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YARD PERSON

YARD PERSON

Evans Home Building Center

YARD PERSON
PART-TIME
(Hourly Rate)
HOURS: 7:30AM to 6:00PM (Mon – FRI)
8:00 AM to 5:00PM (Sat)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Yard Person maintains (cleans/pick trash) in the lumberyard. They load and unload materials, store them in the proper locations. This is accomplished by using a variety of equipment including forklifts, pallet jacks, lumber carts, etc. They must also greet and serve yard customers and, therefore, need to be familiar with inventory, prices, returns, and exchange policies. They may also estimate prices on outside jobs, such as kitchen remodeling, carpet laying, flooring,  window installation, etc.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Load and unload materials.
 Take all necessary safety precautions when handling freight, tools, and equipment.
 Store materials in correct locations in the yard.
 Identify and assist customers with advice, information, and/or help in gathering and loading orders.
 Keep the yard clean and the inventory neat and orderly.
 Be familiar with the locations(s) of all inventory and equipment.
 Be familiar with the safe operation and maintenance of equipment, including forklift, lumber cart, pallet jack,
banding machine, etc.
 Assist customers in handling large or heavy items.
 Resolve customer complaints.
 Be aware of theft and take action, in line with company policy, to report or discourage it.
 Process special orders for non-stock items.
 Give customers timely notice of incoming special orders.
 Restock lumber bins, sheds, etc. when they are depleted.
 Deliver purchases and/or pick up returned goods.
 Receive incoming merchandise.
 Check incoming merchandise against orders or invoices, identify damaged goods, shortages, and backorders.
 Report any shortages, damaged goods, and backorders to your supervisor.
 Take telephone orders for merchandise.
 Make suggestions for rules, policy, and/or procedure changes when you think that such changes will improve efficiency, morale, profits, sales, etc.
 Help in training new employees.
 Work on any special projects assigned by your supervisor, after determining their priority in relation to your other duties.
 Work on additional duties and assignments as assigned by management.
 Work in a safe manner in accordance with provincial and federal safety legislation, as well as the use of good common sense. Report any potential hazards and unsafe behavior to management in order to have the situation corrected.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Must be able to communicate effectively with customers, management, and employees.
 Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays.
 Must be alert to all yard activities to help customers, use equipment properly, help in loss control and yard safety and security measures, etc.
 Must read and comprehend written and printed materials, as well as information presented in numerical form.
 Must safely operate yard equipment and tools, including forklift, pallet jack, lumber cart, banding machine, radial arm saw, etc.
 Must move materials weighing up to 100 pounds to or from the yard, placing them on or removing them from trucks, pallets, etc.
 High School graduation or equivalent.
 Ability to work cooperatively in a team atmosphere.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
 Reports directly to the Assistant Manager or Store Manager.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME TO:
Kathy Parton
kparton@vianet.ca
Fax: 705-671-1507
Phone: 705-674-1921
Evans Home Building Center
172 Pine Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 4R8

Contact Name: Kathy Parton

To apply for this job email your details to kparton@vianet.ca

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