Packaging Warehouse Assistant

Posted On
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:28

Position Title: Packaging Warehouse Assistant

Immediate Supervisor: Marerials Manager

Department: Receiving

Employment Classification: Permanent Full-Time

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Packaging Warehouse Assistant receives and processes deliveries, and ensures the accurate and prompt recording of these.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives and unloads incoming materials, verifying information on all pertinent documents.
  • Inspects deliveries for damages or defects, records discrepancies or damages, and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
  • Processes return shipments as required.
  • Sorts, counts, labels, unpacks, and logs delivered goods. Moves received products to appropriate
    areas within warehouse.
  • Gathers products for delivery to other departments or supplies.
  • Dispenses raw materials from work orders or purchase orders.
  • Updates ERP system; ensures accurate and prompt recording of transactions.
  • Recommends improvements to the ERP system.
  • Prepares routine reports, and manages department files/records.
  • Initiates or assists in ensuring safety, cleanliness and orderliness of the work area.
  • Follows established policies, procedures, and standards in execution of all work assigned.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Required Skills and Training

  • Completion of High School from a Canadian institution or equivalent.
  • Able to communicate effectively in the English language; proficient in reading and comprehending written English.
  • Previous experience in a warehouse or receiving/shipping environment.
  • Physically fit; able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs.
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Word and ERP systems.
  • Able to operate warehouse equipment, e.g., pallet jack, forklift.
  • Working knowledge and/or training in:
    • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
    • Natural Health Product Regulations and Safety Requirements.
    • ISO standards and requirements.
    • Documentation and record keeping.
  • Detail oriented, willing to learn, a good team player, and a reliable and collaborative worker.


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