Yard Foreman
HRfx Consulting Inc
Surrey, BC, Canada
17d ago

Our client, I-XL Building Products (www.ixlbuild.com), has a requirement for an experienced Yard Foreman to join their Vancouver distribution team.

This is a full time, permanent, day shift position.

I-XL is a fourth generation family owned company and they are Western Canada’s leading supplier of brick, manufactured stone and natural stone.

They have been helping owners, builders, designers and architects create beauty and long lasting value with brick and stone products since 1912.

This position reports to the Branch Operations Manager and will be responsible for the yard and warehouse operations that include handling, loading and unloading, and maintaining inventory in such a way as to efficiently respond to the demands of customers, carriers, and the company.

Hours : Mon-Fri 7 : 00 am 3 : 30 pm and a ½ day shift every second Saturday


  • Lead the team in performing tasks for customers in an efficient, professional manner that meets and exceeds I-XL service standards.
  • Locate inventory that has been purchased, prepare it for transport, and transfer it to the staging / loading area.
  • Handle all paperwork quickly and accurately.
  • Use radios for communication as required.
  • Unload inbound shipments quickly and move to the appropriate storage area.
  • Assure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Report variances and / or damages, writing off and disposing of unacceptable inventory.
  • Keep inventory organized, tidy and efficiently stored.
  • Keep the yard and warehouse areas clean and free from wood, plastic, and other materials.
  • Assist in snow removal, as required.
  • Keep forklifts in safe operating condition. Perform required inspections and maintenance work according to policy.
  • Always work in a safe manner and report any and all hazards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Excellent customer-first attitude someone who enjoys people.
  • Driven to provide exceptional customer service consistently.
  • Valid Forklift Operator license with 2-3 years experience.
  • Supervisory and leadership experience working as part of a team.
  • Previous experience working in retail or dealing with the public, is an asset.
  • Ability to regularly lift at least 50lbs.
  • Excellent command of the English language both written and verbal.
  • Strong work ethic and track record of reliability.
  • Commitment to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude.
  • Takes initiative, is proactive in their work, and results-oriented.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • HRfx Consulting provides outsourced human resource solutions to small and medium sized business and is assisting I-XL Building Products in the collection and screening of resumes.

    We thank you for your interest in this position, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

    Please do not contact I-XL directly.

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