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Company Profile:  Formations Inc. is a privately-owned wholesale distribution company of non-structural wood products and accessories. Our company is an industry leader and provides building materials on a wholesale basis to kitchen cabinet makers, commercial mill workers, woodworkers, counter-top manufacturers, retail lumberyards, sign manufacturers, and numerous other sectors of the wood-working and construction related industry. Our Head Office is located in Edmonton, AB with additional distribution centers in Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg. Formations has been servicing its customers across Western Canada for over 25 years.

 Job Description:  We are seeking a dynamic and multifaceted Warehouse Associate to join our Winnipeg based team.  Reporting to the Foreman, the warehouse associate has forklift operating experience, a can-do attitude and ability adapt to change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Loads/unloads trucks and sea cans of interior finishing building materials by forklift
  • Exercises care and attention to avoid damaging product
  • Safely operates forklifts with carrying capacities up 10,000 lbs
  • Manually staging lumber/sheet goods orders
  • Picking orders and rolling Formica sheets for easy transport
  • Completing waybills and filling out paperwork accurately
  • Accurately shipping/receiving outgoing/incoming products
  • Properly labels and stages newly received product
  • Cleans and organizes work space
  • Assists during inventory counts
  • Exceptional customer service skills required and good business etiquette

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year in a warehouse environment is required
  • Valid forklift operator certificate is considered an asset or willing to get certified
  • Intermediate computer experience is an asset but not required
  • Ability to lifting by hand up to 100 lbs is required
  • Regularly required to walk; stand; sit; climb ladders with the ability to kneel, bend, squat, push, pull and reach above and below the waist
  • Self-motivated and driven to continuously improve and add value to the organization
  • Reliability and punctuality is a must
  • Must be entitled to work in Canada
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent numeracy skills required
  • Regular operation hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. However, some over time hours may be required

Please apply by submitting your resume online through this website until the positions is filled with a successful candidate. Compensation package offered will dependent on the candidate’s previous experience in similar roles. We offer a competitive benefit package after successful completion of probation period. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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