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Warehouse Driver

Date:  Jun 18, 2021
Location: 

Edmonton, AB, CA, T5M 1X1

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:

•    Provide support for basic warehouse operations as required.
•    Loading and unloading materials in warehouse.
•    Picking orders and preparing them for delivery.
•    Monitoring and tracking inventory as per company procedures.
•    General cleanup and other tasks as required.
•    Adhering to standards/processes in warehouse operations.
•    Performing other related duties and safety checks as required.
•    The ability to meet deadlines for shipment ‘cut-off’ times to customers while simultaneously coordinating multiple projects. 
•    The ideal candidate will be a team player with the ability to work effectively with other warehouse personnel.  
•    Follow proper company policies and procedures when handling paperwork and inventory.
•    Make deliveries as scheduled and perform additional duties (such as loading/unloading, order-picking and packing) as assigned by the warehouse supervisor.
•    Steel-toed boots are mandatory. When necessary, additional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as hard hats and safety glasses are supplied.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following required qualifications: 
•    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.


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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