YARD FOREMAN FOR OUTDOOR LANDSCAPE SUPPLY YARD

Job Number: 20170407

Permanent   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Jul 04, 2017 ← Back

Islington Nurseries Ltd., has been in business for more than 65 years and has built a solid reputation in the landcape supply industry (www.islingtonnurseries.com). 

We're currently looking for someone who will take a leadership role and has been in a management position before, whether as a supervisor or as a business owner. 

Our Etobicoke location would best be described as an 'Outdoor Warehouse', and we sell to both homeowners and landscape contractors.  Contractors want their orders to be filled quickly and correctly as they often have crew guys either waiting on the jobsite or in the truck.  Homeowners - need to speak to someone with knowledge about the products we sell.   It is our yard foremans job, to make sure all customer are helped by staff in a safe, efficient and friendly manner - that orders are filled quickly and that staff are organized with specific task lists. 

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • Yes we are seasonal - but we operate 12 months per year.
  • Working with our Sales Manager to maintain yard inventory.
  • Oversee yard cleanliness and organization by assigning daily and weekly tasks to all yard staff.
  • Assist customers to ensure they are helped by yard staff, or their 'pick-up' orders are processed correctly and in an efficient, friendly manner. 
  • Organize order preparation so trucks are loaded on time.

ABOUT YOU:

  • A basic understanding of landscaping materials (whether gained through 'hands on' experience or in a retail environment).
  • You know how to manage your time.
  • You have great people skills. 

HELPFUL IF YOU HAVE:

  • Loader experience.
  • Forklift experience.

We are looking for someone to join our team in a 'hands on' management position. This person will add their knowledge and experience to our operation and become a key member of a larger team.  This is new position, so also come with a ton of patience stuffed in your pocket.

Most important to know:  Our people are our greatest asset.

** If you feel you have the skills to fill these work boots, please forward your resume**

careers@islingtonnurseries.com


Job summary

Company

Islington Nurseries Ltd

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Jul 17, 2017


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