Junior Forklift Operator/Material Handler | Taiga Building Products

Junior Forklift Operator/Material Handler

Taiga Building Products – Nanaimo, BC is looking for a Junior Forklift Operator/Material handler which is a full time position with shift hours being 7am- 3:30pm from Monday through Friday.

The successful candidates must show experience in the lumber and building product industry as well as motivation in a production environment and be willing to go the extra mile when needed.


  • Loading and unloading building materials on flat deck trucks and vans in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Accurately picking and staging customer orders.
  • Provide excellent customer service to customers and truck drivers.
  • Double checking loads before they leave the yard.
  • Entering accurate information into Bistrack computer system and printing documents.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment.


  • Forklift Certificate
  • Forklift experience loading and unloading flat decks and vans
  • Lumber or Building materials experience is an asset
  • Safety focused
  • Can Do Attitude
  • Customer Focused Team Player
  • Solid working knowledge of computers and the capacity to learn new programs
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized and able to prioritize tasks
  • Physically fit with the ability to lift 50lbs repetitively
  • Work indoors and outdoors in all weather
  • Good track record of attendance
  • Working knowledge of RF Scanners in a WMS environment is an asset
  • Knowledge of building materials is an asset
  • Focused on maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team


We are a respected International Wholesale Distributor of Building Products with branch offices throughout Canada and in various locations in the United States. With a 40 year track record of dependable service to the retail and industrial building material industry, we are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive compensation package including company benefits. Taiga supports and encourages sound forest practices and the effective management of the forest resource for future generations to enjoy. We are a public company, listed on the TSX.


E-mail your resume to hr@taigabuilding.com NOW

Why work for Taiga?

Equal opportunity employer, leading wholesale distributor of building products within North America and overseas! Check us out at www.taigabuilding.com

Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 31, 2022
Posting date: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
British Columbia
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