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Soo Mill and Lumber Company Limited

Yard Leader

Sault Ste. Marie
Customer Service, General Labour
POSTED: 8 months ago
Soo Mill
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Closing Date:
October 03, 2023
Full Time
Job Description:
Yard Leader - Full Time
Soo Mill & Lumber Co Ltd.
Sault Ste Marie, ON

Do you pride yourself on your leadership skills? Would you like to be part of an exceptional team that takes pride in providing superior customer service? Would you like to work in a positive environment, in which you can build a career with a forward thinking and growing company? Then this career opportunity is for you!

Our Yard/Shipping Team is growing and we are now accepting applications for a Yard Leader at our Great Northern Road location.

This position reports to the Store Manager at our Great Northern Road location. Our employees are among the best compensated in the industry, with a competitive salary, pension and benefits.

- 3-5 years experience working in the building material/retail environment
- Direct, hands-on warehousing, supervising, and customer service experience
- Proven leadership skills
- Ability to direct and train others effectively
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Excellent trouble-shooting/problem solving skills
- Enjoy working with the public and customers
- Highly motivated
- Energetic with a personable style
- Be a self-starter
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekend
- Have a valid forklift license

Required Skills:
- Responsible for personal and operational safety of yard, yard personnel and customers
- Practice and enforce safety policies as written
- Responsible for training new hires in the yard and monitoring their progress
- Responsible for maintaining a clean and neat yard
- Responsible for maintaining good customer service, prompt attention, courteous service, and follow-through for yard duties
- Supervision of all customers and company personnel operating in the yard
- Coordinate deliveries with the Head Shipper
- Responsible for proper handling and storage of all materials and returns
- Responsible for reporting all non-routine maintenance needs of equipment, buildings, and grounds to storage manager (including snow removal)
- Responsible for staging and loading of material for deliveries and transfers
- Responsible for transfer of material between stores
- Other duties as assigned
How to Apply:
If you would like to build your career with our company, please forward your resume & cover letter before October 3, 2023:

Lucy DeSumma
Human Resources
[email protected]

Soo Mill can provide disability related accommodations during the recruitment process. Please advise if you require accommodations when contacted.
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