Wilson’s Home Hardware Barrington Passage Yard Foreman Full Time in Barrington Passage, NS

Wilson’s Home Hardware Barrington Passage

Branch Barrington Passage NS CA

Yard Foreman
Barrington Passage, NS

Valid drivers’ license (D classification is an asset). Forklift driver license. Valid First Aid Certificate (asset)….

Job Summary


The Yard Foreman / Supervisor is a leader who possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills and is capable of motivating others. The Yard Foreman / Supervisor is responsible for all activities of the yard including yard employees, equipment, vehicles, deliveries, receiving and unloading, yard housekeeping and maintenance of all yard equipment and delivery vehicles. Together with the Building Supply Manager, the Yard Foreman / Supervisor is responsible for providing an environment of first class customer service and ensuring the safety of our employees (including seasonal workers and co-op students), customers and vendors.

Main Functions:

  • Plan, organize and control a lumber yard operation
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Lead a team of yard associates and drivers
  • Coordinate deliveries

General management of yard:

-Lead, mentor and coordinate the work of all yard associates and delivery drivers

-Receive, sort and stock incoming inventory verifying quantities and condition of merchandise received

-Ensure accurate and safe handling of all vehicles loading and unloading both company delivery vehicles and customer vehicles

-Keep maintenance records for all equipment including forklifts, saws, lifting devices, delivery vehicles etc.

-Maintain adequate inventories of all yard products and ensure shortages and low inventory are reported to the LBM Manager

-Supervise yard inventory counts both cyclical and for year-end inventory-

-Maintain proper yard organization and clean up as per company standards

-Provide a professional customer service experience, in accordance with company standards

Health & Safety:

-Follows all company policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook

-Monitor and enforce safety and housekeeping standards

-Monitor and ensure all yard associates have the appropriate certification for vehicles and equipment

-Monitor and ensure all vehicles and warehouse are maintained and repaired

-Monitor and enforce yard security to protect company assets


  • High School or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years in the Building Supply industry
  • Valid drivers’ license (D classification is an asset)
  • Forklift driver license
  • Valid First Aid Certificate (asset)

Desired skills/attributes:

  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent communication skills needed to lead a team
  • Able to problem solve
  • Adaptability, flexibility
  • Ability to work during the week and weekends (when required)
  • Physically able to lift 75lbs

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Barrington Passage, NS

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Lumber Yard: 3 years

Required license or certification:

  • Forklift Operator

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Barrington Passage, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11
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