Careers

Warehouse Labourer

Closing Date: Feb 28, 2022

Reporting to: Warehouse Supervisor
Department: Warehouse

Since 1977 Gem Cabinets has been meeting the cabinetry needs of homeowners in Edmonton and surrounding areas, and now Gem is growing again!  As a locally owned and operated family business Gem prides itself on its culture of taking care of its people.  Whether that is our customers that we work hard for every day, or our employees that make what we do possible, people are at the centre of everything we do.  As part of our recent growth, we are looking to expand our dynamic team, and we are looking for someone with a particular set of skills.

The Warehouse Labourer is responsible for handling products and materials, shipping and receiving as well as general building maintenance and clean-up.  Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, you are a motivated self-starter that takes pride in your work and believes in working collaboratively to get the job done.  The Warehouse Labourer will work in a fast-paced but casual environment and play a supporting role in ensuring customer satisfaction by handling all materials carefully in order to mitigate damage while adhering to safe job practices and procedures.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                     

  • Careful handling of products and materials received and shipped in various locations while adhering to organizational procedures
  • Support Warehouse Operations by helping develop best practices for the Shipping and Receiving Processes
  • Perform various informal duties as directed
  • Wrapping locally built products
  • Snow removal and lawn maintenance as needed
  • General maintenance (ie. Replacing lightbulbs, janitorial work, garbage removal, etc.)
  • Assist other departments as required with safely moving large items
  • Attend weekly Safety Meetings
  • Attend daily Morning Huddle with warehouse staff

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work well with numbers
  • Must be able to lift up to 100lbs and stand for 8 hours
  • Knowledge of forklift and pallet jack operation
  • Driving, twisting, bending, overhead lifting, pushing, pulling
  • Responsible for maintaining excellent quality, safety, and warehouse standards
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Gem Cabinets, TJTheroux@gemcabinets.com

Apprentice Cabinet Maker

Closing Date: Feb 28, 2022

Reporting to: Shop Manager
Department: Shop

Since 1977 Gem Cabinets has been meeting the cabinetry needs of homeowners in Edmonton and surrounding areas, and now Gem is growing again!  As a locally owned and operated family business Gem prides itself on its culture of taking care of its people.  Whether that is our customers that we work hard for every day, or our employees that make what we do possible, people are at the centre of everything we do.  As part of our recent growth, we are looking to expand our dynamic team, and we are looking for someone with a particular set of skills.

The Apprentice Cabinet Maker is attentive and agile to oversee the creation of cabinetry from start to finish.  The Cabinet Maker will be responsible for selecting the materials, constructing the cabinets, and then applying appropriate finishes.  Responsible for fabricating, modifying, and repairing items needed for the completion of projects as well as setting up and maintaining various tools while adhering to strict quality and safety standards.  The Apprentice Cabinet Maker will work in a fast-paced but casual environment and play a supporting role in ensuring customer satisfaction by producing quality work in an efficient manner.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                     

  • Operating woodworking machines and using hand tools to cut, shape and form wood
  • Selecting the appropriate materials, fittings, and tools for each task
  • Must plan the most effective approach to ensure that each project completed is on time
  • Creating standard and custom components of cabinets
  • Responsible for inspecting each piece to ensure completion is accurate, necessary finishes are applied and meets quality standards
  • Preparing and interpreting drawings
  • Shop are clean, organized and safe

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Completion of a training program or apprenticeship
  • Min 1 year experience as a Cabinet Maker
  • Ability to perform math; read technical information, analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions
  • Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, equipment, materials, tools and practices of the cabinet making trade
  • Proficient in planning and managing projects
  • Flexibility is required to work with others and operate equipment using a variety of processes
  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals
  • Performs consistently under pressure
  • Must be focused and attentive to details
  • Must be able to function with interruptions and deadlines
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Is able to read, interpret and compose work orders
  • Physical fitness and the ability to lift 80lbs

If this opportunity sounds like one you might be interested in, we would love to hear from you.  At Gem Cabinets all of our roles are essential to delivering an exceptional customer experience, and we pride ourselves on our culture.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Gem Cabinets, stephenpineau@gemcabinets.com

Design Assistant

Closing Date: Apr 30, 2022

Reporting to: Retail Sales Manager
Department: Sales

Since 1977 Gem Cabinets has been meeting the cabinetry needs of homeowners in Edmonton and surrounding areas, and now Gem is growing again!  As a locally owned and operated family business Gem prides itself on its culture of taking care of its people.  Whether that is our customers that we work hard for every day, or our employees that make what we do possible, people are at the centre of everything we do.  As part of our recent growth, we are looking to expand our dynamic team, and we are looking for someone with a particular set of skills.

The Design Assistant will join a highly skilled team of designers.  The Design Assistant is responsible for managing the relationship with the customer by providing exceptional customer service.

The Design Assistant will work in a fast-paced professional environment and play a critical role in ensuring customer satisfaction by building and maintaining relationships with clients, promoting and selling products offered by Gem Cabinets, actively engaging staff in all departments to ensure their client’s needs are met and representing the company in a professional and ethical manner.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                             

  • Showroom Orders / Maintenance
    • Drawing design updates for the showroom cabinetry
    • Ordering samples/displays
  • Quoting and Ordering
    • Small orders, vanities, and parts for customers. (Generally 1 – 2 cabinets)
    • Selling clearance items
  • Assisting Designers
    • Drawings
    • 3D’s
    • Meet with clients as needed
  • Attend monthly sales meetings and keep up to date with current offerings, discontinuations, samples, procedures, and pricing structures from various suppliers
  • Collect delinquent accounts as soon as possible before delivery
  • Maintain a professional, positive attitude and show respect to your clients and fellow employee

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Cabinet design designation or equivalent industry experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, project management skills along with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to resolve conflict
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Ability to be diplomatic when dealing with clients
  • Handles pressure/disappointment professionally
  • Works with other departments to identify and solve problems
  • Must be able to function with interruptions and deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Good computer skills in Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Pleasant telephone manner
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to perform math; read technical information, analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions
  • Must be a self-starter that can identify improvements and implement them with limited direction
  • Possess a valid Class 5 drivers license and personal vehicle

Interest in keeping up with ever-changing technology

If this opportunity sounds like one you might be interested in, we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Gem Cabinets, ryanstykalo@gemcabinets.com

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