Forklift Operator (Edmonton) - Taiga Building Products

Forklift Operator (Edmonton)

Taiga Building Products—Edmonton has a FULL-TIME, PERMANENT opening for a forklift operator to join our Edmonton yard.

Our Company

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 50-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 and were awarded winner of 2014 Canada’s Top 50 Small and Medium Employers.

Key Responsibilities

• 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-check loads before they leave the yard.
• Entering accurate information into the BisTrack computer system and printing documents
• Maintaining a clean and safe work environment
• Work with Operations, Sales, and Administration to ensure optimal team performance.

Skills and Qualifications

• Safety-focused
• Can-Do Attitude
• Customer-Focused Team Player
• Forklift experience loading and unloading flat decks and vans
• 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 offer a competitive salary
• Complete benefit package
• Paid vacation and sick time
• RRSP match
• Paid training
• Scholarships available

Application Deadline:
Posting date: October 24, 2023
City: Edmonton
Prov/State: Alberta

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