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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.


  • 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

Floor Inventory Specialist / Housekeeping

This position is responsible for in-store inventory and control and for the cleaning of all store and office areas according to OSHA regulations for proper work environment.

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


  • Provide customer service in a courteous and friendly manner
  • Pull, tag, and prepare for delivery, all in-store inventory on a per order basis
  • Follow established corporate procedures when receiving, checking and stocking in-store inventory
  • Execute all in-store price changes as directed by Store Manager / Hardware Purchaser
  • Advise hardware purchaser of stock requirements
  • Maintain a sales floor presence with the goal of securing and protecting company property at all times
  • Follow established security procedures at all times
  • Mop and scrub floors on a regular basis
  • Empty all wastebaskets and dispose of all materials designated for disposal as scheduled
  • Vacuum carpets on a regular basis; clean carpets as needed
  • Clean Sales counters
  • Clean all restrooms (i.e. floors, sinks, etc.)
  • Wash all windows in the office and store area
  • Advise management of the need for repair or replacement of structured materials or display systems
  • Use proper cleaning agents and materials
  • Maintain the inventory of cleaning supplies

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand and walk
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to speak and hear
  • Ability to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Manual dexterity
  • Strength:  lift and/or move up to 70 pounds
  • Close vision, distance vision, color 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
  • Moderate noise level

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must be able to follow instructions provided in written or verbal form
  • Must have ability to deal with issues involving concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Must have ability to operate custodial equipment
  • Knowledge and use of cleaning materials

Reports To: Store 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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