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Career Opportunities at UNIQUE Paving Materials

Grow your career with UNIQUE Paving Materials Corp., industry leader in pavement maintenance products. With a history of innovation, excellence and ongoing improvement, UNIQUE stands behind its products, service and people. UNIQUE puts its employees first, and prides itself on hiring people-focused, motivated individuals. More than a company, UNIQUE is a family working toward one goal—be the best in the pavement maintenance industry.

Current Open Positions

CDL-A Truck Driver – Cleveland, OH

We are looking for a qualified CDL-A Driver who resides close to the Cleveland OH area to transport our product and equipment with the high level of service that our customers expect.

The main responsibility of the CDL-A Driver is to transport and operate equipment used in making asphalt products at various locations as needed.

CDL-A Truck Driver Responsibilities:

  • Extensive overnight travel during peak season (approximately 50% during a month)
  • Punctuality is critical
  • The willingness to work on short notice and be available via cell phone
  • The ability to perform mathematical calculations and solve problems
  • Professional communication with customers, vendors, and employees
  • A high degree of integrity; especially in regards to safety and DOT compliance
  • The ability to lift and carry samples, products, and equipment (25-70 lbs.)
  • The ability to climb ladders and platforms to operate equipment
  • Detailed oversight of his or her own employee expense reporting

 

Qualifications:

  • A valid CDL Class A license
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements with TWIC card preferred, or obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Prior over the road experience (preferably a minimum of 2 years)
  • A solid driving record and insurable through the company’s insurance provider
  • Front-end loader and fork-lift experience a plus

CDL experience required with the Company providing extensive equipment and product specific training.

 

Benefits:

Our Company is well established and driven to succeed. We offer a competitive benefits package including health-care, a 401k retirement plan and employee directed dental and short-term disability plans.

Veterans with a CDL-A license are encouraged to apply

UNIQUE Paving Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

To apply for the Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative position, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Ann Kay at RKay@HumanicsLLC.com

 

Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative – Cleveland, OH

We are seeking a Customer Service and Inside Sales Representative for our facility in Cleveland, Ohio. This is an opportunity for someone with two to four years of prior inside sales experience to join a successful, well-established company; work and learn with knowledgeable professionals; and further develop their career.

The primary customer service responsibility is to provide excellent service and support to customers and the sales team. Inside sales duties include working with sales and marketing in a supportive way to increase sales of UNIQUE’S products and services. This is achieved primarily by telephone. The ideal candidate will utilize sales and marketing tools and interact with existing customers to increase current business and help prospect for new business according to an agreed upon market development strategy.

Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative Responsibilities:

  • Enter and process orders, including expediting orders as necessary
  • Respond to customer inquiries via telephone or written correspondence
  • Work with sales and marketing teams to ensure customers’ needs are met
  • Be internet savvy with the ability to research, generate sales leads and cold-calls, and implement sales campaigns
  • Qualify leads, identify decision makers, determine customer needs and explain products and services
  • Build new client relationships and assist in the sales process, including developing marketing and sales materials, recommending products that establish value, and overcoming customer objections
  • Assist the outside sales team with arranging and coordinating products and seminars, demos, and product request follow ups (Note: The individual in this role may also travel to conduct product demonstrations in the field.)
  • Participate in continuing education and training related to the work and industry

 

Qualifications:

  • 2–4 years of prior experience in customer service and/or inside sales
  • Experience in the industry, or similar, is a plus
  • Associate degree or post high school education preferred but will consider a combination of education and experience
  • Excellent oral and listening skills
  • Professional telephone presence
  • Skilled in written communication (i.e. detailed oriented, accurate, and grammatically correct)
  • Strong skills in spreadsheets, presentations, and database use. Prior experience with a customer database/CRM is preferred, including accurate entry and report writing
  • Adobe Illustrator experience is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and office equipment (copier, fax, scanner, video conferencing and telephone systems)
  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills
  • Some overnight travel may be necessary

 

Benefits:

This position provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, life, 401(k), FSA and voluntary dental.

