Careers

 

CDL Driver

We'll Offer you...

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Aflac Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Employee Discounts

  • PTO/Vacation

Requirements:

  • Heavy lifting up to 100 pounds

  • Good driving record and current DOT medical card

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment

  • Must have a minimum Class B CDL license; with a Class A license viewed favorably

  • Well Organized

  • Able to work in various weather conditions

  • Ability to work overtime

 

Salary is commensurate depending on experience

Scheduled hours are Monday through Friday – no weekends.

The CDL Driver is responsible for the following...

  • The delivery of building materials and millwork to various construction sites in southern NE

  • Safe operation of your assigned delivery vehicle on both road and jobsites

  • Daily inspection of the vehicle for any potential safety issue or hazards

  • The preparation  of daily fuel and safety logs

  • The proper handling of all Douglas Lumber paperwork (bills of lading, invoices, etc.)

 

Lot Maintenance - Part-Time

 

Duties include:

  • Keeping our lot and landscaping clean and in order

  • Minor landscaping responsibilities such as keeping up with the flower beds and mulch

  • Plant care, including requirements for water and nutrients

  • Collect litter in the lot and landscaped areas

 

Knowledge of:

  • Basic maintenance techniques

  • Basic safety practices and procedures

 

Kitchen Expeditor 

 

Will be responsible for the following…

  • Ability to communicate successfully with customers, builders, sub-contractors and vendors

  • Reliable vehicle and clean driving record

  • Saturdays required

 

A strong candidate would have…

  • Excellent knowledge of kitchen and bath cabinetry, materials, finishes, detailing and nomenclature a must

  • Ability to read blueprints and translate the scale

  • Can perform detail-oriented tasks in fast-paced working environment

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

  • Strong math skills, able to calculate price quotes, discounts and percentages

  • Presentation & communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to work independently without supervision and as part of a team

  • The ability to receive and deliver direction with ease, as well as being able to communicate with a group

 

Keys to your success…

 

Sales & Relationship Building:

  • Builds relationships with existing customer base & new leads that are generated from marketing

  • Contributes to meeting and/or exceeds department sales and profit goals by following up on sales leads, monitoring market trends and growing the positive reputation of the company

  • Ensures customer satisfaction by assisting with take-offs and communicating scheduling and delivery commitments

  • Keeps lines of communication open between the team members at the store and customers to ensure that service is accurate and timely

 

Knowledge & Training:

  • Identifies personal growth needs and learning opportunities

  • Completes required safety training

  • Commits to continued learning on products, packages, procedures and more

  • Working knowledge of 20/20 helpful, but not necessary

  • Microsoft Office programs

 

Inside Sales

What we’ll offer you:

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Aflac insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid time off

  • Commission program (commensurate with experience)

The Inside Sales representative is responsible for the following...

  • Perform all functions of Retail sales, including the preparation of quotes and orders of building materials for pick up or delivery, along with handling cash or credit card transactions through the registers as needed.

  • Serve as a resource for the customer; help customer selections by building consumer confidence using product knowledge and exemplary service.

  • Greet and engage customers promptly; prioritize Customer Service above administrative tasks

  • Process transactions accurately and timely from start to finish

  • Follow-up on all leads generated by either phone or email in a timely and professional manner

  • Encourage interest in other departments (such as kitchen and bath or flooring) of the company and pass on these potential opportunities to the proper sales group. Be the first point of contact for the immediate handling of customer concerns

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of inventory products sold, product usage, along with maintaining up to date knowledge on new products in the marketplace for all building materials, including millwork

  • Utilize all available informational and point-of-sale software systems

  • Completion of all paperwork both accurately and in a timely manner.

  • In conjunction with the sales manager, be responsible for managing strategy and tactics to meet or exceed sales/growth goals

Keys to your success...

  • Prior experience in sales background, and enjoy the art of selling

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Maintain a service-oriented and customer-focused mindset

  • Positive attitude and team player

  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Ability to make decisions, and possess initiative

  • Solid time management and prioritization skills

What you'll need to be considered...

  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word and Excel

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Lumber Kitchens & Home Center will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

 

Warehouse Associate

 

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for the following…

  • Careful and efficient handling of building materials to help fill customer’s orders

  • Keep building material inventory orderly to assure easy access

  • Able to load, stack and mark material using the correct handling procedures as directed by supervisor

  • Check materials against invoice for errors

  • Communicate with customers and teammates using verbal and written skills

  • Help provide customer service in an efficient and courteous manner. 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Basic forklift operational skills

  • Ability to lift large, heavy materials safely – maximum 100 pounds

  • Able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with manual dexterity

  • Knowledge of general building materials helpful but not necessary

  • Able to work overtime

  • Able to work outside in various weather conditions

 

 

We also offer…
Health, Dental, Vision, Aflac, Life insurance, 401(k), Employee discounts, and PTO/Vacation
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Lumber Kitchens & Home Center will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. This position requires traveling in and around the Providence area to customer locations.

 

Laborer / Helper

The Laborer/Helper is responsible for….

  • Will have responsibility for safe and courteous delivery and handling of purchased building materials to customer facility; assist other drivers with loading and unloading building materials from Boom and Box Truck deliveries.

  • Load and unload delivery trucks for transport according to schedule. This may occur several times a day until all deliveries are made.

  • Follow all company procedures for collecting C.O.D.’s, Credits and delivery requirements, etc.

  • Responsible for quality of shipment leaving our facility to its destination.

