Erie Materials
Serving the Professional Builder & Remodeler in New York and Pennsylvania Since 1973

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Building a Career at Erie Materials

More than a Job

Our People Count


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Exceptional Service, Integrity, Care for People, Excellence

Erie Materials, privately owned and operated since 1973, is built on these values. For more than four decades, Erie Materials has provided high-quality products and exceptional service at the best value to professional contractors. Today, we are the leading distributor of building products in upstate New York and northeast Pennsylvania.

Erie Materials has been an independent, family owned business since its inception and has earned a stellar reputation as a leading company.  Erie Materials earned national recognition as a Top 10 Specialty Distributor, a Top 30 Distributor and was the 2008 Distributor of the Year. 

Consider these points as you think about your next career choice:

• Are you looking for a long-term opportunity?  Over 65% of our employees have been with us for at least 5 years and over 45% of our employees have been with Erie Materials for at least 10 years.

• Are you looking for opportunities for advancement?  Over 30 members of our management team across the company started in warehouse operations.  They work with over 30 inside and outside sales representatives who also started there.  We have many, many others who are enjoying career growth and long term opportunities at Erie Materials.

We look for team oriented people who take initiative; people who will be focused on our customers; people who can communicate; people comfortable taking the lead and holding themselves accountable for doing a great job. We want people who are interested in starting a career with us.

If this sounds like you – then you should apply today.

(If you are open to relocation, there may be even more opportunities for career growth and development)  

Our People Count

Our founder and CEO, Bob Neumann says, “Take care of your customers; take care of your employees; and don’t forget what the word integrity means.” 

Those are values that drive our company and care for our customers has been the secret to our success, but not at the expense of our people.  Erie Materials works hard at taking care of our employees.  Full-time employees earn competitive pay and have the opportunity to enroll in an outstanding and comprehensive benefit package.  Employees and their families are eligible to participate from the day they start.

Our benefits include:  Affordable Health Care Plans, Dental Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vision Coverage, Basic and Supplemental Life and AD+D insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, and retirement benefits including a 401K and Profit Sharing plan.  

Erie Materials, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, disability, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, military service/leave, arrest/conviction record or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Current Openings

Delivery Specialists

We have immediate FT openings for motivated CDL A or B Delivery Specialists with a great attitude and high energy to make deliveries for our customers in Upstate NY from our locations in:

Albany – 99 Railroad Ave, Albany, NY 12205
Auburn – 1492 Rt 5+20 West, Auburn, NY 13021
Syracuse – 500 Factory Ave, Syracuse, NY 13211
Watertown - 22293 Teal Park Drive, Watertown, NY 13601

Our delivery specialists drive all day and are home every night.  They operate a well maintained fleet of leased vehicles, including moffett equipped flatbed and soft side straight rigs; tractors with moffett equipped flatbed trailers; and flatbed straight trucks with booms to provide our customers with exceptional service and delivery.

If you have experience operating a truck mounted boom we have a place for you in our organziation.  We require excellent customer service skills; Forklift and/or Moffett experience preferred; Ability to move or lift up to 100 lbs. frequently; Strong work history and clean CDL A or B. 


The Controller is responsible for providing high quality customer service and supervisory support for members of the corporate accounting department.  Under the leadership and in support of the CFO, the Controller provides finance and accounting information including month end and year end closing, to assist corporate leadership and branch management in making educated decisions about company operations. 

• Works in support of the CFO leading and directing the work of the corporate accounting function including maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
• Maintain the chart of accounts, accounting filing system and system of controls over accounting transactions
• Supports (and/or supervises) the activities of the corporate accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of management reports including, internal and external monthly financial statements
• Supports (and/or supervises) the accounts payable accountants to ensure the accurate and timely processing of accounts payables, accounts payable reconciliation, petty cash receipts, expense reports, and vendor disbursements 
• Supports (and/or supervises) the accounts receivable accountants to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including closing daily branch activities, billings, processing of payments received, cash receipts application to customer accounts, preparation and submission of daily receipts to the bank
• Supports (and/or supervises) the payroll department
• Timely completion of financial reports and analysis
• Ensure local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings are completed in a timely manner
• Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors
• Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
• Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
• Respond to CFO as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate financial needs
• Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports
• Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner.
• Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
• 4-6  years of background, training and/or experience
• CPA preferred
• Must possess strong computer skills including keyboarding, data entry and experience with of Microsoft Office products
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to work independently and support department and co-worker needs
• High integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality




We always accept applications at each of our Branches. 


Please feel free to download and complete the employment application below.


Submit your resume, cover letter and application by email, fax or mail:

Email to:

Fax to:    (315) 455-6453

Mail to:
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
Erie Materials, Inc.
PO Box 476
Syracuse, NY 13211

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.