Opportunities for Material Handler- Lumber Yard Associate

Material Handler - Lumber Yard Associate
We are currently hiring a full-time Material Handler for our Kent store .
As a material handler, you will offer great customer service including ensuring that our product displays are safe and easy to shop, you will assist customers with picking and loading their products. To offer these services, you need to enjoy manual handling and physical work. A high attention to detail will ensure exceptional levels of customer service and satisfaction.
Typical career steps are to become an order picker or driver.
  • Follow all Health and Safety rules and legislation while performing job functions
  • Load and unload customer vehicles, operate forklift and other material handling equipment
  • Pick material for customer orders, assemble material and pack appropriately for pick up or shipment to customer
  • Inform your direct supervisor of any inventory discrepancies and damaged/defective material that would impact customer service
  • Maintain workplace cleanliness and safety by removing empty cartons, metal banding, pallets, and other debris
  • Inform supervisor of any safety issues within the warehouse and lumber yard
  • Help customers as needed
  • Perform other tasks as requested by supervisor

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Outstanding customer service and strong verbal communication skills
  • Able to develop comprehensive product knowledge
  • Ability to learn to safely operate a forklift and any other material handling equipment
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, fast paced and dynamic workplace
  • 8 hour shifts - varying schedule
  • Possess a high level of attention to details
  • Able to read invoices and product return paperwork

We offer:
  • A safe work environment
  • On-the-job training
  • Incentive programs, Growth potential, Employee discount
  • A career with a solid, stable company with strong core values
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Employee Discount and reimbursement

Kent Building Supplies is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Our mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superior service, quality products and everyday great prices. We protect our customers and staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values. Kent is locally owned and operated, and we continue to grow in your community.
Next steps:
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
To learn more about our products and services, click here .

Kent Building Supplies is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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