Careers

Margranite, based out of Burnaby, British Columbia, is the only production facility of its kind in Western North America. Margranite began by producing granite tiles for the Canadian and US market. The demand for locally produced granite slab prompted construction and opening of a slab production facility on the same site in 2000.
We are a family business focused on the growth of our company and our people. We are simply a great place to work.

Margranite offers a competitive total compensation package along with an excellent benefits program including medical, dental, vision, and long term disability.
Please apply with a cover letter including salary expectations and resume indicating which position you are applying for to Human Resources.
Only resumes of candidates under consideration will be acknowledged.

Margranite is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Outside Sales Representative to join their dynamic team. This position will be responsible for generating project specifications within the Architectural and Interior Design community as well as servicing an existing dealer base. This key role will drive sales volume, maintain and grow existing accounts, and develop new clientele and sales channel opportunities throughout the assigned sales territory. 

Career Overview

  • Successful track record in an outsides sales environment with value based sales and possesses an ability to close
  • Maintaining and building an established client base.
  • Calling on the Architect and Design community to present and promote products for the purpose of generating project specifications
  • Specializing in technical sales
  • Servicing dealers by way of presenting new products and updating existing displays
  • Assist in the preparation of specifications, quotations and sales reports.
  • Monitoring and updating project development
  • Gathering market feedback related to customer satisfaction and new potential products and / or product ideas.

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the flooring industry, exterior cladding, marble & granite slabs/ finished products.
  • Pro-active, self-motivated, independent, quick learner and organized.
  • Strong communicator – both verbal and writing.
  • Results orientated who is driven by a high degree of integrity.
  • Able to travel outside of Vancouver to service and hunt for new accounts.
  • Enthusiastic, creative and customer-focused leader with a demonstrated track record of building excellent long-term customer relationships.
  • Prior experience with the Architectural and Design community an asset.

Margranite is seeking a highly motivated, Showroom Sales Representative to join their dynamic team. The position is best suited to an individual with an interior design background. The ideal candidate would be someone that has industry knowledge of tile and sales experience. The position requires someone that has flexible availability- Saturdays included. Has great organizational skills, attention to detail, enjoys engaging with people, and is good at forging positive relationships. They must be able to work in a creative environment involving design, colour and textural selections for all types of commercial and residential tile needs. Natural Stone knowledge an asset.

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the flooring industry, exterior cladding, marble & granite slabs/ finished products an asset
  • Pro-active, self-motivated, independent, quick learner and organized
  • Strong communicator – both verbal and writing
  • Results orientated who is driven by a high degree of integrity
  • Enthusiastic, creative and customer-focused leader with a demonstrated track record of building excellent long-term customer relationships
  • Prior experience with the Architectural and Design community an asset.

Margranite is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Polish/ Resin Line Machine Operator to join their dynamic team. This is a full-time physically demanding position for an energetic person. This position is responsible for the inventory maintenance, assembly of customer orders, yard organization and the shipping/receiving functions in the plant.
The right candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated; a person with the passion to come to work each day and make a contribution.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of experience
  • Seeking long-term employment
  • Energetic and willing to work
  • Good command of English language
  • Able to lift 30 – 50 lbs. frequently
  • Able to take direction
  • Willing attitude to learn
  • Must be able to start full-time employment

Competencies

  • Has Problem-solving work ethic and strong trouble shooting skills
  • Excels in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented and focused
  • Motivated by challenges and solving problems
  • Patient, has a positive attitude and takes pride in their work
  • Performs duties in a safe, organized and efficient manner
  • Ability to tolerate exposure to noise and dust
  • Ability to handle the stress involved with meeting deadlines
  • Operate broad span of tools in stone product manufacturing plant

Required

  • Certified Steel Toe boots
  • WHMIS
  • Ability to complete loads from written and verbal instruction
  • Excellent communication skills—verbal and written
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Strong knowledge Polishing line/ Resin Line -Stone polisher by using automated SIMEC Breton & Gaspar
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Industrial first aid or safety training

Margranite is seeking a highly motivated, Gang Saw Operator to join their dynamic team. This is a full-time position for an energetic person.

The right candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated; a person with the passion to come to work each day and make a contribution.

You do not have a problem with getting dirty. This job is physically demanding.

The ability to operate the following equipment considered an asset:

  • Gaspari Menotti type granite gang saw or the operation of simple CNC equipment.
  • Overhead gantry crane
  • Chain and wire rigging
  • Wire Saw
  • Cement mixer
  • Wheel Barrow
  • Block Splitter
  • Basic Hand tools

Must have experience with and be able to

  • Read construction drawings
  • Perform basic math equations including the ability to convert between metric and imperial dimensions.

Margranite is seeking a highly motivated, Dimensional Stone Fabricator to join their dynamic team. This is a full-time position for an energetic person.

The right candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated; a person with the passion to come to work each day and make a contribution.

You do not have a problem with getting dirty. This job is physically demanding.

The ability to operate the following equipment considered an asset:

  • Bridge type CNC stone saw
  • Overhead crane
  • Straight edge polisher
  • Hand held grinder
  • Water polisher
  • Fork lift
  • Basic Hand tools

Must have experience with and be able to:

  • Read construction drawings
  • Perform basic math equations including the ability to convert between metric and imperial dimensions/li>
  • Cut stone to size as per work order and drawings provided
  • Mix and use two part polymer resins (Tenax)
  • Profile and polish edges as needed
  • Package, crate and band strap finished goods ready for shipping
  • Load packaged goods onto trucks for shipment
  • Able to lift 30 – 50 lbs. frequently