Warehouse Associate

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

Job Summary:

We are seeking a multifaceted Warehouse Associate for our laminate section to join our Langley team. As a member of the Laminate department your primary responsibility will be to ensure efficiency in laminate. You will be reporting to the Warehouse Foreman. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude and will lead by example.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Exercises good business etiquette when dealing with internal and external customers
  • Direct the best carrier option for delivery and setting up carrier pick ups Be the first point of contact for walk in customers, couriers, pick up drivers, etc.
  • Manually receiving and staging weekly laminate, edgetape, and adhesive orders
  • Picking orders and rolling laminate sheets for easy transport
  • Completing waybills and filling out paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • Proper labeling and organization of newly received product; making sure all laminate is stored correctly, kept clean and damage is kept to a minimum
  • Communicating regularly with customers, coworkers, couriers Assist with keeping the laminate area clean, neat and well organized; this includes sweeping and garbage removal
  • Ability to organize and understand the different grades and colors of laminates; similar responsibilities with regards to glue and edge tape
  • Other warehouse responsibilities as needed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience in a fast-paced environment is an asset but not a requirement
  • Ability to lift by hand up to 50 lbs. is required
  • Self-motivated and driven to continuously improve and add value to the organization
  • Reliability and punctuality is a must
  • Working knowledge of good OH&S practices is considered an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Excellent numeracy skills required
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada

Job Requirements:

  • Regular operation hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. However, some over time hours may be 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
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Experience:

  • Warehouse: 1 year (required)
  • Heavy lifting: 1 year (required)