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Fort Garry has an opening for a Full-Time Driver working out of our Red Deer branch. This position consists of an array of functions that may include picking and filling orders from stock in a fast-paced environment. 

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers, ensuring the order being delivered is correct and maintaining professionalism in appearance and conduct. 
  • Load materials into vehicle and install straps, bracing or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit. 
  • Follow company delivery routes to ensure maximum efficiency of delivery run. 
  • Pick up all applicable returns and cores, tagging appropriately and returning them to the branch. 
  • Determine delivery vehicle is in an operative condition daily by completing daily inspection/log. Maintain a clean vehicle and operate vehicle in a safe manner daily. 
  • Manually, load or unload materials onto or off pallets, skids, platforms or lifting devices. 
  • Check all load–related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate. 
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all customers, professional conduct, and appearance 
  • Operate delivery vehicle in a safe, responsible, and courteous manor 
  • Ability to present clean driving abstract, and maintain it throughout employment 
  • Check vehicles before driving to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order. 
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles immediately. 

Physical Demands 

  • Handling of normal stock will include lifting or carrying parts in excess of 60 lbs. up to 15% of the time. Majority of lifting and carrying will involve parts between 5 and 60 lbs. 

Equipment 

  • CSA approved safety toed shoes required from the first day of this job. 
  • Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) will be worn when required and necessary. 

Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) 
  • Valid drivers’ license with clean driving record. 
  • Functionally literate and capable of recognizing parts numbers 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Dependable and reliable 
  • Heavy duty parts supply background and /or knowledge an asset 
  • Forklift operator certification and 1 year experience operating a forklift an asset

 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Those interviewed will be required to produce a copy of their driver abstract that is no more than 1 month old. 

Please note: All applicants must include a cover letter stating their full vaccination status. Resumes that do not include vaccination status will not be considered.

Fort Garry Industries is a leading Distributor of Aftermarket Heavy Duty Truck and Trailer Parts and Service, Trailers and Equipment. Established in 1919 and operating 16 locations from Ontario to British Columbia, we are a dynamic, growing organization dedicated to providing great customer service in a positive work environment. 

 

Posted Date: 2021-09-27

Close Date: never

Location: Red Deer

Job Type: Full Time

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