Shipper/Receiver

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Geosynthetics
Edmonton AB
Full Time

Position Description

The Shipper/Receiver is responsible for daily shipping and receiving duties within a team environment with a strong focus on customer service.

Customer service, communication, problem solving and accuracy are key to succeeding in this role.

Key Responsibilities

Primary

  • Supports and adheres to the company’s health and safety policies, programs and procedures
  • Maintain material handling equipment and complete pre-use inspections
  • Operate forklift (sit down and reach truck) and skid steer safely
  • Unload inventory from inbound deliveries and verify counts on receiving documents
  • Pick customer orders, verify counts and package for outbound shipment
  • Package & label received inventory and picked customer orders as per company standards
  • Load customer orders for outbound shipment per BOL and company standards
  • Transport materials to and from loading docks, delivery trucks, indoor and outdoor storage areas and manufacturing area
  • Assist other Logistics staff with warehouse/yard tasks as required
  • Assist with weekly material and inventory cycle counts
  • Daily warehouse and outdoor yard housekeeping

Secondary

  • Cross-train in the warehouse office as backup for staff vacations
  • Process paperwork for customer orders and print pick lists / BOL’s
  • Assist with freight quotes requested by sales staff and customer experience rep’s

Education & Experience

  • Forklift Certification & Skid Steer Certification
  • 5 years of forklift and skid steer operating experience
  • Previous experience working in a warehouse & outdoor yard environment
  • Valid WHMIS Certificate
  • Completion of Grade 12

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of 5S and Continuous Improvement approach
  • Driven, self-starter with strong interpersonal skills
  • Independent but able to work well within a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Sound knowledge of safety regulations regarding equipment operation and product storage
  • High degree of competence in written and oral communication
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis

Working Conditions

The Shipper/Receiver role will be scheduled from Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm. Occasional overtime may be requested. The working conditions are subject to outside weather for approximately half of the work day while operating forklift to load/unload/pick customer orders and put away inventory.

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