Yardperson - Seasonal

ADS Canada - Abbotsford, BC (30+ days ago)

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A Yardperson is responsible for safely and accurately preparing orders and loading/unloading all deliveries made and received by ADS. A Yardperson must demonstrate safe and proper vehicle operation at all times. A Yardperson also interacts with company and non-company drivers as well as will-call customers. You will represent ADS in a friendly and courteous manner and display excellent customer service skills. This position requires the flexibility to work 40+ hours per week and weekends as required. Loaders report directly to the Yard Manager.

  • Primary Job Responsibilities: *

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment
  • Participate in cycle-counts
  • Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Yard Manager
  • Ensure proper product rotation
  • Practice proper forklift and yard vehicle operation and preventive maintenance
  • Maximize payloads
  • Maintain yard housekeeping, organization and layout
  • Finished Goods quality inspections
  • Interaction with co-workers and customers in a professional manner
  • Promote good customer service
  • Load and unload all deliveries utilizing a forklift or physical labor
  • Prepare customer orders as assigned
  • Minimization of loading and picking errors
  • Maintain paperwork and product transfers
  • Management of CPU’s and RMA’s
  • Understand and practice ADS CORE VALUES
  • Safely operate all yard vehicles

Job Skills: **

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Professionalism, organizational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of local shipping regulations
  • Knowledge of all ADS products
  • Current forklift operators ticket
  • Receiving procedures
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Basic Inventory Management

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous customer service and/or warehouse and distribution experience

Physical Requirements:

  • The employee maybe required to lift and move items, which will require the ability to repeatedly lift up to 50 pounds to a height of 5 feet
  • The employee will be working specified shifts and moving around at all times, which will require the ability to stand and be mobile for a minimum of 8 continuous hours
  • Facilities can be extremely hot or cold at times, so the employee must have the ability to perform physical labor for extended periods of time in temperature extremes
  • The employee will be handling materials daily, which requires the ability to use hands, arms and legs to physically handle and transport finished goods
  • The Position requires full range of body motion on a daily basis including twisting, bending, reaching, squatting and ability to mount/dismount industrial equipment and vehicles

Working Conditions:

  • Wear personal protective equipment as required
  • Work outdoors (< 95%)

Primarily day shift Monday – Friday, but overtime and some Saturdays may be required


Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $16.00 to $17.00 /hour


  • warehouse: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Required)


  • Abbotsford, BC (Preferred)


  • forklift (Preferred)


  • English (Required)