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Jobs at Northville Lumber

Northville Lumber is a family-owned company located in Northville, Michigan. We serve the professional builder, remodeler and homeowner/do-it-yourself markets, offering friendly, knowledgeable staff, an extensive array of quality lumber, sheet goods, decking, doors, windows and other construction materials, hardware, tools and more.

We are always looking for team members who are eager and willing to learn, who are enthusiastic and bring a positive disposition into our workplace.

We offer both full- and part-time positions in our Northville Lumber & Building Supply Center and our Novi Home Design Center.

Join our Team
Be Part of Something Great

We look for people who bring a strong work ethic to the workplace, and who function well as part of a team. We look for those who strive for quality in their work product and believe in our core mission to ‘Provide a Legendary Experience Always Surpassing Expectations (PLEASE).'

Knowledge of the home-building industry and construction materials and products is a plus. Customer service skills, communication skills, reliability and dependability, honesty and commitment to the job are valued traits at Northville Lumber.

Northville Lumber has added new locations and numerous positions to our team as we continue to grow and develop new products, markets and customers.

We post open positions on our website (below), and are always willing to review resumes from qualified job-seekers.


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How to Apply

You may apply for jobs at Northville Lumber or the Novi Home Design Center by any of these three methods:


Currently Open Positions
Available Job Opportunities

Lumber Yard Customer Service / Yard and Warehouse Operations

This Customer Service position assists with after-sales customer communication and is responsible for the fulfillment of sales orders. This position will also have housekeeping and material handling tasks assigned as necessary. This position has a high growth potential within the Company.

Full time, non-exempt; High school diploma or GED required.

Responsibilities:

  • Front line operational after-sale customer relationship maintenance
  • Pull orders for customer pick up in an accurate and timely manner
  • Listen and respond appropriately to customer issues
  • Provide a high level of customer service for both retail and professional trade customers
  • Maintain a clean yard environment including warehouses, racks, bins, and open areas
  • Comply with operational safety and security policies and procedures
  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored training programs as required
  • Housekeeping for all operational areas
  • Material handling as necessary

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand and walk
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Strength: lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Environment and Physical Working Conditions:

  • Work near moving mechanical parts, and in outside weather conditions
  • Work in elevated areas
  • Moderate noise level

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to communicate effectively in one-on-one situations
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all common units of measure
  • Ability to carry out instructions provided in written, oral or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with issues involving concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Good interpersonal skills, customer service and communications skills
  • Knowledge of building materials products and lumber desirable

Reports To: Yard Foreman

Installer - Doors & Windows

This position is responsible for professionally installing doors and windows on new construction building sites and residential homes. Responsibilities also include removing old windows, using power tools, taking measurements, fixing units, sealing fittings and cleaning up the job site.

Full time, non-exempt; High school diploma or GED required.

Responsibilities:

  • Install product and companion products in specified relationship to each other
  • Complete required documentation
  • Maintain safe working environment adhering to all safety rules
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve complex installation issues
  • Load and unload materials from truck to work site
  • Complete window / door removals and installations in a timely manner
  • Effectively work with team to achieve desired results and perform duties safely
  • Provide exceptional customer service by answering questions and addressing concerns, applying the company goal concept: PLEASE (See above)
  • Effective and safe use of hand tools and portable power tools
  • Maintain trailer tools and supplies in an orderly and clean environment
  • Maintain worksite in a clean and orderly environment
  • Comply with operational safety and security policies and procedures
  • Attends and participates in all company-sponsored training programs as required

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand and walk
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Strength: lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Environment and Physical Working Conditions:

  • Work near moving mechanical parts, and in outside weather conditions
  • Work in elevated areas
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate at times

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of related experience, trim carpentry
  • Must have ability to read and write
  • Must have ability to effectively communicate in one-on-one situations
  • Must have ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all common units of measure
  • Must have ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form
  • Must have ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Must possess good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess strong Customer Service skills
  • Must possess solid knowledge of building materials products, doors and windows in particular
  • Must project a professional demeanor and appearance
  • Must demonstrate strong work ethic and dependability daily

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

  • Valid driver’s license of the appropriate type and class
  • Insurability for driving

Reports To: Door & Window Installation Manager


Committed to Our Employees
Human Resources Department Mission Statement

In support of Northville Lumber Co.’s principles, values, and vision, it is the mission of the Human Resources Department to support the organization in meeting its goals and initiatives through its most valuable resource: OUR EMPLOYEES.

It is the goal of the Human Resources Department to provide effective human resource management by developing and implementing policies, programs and services that contribute to the attainment of Company and Employee goals by:

  • Fostering an attitude of teamwork and quality in our daily operations
  • Properly balancing the needs of the Employees and the needs of the Company
  • Ensuring a qualified workforce in a safe workplace free of discrimination and harassment by complying with employment laws and government regulations, providing management and employee training, and developing policies and procedures
  • Hiring the most qualified individuals by identifying staffing needs, implementing an effective interviewing process, increasing Company visibility in the employment marketplace, identifying the best and most cost effective recruitment sources
  • Providing training and development in areas of effective leadership and management, employment law and regulations
  • Retaining our valued employees by assuring effective leadership qualities in our managers, providing competitive wages and benefits, employee training and coaching, and promoting communication between employees and management

We embrace change and the opportunities it brings. The Human Resources Department is focused on delivering quality customer service and is committed to recruiting, developing, rewarding and retaining our talented workforce.

By embracing this mission, the Human Resources Department will support the Northville Lumber corporate goal to “Provide a Legendary Experience Always Surpassing Expectations” (PLEASE) in providing service to our internal customers, our employees.

Looking for a new career opportunity? Join our Team – Apply Today!

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