Seasonal Distribution Associate

Lush Handmade Cosmetics - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Every Monday: Arrive for registration at 4:00 PM

Every Wednesday: Arrive for registration at 12:00 PM

Every Friday: Arrive for registration at 9:00 AM

Location: 8668 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6P 6M9

  • No hiring fairs on Statutory Holidays.
We are looking for talented individuals to assist in Picking, Packing and Shipping high-quality Lush products!

The Role: Seasonal Distribution Associate

Lush North America supports more than 250 retail stores in Canada and the USA, and Manufacturing and Distribution Centers located in both Vancouver and Toronto.

Lush is known worldwide for our unique bath and beauty products, amazing skin and hair care, personalized customer service, and environmental activism and a fun & funky store atmosphere. We are dedicated to the practices of fair trade sourcing and supporting sustainable communities as well as giving back to organizations that can make a difference through our Charity Pot Program.

We Offer:
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  • A fun and funky atmosphere where teamwork and individualism are encouraged
  • $14.00/hour ($1.00/hour afternoon shift premium)
  • Shifts: 7am-3:30pm and 3:30pm-12am
  • Seasonal contracts until on or before December 31st, 2019
  • Diverse workforce where we encourage diversity and inclusion
  • Competitive performance bonus
  • Orientation, on-boarding, training and ongoing feedback to support your development
  • 50% off our products at retail locations
  • 50% monthly compass card reimbursement after 30 days
  • $100 reimbursement (new employees) for CSA steel toe safety boots after 30 days
  • An education in natural ingredients, ethical sourcing, charity pot, sustainability and green initiatives
  • A dynamic, fast paced, growing business where personal development is encouraged
  • Free coffee and tea in the employee lunch rooms
  • Bicycle storage locker
  • Gender neutral restrooms and changing rooms
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Potential opportunities for extended contracts based on the business needs and your performance
What you do (Responsibilities):
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  • Practice safe work and identify unsafe situations to the appropriate individuals
  • Perform general physical activities in the warehouse, including but not limited to; loading, unloading, sorting and the moving of products and materials
  • Use a handheld scanner to pick and pack orders accurately and efficiently
  • Verify, receive and put-away incoming inventory of materials
  • Pick in accordance with the FIFO method
  • Stock and replenish shelves, racks, cases, and bins in accordance with the FIFO method
  • Follow specific packing and shipping instructions
  • Use floor scale to weigh shipments and record
  • Load finished orders to their appropriate carrier and mode of transport
  • Keep up with department demands with fluidity and flexibility and able to move to other rooms as required
  • Confirm accuracy of information on all shipping labels
  • Adhere to company and departmental policies and best practices for quality, cleanliness and health and safety
  • Perform general housekeeping and equipment cleaning duties as required
  • Conduct daily inventory counts, product rotation checks, investigate and reconciliation inventory issues
  • Stock, store and transport materials in accordance with transport regulations
  • Encourage a positive and respectful workplace
  • Respect and promote inclusion and diversity in the workplace
  • Represent the ethics and culture of the Lush brand and follow all policies and procedures
Who you are (Qualifications):
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Required:
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  • Confident with basic mathematics
  • Able to do physical work for 8-hour shifts, on your feet and lift 50 pounds
  • Capable of physical activities such as standing for a long duration, bending down, pulling and pushing
  • Achieve your daily goals consistently
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and organizational skills
  • Maintain a positive attitude and engaged in your work
  • Able to plan, prioritize and organize multiple tasks
  • Open and adaptable to daily feedback on performance
  • Reliable, consistent attendance, punctual and dependable
  • Fluent in English: reading, writing and speaking
Preferred:
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  • Inventory control, supply chain, distribution or warehouse experience
  • Distribution experience in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals or food industries
  • Experience with warehouse equipment (picking carts, handheld scanners, pump-trucks, )
  • Forklift, scissor lift, health & safety and first aid certificate
  • Accustomed to working in a highly seasonal, high pressure environment
  • Flexible to work shift work, weekends, holidays and occasional overtime
How to Apply:
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Online: http://bit.ly/LushVanDistro ( http://bit.ly/LushVanDistro )

Questions? Email us at: vancouverjobs@lush.com ( vancouverjobs@lush.com )

Only select applicants will be considered for this opportunity based on our selection criteria

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

At Lush, we believe when we continue to foster a culture of inclusion and respect within a diverse workforce, we are doing our part in building a world where there is equal opportunity for all. We recruit from a variety of employment agencies, community groups, non-profits, and online social and job sites, and in our business practices, strive to leverage the gift that diversity brings. We welcome diverse candidates to our recruitment process. Lush is committed to providing accessible employment practices. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are asked to please make their needs/requirements known.

Lush North America unequivocally supports equal opportunity employment for all applicants regardless of religion, race, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ancestry, differently abled, adverse mental health, and other characteristics both defined, protected and enforced by the law under federal or provincial/state jurisdiction.