Yard Coordinator / Facility

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Walpole, New Hampshire

Yard Coordinator / Facility

Bensonwood is a national leader and innovator in the design and building of timber frame, hybrid, and panelized homes as well as light commercial projects. The company has a forty year history of building unique residential and commercial projects throughout the US.  The company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values high performance and continuous improvement.


Position Summary

The Yard Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the production facility in a clean, orderly, and easily accessible manner while processing outgoing and incoming deliveries in an efficient manner utilizing lean principles.  This role will report to the Shipping and Receiving Coordinator and will be based in Keene, NH.


Primary Shipping Responsibilities

  • Prepare goods for shipping including crating, wrapping or bundling miscellaneous items and removing weather elements from product bundles when needed
  • Load trucks with forklift or by hand depending on the nature of the materials and assist with properly securing and protecting (i.e. tarping) loads as needed
  • Communicate with Shipping Coordinator about load preparation and all necessary paperwork
  • Keep upcoming shipments organized, prepared, and accessible for shipping
  • Maintain accurate shipping records and additional documentation  
  • Function as backup for Forklift Operations


Primary Receiving Responsibilities

  • Develop appropriate storage processes
  • Receive materials for shop use and house construction
  • Receive incoming shipments utilizing Filemaker inventory control software
  • Organize, label, store, and protect all incoming materials in BWC yards
  • Proactively communicate and inform stakeholders about status of incoming product


Ideal candidate will also have

  • Ability to utilize and navigate electronic communication systems such time cards and email including the ability to take a picture of product and email
  • Forklift Operator Certification


Essential role functions

  • Climbing, walking and running
  • Ability to:
    • Drive various forklifts
    • Lift at least 50 lbs
    • Work safely and effectively at high elevations
    • Work safely and accurately utilizing forklift, heavy machinery, and sharp tools
    • Safely operate hazardous equipment
    • Work in varying weather conditions and temperatures
    • Work overtime if required
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record


Additional attributes of success

  • Positive, can-do team player with strong problem solving skills
  • High attention to detail with the ability to:

o    Complete assignments accurately

o    Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines

o    Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting

  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Computer literacy with ability to work in all Microsoft and Google applications
  • Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
  • Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned


Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation will be based on skill level and experience
  • Benefits include: medical insurance, holidays, paid time off, voluntary dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, 401(k), and profit sharing

To learn more about Bensonwood and to apply online, visit our website at http://bensonwood.com/our-story/careers/