Warehouse Person

Winnipeg - Manitoba (MB),

CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd

Job Description:

Warehouse Person
Winnipeg, MB

Reference Number: CAN-MB-WPG-193-041219

Founded in 1989, CanWel is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CWX, and is Canada's only fully integrated national distributor in the building materials and related products sector.

CanWel operates multiple treating plants and planing facilities in Canada and the United States, and operates distribution centres coast to coast in all major cities and strategic locations across Canada, and near San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. CanWel distributes a wide range of building materials, lumber, and renovation products. In addition, through its CanWel Fibre division, CanWel operates a vertically-integrated forest products company based in Western Canada, operating from British Columbia to Saskatchewan, also servicing the US Pacific Northwest. CanWel owns approximately 136,000 acres of private timberlands, strategic Crown licenses and tenures, log harvesting and trucking operations, several post and pole peeling facilities, and two pressure-treated specialty wood production plants.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Warehouse Person is responsible for efficiently and accurately assembling products for customer orders, loading orders on customer trucks, receiving inventory from suppliers, and receiving and restocking customer returns.

Expected Contributions
  • Unloads building material supplies safely and promptly from delivery trucks, and properly places in the warehouse.
  • Accurately, efficiently, and safely picks and assembles customer orders.
  • Processes receiving tallies and
packing slips without delay.
  • Assists customers by loading orders onto delivery trucks.
  • Conducts spot inventory counts.
  • Receives and restocks inventory returns.
  • Maintains a clean and organized warehouse.
  • Adheres to all work safety rules and regulations.
  • Adheres to customer service commitments.

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Certification in the following equipment is required: counterbalance forklift.
    • CanWel is willing to train in-house.
    • Must have own steel-toed boots.
    • Minimum two years' warehouse experience and be familiar with order picking process.
    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds or 20 kilograms occasionally.
    • Bending, lifting, and reaching during course of shift.
    • Knowledge of building materials is an asset.

    Education: High school diploma an asset

    Compensation and Benefits
    • Competitive hourly rate
    • Health benefits
    • Company pension plan
    • Annual incentive plan

    Work Location: 350 De Baets Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2J 0H4

    Hours of Work
    • Typically Monday to Friday
    • Must be flexible with start and finish times

    Note: Hours may change due to operational requirements.

    Working Conditions: Able to tolerate outdoor working conditions

    CanWel welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.

    We thank you for your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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