  • Observe and follow all prescribed safety measures

  • Assisting and unloading sheet-rock and plaster from Boom trucks

  • Assisting Box Truck drivers with window, cabinets and doors.

  • Perform other yard and warehouse duties as required.

What you’ll need to be considered…

  • Desired high school diploma or GED

Keys to your success…

  • Desired previous training in lumber yard environment, enabling employee to identify lumber and building products accurately.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Lift 75-100 pounds up to a height of 6 feet.

  • Carry 100 pounds over a distance exceeding 12 feet.

  • Bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis.

  • Reach over head to grasp materials.

  • Able to drive distance of up to 250 miles per day.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work outside in temperatures ranging from extreme heat to extreme cold.

 

 

We also offer…
Health, Dental, Vision, Aflac, Life insurance, 401(k), Employee discounts, and PTO/Vacation
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Lumber Kitchens & Home Center will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. This position requires traveling in and around the Providence area to customer locations.

 

CDL Driver

We'll Offer you...

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Aflac Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Employee Discounts

  • PTO/Vacation

Requirements:

  • Heavy lifting up to 100 pounds

  • Good driving record and current DOT medical card

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment

  • Must have a minimum Class B CDL license; with a Class A license viewed favorably

  • Rhode Island Hoist License (for piggyback forklift) or the willingness to attain one.

  • Well Organized

  • Able to work in various weather conditions

  • Ability to work overtime

 

Salary is commensurate depending on experience

Scheduled hours are Monday through Friday – no weekends.

The CDL Driver is responsible for the following...

  • The delivery of building materials and millwork to various construction sites in southern NE

  • Safe operation of both delivery vehicle and forklift on both road and jobsites

  • Daily inspection of the vehicle and forklift for any potential safety issue or hazards

  • The preparation  of daily fuel and safety logs

  • The proper handling of all Douglas Lumber paperwork (bills of lading, invoices, etc.)

 

Shipper


What we’ll offer you:

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Aflac insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid time off

  • Employee discounts

Job Responsibilities – Activities: Includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Check products loaded on delivery trucks to ensure accuracy and safety.

  • Create shipping manifests (delivery schedules) for inbound delivery vehicles.

  • Answer phone calls, texts, and emails from customers and fellow employees regarding the status of deliveries.

  • Work with customers and fellow employees to help address and provide resolutions for any delivery/shipping issues that may arise.

  • Assist drivers as necessary with proper load security, delivery instructions, or paper workflow.

  • Monitor real-time GPS system to accurately track inbound and outbound Douglas Lumber delivery fleet.

  • Print and organize paper copies of the shipping manifest and purchase orders.

  • Printing vendor paperwork as necessary.

  • Assume responsibilities of shipping manager during vacations or other absences.


Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of shipping experience preferred.

  • High school diploma/GED preferred.

  • General building material knowledge, with extensive experience, preferred, but not required.

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Strong organization and communication skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills, including but not limited to polished phone etiquette.

  • Solid computer skills, including the use of Point-of-Sale operating systems, GPS, email, Microsoft Teams, and other assorted communication applications.

  • Positive attitude, reliable and punctual.

Inside Sales (Part Time)

The Inside Sales representative is responsible for the following...

  • Perform all functions of Retail sales, including the preparation of quotes and orders of building materials for pick up or delivery, along with handling cash or credit card transactions through the registers as needed.

  • Serve as a resource for the customer; help customer selections by building consumer confidence using product knowledge and exemplary service.

  • Greet and engage customers promptly; prioritize Customer Service above administrative tasks

  • Process transactions accurately and timely from start to finish

  • Follow-up on all leads generated by either phone or email in a timely and professional manner

  • Encourage interest in other departments (such as kitchen and bath or flooring) of the company and pass on these potential opportunities to the proper sales group. Be the first point of contact for the immediate handling of customer concerns

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of inventory products sold, product usage, along with maintaining up to date knowledge on new products in the marketplace for all building materials, including millwork

  • Utilize all available informational and point-of-sale software systems

  • Completion of all paperwork both accurately and in a timely manner.

  • In conjunction with the sales manager, be responsible for managing strategy and tactics to meet or exceed sales/growth goals

Keys to your success...

  • Prior experience in sales background, and enjoy the art of selling

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Maintain a service-oriented and customer-focused mindset

  • Positive attitude and team player

  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Ability to make decisions, and possess initiative

  • Solid time management and prioritization skills

What you'll need to be considered...

  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word and Excel

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Lumber Kitchens & Home Center will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

 

Buyer/Purchasing Agent

What we’ll offer you:

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Aflac insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid time off

  • Employee discounts


Responsibilities:

  • Extract data and create and interpret reports with the goal of making informed purchasing decisions on all categories or building materials.

  • Read and process acknowledgements and quotes from vendors and manufacturers (including millwork).

  • Purchase product in specific product categories as assigned. 

  • Work cooperatively with the General Manager to craft programs and make purchases in select material categories and develop relationships with targeted manufacturer/distributor partners. 


Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Must have prior knowledge of building materials, including millwork quoting software such as Andersen IQ, REEB 2G, and BROSCO Edgenet.

  • Experience in purchasing commodity lumber desired, but not a prerequisite for consideration.

  • Strong interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs (With an emphasis in Excel).

 
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"Building Materials and Building Relationships since 1976."

125 Douglas Pike Smithfield, RI 02917

Phone: (401) 231-6800

Fax Order Line: (401) 231-1590

Store Hours
Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:30pm

Sunday Closed
 

Kitchen Design Center Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday 8:00am - 12:30pm

Sunday Closed

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