Warehouse Coordinator

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Richmond BC
Full Time

Position Description

What success looks like at Layfield

The Warehouse Coordinator is responsible for daily shipping and receiving duties with a strong focus on customer service.

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

How you will lead

  • Practice safe work habits and report unsafe conditions to the Supply Chain Manager
  • Maintain the integrity of the Safety program, policies, and procedures in the assigned work areas
  • Provide excellent customer service to truck drivers, vendors, and internal staff
  • Verify quantities, weights and conditions of all goods being shipped and received
  • Obtain freight rates for internal/external customers upon request
  • Make shipping arrangements with freight carriers for all sales orders not being picked up by customer
  • Notify Customer Service/Sales when product(s) is ready for customer pick-up
  • Unload, receive and process paperwork for incoming shipments from suppliers and internal transfers
  • Document all goods returned (RMA) from customers
  • Select &/or schedule carrier(s) for outgoing shipments and capture freight against sales orders in Shipping App
  • Negotiate rates and special freight quotes with carrier(s) as required
  • Review and process shipping & receiving documentation for Procurement and Accounting (via Microsoft Lists or printed Shipping Recap)
  • Responsible for organization and layout of the warehouse and outside storage areas as well as the proper use and maintenance of equipment used in the warehouse
  • Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the warehouse and outside areas
  • Conduct periodic cycle counts of inventory
  • Participate in projects as assigned by Supply Chain Manager &/or Warehouse Supervisor
  • Provide input on or make recommendations for improvements to warehouse operation


  • Takes personal responsibility for continuously raising the standard of customer service in all areas of the position to both internal/external customers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High degree of competence in written and oral communication
  • Strong administrative skills with good computer knowledge
  • Proven problem-solving abilities


  • 3 years of previous warehousing experience related to freight carriers, shipping, receiving and customer service
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook skills
  • Experience in freight and facility management
  • Valid Forklift Certification
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Completion of Grade 12. A combination of education and experience will be considered

Why Layfield?

We support our employees in their quest for personal growth. Quality, excellence, and continuous improvement form the foundation of our relationship with our customers and are integral elements of Layfield’s products and services.

In addition, we have a strong company culture, rooted in family values, commitment, and high ethical standards.

Some of the vast rewards of working with us:

  • Be a part of a fantastic team with extraordinary company culture all while protecting our communities, environment and building a greener world
  • Career advancement opportunities. We want you to grow with us!
  • Committed to using and maintaining the best safety practices with the highest standards
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, life insurance etc.)
  • RRSP Contribution Matching Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation benefits
  • Social committee

Salary Range:

$55,000 to $70,000 per year. This is individually tailored to reflect your unique experience, qualifications, and internal equity.

This is a full-time permanent position located in Richmond BC. Normal hours will be 8 hrs. per day Monday to Friday. Actual hours of work may vary depending on workload and shipping schedules.

Some lifting is required, and PPE must be worn at all times.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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