Lots Of Hiring In Langley, BC!

We are on a spring hiring binge at our Langley, British Columbia sales office! We’re looking to fill a total of four positions:

  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Shipper
  • Accounting Support
  • Sales Estimating

A description of each position follows. If you’re interested, please email your resume and coverletter to careers@redwoodplastics.com

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Redwood Plastics and Rubber is seeking a Shipper to join our warehousing team. This position is responsible for shipping, receiving and other tasks related to the transportation and handling of goods.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ship product to customers domestically and internationally. Shipment quantities vary day by day based on productions capacity.
  • Coordinate carriers for inbound and outbound freight.
  • Deal with imports and exports shipped to and from the company; work with customs officials to ensure compliance.
  • Work with the warehousing team to minimize shortages and improve inventory holdings.
  • Inspect incoming and outgoing shipments to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
  • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking of shipped and received product.
  • Ensure that shipments contain proper documentation and if multiple items per shipment, ensure item lists are complete.
  • Track shipments and verify receipts of shipments as required.
  • Study shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules.
  • Operate forklift, hand truck, or other equipment to load, unload, transport, and store goods.
  • Perform all functions of the job safely.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work space.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of direct work experience in shipping, and logistics.
  • Experience in warehousing, inventory control, and/or transportation management.
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP systems and MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in working with third-party logistics providers.
  • Excellent spoken and written English is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship management skills
  • Possesses outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

 Notes:

  • Redwood Plastics and Rubber offers competitive salary packages, medical and retirement benefits, a positive work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

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Title: Warehouse Supervisor                                                                                         Location: Langley, BC

Reports to: Production Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Due to growth at our Vancouver Head Office we are adding to our leadership team. We’re looking for the best and brightest to take our Warehouse department to the next level.

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing the day-to-day activities of all Warehouse activities and leading the team of 4 – 6 employees in the following work areas: Picking, Packing, Receiving, Shipping, Returns, Inventory Control and Documentation.

The Warehouse, is a fast-paced environment that sees over 1,000 unique orders shipped directly and via intercompany transfer per month. It includes managing care and control over $3m worth of inventory in both stock shapes and finished parts.

If you have passion and expertise in distribution, shipping and receiving, forklift operation, or picking and packing, Redwood Plastics & Rubber is the company for you.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages department budget spending to target goals.
  • Responsible to ensure over 1,000 orders per month are shipped both directly to customers and to our other North American divisions with 100% accuracy
  • Managing physical control of $3M+ inventory that includes over 2,000 stock items with the expectation that it is accurately tracked
  • Works with all other departments including manufacturing, operations, purchasing, sales, to ensure our customer expectations are being met.
  • Responsible for contributing to and executing on the department operational plan.
  • Freight Scheduling and Logistics including parcel, LTL, Container Shipments, receiving, restock, inter-company transfers).
  • Asset management including safety, maintenance scheduling, training and safe operation of Forklifts, Pickers and other equipment within department.
  • Responsible and Accountable for the physical management, receipt, movement, storage, and cycle counting of all distribution inventory and warehouse stock including pick-and pack activities and FIFO activities.
  • Monitor, Collect, Report and Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) that ensure the objectives of the department are being met.
  • Accountable and Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and well-organized yard, including all yard activities such as truck-access, truck staging, loading & unloading and product staging.
  • Coordinating and organizing the flow of incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Spend time daily and weekly working hands-on in all work-areas to observe non-conformances, efficiencies, and encourage high productivity as well as heling with the workload.

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 5-8 years’ leadership experience in a warehouse environment or similar
  • 4-year college degree in is an asset
  • Create, implement and execute lean methodology
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lead and maintain a safe, efficient and clean work environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs frequently
  • Flexible and adaptable with schedule which could include some weekends with occasional after hour requirements.

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Redwood Plastics and Rubber has an opportunity for a detailed Sales Estimator with excellent follow though to join our team. This position is a gateway to growth opportunities in product design, applications engineering and technical sales.

Estimator creates detailed cost estimates and proposals and coordinates order related production processes including, scheduling, design, quality, and material selection. The Estimator’s efforts will increase quote-to-order conversion through quote follow-up and analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Quick and accurate cost estimates
  • Apply rules and methods provided by manufacturing to cost estimates and develop accurate work orders
  • Review and interpret engineering and construction drawings and specifications in conjunction with customer RFQs in order to determine project scope.
  • Perform quote follow up and analysis.
  • Maintain a positive customer experience through quality communication and a commitment to understanding of their needs. Forge lasting client relationships.
  • Collaborate with other departments in the order-related production process.
  • May be tasked with special project work.

Skills & Prerequisites:

  • Displays a basic understanding of cost estimating activities and budget generation.
  • Able to read basic drawings.
  • Possesses a solid understanding of the basic mathematics.
  • Able to excel in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary work environment.
  • Possesses a commitment to business development.
  • Working knowledge of elastomers and plastics, an asset.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Comfortable working in a team.
  • Exceptional track record in personal time management and team-based communication

Notes:

  • Redwood Plastics and Rubber offers competitive salary packages, medical and retirement benefits, a positive work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

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Title: Accounts Receivable & Accounting Department Support                                                                             

Location: Langley, BC

Reports to:  Finance Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

We have an opening for an Accounts Receivable and General Support person in our head office/finance department.

This role will be part of the AR team for our group of companies and as well, provide general support for various areas of a very busy accounting department.

