Shipping and Receiving
Location
85 Morrow Road, Barrie, ON

Shipping and Receiving

Under the supervision of the Warehouse Lead, the position performs a variety of shipping and receiving functions to ensure Albarrie’s products are delivered to the customer. These duties include but are not limited to determining the shipment method, calling for freight rates, assembling boxes, placing boxes on skids and loading trucks, and wrapping and labeling rolls. The remaining points are inserted under the duties and responsibilities section.

Qualifications

Education Essential:

  •  High school diploma or vocational equivalent

Knowledge Essential:

  •  3-6 months of experience completing bills of lading, obtaining freight rates, loading and unloading trucks, and operating various forklifts
  •  3-6 months experience on a forklift

Skills and Abilities Essential:

  • Ability to work independently as well as cohesively with employees and managers as part of a team
  •  Problem-solving abilities resolve conflicts and problems
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain an excellent rapport with suppliers etc
  •  Ability to prioritize and organize
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with simultaneous deadlines
  •  Ability to work in a time-efficient manner
  •  Ability to pack and unpack boxes, cover rolls, load, and unload trucks
  • Health and Safety awareness to minimize the risk of injury from equipment

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assembles containers and crates, records contents manually and/or in the computer system, and packs goods with tape or straps to be shipped as per Albarrie standards and to minimize shipping damage.
  • Affixes identifying information and shipping instructions such as labels, and markings and ensures the information is accurate.
  • Determines how many trucks are needed, the amount of time, and the price to deliver the customer’s product.
  •  Inspects and verifies incoming goods against invoices. Records shortages and notifies the Purchasing Supervisor, Director of Manufacturing, or Plant Manager of damaged goods and obtains instructions from the Purchasing Supervisor, Director of Manufacturing, or the Plant Manager on how to handle damaged receipts.
  • Assists driver with unloading of goods.
  • Unpacks, codes, and delivers goods to appropriate storage areas.
  • Maintains internal, manual, or computerized record-keeping systems.
  • Operates forklift, hand trucks, dollies, etc to load, unload, transport, and store goods as per operating and safety standards.
  • Always ensures a safe environment.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the customer’s product is delivered on time and to the right destination.
  • Arrangements for garbage and recycling pick-up are required.
  • May or may not manage the needle boards and punch press.
  • Maintains complete knowledge of and complies with company and departmental policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Maintains client and company confidence by keeping information confidential and secure.
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with team members and management in a team environment.
  • Sets up and organizes individual work areas with designated supplies, forms, and resource materials while always maintaining cleanliness.

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