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Lumber Manager (Masset, Retail)

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Co-op: Haida Gwaii
Location: Masset, BC

The Haida Gwaii Co-operative Association invites applications for the position of Lumber Manager located in Masset, BC.

Haida Gwaii Co-op is part of the Co-operative Retailing System (CRS), a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 170 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services.

The Lumber Manager will demonstrate and lead the Lumber Department with day to day behaviors and actions that align with Haida Gwaii Co-ops brand and values. The position requires strong customer service skills, knowledge and experience in construction/lumber operations, marketing, and merchandising; however those with transferrable experience and skills from other industries will be considered.

Reporting to the General Manager, responsibilities for this position include the following:

1. Organize, direct and co-ordinate the operations of the lumber department while achieving budgeted goals.
2. Requires knowledge of commodity sales, gross margin, efficient buying and inventory management
3. Developing and executing pricing strategies to achieve optimum sales and margins
4. Provide leadership through coaching, development, and feedback to team members to ensure that they provide exceptional customer service and technical advice to our guests
5. Lead a safety culture ensuring employees understand and comply with company OH&S policies, procedures and regulations.

Qualifications
• Must demonstrate effective team leadership skills with strong delegation skills with a focus on customer service
• Knowledge of retail lumber, building materials and hardware is an asset
• Project estimating experience is an asset
• Strong attention to detail, affinity for working with numbers and doing hands-on work
• Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
• Comfortable working with computer systems with a willingness to learn new processes and adopt new technologies as they arise

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Haida Gwaii Co-op is committed to a diverse and supportive working environment based on our Core Values of Service, Integrity, Teamwork and Responsibility. We offer:
• A competitive salary
• A comprehensive benefits package including Extended Health, Dental, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Employer Matched Pension Plan (6%)
• Opportunities for further development and advancement
• Tuition Reimbursement (75% upon successful completion of an approved course.
This is a permanent position that requires relocation to Haida Gwaii, BC.

West coast living on the “Edge of the World” - Where the western world ends, Haida Gwaii begins. Located 93 nautical miles off the B.C coast, the islands of Haida Gwaii are renowned for their unique Haida culture, offer small community living, and are globally recognized for their supernatural beauty and some of Canada’s best adventures. For more information on life in Haida Gwaii visit: http://www.gohaidagwaii.ca/

If you feel this role would be a great fit with your skills and experience, embrace the possibilities of a challenging and rewarding career opportunity and appreciate community, connection and access to a lifestyle afforded by our natural surroundings, we look forward to having you on our team!

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Len Labossiere, General Manager
Box 190
Masset, BC V0T 1M0
Email: gm.hgcoop@mhtv.ca 
https://www.haidagwaiico-op.crs/sites/haidagwaii

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted.

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before March 31, 2020 to:

Len Labossiere
Box 190
Masset, BC, V0T 1M0
Email: gm.hgcoop@mhtv.ca

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