Job Overview:

The Warehouse/Yard Employee is responsible for general duties in the yard and warehouse including loading, unloading of company delivery vehicles, customer service, as well as, maintaining the inventory in the yard.

Required Accountabilities:

  • Looking after contractor and other customers to find product, load/unload vehicles
  • Operate the yard forklifts once training and certification had been achieved
  • Operate the saws in the cut shop once the employee had been given instructions on the safe operation of the saws
  • Keep the yard, cut shop, special order bins and area in a clean and presentable appearance properly signed
  • Unload transport trucks with product for the store and yard
  • Ensure all products leaving the yard have been invoiced correctly
  • Attend Health and Safety Committee meetings and training if requested by store management and Committees
  • 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 observant of customers who appear to be acting in a manner suspicious in relation to store theft and report to your supervisor
  • 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 Management

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and sales skills
  • Proven working experience as a warehouse worker
  • Strong communication, organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Customer satisfaction-oriented
  • Familiar with modern warehousing practices and methods
  • Sales skills
  • 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
  • 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 80lbs while rotating and climbing
  • Maintain inventory levels, stock shelves, take inventory and report quantities to purchasing
  • Flexibility in work schedule to meet the demands of the store and management
Job Category: Yard
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: 3955 Quadra St Victoria BC

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