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.
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.
Follow all Health and Safety rules and legislation while performing job functions
Load and unload trucks, 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
A minimum of 1 year of warehouse/yard experience
Outstanding customer service and verbal communication skills
Able to develop comprehensive product knowledge
Ability to learn to safely operate a forklift and any other material handling equipment
Possess a high level of attention to details
Able to learn and operate the applicable computer system (D635) used to process orders
A safe work environment
Great mentors and 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
Interested in a career with Kent? We would love to hear from you!
Please apply Online!