Our Emco Plumbing Profit Centre in Grande Prairie, AB is a location staffed by a professional team who pride themselves on the delivery of exceptional levels of customer service.  We are looking for a Material Handler – Shipper-Receiver to join our team.

An Emco Material Handler – Shipper-Receiver is expected to:

  • Provide a professional atmosphere for our customers
  • Uphold our Core Values and Ethics with every interaction
  • Work safely and effectively as a Teammate
  • Know how to safely operate a forklift and other material handling equipment
  • Be courteous, friendly and build relationships with customers and vendors

Job Summary

As a Material Handler -Shipper-Receiver you will be responsible for counting, verifying, receiving and putting away incoming vendor material and customer returns as well as picking, packing and shipping customer orders.  Attention to detail ensures the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Job Duties

  1. Follow all Health and Safety rules and legislation while performing job functions
  2. Load and unload trucks, operate forklift and other material handling equipment
  3. Receiving duties;
    • Upon unloading vendor shipments or customer returns, obtain the packing slip and verify material received. Note any discrepancies or damaged material
    • Print and verify the computer receiving documents and enter material received into the computer system
    • Identify special order material and damaged material and store in proper location
    • Note all shipping discrepancies on freight carrier’s Bill of Lading, initiate freight claims and forward paperwork to appropriate teammate
  4. Picking, packing and shipping duties;
    • Pick material for customer orders, counting and comparing items to the shipping documentation
    • Assemble material and pack appropriately for pick up or shipment to customer
    • Complete documentation for any shipments being delivered via third party carrier or requiring Transportation of Dangerous Goods documentation
  5. Inform the supervisor of any inventory discrepancies, damaged/defective/ nonsalable material that would impact customer service levels
  6. Maintain warehouse cleanliness and safety.  Remove empty cartons, metal banding, pallets and other debris.  Inform Profit Centre Manager of any safety issues
  7. Assist teammates in servicing customers at the counter
  8. Perform any other reasonable duties as requested by immediate supervisor or Profit Centre Manager

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Outstanding customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail
  • Positive and outgoing attitude
  • Able to develop comprehensive product knowledge
  • Able to learn to safely operate a forklift and any other material handling equipment
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced, stressful environment
  • Work in a variety of outdoor conditions year round
  • Ability to meet the following physical demands:

Physical Demand

Lifting                      Frequently, up to 80 lbs
Carrying                  Frequently, up to 80 lbs
Pushing/Pulling       Frequently, up to 200 lbs

Please submit your resume along with cover letter to Geoff Moyles at: gmoyles@emcoltd.com

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Emco is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a discrimination, harassment and barrier free workplace where all employees can contribute to their fullest potential. Emco is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, creed, place of origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. We welcome applications from all minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, neurodiversity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas

To apply for this job email your details to gmoyles@emcoltd.com.