Business Description:

Our EMCO Victoria Profit Centre is a location staffed by a professional team who pride themselves on the delivery of exceptional levels of customer service. We are looking for ambitious candidates to fill the position of Material Handler.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor and/or Profit Centre Manager, the Material Handler is responsible for picking, packing, and shipping customer orders as well as counting, verifying, receiving, and putting away incoming vendor material and customer returns. A high attention to detail will ensure exceptional levels of customer service and satisfaction.


·      Follow all Health and Safety rules and legislation while performing job functions

·      Load and unload trucks, operate forklift and other material handling equipment

·      Receiving duties:

·      Upon unloading vendor shipments or customer returns, obtain the packing slip and verify material received. Note any discrepancies or damaged material

·      Print and verify the computer receiving documents and enter material received into the computer system

·      Identify special order material and damaged material and store in the proper location

·      Note all shipping discrepancies on freight carrier’s Bill of Lading, initiate freight claims and forward paperwork to appropriate teammate

·      Picking, packing, and shipping duties:

·      Pick material for customer orders, counting and comparing items to the shipping documentation

·      Assemble material and pack appropriately for pick up or shipment to customer

·      Complete documentation for any shipments being delivered via third party carrier or requiring Transportation of Dangerous Goods documentation

·      Inform the supervisor of any inventory discrepancies, damaged or defective material that would impact customer service levels

·      Maintain warehouse cleanliness and safety. Remove empty cartons, metal banding, pallets, and other debris. Inform Profit Centre Manager of any safety issues

·      Assist teammates in servicing customers at the counter

·      Perform any additional tasks requested by the Warehouse Supervisor or Profit Centre Manager


·      High school diploma

·      A minimum of 1 year of warehouse experience

·      Outstanding customer service and verbal communication skills

·      Ability to develop comprehensive product knowledge

·      Able to learn to safely operate a forklift and any other material handling equipment

·      Possess a high level of attention to detail

·      Able to learn and operate the applicable software system used to process orders

·      Experience using Word, Excel, Outlook

·      Willing to invest a minimum of 40 hours in training annually

Preferred Skills

·      Previous experience with or knowledge of plumbing and building products sold at the Profit Centre

Why Join Our Team?

EMCO Corporation is one of Canada’s largest integrated wholesale distributors of plumbing, HVAC, waterworks, and industrial products for the construction industry. We have endless opportunities for you to grow and develop in your career and a culture that prides itself in supporting you every step of the way!

In addition, we will offer you:

·      On-the-job training

·      Growth potential with competitive salary, benefits, and profit sharing

·      A career with a solid, stable company with strong core values

·      Participation in our pension plan with employer contributions

·      Please submit your resume to:

Emco is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a discrimination, harassment and barrier free workplace where all employees can contribute to their fullest potential. Emco is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, creed, place of origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. We welcome applications from all minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, neurodiversity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas

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