We're Hiring - Operations Representatives - Garfield, NJ

Now Accepting Applicants for an Operations Representative – GARFIELD, NJ

Kuiken Brothers Garfield, NJ
485 River Drive
Garfield, NJ 07026

Join one of the most forward thinking building material companies in the country!

The Kuiken Brothers Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to personally thank you for consideration of employment with our company.  You have selected a progressive, people-oriented company that provides a wide variety of products and services to our customers.  We owe our past and current successes to the dedication, loyalty and hard work of all our employees.  Without it, we would not be here today.  Likewise, our future depends on the employees that comprise the Kuiken Brothers’ TEAM.

We offer many benefits and employee programs that will help make work more rewarding and enjoyable.

We are a service organization–which means people working with and serving other people. What makes us successful is our ability to provide our customers with exceptional service.

We believe that our people–all of our dedicated, loyal and hardworking employees–are our greatest asset. Thank you for selecting Kuiken Brothers Company as your potential employer!

Now Accepting Applicants for an Operations Representative

If you have an interest in employment opportunities with Kuiken Brothers and would like to discuss details about the open position, we would like to hear from you.

Kuiken Brothers Employee Application

Please download and complete the application above and submit to the Human Resources Department at our Fair Lawn, NJ location by fax (201) 475-2170 or e-mail HR@kuikenbrothers.com. You may also reach them by phone by calling (201) 796-2082.

Job Summary:

The primary role of the Operations Representative is to function as the customer support representative in all related yard activities.  You will collaborate with colleagues to maintain the lumberyard and to helping customers find the products they need.

Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned as needed):

  • Provide superior customer service in yard operation; answers customers’ questions and concerns regarding orders and retrieves orders
  • Assists in gathering materials to build loads/orders
  • Assist truck drivers to load various building supplies onto trucks for delivery
  • Operate the yard forklifts once training and certification has been achieved
  • Help unload transport trucks with product for the store and yard
  • Be knowledgeable about all products stored in the yard
  • Practice proper material handling techniques to ensure minimal damage to yard inventory
  • Keep the yard area clean and presentable in appearance
  • Executes and understands the importance of time management, standards of operating procedures, owner’s manuals and product/warning labels
  • Assists in keeping inventory stocked with proper materials
  • Operates with a strict awareness of all safety guidelines
  • Assists in regular cycle counts as needed

Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge of BisTrack, preferred

Qualifications: (Education and yrs of experience)

  • Ability to read, write, and speak in English
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Power Industrial Truck Operator experience preferred
  • Building material knowledge and or experience preferred
  • Be able to work the yard during adverse weather conditions

Non-technical Competencies:

  • Must be self-motivated and have a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a high-volume environment
  • Interpersonal skills (relationship building, teamwork, interpersonal insight, conflict resolution, customer orientation)
  • Communication (verbal communication, persuasive impact, listening, written communication)
  • Judgment and thinking (strategic thinking, original thinking, judgment and decision making, problem solving, awareness)
  • Performance skills (accuracy with detail, planning and organizing, efficiency, business acumen)
  • Personal characteristics (motivation/commitment, flexibility, assertiveness, development orientated, results orientation resilience, quality orientation)

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moving frequently, standing and walking
  • Frequent reaching, holding and grasping with hands when loading and unloading product
  • Frequent pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, and squatting
  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs. Occasional lifting of up to 115 lbs.
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

Disclaimer: The above information in this description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not contain nor is it intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Now Accepting Applicants for an Operations Representative

If you have an interest in employment opportunities with Kuiken Brothers and would like to discuss details about the open position, we would like to hear from you.

Kuiken Brothers Employee Application

Please download and complete the application above and submit to the Human Resources Department at our Fair Lawn, NJ location by fax (201) 475-2170 or e-mail HR@kuikenbrothers.com. You may also reach them by phone by calling (201) 796-2082.

 

 


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