Delivery Truck Driver

Who we are: Formations Inc. is a forward-thinking distribution company committed to provide quality product, knowledgeable staff and substantial financial commitment through inventory and investment in our customers to ensure the success of our customers, suppliers, and industry. Formations Inc. is a privately-owned wholesale distributor of non-structural wood products and accessories and Manufacturing of Cabinet Doors to the woodworking community in Western Canada.

At Formations we are driven by a shared purpose: Building a business that provides exceptional customer experience and inspires design.

What does Formations believe in?

1) Respect- Respect for all teammates, customers, vendors & all other stakeholders

2) Accountability- Accountable to the team and holding others accountable

3) Team- Unified team working together to achieve the goals of the Company

4) Communication- Open, unbiased and honest communication

5) Innovation- Continuous improvement on all aspects of our business

Products and services Formations offers:

  • High Pressure Laminate
  • Solid Surfacing
  • Decorative Panels
  • Laminate
  • Edge Treatments
  • Veneer
  • Hardwood Plywood
  • Hardwood Lumber
  • Wood & specialty coatings
  • Adhesives and Abrasives
  • Hardware

Role Summary:

A Formations Delivery Driver works in a dynamic and multifaceted environment. Reporting to the Warehouse Foreman and / or General Manager, the Delivery Driver has large truck operating experience, a can-do attitude and the ability to adapt to change. This role will also require good judgement and addressing customers with professionalism and understand the importance of the safety of others at the workplace and on the road. This role will require deliveries to Kelowna once per week and Vancouver Island, Squamish, and Whistler when applicable. Possible overnight stays in Kelowna may be required depending on workload.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily truck inspections at the beginning of shift; daily inspections
  • Delivering product to customer premises inside and outside city limits
  • Delivering from Vancouver to Kelowna once per week, at times the trip will be overnight depending on workload
  • Delivering to Vancouver Island, Squamish, and Whistler when applicable.
  • Reports to customer’s receiving office to drop off paperwork and waits to be unloaded
  • Follow routes and time schedule
  • Stops at weight scales where applicable and follows the correct procedure
  • Ensures products are loaded in accordance with delivery schedule and truck capacity
  • Ensure cleanness of truck and complies with truck maintenance schedule to ensure the correct operation of their assigned delivery truck
  • Assists during inventory counts
  • Exceptional customer service skills required and good business etiquette
  • Exercises best OHS practices such as daily truck inspections and observes safety driving rules

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of people assigned to this job classification.

Job requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience driving a large truck (up to 5 ton) with both manual and automatic transmissions in short and long distance
  • Hold at least a class 3 with Airbrake drivers’ license with a clean driving record
  • Drivers must be at least 18 years of age to obtain a Class 3 license, and at least 19 to obtain a Class 1 license.
  • Must be able to provide a drivers abstract
  • 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 are a must
  • Working knowledge of good OH&S practices is considered an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must have excellent driving skills, good judgment, an ability to remain focused for extended periods of time and to react quickly in emergency situations
  • Fork Lift Experience

Compensation:

  • Competitive Hourly Rate & Reimbursement
  • Work shift (Monday-Friday – day shift + possible night shifts)
  • Extended health benefits including dental, vision, and disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Work with an inclusive supportive team environment
  • Opportunity to work with a growing company

Benefits:

  • Commuter benefits
  • Company Vehicle
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Application question:

  • Will you be able to provide a clean drivers abstract?

Experience:

  • Manual and Automatic transmission: 2 years (preferred)
  • Operation of a 3 or 5 ton truck: 2 years (preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Class 3 License (preferred)
  • Air Brake Endorsement (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (required)
  • Night Shift (required)
  • Overnight Shift (required)