholesale distribution environment
  • Mechanical and/or civil engineering skills are an asset


Why Join Our Team?

EMCO Corporation is one of Canada’s largest integrated wholesale distributors of plumbing, HVAC, waterworks, and industrial products for the construction industry. We have endless opportunities for you to grow and develop in your career and a culture that prides itself in supporting you every step of the way!


In addition, we will offer you:

  • Great mentors and on-the-job training
  • Growth potential with competitive salary, benefits, and profit sharing
  • A career with a solid, stable company with strong core values
  • Participation in our pension plan with employer contributions
  • Work-life balance and flex time


Next Steps:

Interested in a career with EMCO? We’d love to hear from you!

Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to:


EMCO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a barrier free workplace where all employees can contribute to their fullest potential. We welcome all applications to ensure we have an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of the customers and communities in which we live and serve. Should you require an accommodation as part of the recruitment process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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