Location : Kingsville, Ontario
Full time employment, 5-6 days per week, steady midnights
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities :
Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment.
Confer and correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications.
Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and record keeping purposes.
Ensure FIFO stock rotation within our facility and coolers.
Loads and unloads materials to and from designated storage areas, or vehicles.
Stacks or piles materials, pallets, etc.
Bundles and bands with material banding machines.
Sorts and stores items according to specifications.
Attaches identifying tags or marks information on containers.
Ensures / maintains a clean work area, using brooms, rags, and cleaning compounds.
Installs protective devices, such as bracing, padding or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.
Record any maintenance required for equipment for safety and to mimize risks.
Report to work on time and as scheduled.
Follows work orders or receives and listens to oral instructions to determine work assignment.
Completes daily fork lift inspection for safety and to minimize risks.
Follows established safety regulations; appropriate use of signals (horns), proper use of seatbelts, scanning guns and other equipment as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Safe driver as a fork lift operator and conduct daily equipment inspections.
Previous experience with vegetables or comparable environment is preferred.
Related experience in logistics will be considered an asset; however training will be provided to the successful candidate.
Ability to conduct basic mathematical calculations.
Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral and spoken) in English.
Experience with Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Outlook.
Knowledge of Famous and RedLine Cooler programs (for inventory management) will be considered an asset.
Must be able to work independently or within a team setting.
Positive attitude, punctual and willing to grow within the company.
Physical Abilities :
Must be physically fit and able to lift heavy material (i.e. up to 23 kg / 50 lbs.)
Able to climb stairs and stand on feet for an extended period of time.
Work in a temperature controlled environment of approximately 13 C / 55 F.
Job Requirements :
The incumbent will be committed to customer service excellence and leading by example. A positive attitude in the workplace is required as is the ability to adhere to all human resources, operational and food and health safety policies and procedures.