The Load Builder is responsible for accurately building orders for delivery to job sites as well as helping customers in the yard in a courteous and respectful manner.

Required Accountabilities:

  • Perform daily inspections of lift trucks and complete required forms
  • Ensure lift truck maintenance and servicing requirements are met
  • Build orders to required specifications for delivery
  • Load and unload building materials in a safe and efficient manner
  • Check load contents for accuracy and secure materials
  • Unload transport trucks with product for the store and yard
  • Ensure all products leaving the yard have been invoiced correctly
  • Ensure that all products are shipped on schedule and according to specific instructions by Head Shipper to meet customer demands
  • Maintain contact with supervisor and work to resolve issues as they arise
  • Maintain accuracy of inventory by reviewing packing slips
  • Be knowledgeable about all products stored in the yard and warehouse
  • Use proper material handling techniques to ensure minimal damage to yard inventory
  • Be familiar with the grades, dimensions and species of lumber stocked in the yard
  • Be able to work in the yard during adverse weather conditions.
  • Be friendly, courteous and helpful to all customers and staff
  • Contribute to the implementation of lean manufacturing principles
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Yard Foreman or Store Manager

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Customer satisfaction-oriented
  • Broad knowledge of building supplies and home improvement products
  • Action-oriented, self-starter attitude and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • A background in the construction industry, as well as, retail and sales
  • Competent forklift operator
  • Strong people management skills including problem solving, negotiations, conflict resolution and people management
  • Physically able to perform tasks that require prolonged standing, sitting and other activities that are necessary to perform job duties
  • Ability to be active on your feet including climbing ladders and stairs and lifting weight up to 100lbs while rotating and climbing, pushing, pulling, bending and torso twisting movements with weight
  • Itemize returned material from customers
  • Complete backorders and correspond with sales to co-ordinate product and ensure customer is supplied
  • Flexibility in work schedule to meet the demands of the store and management

DISCLAIMER:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Company reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned; and should not be construed as a position change or constructive dismissal.

Job Category: Yard
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: 3955 Quadra St Victoria BC

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