Furniture Mover

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada | Warehouse | Full-time

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Mercana is one of North America’s leading home furnishings wholesalers, with interior designer and retail partners around the globe. As a “design-first” company, we produce unique pieces for the home each season including items such as wall art, furniture, lighting and home decor accessories.

 Position Summary: 

Do you have experience professionally moving furniture and other large household goods? Do you love the thrill of unboxing cool new stuff? If so, read on...

The Furniture Mover, reporting to the Senior Director of Operations, plays a crucial role in supporting our product development and inventory management and control functions, specifically focusing on the management of samples. This role involves various tasks such as picking samples from our warehouse and moving, unboxing and assembling the items for photoshoots and product reviews, and then packing items for return or storage. In addition, the Furniture Mover may be required to general warehouse activities. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Moving large funiture items
  • Pick samples and stock items for product reviews and photoshoots. 
  • Unbox & assemble all samples and stock items requiring assembly.
  • Carefully pack items & label that need to go back to stock or warehouse after product reviews or photoshoots.
  • Ensure physical disposition of all samples – returning to warehouse or to sales locations.
  • General Warehouse Activities: 

 Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Previous experience in warehouse operations, preferably in a sample-focused role. 
  • Candidates must be physically fit as there is bending, twisting, reaching, and lifting
  • Must be able to lift up to of 50lbs repetitively
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and multitasking skills. 
  • Ability to follow assembly guidelines and work efficiently. 
  • Effective communication skills for coordinating with the Assistant Operations Manager. 
  • Familiarity with barcode systems and inventory management software. 
  • Effort, Good attitude and reliability
  • Basic math and analytical skills
  • Operating at heights of up to 30 ft on secure safety equipment is provided
  • Steel toed safety shoes are required
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written is a must
  • Reliable Transportation to/from the facility is an asset

The successful candidate will be an organized, inventive, strong team player who maintains a safe workplace, pursues quality and is accountable for his/her actions.

Above all, has a positive attitude which helps contribute to the work environment.

With Warehousing, Manufacturing, Operations, Sales and Design Teams we have opportunity for people to advance in the organization that demonstrate the desire.

Shift: 9:00am-5:30pm Monday-Friday on-site FULL TIME

Wage: Starting at $18.00 per hour, benefits after 3 months probation.

Experience = potential higher starting wage.