Company Background:

Akhurst Machinery Limited is a 79 year old family owned business serving the woodworking, machine tool and sawmill industries. Akhurst provides its customers with quality products from manufacturers around the world and backs up its products with its highly trained service department. Akhurst is Canada’s largest national distributor of machinery with 5 branches across Canada and a sales office in the US.

In addition to having a pleasant and relaxed work environment, we believe that our culture of teamwork, family values and passion for excellent customer service set us apart. Akhurst offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan, including RRSP and profit sharing. Akhurst also invests in its workforce by providing the training necessary for its employees to successfully perform their responsibilities.

Job Summary:

Working from our facility in Edmonton, the candidate will be responsible for the shipping – receiving of machines, parts and supplies. The successful candidate will need to have warehouse experience with forklift certification with a comfort level of handling machinery loads of different sizes and weights. Attention to detail and organization abilities are required.

Duties of Position:

  • Shipping & Receiving – Machines, Parts, Supplies
  • Arranging trucking and cartage and preparing bills of lading
  • Safely load and unload machines from trucks
  • Crating & uncrating of machines
  • Receive return goods and repairs and prepare proper documentation
  • Putting machines in showroom
  • Properly identifying and labeling parts and supplies for stock
  • Getting credit approvals

Requirements of Position:

  • Shipping – Receiving Experience
  • Valid Driver’s License & Forklift Certification
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Good oral and written English skills

Specialized Skills:

  • Highly organized, with high level of accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Ability to take the initiative, be proactive, combined with exceptional follow-up skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and energetic, as well as a positive attitude
  • Customer service orientated
  • Proven ability to prioritize, multi-task and think ahead – anticipating the needs of the customer
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines for critical tasks
  • Motivation to learn.

Start Date:

The position is available immediately

Please forward your resume to
Olga Shipillo
[email protected]