This will suit a natural born “helper” who is not opposed to tackling a task regardless of how big or small.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • AR customer account reconciliation, deposit posting and collections – both by phone and email
  • Reception for the accounting department and executive  team (very low call volume)
  • Process all incoming/outgoing mail and couriers
  • Manage and maintain departmental group email boxes
  • Maintain and order office supplies as required for the accounting department
  • Assist Accounts Payable team with cheque runs and filing
  • Other various duties as needed to help our busy head office/finance department run smoothly

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 3 years working experience in an office, preference will be given to those with Accounts Receivable experience
  • Extreme attention to detail and proficiency in data posting
  • Excellent multitasking and prioritizing skills
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail are required.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to deal with people tactfully and professionally at all times.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Lots of Energy!!!

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Thank you for your interest, but we will only contact candidates we have serious interest in.

Note: We are not willing to assist in relocating potential employees for any position.

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Two New Technical Sales Reps Join The Squad!

Redwood Plastics and Rubber is pleased to welcome Mathew Robinson and Todd McKenzie to our sales team!

Mathew has joined our Spokane, WA Regional Sales Office in a Technical Inside Sales role. He has a large breadth of experience including in aviation, mining equipment, the automotive industry, and the lumber industry. He really enjoys talking and working with people and solving problems. He’s been married to his wife Anna for 10 years and they have both a daughter and son. On his leisure time he enjoys the outdoors, hikes, working on cars, and outdoor movies. He’s a positive “glass half full” type of guy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Todd  has joined our Edmonton location as their first satellite rep. He will travel to central and eastern Canada selling our products along other complementary lines. He has a 20 year old daughter and a 17 year old son and will be celebrating 28 years of marriage with his wife shortly. In his free time fishing is his first passion, followed by hockey and hunting. He also volunteers for minor hockey, baseball, and in local politics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to you both!

 

New Rep – Eileen Gregory

Redwood Plastics and Rubber (www.redwoodplastics.com) is happy to announce the hiring of Eileen Gregory in a Technical Sales (outside sales role) for our Atlanta regional sales office. Eileen is a New Jersey native and fills a long-vacant territory that really needed representation. Eileen has an extensive sales background including working with MSC Industrial supply and selling industrial hoses. In her spare time she enjoys adventures with her dog Maggie and husband, Nick. She is an active member in her community.

Hiring! Inside Sales (Langley, BC, Canada)

Redwood Plastics and Rubber is excited to announce we’re hiring for our inside sales division!

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responding to quote requests from our regional sales offices
  • Consulting with manufacturing on designs
  • Creating work orders
  • On occasion liaise directly with the customers
  • Take ownership and be accountable as you track and update delivery schedules
  • Utilize the CRM system to effectively track win/close ratios
  • Perform other duties in the department as assigned

Skills/Education/Experience:

The successful candidate will have a high degree of technical aptitude, able to understand applications, customers concerns, learn and retain product knowledge, and then deliver a solution. The candidate will be a resourceful, independent, professional. In addition:

  • Will be able to read and understand technical drawings
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Display a high degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Skilled in negotiation, conflict resolution, and teamwork skills.
  • Be proficient with computers including MS Office. Be able to learn our inventory program.
  • Able to perform basic math (algebra, compute rate, ratios, etc)

Compensation:

The company offers excellent salary, medical, dental, retirement benefits all combined with a positive work environment and career advancement opportunities.

Compensation will be determined on qualifications and experience.

To submit your resume please email info@redwoodplastics.com

 

Lots of Hiring!

Are you a machinist? A skilled warehouse supervisor or logistics expert? How about a sales expert? Redwood Plastics and Rubber has several careers open right now. The right candidate will join a company with an excellent team-based corporate culture, with extensive benefits including health and RRSP matching. Here are the following positions currently available and their location:

Business Development Manager – Vancouver, BC, Canada

CNC Operator – Langley, BC, Canada

Fabricator – Woodland, WA, USA

Industrial Sales Rep – Atlanta, GA, USA

Industrial Sales Rep – Woodland, WA, USA

Inside Sales Rep – Langley, BC, Canada

Inside Sales/Marketing – Langley, BC, Canada

Laborer – Langley, BC, Canada

Logistics Coordinator – Langley, BC, Canada

Saw Operator – Langley, BC, Canada

Shipping & Receiving Administrator – Langley, BC, Canada

If you’re interested in any of the positions please email sales@redwoodplastics.com

 

 

Welcome Aboard Chad!

Growing again, this time our Spokane location is pleased to welcome Chad Olsen in the role of Technical Sales. Chad was previously with Stellar Industrial Supply and has over 25 years industrial sales experience. In addition to his experience he has a Communications & Advertising degree from Lethbridge College in Alberta. Chad will be covering Washington, Montana and Eastern Oregon for the branch and we look forward to seeing his growth with our company!

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Fall Hiring – 3 More Join The Fold!

Fall is in the air and so is hiring at Redwood Plastics. We have not one but three new employees to introduce you too!

Sarah Fuller has joined our Atlanta branch in an Inside Sales Support role. Sarah will assist Atlanta’s inside sales staff in quotations, putting through purchase orders, and similar duties. Sarah strives to be positive in all aspects of her life. She is enthusiastic and adventurous and hates laziness and negative attitudes (she’ll do well here!). Her favorite hobbies are exploring, meeting new friends, four-wheeling, and camping. She has a 16 month old and her husband, Bud, back at home.

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Next up we have Brian Carmichael. Brian has joined Vancouver’s Technical Outside Sales Team and brings a wealth of experience to the job. He has an expansive territory to cover including Vancouver Island but has so far met that challenge with gusto!

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Last but not least we have Chris Tew. Chris is actually the son of long-time Redwood Plastics Technical Sales Representative Jimmy Tew. Chris is joining our Atlanta branch as part of the Inside Sales team. For Chris it’s all about family – particularly his sons Chris Jr. and Chase. Chris gets the most enjoyment out of his life when he’s with his sons and spending time with them is his favorite thing in the world. However, he also enjoys readying, golf, and eating chicken “just about any way you can cook it.”

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