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.
*KEY RESPONSIBILITIES*

* 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.

*SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS*

* 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

*Benefits*

* 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).
*HOW TO APPLY?*
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.
*WHY WORK FOR TAIGA?*
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

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

Work Location: In person%138053% %%warehouse%%

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