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Lumber Yard and Drive Thru Associate

Company: Ace Hardware
Location: Lincoln City
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Notice to Applicant about this Employer: You are applying for a job with an independently owned cooperative member of Ace Hardware Corporation, who operates this Ace Hardware store, not Ace Hardware Corporation. The independent store owner alone is responsible for and independently makes all decisions concerning employment related matters, including hiring, firing, discipline, supervision, staffing and scheduling. Ace Hardware Corporation will not receive a copy of any applications submitted for this position, and will have no control over interviews and/or hiring decisions, does not control and is not responsible for the employment policies and practices of the independent store owner. If hired, the independent store owner will be your only employer. Ace Hardware Corporation is not the employer for this position. The Ace Hardware trademarks, logos and designs are owned by Ace Hardware Corporation and used by independent store owners under a license from Ace Hardware Corporation.

About Ownership: Sound Hardware Inc. and Abenteuer Inc.
Sound Hardware operates as Mills Ace Hardware in Lincoln City Oregon and Newberg Hardware & Gypsy Crossing in Newberg Oregon. Abenteuer Inc. operates as Olympia Supply in downtown Olympia Washington. We are a growing organization that prioritizes transparency, shared decision making, and development orientated moves.

- The Lumber Yard Associate is also responsible for keeping the yards clean and stocking inventory
- Safely, accurately and efficiently load customer vehicles with orders of building materials
- Ensure that appropriate paperwork is completed as per company policy
- Inspects stock and returned items to ensure salable quality
- Puts stock away in correct location and nicely
- Participates with inventory preparation and post procedures
- Reads and follows instructions on pick tickets
-Opens and closes warehouse and yard when necessary
-Seeks to learn products and the applications and attends product knowledge meetings
- Ability to read a measuring tape and carries one at all times
- Understands product terminology and grading
- Keeps forklift clean
- Maintain yard cleanliness during course of work
- Adhere to company procedures, policies and protocols as set forth in the Employees Handbook
- Wears high visibility, safety gear, and proper uniform
- Performs daily lift inspections
- Always looks behind/honks horn when backing/rounding blind corners
- Safely operates equipment
- Promptly report all accidents/incidents and damaged products
- Perform daily safety audit of forklift and promptly report any malfunctioning equipment
- Keep aisles and exits clear
- Attaches red safety flag to over-length product
- Participates on safety committee if needed
- Understands weight, height, and length limits to inform customer of being able to safely handle or transport material
- Consistently follows safety protocols
- Quickly greets and assists all customers
- Reviews and completes hold harmless form with customers
- Shares product knowledge with customers
- Pulls orders and stages for will calls
- Assists with material returns
- Participates in team meetings and discussions
- Assist other team members with their work when appropriate
- Communicates with all coworkers and uses those relationships to solve problems
- Cross-trains for driving, counter sales, receiving, and load building as needed
- Responds quickly to radio
- Regularly checks stock in computer system and reports low inventory when needed
- As time allows and when needed, load and off-load delivery trucks both by hand and with a forklift
- Demonstrate sound judgment in dealing with sensitive business matters with internal and external customers of all types
- Must maintain confidentiality and accuracy of all information related to company finances and records, particularly, cost of goods purchased and sold
- Demonstrate positive interactions with the public, and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with fellow employees, supervisors, and other department employees, so that productivity and positive employee relations are maximized
- Support and contribute to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to established policies and procedures, maintaining a safe environment, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting potential liabilities


2-3 Professional References

High School or GED equivalent.

Formal retail experience preferred.

Physical Demands
Standing, walking, lifting (up to 70 lbs) and climbing

Keywords: Ace Hardware, Salem , Lumber Yard and Drive Thru Associate, Other , Lincoln City, Oregon

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