Warehouse Worker/Forklift

Fit Foods - Port Coquitlam, BC (30+ days ago)

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We are currently looking for an experienced Warehouse Worker for our busy Production Warehouse to work full time shift work, Monday to Friday. The incumbent is responsible for daily activities involved in warehousing, shipping, stock transfer, staging, forklift operation, and interdepartmental support. The incumbent will use hand pallet jacks, forklifts, lift trucks, mobile moving stairs, and stretch wrap equipment. A Warehouse worker must receive, and record the movements of supplies, materials, and stock to and from an establishment. This position reports directly to the Warehouse Supervisor. We are currently looking for two positions in Port Coquitlam.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive Raymond hi reach or counterbalance forklift
  • Perform material handling activities; receive product, move product to staging, or loading on trailers for warehouse transfer, rotate stock using hand or power truck, fork lift, or by manual labour
  • Unpack and check goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintain records of received goods, reject unsatisfactory items where necessary
  • Unloading and loading of raw material carrier trucks, unload-load, and/or receive & unpack product deliveries using material handling equipment
  • Verify & inspect incoming material against purchase orders, reporting discrepancies. Check goods and documentation entering warehouse to ensure they are complete
  • Palletize material in accordance with prescribed storage methods, rearranging and taking inventory of stored items, examining stored materials, and reporting deterioration and damage, removing material, and preparing it for shipment
  • Picks and maintains stock and locations of product line items and raw material line items, loading of material and monitoring FIFO, and expiration dates
  • Studying daily production schedule to determine most efficient order for movement of raw materials, pull items from stock when ordered (staging)
  • Some administrative duties; prepare and maintains records of merchandise shipped, coordination of ingoing & outgoing shipments between production, quality, customs, and traffic
  • Packaging and labeling of various products for outgoing shipments, wrap and palletize material to be shipped
  • Maintain and transact inventory movements using inventory control system, performs cycle counts
  • Cleaning and maintaining the warehouse, comply with safety, health, environmental, and quality requirements
  • Staging production and blending room areas
  • Inventory count & data input responsibilities may be required
  • Warehouse cleaning
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Secondary school graduation, and prior 2-3 years work experience in Warehouse environment preferred
  • Previous Warehouse/Inventory/Stockroom experience preferred
  • Must have 1-2 years experience operating forklifts & possess current Forklift Certification, and must have CSA approved steel toe shoes or boots
  • Must be able to lift 30-60lbs regularly for extended periods of time
  • Reliable individual, highly organized, with an ability to calculate, a good memory, and must be able to work accurately in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Good communication (written, listening, understanding, speaking), planning, and teamwork
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office, prior experience with BV an asset
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects

This is an entry level position with many opportunities for growth and development as the company is growing rapidly. Interested candidates, who are interested in working within a dynamic multicultural work force and a team environment, submit your resume by email before September 30, 2020. Our company will provide to the successful candidate a full range of benefits including MSP coverage, extended health & dental benefits, Life, Ltd., Ad & d, etc. and a competitive market rate salary.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00-$18.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual Dress
  • Company Events
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • Paid Time Off
  • Store Discount
  • Vision Care

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep workers safe we have limited access to the facility, temp checks, social distancing, and provided ppe

Experience:

  • forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
  • forkilfting: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Certified Forklift Operator (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Load and unload trucks
  • Move and stack materials
  • Keep production lines supplied with empty containers and packaging materials as needed
  • Spot tractor trailers
  • Rotate floor stock
  • General housekeeping duties in the warehouse or production area and duties as assigned
  • Follow forklift operating guidelines and procedures
  • Use warehouse management software
  • Receive/process shipments
  • Perform proper forklift inspection, minor servicing and repairs as necessary