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Learn More About Our Team!

Hover or click To Get To Know a Few of Our Outstanding Employees!

Kari Dilner

Kari Dillner

Asst. Contractor Sales Manager

Mokena | Years Active: 4

Q: Before working at Schillings, what line of work where you in?
A. Retail sales- Famous Footwear Manager

Q: What positions have you held within Schillings?
A: Purchasing Clerk, Purchasing Manager Mokena / Hardware Manager

Q: What advice do you have for prospective Schillings candidates?
A: Have fun, love what you do, and always give it your all with anything you do! Do not be intimidated coming into this field if you don’t have much experience. We are all here to help and will help with anything along the way.

Q: What are 3 words that describe Schillings?
A: Hard working, friendly, and compassionate.

Q: What knowledge have you gained from working at Schillings?
A: I have gained TREMENDOUS knowledge about the various building materials and their uses. I have also been able to learn a great deal about the business world!

Q: What makes it fun to work at Schillings?
A: The people at Schillings are great! Being able to come to work every day and work with such a great group of people while serving our customers has been such a great experience.

Q: What is your proudest moment at Schillings?
A: While working at Schillings I have experienced a proud moment each and every day. Coming into a field that I have not had much experience in and now being as knowledgeable as I am now is such a great accomplishment. I am also proud to work for such a generous and caring company. Within the year I have been employed with Schillings I have been able to see and be a part of many generous donations to various people in need. Whether it be donating to a fellow employee in times of crisis or donating to less fortunate individuals within our community (even across the world), Schillings is always willing to give back.

Christina

Christina Boswell

Contractor Sales

St. John | Years Active: 8

Q: Before working at Schillings, what line of work were you in?
A: Retail sales (Target)

Q: What advice do you have for prospective Schillings candidates?
A: Don’t be intimidated! There is a lot to learn, and the best thing you can do is strive to do your best. Having a good work ethic and taking pride in what you accomplish will take you far in this company.

Q: What are three words that describe Schillings?
A:
Engaging, growth, family

Q: What knowledge have you gained from working at Schillings?
A: Everything! I had no knowledge of the building industry before starting my career here, and after six years, I have learned more than I can put into words.

Q: What makes it fun to work at Schillings?
The people. With the hours we work, we really get to know one another, which makes our work environment a lot more comfortable.

Q: What is your proudest moment at Schillings?
A:
Becoming a contractor salesperson. At the time, I was the youngest and the only woman.

Neil

Neil Poplon

Store Manager

St. John | Years Active: 9

Q: Before working at Schillings, what line of work where you in?
A: Restaurant Industry

Q: What positions have you held within Schillings?
A: Operations customer service, inventory control, assistant purchasing manager, purchasing manager (current)

Q: What are 3 words that describe Schillings?
A: Innovative, Professional, and Rewarding

Q: What knowledge have you gained from working at Schillings?
A: Building materials knowledge, inventory management, analytical reporting, and price/contract/program negotiations are just a few.

Q: What makes it fun to work at Schillings?
A: Several company sponsored events such as bowling nights, Polar Plunge, training/product knowledge events w/catered lunches, and ice cream day!

Q: What is your proudest moment at Schillings?
A: Starting with the company as seasonal support and growing with the company into an upper-management position. 

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Voted Best Place to Work

The Times Best of the Region

Schillings was voted as the Best Place to Work in the 2020 Northwest Indiana Times Best of the Region Contest.

Grow

with Chicagoland’s fastest growing building materials supplier!

Learn

with your teammates through one on one and classroom training.

Play

with paid time off, employee events, and more!

Family Owned & Operated

At Schillings, we hold family in high regard. We strive to consistently and efficiently invest in our facilities, equipment, and most importantly the employees.

Because this company is our family,
and family comes first.

How to Apply

  1. Please download and fill out the application (3 pages) for the state in which you are applying.
  2. Click on the job you are applying for in the column to the right.
  3. Click the “Apply for this Job” button.
  4. Fill out the form – In the cover letter field, upload your completed application, NOT your cover letter.
  5. Upload your Resume.
  6. Finish and submit the form.
  7. Human Resources will contact you if there is potential to move forward. (Applications remain on file for one year.)

Download Fillable Application

St. John & Cedar Lake applicants use the Indiana application. Mokena applicants use the Illinois application.

You can email your completed application to careers@schillings.com.

Testimonials

There is room for growth, and they encourage you to develop yourself. The company pushed me to achieve goals I didn't think I would reach. Not only have I expanded my skills as an employee, but I've also gained skills that apply to my own life.

Marketing Employee

Indeed

"Hard work does not go unrewarded. Work environment allows you to shape your own career path."

Project Manager

Glassdoor

"Very helpful staff with a showroom like none other!"

Matthew W.

Google

"Great customer service. Professional delivery drivers."

Benjamin B.

Google

"Great family company. Everyone really cares about the team and getting the job done."

Kitchen Sales Employee

Glassdoor

Schillings provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, military status, unfavorable discharge from military status, sex, marital status, disability, order of protection status, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws. Schillings is a drug-free workplace.

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