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Warehouse Driver

Date: Jun 4, 2022

Location: Calgary, AB, CA, T2B 3S2

Company: Sonepar

We like to say that we find solutions for the everyday stuff. We’re problem solvers. We’re an engaged team that works together, and for those that work here they say we’re also like family.

 

Vallen is a leading provider of indirect industrial supplies – all those materials that are not part of the products our customers manufacture, and our goal is to make our customers operations run smoothly so they can focus on the core of their business.

 

Vallen is a member of Sonepar, and is one of Canada’s leading industrial distribution companies headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta.

 

Vallen Delivery Drivers operate company-leased vehicles to deliver merchandise to and from customers and suppliers.  The successful candidate will provide our clients with superior customer service while working in a fast-paced environment

Responsibilities:

  • Previous warehouse or retail experience considered an asset
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Focus on customer service
  • Dexterity with small tools such as a utility knife
  • Excellent physical condition - ability to lift up to 60 lb.
  • Ability to operate a forklift is considered an asset
  • Hand/eye coordination
  • Prolonged standing/walking
  • Safe use of a ladder
  • The ability to exhibit team spirit in the branch, and effectively interface with
    department personnel, while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Read, understand, and follow Vallen’s health, safety, and environment policies and all applicable OH&S legislation/regulations
  • Actively participate in Vallen’s health and safety management system, including training, audits, assessments, safety meetings, and inspections
  • Identify, control, and report workplace hazards including following WHMIS/TDG requirements and reporting near misses
  • Report workplace injuries immediately and participate in any return to work programs or requirements
  • Be fit for duty and physically capable of performing all required tasks
  • Other duties as required.

 

Education and Training:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office an asset.
  • Forklift certification and an understanding of ISO procedures, Workplace hazardous Materials information System (WHMIS) and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) regulations would be considered an asset.
  • 1-2 years of related experience in a Sales/Distribution environment preferred. 

What’s it like working at Vallen? Upon joining our team, you will become part of a supportive, family-oriented culture where you will be led by a president who fully believes in having an open-door policy. Your suggestions will be heard, and your hard work will be rewarded.

Vallen is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing diversity in our workforce. We welcome applications from qualified persons in underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups and from people with disabilities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To explore and learn more about Vallen, please visit www.vallen.ca

 

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vallencanada/

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vallencanada/

 

Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.