ASHLEY FURNITURE HOMESTORE - POSITION DETAIL

Driver - Edmonton Distribution

Department: Logistics
Location: Edmonton
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Areas: Transportation
Salary Range: $18.00/hr, $19/ hr after 3 months, $20/hr after 6
Description:

How did we get to be the #1 retailer in North America?

With innovative marketing concepts, quality products and state-of-the-art manufacturing methods, Ashley Furniture HomeStores continue to have a stream of satisfied customers who contribute to our continuous growth.  But we know we couldn’t do any of this without our talented employees. Our employees are committed to providing an exceptional customer experience. Our employees make the difference!

With 12 stores located in Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan we are proud to be one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for over 10 years making us an elite member of the Platinum club.  As the #1 retailer in North America and a 50 Best Managed company we have demonstrated that we have a successful past and a solid future.  Plan your future with us!

We are currently seeking a Delivery Driver for our Edmonton Distribution Centre located at 11343-189th St NW, Edmonton AB.

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Safely and efficiently performs loading and unloading activities related to the Company’s delivery service
  • Maintains routines needed to ensure the efficient operation of the vehicle
  • Safely and efficiently drive the scheduled route, keeping to schedule and while providing exceptional customer service
  • Delivers product to customer’s home following Company’s policies and procedures
  • Assembles product in customer’s home when required
  • Conducts all activities in a safe, courteous manner with every effort put forward to minimize damage to product and to the customers’ home
  • Understands and follows all safe work practices and rules
  • Complete all assigned paperwork for deliveries
  • Mentors Swamper
  • Ability to communicate with DCD (Delivery Completion Data) personnel upon completion of each delivery.
  • Abide by all Federal, Provincial and Municipal regulations as it pertains to commercial truck Drivers.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent skills and experience
  • Able to lift and move heavy objects greater than 100 lbs
  • Experience with hand tools an asset
  • Ability to speak with customers and co-workers at a conversational level
  • Must be able to read item numbers and product descriptions on delivery paperwork
  • Perform simple written paperwork recording
  • 6 months to 1 year of Delivery Driver experience
  • Demonstrates the Company’s Core Competencies
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license with clean Driver’s abstract, (with air a plus)

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Must be reliable and able to work a flexible schedule
  • Available to work overtime as required
  • Able to work in extreme temperatures
  • Criminal Record Check required
  • Current driver’s abstract must be provided

Ashley is committed to investing in our employees through world class training programs and a great work environment that solidify our position as an employer of choice. What do we offer?

  • Market competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive benefits plan, educational assistance program and excellent employee discounts;
  • Career growth and continuous development;
  • Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.

Plan your Future with us!

 

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