UNIQUE Paving Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

To apply for the Customer Service/Inside Sales Representative position, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Ann Kay at RKay@HumanicsLLC.com

 

Laboratory Technician – Cleveland, OH

We are seeking a Laboratory Technician (non-medical) in our Lab Operations at our manufacturing facility on the east side of Cleveland, OH.

This is an opportunity to join a successful, well-established company and work with knowledgeable professionals. UNIQUE Paving Materials’ stringent lab standards and quality control procedures have made its products the most specified brand.

Laboratory Technician Responsibilities:

  • Collect, log, and process raw material and final product samples using defined testing procedures.
  • Read, understand and be able to independently execute test methods used to analyze aggregate samples, mix samples, emulsions, fuels and asphalt.
  • Gather, compare, and transmit test results to the production department.
  • Maintain and clean all lab equipment and apparatus.
  • Maintain, recycle, and replace the storage of samples.
  • Observe and participate in all safety programs. Adhere to all safety rules and regulations and properly use all personal protective equipment.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED required. 1-2 years of college in a science major preferred; chemistry major strongly preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a chemical lab environment preferred.
  • Will consider a combination of education and experience.
  • General understanding of measures (viscosity, density, etc.).
  • Knowledge of physical terms and ability to use/convert metric to U.S. systems.
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy in work.
  • Strong basic math aptitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to understand and implement test methods.
  • Ability to lift up to 50-pound product samples (hot and cold) and to retrieve samples from tanks and trucks.
  • Ability to use office equipment (copiers, scanners).
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the company’s insurance provider.

 

Benefits:

This position offers competitive compensation (salary + commission) and an exceptional benefits package. A company vehicle is provided.

UNIQUE Paving Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

To apply for the open Laboratory Technician position, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Ann Kay at RKay@HumanicsLLC.com

 

 

Maintenance Technician – Cleveland, OH

We are seeking a Maintenance Technician for our manufacturing facility on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio. This position has a dual focus: maintenance technician for equipment and facilities, and plant operation. This is an opportunity to join a successful, well-established company and work with knowledgeable professionals in the paving materials industry.

The Maintenance Technician works closely with plant management and approved suppliers to service and maintain the facility, yard and production equipment per the manufacturer’s requirements and those established by UNIQUE Paving Materials Corp. Some overnight travel is possible (0–5 percent).

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled, preventative and emergency repairs
  • Maintain facility equipment (e.g. minor furniture, electrical and lighting, plumbing and structural)
  • Maintain yard and production equipment (e.g. minor forklift, air compressor, air filters, tote and drum filler, pug mill(s) and valves maintenance and repairs)
  • Maintain spare parts inventory
  • May serve as a member of UNIQUE’s Safety Committee and provide safety training

 

Plant Operation Responsibilities Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with plant management to ensure all manufactured and dispensed products completed to meet specifications
  • Produce and dispense liquid asphalt related products (i.e. emulsions, cutbacks and additives)
  • Load and unload trucks containing either raw materials or finished goods
  • Provide coverage for other positions as required

 

Qualifications:

This position requires the ability to troubleshoot issues, problem solve and calculate mathematical equations. Qualified candidates are effective communicators who can speak to customers, vendors and service providers in a courteous, professional manner. Additional qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED plus 2 years of technical training preferred (will consider a combination of education, training and experience)
  • 1+ years machine and/or facility maintenance experience
  • 1–2 years production operation experience, preferably with a liquid product
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable through company’s provider (CDL-A or CDL-B licenses are a plus)
  • Ability to operate tow motor and front-end loader
  • Must understand basic mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic principles
  • Familiar with OSHA safety standards
  • Ability to lift 50–80 pounds
  • Experience using a computer-based maintenance management software is a plus
  • Knowledge of PLCs and welding/fabrication is a plus

 

Benefits:

UNIQUE Paving Materials Corp. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health care, life, vision discounts, 401(k) plan, and employee directed dental and flexible spending accounts. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

 

To apply for the open Laboratory Technician position, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Ann Kay at RKay@HumanicsLLC.com