Warehouse & Delivery Assistant Career Opportunity
Dufresne Furniture and Appliances is currently seeking a Warehouse & Delivery Assistant for our store in Kenora store located at 1077 Railway Street.
Dufresne Furniture and Appliances is committed to investing in our team members; we offer:
•Market competitive wages ($17 to $19 per hour)
•Comprehensive benefits plan and excellent employee discounts;
•Employer Sponsored Retirement Savings Plan;
•Career growth and continuous development;
•Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.
As the Warehouse & Delivery Assistant, you will:
•Handles product in any or all sub-departments in the warehouse according to product floor procedures.
•Receiving: unload trailers, merchandise handling, unwrap and tag product and investigate variances
•Shipping: load trailers, merchandise handling and wrap product
•Deck review: product inspection, assembly and repair
•Pick Truck Operation: merchandise handling and product movement
•Special Needs Lane (SNL): store transfers, delivery returns, SNL investigations, inventory control & management and furniture inspections
•Assists with Customer pick-ups
•Safely and efficiently performs loading and unloading activities related to the Company’s delivery service
•Maintains routines needed to ensure the efficient operation of the vehicle
•Safely and efficiently drive the scheduled route, keeping to schedule and while providing exceptional customer service
•Delivers product to customer’s home following Company’s policies and procedures
•Assembles product in customer’s home when required
•Conducts all activities in a safe, courteous manner with every effort put forward to minimize damage to product and to the customers’ home
•Understands and follows all safe work practices and rules
•Completion of delivery paperwork/inventory control
•Ability to communicate with DCD (Delivery Completion Data) personnel upon completion of each delivery.
•Abide by all Federal, Provincial and Municipal regulations as it pertains to commercial truck Drivers.
As a successful candidate you will have the following:
•High School Diploma preferred or in process of completion
•Previous warehouse experience
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as instructions for use, directions and safety manuals
•Good computer skills with working knowledge of MS Office products and ability to learn in-house computer programs
•Experience with hand tools an asset
•Must be able to read item numbers and product descriptions on delivery paperwork
•Perform simple written paperwork recording
•6 months to 1 year of Delivery Driver experience
•Valid Class 5 Driver’s license with clean Driver’s abstract, (with air a plus)
•Physically fit, able to lift and move objects up to 100 lbs
•Able to conduct physical work in warm and cold conditions
•Flexible schedule requirements including evenings, weekends and overtime as required
•Operates various equipment (dock levellers, hand trucks, cardboard baler and reach truck etc)
•Good verbal communication skills
•Criminal Record Check required
•Lift truck certification or ability to take and pass company’s certified training
We are one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies!
Dufresne Furniture and Appliances has created a strong reputation for great product assortments and providing home furnishing solutions to the Canadian consumer built on a foundation of service excellence. For over 30 years Dufresne has continued to stand on our promise of “A Better Experience”.
The Dufresne “Better Experience” is for everyone. Our guests, our team members– what about you?
Apply now at www.dufresne.ca/careers !
Dufresne Furniture and Appliances welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Job type: Full-time