Warehouse Shipper

Full-time
Mississauga
Posted 2 days ago

Warehouse Shipper/Receiver

Position Type: Full-Time

Hours: 

  • 7 Day availability: 6:30am – 2:30pm
  • 7 Day availability: 10:30pm – 6:30am – Overnight workers receive $1.00 premium on top of their base wage.

Rate: $18-20/hour; based on experience

Position Overview

The Warehouse Shipper/Receiver is responsible for performing a full range of duties for the Distribution
Centre location. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality service approach to all employees,
customers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the employer's
vision and mission

Responsibilities

  • Receives all deliveries and reviews products for quality and verifies proper invoicing with respect to
    quantity and price ensuring that any discrepancies are documented and invoices are corrected
  • Verifies weight and count of products for preparation of paperwork for pricing at retail level
  • Unloads and loads skids for receiving and shipping purposes
  • Sorts delivered products and stores in appropriate coolers, handling all products with maximum care to
    minimize damage and/or spoilage.
  • Assesses the shelf-life of previous shipments versus new shipments, and tags skids accordingly
  • Strictly observes adherence to all health and safety procedures and dress code to ensure safety of staff
    and surroundings. Must wear the personal protective equipment at all times.
  • Observes correct and safe procedures for moving and stacking products using equipment including
    forklifts, etc.
  • Reports any dangerous situations to the Warehouse Manager for corrective action; i.e. incorrect stacking
    of pallets, physical damage to building or work tools
  • When required, bring issues with product quality or suppliers directly to the attention of the Produce
    Category Managers for follow-up and resolution
  • Maintains clean surroundings, free of anything that could potentially cause an accident
  • Maintains equipment as required
  • Observes correct procedures for reporting “safety” incidents
  • May be requested to undertake other related duties on a periodic basis
  • Load trucks according to employer procedures
  • Loading and scanning all pallets to assure correct product goes to the correct location. Load in
    accordance to specific temperature and assure all products have the cold chain maintained.

Requirements

  • Typically requires 1 to 2 years of experience in a related position
  • Ability to work from directives with little supervision
  • Must be familiar with warehouse activities and surroundings
  • Good physical fitness
  • Superior standards of cleanliness and service
  • Superior time management and organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to recognize cleaning requirements and equipment maintenance
  • Fluency in both official languages shall be considered an asset

Work Environment

  • Unavoidable exposure to dangerous or unpleasant environmental elements such as noise, dirt, dust,
    vibration and extreme temperatures
  • Prolonged exposure to cool, damp working conditions
  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
  • Required to wear cumbersome protective clothing or equipment during shift
  • Required to lift, carry or handle heavy objects weighing up to 80 pounds
  • Must be capable of climbing, reaching, lifting, twisting and bending for prolonged periods of time

- S.D.

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