Warehouse Assistant – 1 year contract at BuildDirect
Richmond, CA
We are opening a world of possibilities by simplifying the home improvement industry. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, BuildDirect is the world’s largest online marketplace for home improvement products. We connect homeowners directly to the suppliers of home improvement products, which eliminates heavy retail markups and makes for a much simpler and trusted shopping experience.

We love the people we work with and the culture we’ve built. For us, curiosity is a mindset that sees a problem as the start of a great solution. We believe the best learning and greatest discoveries come from trying, even if you fail. We love that we aren’t perfect, but every day we are trying to get better at what we do.

Our warehouse is growing and we’re looking for someone with great initiative to join our fast paced team. You’ll be receiving and organizing products in the warehouse, both to support our photographer to set up and set down for photoshoots, as well as supporting overall warehouse operations. You will participate in a variety of tasks and teams, and are always looking to provide help where needed and proactively seeking to keep the space clean, organized and functionally efficient. If you take pride in a clean, organized and efficient warehouse, and you love working in a team, we want to hear from you.

What You'll Do…

Move boxes of product such as wood and tile flooring, siding and roofing, unpacking and setting up the product for a photoshoot in a precise and meticulous manner
Stage, prepare, and setup to support the Photographer to create images which are aesthetically pleasing as well as informational
Setting down, repacking and organizing the products
Receive products upon delivery and organize them by priority
Identify and communicate any apparent defects / product inconsistencies noticed during staging of products
Picking and packing orders at a box – pallet – truckload level
Keeping the warehouse organized and clean
A bit of data entry
Ensure cleanliness of work station and follow all safety guidelines
Support Samples team as required

What You'll Achieve…

Supporting efficient photoshoot production to ensure our website stays up to date with new product images
Maintain a clean, efficient and organized warehouse

What You'll Bring…

1-2 years warehouse & forklift experience
Forklift Certification is a plus but not required
A team oriented attitude

What You Must Have…

An audacious spirit that embraces uncertainty and challenges with enthusiasm
High levels of integrity and a commitment to do what you say you are going to do
Strong entrepreneurial spirit that has grit, determination and challenges the status quo
High degree of empathy and the ability to see other's perspective
Strong sense of curiosity and the desire to learn and get better everyday