Forklift Operator/Material Handler

Full Time

Taiga Building Products

Taiga Building Products – Nanaimo Branch is looking for a Forklift Operator/Material handler. The successful candidates must show experience in the lumber and building product industry as well as motivation in a production environment and be willing to go the extra mile when needed.
*Our Company*
We are a respected International Wholesale Distributor of Building Products with branch offices throughout Canada and in various locations in the United States. With a 50-year history of dependable service to the retail and industrial building material industry, we are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive compensation package including company benefits. We are a public company, listed on the TSX.

* Loading and unloading building materials on flat deck trucks and vans in a safe and efficient manner.
* Accurately picking and staging customer orders.
* Provide excellent customer service to customers and truck drivers.
* Double checking loads before they leave the yard.
* Entering accurate information into BisTrack computer system and printing documents.
* Maintaining a clean and safe work environment.


* Forklift Certificate
* Forklift experience loading and unloading flat decks and vans
* Lumber or Building materials experience is an asset
* Safety focused
* Can Do Attitude
* Customer Focused Team Player
* Solid working knowledge of computers and the capacity to learn new programs
* Attention to detail
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Organized and able to prioritize tasks
* Physically fit with the ability to lift 50lbs repetitively
* Work indoors and outdoors in all weather
* Good track record of attendance
* Working knowledge of RF Scanners in a WMS environment is an asset
* Knowledge of building materials is an asset
* Focused on maintaining a clean and safe work environment
* Ability to work alone and as part of a team


* Hourly Salary – $19-$22
* Dental care
* Disability insurance
* Extended health care
* Life insurance
* RRSP match
* Vision care
* Wellness program

*Regular Shift Timing:*
Monday to Friday
*Ability to commute/relocate:*
Nanaimo Branch: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required).
If you are a self-starter with the above attributes and the desire to grow within our company, we would like to talk to you. Please submit your resume & Cover letter with your salary expectation. We want to thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Equal opportunity employer, leading wholesale distributor of building products within North America! Check us out at* ***
*Application Deadline:*
*Posting date:* February 22, 2024
*City:* Nanaimo
*Prov/State:* British Columbia

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.00-$22.00 per year

* Dental care
* Disability insurance
* Extended health care
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* RRSP match
* Vision care
* Wellness program
Flexible Language Requirement:
* French not required
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

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