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Yard Shunt Truck Driver Distribution Center Colleague


Yard Shunt Truck Driver Distribution Center Colleague

Location: Canada

Department: Distribution Centre

One of the world’s fastest-growing retailers, Jysk was first established in Denmark in 1979. The company now brings Quality for Less to customers in 52 countries at over 2,550 stores and online in Canada at jysk.ca. With over 22 000 colleagues that share a passion for Scandinavian design, our products range from furniture to accessories, including mattresses, bedding, home décor, and outdoor patio products that will enhance any living space at an affordable price.

As a member of the JYSK team you are able to operate all forms of Material Handling Equipment and perform daily tasks as required and outlined below at the Distribution Center (DC).

Daily responsibilities

  • Ensure that yard and related yard equipment is clean, orderly and in safe operating condition; inspects all empty equipment for cleanliness and for any damage; reporting any damages to supervisor
  • Ensure that all loads are properly secured
  • Shunt trailers from doors to yard
  • Maintain safety rules at all times and be proactive in accident & incident prevention
  • Ensure all equipment doors are properly secured to the side of the equipment prior to movement
  • Maintain a daily PM inspection sheet
  • Assist 3rd party carriers reposition equipment as necessary
  • Ability to lift material weighing 40 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Perform job related duties as specified by management
  • Follow all company policies in regard to property and equipment
  • Contribute to an environment where JYSK culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of coworkers and customers

*Must have a valid Class 1 License and must have previous shunt experience


  • Minimum 1 year of driving experience.
  • Able to speak, read and write English
  • Excellent communication in English (verbal and written);
  • Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks; multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Available shift: Full Time Monday - Friday 6am to 2pm

You must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays; this is critical to support the needs of the business and is subject to change.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Colleague to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work requires moderate physical effort and use of motor skills requiring manual dexterity. While performing duties of this job, the Colleague will regularly sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch. Colleague will frequently lift, sort, carry, and place merchandise and supplies of varying sizes weighing up to 20 kg without assistance and over 20 kg with team lifting. Work requires climbing up and down ladders, and working at heights.

What We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefit Package
  • Colleague Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement
  • A fun and respectful workplace

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JYSK Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, transfer, promotion and all other conditions of employment. As a company, we have developed l programs and policies that address and recognize our objective to ensure that our work environment remains free of discrimination and harassment of any kind and promotes and recognizes the diverse backgrounds of our Colleagues. JYSK Canada will accommodate both internal and external applications throughout the hiring process.
All employment decisions at JYSK are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended. We consider all applications on the basis of individual qualification for the particular position and we do so without regard to any unrelated factor and/or characteristic.
JYSK Canada is committed to the value of equal employment opportunity for all Colleagues and the innovation that diversity creates in the work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.