Management Development Program



Our goal is to hire exceptional people with high sales and leadership potential and create a long–term management career for you. With Emco, you will enjoy the strengths of working with a large company, and the freedom to let your entrepreneurial spirit flourish.

Emco is offering a challenging yet highly rewarding career opportunity to manage one of our Profit Centres. Profit Centres are ultimately the heart of our business and managed by ambitious leaders that build talented teammates who strive to develop strong partnerships with our customers, suppliers and communities.

This is a salaried program where you will be paid to learn about our business and the industry, while also having the potential to share in the company’s financial success through profit sharing. Emco also provides a comprehensive benefits and pension plan.

Emco Divisions

As part of this program, you’ll have the opportunity to become specialized in one of the four divisions below:

We provide full solutions for plumbing projects, from small home renovations to large scale commercial builds; anything from the technical components you don’t see to the finishing products you touch and use daily.

We understand the need for comfort and climate controlled environments; heating, air conditioning, proper ventilation, and refrigeration are integral for this. We offer full HVAC and refrigeration systems, as well as the accessories and parts for a complete comfort solution.

We are Canada’s leading distributor of industrial pipe, valve, fitting and specialty products to serve a diversified market including oil & gas, pulp & paper, mining, chemical power, manufacturing, marine and water & waste management.

We cater to the specialized needs of vast projects such as irrigation, commercial/industrial rainwater, erosion & sediment control, and geosynthetics. Emco Waterworks can supply a complete package for nearly any type of water distribution project.

Program Phases


Warehouse: 6 Months

  • Product Knowledge
  • Inventory and Route Planning
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Understanding Customers, Vendors and Markets

Counter Sales: 6 Months

  • Customer Service
  • Pricing and Credit Management
  • Financial Statements
  • Sales and Order Management

Inside Sales: 9 Months

  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Quotes and Estimates
  • Reporting and Analysis

Outside Sales: 18 Months

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Account Management
  • Cultivating New Business Opportunities
  • Vendor Sourcing

Profit Centre Supervisor: 3 – 6 Months

  • Team Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership Development
  • Financial Management for the Profit Centre


Development and Mentoring

Emco offers a leadership program like no other, designed to focus on big picture thinking that will help you become a strong business leader. At every stage of the program, we cultivate your leadership skills and prepare you with a solid foundation so that you can successfully manage a Profit Centre.

The best way to learn is to be hands-on in the business and this will help you to understand the many products, procedures, services, and people that make our company great! Along the way, you will relocate at least twice, which will expose you to a variety of management styles, teammates, markets, and customers that will help you develop into a world-class leader. Through these relocations, you will also gain invaluable opportunities to grow your network of contacts and resources.

You’ll be partnered with an experienced Profit Centre Manager at each location you work in who will provide advice and guidance during your learning phases. In addition, your Regional Manager will also provide mentorship, ensuring you have a detailed overview of the business and industry.

Once you have completed the program, you will be ready to take on the challenge of being a Profit Centre Manager. You will lead your own team, provide a strategic vision, mentor others, and run the business like it was your own. Your path of personal development and growth will be never-ending at Emco.

Candidate Profile
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Ambitious Mindset
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Entrepreneurial Drive
  • University Graduate
  • Ability to Relocate
  • Driver’s Licence
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Apply Today!

To apply for the Management Development Program with Emco, you must:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Be willing to relocate within a region and/or across Canada
  • Be eligible to work in Canada

To start the application process, submit your cover letter and resume to