Handyman/Product Assembler – Edmonton Downtown

Are you ready to join Canada's most-shopped general merchandise retailer, with over 500 stores from coast to coast?

Canadian Tire offers customers a unique mix of products and services through three specialty categories in which the organization is the market leader – automotive parts, accessories and service; sports and leisure products; and home products.

Canadian Tire offers competitive compensation packages including; benefits, potential for profit sharing, extensive training, and career opportunities from within and across the country at the Canadian Tire Retail stores.

Summary:

The Product Assembler assembles products for customers and display purposes according to manufacturer's specifications, as required. Items to be assembled include gas grills, bicycles and exercise equipment, ready to assemble (RTA) furniture, lawn mowers, patio furniture, snow blowers, trailers, etc.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Assembles products as required.
  • Resolves assembly problems to meet specifications, where applicable.
  • Ensures all labour and parts claims are processed immediately.
  • Orders missing or broken parts as required, in accordance with store guidelines.
  • Ensures quality assurance by inspecting assembled products and ensuring they are built according to specifications and standards.
  • Reports any defective products to supervisor.
  • Performs product repairs, as required.
  • Uses proper tools and equipment for the job at hand and is responsible for the care and maintenance of all assembly tools.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
  • Cut all shelves and baskets around posts
  • Hang Backdrop
  • Install all sidekick panels (Top: 100 inches A.F.F.)
  • Install 22×28 sign frames in Auto service, Customer Pick up and at Returns and exchanges desks
  • Cut and install plywood (may install pre-cut melamine) on light duty retail racking – various
  • Build and install Sliders– various
  • Put up all 24×48 headers (grey) – various
  • Install all carpets and/or coin matting complete with molding – various
  • Assemble and install Specialty Fixturing – various
  • Assemble product for display areas – various
  • Various minor construction jobs
  • Secure pegboard as directed by FM
  • Secure specialty Fixtures as directed by FM

Requirements:

  • Strong carpentry skills
  • Minor electrical knowledge
  • Works independently
  • Creative
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Finger dexterity and figure aptitude.
  • Proficient in using various hand tools (e.g., power screwdrivers, impact wrench and ratchets).
  • Experience in a product assembler role and/or with Canadian Tire store is considered an asset.
  • Strong orientation towards customer service excellence.
  • Effective reading and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and to demonstrate responsibility for outcomes.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment that provides assistance and support to co-workers to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to adapt and cope with challenging and changing situations.
  • Positive attitude, punctuality and solid work ethic.

More about the position:

  • Physical Demands and Working Conditions
  • Standing/walking for 8 hours.
  • Lifting and/or carrying of merchandise items, as required, on a regular, frequent and unassisted basis. Merchandise items may vary in weight from “light” to “heavy”.

Our offering includes

  • Competitive compensation and benefit package
  • Potential for Profit Sharing
  • Employee Shopping Discounts
  • Flexible work hours
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Scholarships
  • Reward and Recognition Program
  • A culture of performance & accountability
  • A supportive and positive team environment

Background Check Requirements:

As a condition of employment, this position may be subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions:

  • Employment Verification

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Canadian Tire stores are owned and operated by independent Associate Dealers. Each Canadian Tire store has the sole and exclusive right to interview, select, hire and train their staff.

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