Overview

PARR is the single and total source for home building supplies, solutions, and services for professional home builders of large and mid-sized communities and single custom homes, and for motivated homeowners working on home improvement projects. Our customers and community members know they can rely on us to be the total source of home building supplies and solutions with legendary customer service and quality products. Job title: Material Return Specialist Pay: Starting at $20 – $24 an hour, depending on experience.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm Location: West Linn, Oregon The Material Return Coordinator safely and efficiently performs the process of receiving re-sellable materials back into yard inventory. The Coordinator is essential to help ensure that all material returns are received properly and in a timely order to meet our customer expectation of 5 business days from pickup to process. This position reports directly to the Yard Supervisor.

Will work closely with the Receiving Coordinator and will interact daily with the Regional Yard Supervisor, Yard Supervisor, Load Builders, Customer Service Employees, Truck Drivers, and vendor delivery drivers Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required Load building and/or customer service experience OSHA Certified Forklift license (training will be provided) Ability to speak, write, and read English required Ability to measure correct lineal footage totals on returns Ability to make decisions whether or not materials qualify to be returned Ability to load and unload materials from company fleet in a safe manner Ability to read grades of lumber and other materials Must be able to operate forklift, banding machine, tin snips, tape measure, power saws, hand truck, pallet jack, re-fueling stations, and any other equipment necessary for the job Knowledge of receiving/inventory control principles, practices and protocols preferred Two years of experience working with dimension lumber and panel products and other building materials preferred Acceptable driving record preferred Duties and Responsibilities Ensures incoming material returns are properly staged with appropriate recognition tags Ensures that special order and/or nonstock items are addressed immediately with Receiving coordinator/Yard Supervisor and properly tagged for vendor return Maintains a neat organized material return transition location Checks all paperwork for accuracy Performs daily safety audit of forklift and promptly reports any malfunctioning equipment Comes to work professionally attired Helps in overall cleanliness of location Strives for timely credits to customer/partners as per company guidelines Ensures “cover sheets” and “bottom boards” are considered in the return Requires all necessary vendor paperwork for material being picked up Quality of work is focused on accuracy, not speed Maintains a return area to company standards of cleanliness and organization Ensures that all resalable material that is returned is placed in proper location as stock at completion of write up Works with the Load builder in an efficient manner Keeps and reviews file to assure credit is received Represents the company in a positive and professional manner Understands and follows company Material Returns policy Identifies areas of opportunities for better practices pertaining to handling of products along with packaging for severe weather conditions Demonstrates the ability to count and measure al returned products Has basic Falcon knowledge, ability to look up skus Basic understanding of return process, knows who to take documentation too once material is verified and MRF is properly fill out Ability to navigate Falcon menus and knowledge of SKUs Works with receiver or Management to ensure vendor return POs are created at time MRF is being processed with proper restock costing Tag and places vendor returns in appropriate rack for vendor drivers pickup Identifies dimensional lumber, panels and other basic building products Ability to be selective and differentiate between cull and resalable material Operates a forklift according to company standard Assumes responsibility for vendor returns, creates the return PO and contacts the vendor for pickup Processes returns from start to finish Utilizes vendor tracking form to assist with improving vendor performance Inspects materials for damage prior to unloading if applicable Validates material matches the MRF and return PO Identifies specialty products (EWP, Composite decking, etc.) Works with receiver and/or inventory specialist to investigate and resolve situations where inventory counts are incorrect Ensures proper labeling of all special orders/vendor returns and inter-yard transfers Wears high visibility/proper uniform as needed Performs daily lift inspections Looks behind/honks horn when backing/rounding corners Demonstrates consistency in following all company safety protocols, and encourages coworkers to do the same Uses proper lifting techniques to reduce injury Stacks and stores materials properly so they are stable, secure, and do not create a hazard Proactively brings safety issues to the attention of the Manager Participates on safety committee as needed Follows through with team for corrections needed Assists in maintaining a clean work environment utilizing continuous housekeeping Works with receiver to maintain and replace unreadable labels for easy identification by yard employees Physical Requirements Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 90 pounds and carry objects 50 feet Must be able to stoop, bend, and walk outdoors in all weather conditions Ability to utilize all appropriate safety equipment We know that without great people, we can’t be a great company. Voted the fourth top place to work in Oregon in 2023, we offer industry-leading benefits: Everyone starts earning 2 weeks of vacation per year on day 1, and gains an additional day every year worked up to 4 weeks off Employee paid sick days 7 holidays 2 medical plan options, one with a high deductible that offers an HSA and our standard plan with a very low $1,250 deductible Dental, Vision, EAP (Employee Assistance Program) Massage, Chiropractic and Acupuncture coverage FSA (Flexible Spending Account) and Childcare pretax spending programs HSA (Health Savings Account) – PARR will match up to $360/year Up to 50% match on the first 6% you contribute to your 401(k) after 1 year of employment and fully vested at the end of your 3rd year In addition to the 401(k) match, there a 3% profit share contribution to the 401(k), with Board approval Tuition reimbursement (up to $2,500/year) Annual profit sharing (every full time employee who worked the full year earned a minimum of $2,700 for the 2020 year) $1,000 referral bonus PARR Promotes We have a transparent pay structure, and love to promote from within. Our current CEO started with the company as a driver and by being open to change and a self-starter he climbed the ranks to the role he has today.

There are many members of our management team who started their careers in our entry-level positions. If you’re willing to work hard, there’s no reason you won’t earn regular merit increases and promotions. There is a LOT of opportunity – PARR is growing fast We value our employees like family and are constantly working to provide a safe place to work for our employees.

Most of our locations are not open past 5 and all our locations are closed on Sundays. Our company mission is Legendary Service through Teamwork, and we take that seriously. When you join our team, you’re joining a family owned company that’s been in business for 90 years, with a well-established reputation as a leader within the building material supply industry in the United States.

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