Warehouse Associate

About our Client:
RedFox Flooring Warehouse is a new retail flooring warehouse that specializes in all types of flooring for both residential and commercial projects. RedFox is currently seeking a Warehouse Associate to join their growing team. They offer a competitive compensation package, as well as a potential for sales commission according to sales abilities. Redfox Flooring is a newly opened flooring retail company, located in the Royalty Power Mall, previously the Sears building.

Description:
Our client is seeking a motivated and driven warehouse associate who has experience in all areas of warehouse work, from shipping and receiving roles to inventory control, order picking, and others. Being certified in driving and operating different types of motorized warehouse equipment is considered an asset. The successful applicant must be an independent and self-sufficient individual who is willing to take on different projects and unexpected problems that may arise throughout operations. Although this position is guided with the supervision of the manager, the successful application will be expected to follow all workplace safety measures and company guidelines to ensure safe, efficient and effective operations.

The warehouse associate will be responsible for the organizing, shipping and receiving of all flooring materials offered in store. Other duties will include maintaining thorough, up to date, knowledge of company products, developing strategic inventory methods and maintain relationships with existing and potential customers. Integrity, hard work, and passion are essential for this role.

General duties of this position would include:
• Receiving, selecting, packing and loading customer orders as they are
• Loading and unloading delivery vehicles
• Maintaining a safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area and workstations neat
• Complying with procedures, rules, and regulations at all times throughout daily operations
• Journaling incoming stock and ensuring appropriate documentation is attended to
• Coordinating shipping arrangements for the customer, client and vendor materials
• Ensuring timely deliveries for all shipments
• Will also be required to do internal sales from time to time
• Establishing ongoing rapport with existing and potential customers
• Aiding in getting orders ready for customers (when applicable)
• Investigating and troubleshoot customer service issues
• Other duties as required or requested

Day-to-Day duties of this position would include:
• Opening and closing the warehouse area
• Leading special initiatives as instructed
• Maintaining code of ethics, integrity and honesty
• Lifting heavy materials depending on operations
• Developing positive work relationships
• Being a leader within the warehouse
• Being proactive during daily operations, finding tasks to do when days are slow
• Cleaning and maintaining the overall appearance of the warehouse for the best front-face
• Providing customers with accurate pricing information and notifying them of potential and current sales

Requirements for this position would include:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Previous warehouse handling experience will be considered an asset
• Certified forklift operator
• Experience in computer inventory and online sales programs
• Experience in retail flooring or the building/construction industry is considered an asset
• Experience in renovations, interior design or general home improvement is considered an asset
• Ability to lift up to 32kg if necessary
• Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and written
• Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers
• Experience in driving a forklift is considered an advantage
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Interpersonal skills and abilities required for this position would include:
• An outgoing personality
• Excellent attention to detail
• Excellent customer service, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
• Ability to effectively communicate with strong writing, presentation and listening skills that promote understanding and clarity in a respectful manner
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• An understanding of promoting positive workplace heath, wellness and safety
• Strong interpersonal leadership skills
• Confidence in the leadership role and in decision-making
• Ability to be responsible and organized throughout all aspects of performance
• Ability to be personally accountable for actions
• Ability to make rational and accountable decisions
• Willingness to go the extra mile.

Working Conditions
• Full time, 6 days per week. Monday- Saturday and workable Public Holidays
• Lifting or moving up to 32kg when necessary.
• Wages will be ranging from $15-17 per hour, with sales commissions added depending on performance

**At least 2 references must be available upon request

We thank all who apply, but only those accepted for interviews will be contacted