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Yard/Forklift Operator – Calgary

I-XL Building Products has a great opportunity for a Yard/Forklift Operator to join our busy Calgary team. This will be a full-time, permanent, day shift position.

About I-XL

I-XL Building Products is Canada’s leading distributor of architectural masonry. Through our six design centres and an extensive network of independent dealers across the country, we offer a broad portfolio of brick, stone, and cladding products that provide innovative solutions for architects, builders, and construction professionals. Since 1912, I-XL has built a reputation for its commitment to world-class customer service, technical expertise, and product selection.

Overview

This position will be responsible for yard and warehouse operations, including handling, loading, unloading, and maintaining inventory in such a way as to respond efficiently to the demands of customers, carriers, and the company. The ideal candidate will have two years of forklift experience within a similar environment.

Starting Range: $22.00 to $26.00 per hour based on experience.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing tasks for customers in an efficient, professional manner that meets and exceeds I-XL service standards.
  • Locate inventory that has been purchased, prepare it for transport, and transfer it to the staging/loading area.
  • Handle all paperwork quickly and accurately.
  • Use radios for communication as required.
  • Unload inbound shipments quickly and move to the appropriate storage area.
  • Assure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.  Report variances and/or damages, writing off and disposing of unacceptable inventory.
  • Keep inventory organized, tidy and efficiently stored.
  • Keep the yard and warehouse areas clean and free from wood, plastic, and other materials.
  • Assist in snow removal, as required.
  • Keep forklifts in safe operating condition. Perform required inspections and maintenance work according to policy.
  • Always work in a safe manner and report all hazards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent customer-first attitude—someone who enjoys people.
  • Driven to provide exceptional customer service consistently.
  • Valid Forklift Operator license with 2-3 years experience.
  • Previous experience working in retail or dealing with the public is an asset.
  • Ability to regularly lift at least 50 lbs plus.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal.
  • Strong work ethic and track record of reliability.
  • Comfortable working outside.
  • Commitment to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude.
  • Takes initiative, is proactive in their work, and results-oriented.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Works well in a small, cohesive team environment.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

We thank you for your interest in this position. The candidates that will be selected to move forward will be contacted, via email, to schedule a phone interview.

 

Job Category: Warehouse/Yard
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Calgary

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