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Genest Concrete a family-owned business located in Sanford, Maine began manufacturing concrete products in 1927. Today, Genest is recognized as one of New England’s leading manufacturers and distributors of concrete blocks, architectural masonry, paving & wall stones, and the new Comfort Block masonry wall systems. Genest also has three Maine landscape and masonry supply stores, selling manufactured products, natural stone, tools and much more in Biddeford, Sanford & Windham. With less than 100 employees, you are not just a number when you work here. Genest is always looking for dedicated, hard-workers to add to the team.

 

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Current Open Positions

 

Manufacturing Laborer

SUMMARY: Safely assist with the daily operations of concrete manufacturing plants & departments as needed; responsible for achieving concrete production goals of: EFFICIENCY, QUALITY, and SAFETY

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Monitor cleanliness of the machines and the surrounding areas
  • Monitor product and wrapping quality to assure standards are met
  • Safely assist with operations of concrete manufacturing equipment
  • Assist with operating a rolling conveyor
  • Assist with loading and unloading product
  • Build & repair wooden pallets
  • Assist with organizing yard inventory
  • Other related duties as required in various plants

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Mechanical knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Welding: 1 year (Preferred)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand for the duration of your shift
  • Physical strength and endurance to repeatedly lift product
  • Safety focused with a production mindset
  • Prior experience with tools, machines, welding desired

GENEST PERKS!

  • Full Medical package: Health, Dental, Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retail Center Discounts
  • 401(k) with excellent profit sharing
  • Company advancement opportunities
  • Vibrant Culture

JOB TYPE: Full-time

SALARY: $19.00 – $21.00 hourly (DOE)

SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 1st shift

 

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Employee Testimonials

“I’ve been working here for 15 years, I have stayed for multiple reasons. I feel good after accomplishing a day of production; and I like the people I work for and with”

“I love my schedule and our 401K profit sharing benefit!”

Genest Concrete is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

* No phone calls please! *

 

Manufacturing Mechanic

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with implementing measures to improve: production methods, equipment performance, equipment repair, diagnoses of malfunctions, quality of the product, and preventative maintenance programs
  • Work closely with staff to optimize process and meet production targets
  • Assist Supervisor to address inventory volumes and production planning
  • Engage in dismantling, assembling, and installing equipment, parts, and machinery
  • Observe mechanical equipment to determine the cause of trouble and appropriate repair solutions
  • Understand policies and OSHA safety regulations to ensure compliance and a safe work environment.
  • Build a sound working knowledge of mold components in terms of maintenance, tolerances, and function
  • Assist with overseeing efforts to identify and implement improvements in areas such as: safety, morale, equipment, processes, and quality
  • Assist with providing guidance, coaching, and promoting retention
  • Due to the nature of business and production; filling in and operating in other areas is reasonable to expect

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An educational background is highly desired in engineering, concrete industry, management, or related field.
  • Technical or Vocational school certification desired
  • Experience in concrete manufacturing is highly desired
  • Exceptional skills with electrical, mechanical, and welding
  • Strong working knowledge of OSHA and safety procedures
  • Possess an understanding of concrete production and/or similar manufacturing
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow instructions and manuals step by step
  • Possess computer skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess mechanical knowledge –  plant-related equipment a plus
  • Value a commitment to team concepts

GENEST PERKS!

  • Full Medical package: Health, Dental, Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retail Center Discounts
  • 401(k) with excellent profit sharing
  • Company advancement opportunities
  • Vibrant Culture

JOB TYPE: Full-time

SALARY: $19.00-24.00 hourly (DOE)

SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 1st shift, occasional Saturday may be required.

 

Apply Now!

 

Employee Testimonials

“I’ve been working here for 15 years, I have stayed for multiple reasons. I feel good after accomplishing a day of production; and I like the people I work for and with”

“I love my schedule and our 401K profit sharing benefit!”

Genest Concrete is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

* No phone calls please! *

 

Dealer Sales Representative

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: Services and maintains the network of dealers selling Genest Concrete products. Ensures dealers have up-to-date information, knowledge, training, literature and professional looking displays for Genest products and services. Assists dealers, and their contractors, with special needs, services or concerns regarding Genest products.  Monitors competitor products, industry changes and seeks new business opportunities.

WHAT YOUR DAILY TASKS LOOK LIKE:

  • Combine resources with face-to-face salesmanship to build brand awareness
  • Generate and maintain sales revenue from new and existing contacts (70% travel)
  • Service accounts over expansive territory with the possibility of overnight travel
  • Physically distribute samples of concrete products to customers
  • Coordinate the installation of new patio displays and product racks at dealer sites
  • Maintain appearance of existing dealer displays and literature kiosks
  • Schedule training seminars and product demonstrations for dealers and their contacts
  • Actively participate in tradeshow booths/tables
  • Visit job/field sites to educate contractors on product
  • Research information relating to competitor products, pricing, and industry changes
  • Develop and seek new opportunities for dealers, products, and services
  • Oversee and uphold positive business relationships with dealers
  • Maintain and always display a professional appearance and positive attitude
  • Execute administrative functions such as quotations and special orders as needed
  • Uphold confidentiality of all company, dealer, and customer proprietary information

 WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TEAM:

  • College degree desired or equivalent education and/or experience
  • 3+ years of Sales experience in construction, landscaping, or related industry
  • Proficient in all stages of the sales journey with dealers and contractors
  • Mastery skills in: time management, attentiveness, organization, and transparency
  • Dedication to the pursuit of a great customer experience
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • A valid driver’s license and insurable driving record

GENEST PERKS!

  • Company vehicle
  • Sales branded attire
  • Medical package: Health, Dental, Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Short Term Disability
  • Paid Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retail Center Discounts
  • 401(k) with match & profit sharing
  • Company advancement opportunities

Genest Concrete is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.