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Distribution Center Colleague

Location: Canada

Department: Distribution Centre

JYSK is one of the world’s leading, and fastest-growing home furnishing retailers. First established in Denmark in 1979, JYSK operates retail stores which sell everything for your home throughout Europe and internationally and are now present across 52 countries with over 2,800 stores.

Although JYSK today is a global business, the company is managed based on its Scandinavian roots. This reflects in JYSK’s company culture and the way it does business.

The first Canadian JYSK store was opened in Coquitlam, BC in 1996. Today, JYSK operates 61 stores across Canada, including locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec.

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 include receiving, shipping and processing of all goods in an accurate and efficient manner.

Operational Tasks- 100%

  • Following the Procedure manual for all warehouse processes and work instructions required to maintain high levels of inventory and location accuracy. Identifies discrepancies to the DC Supervisor or DC lead;
  • Accurately complete routine documentation, such as pick sheets, manifests, and unload lists;
  • Perform a variety of physically demanding general labor duties according to standard work instructions, such as manually loading and unloading goods from a trailer;
  • Demonstrates accuracy and efficiency in the execution of standard DC processes such as receiving, picking, packing, shipping, checking and loading customer orders and products;
  • Assists new colleagues on DC processes - picking; loading; pallet checks; pallet replenishment; put-away and receiving.
  • Contributing to an environment where JYSK culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of coworkers and customers.
  • Demonstrates and maintains a skill set capable of operating a variety of equipment used in a traditional warehouse environment. Examples include but are not limited to: scanners, computers, scales, pallet jacks and a variety of motorized material handling equipment such as forklifts, clamps, power jacks, walkies and reach trucks;
  • Follows all company Health and Safety policies and maintains a clean workplace.
  • Follows all company policies in regard to property and equipment
  • Proactive in accident & incident prevention.
  • Other duties can be assigned based on the needs of the business.


  • Minimum 1-2 years of warehouse experience and material handling equipment experience.
  • Valid license pertaining to material handling equipment and ability to be certified in house
  • Excellent communication in English (verbal and written);
  • Proven ability to work well both independently and as part of a team required;
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with time-sensitive deadlines;
  • Strong attention to detail and safety regulations.

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.

*Please note this posting is for Tuesday - Saturday 7:30am to 3:30pm. Hourly wage: $18/Hour.

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.