The Material Handler is the critical link between the receiving warehouse, the products being in place and ready for the production department usage and the shipping department. The Material Handler actively participates in the daily cycle counting tasks within the Supply chain department.
Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma (OSSGD) or equivalent.
Completion of a recognized forklift training program an asset.
Additional courses or certification in a recognized logistics program is an asset.
Minimum 2 years related warehousing experience, preferably in an electronics/manufacturing environment, preferably conducting cycle counts or in inventory, distribution and operational areas.
Prior experience/usage of bar-coding equipment.
MRP/ERP (Visual) usage experience.
Exposure/experience with TS 16949, ISO9001/QS 9000 systems.
Good interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with external suppliers and internal staff.
Ability to prioritize and manage a variety of tasks in an ever-changing environment.
Valid Ontario Drivers license required for the use of the company cargo vehicle is an asset in the role.
Valid Lift Truck license is an asset.
Computer literacy, specifically on computerized inventory control systems.
Excellent mathematical skills are required and the ability to perform math calculations when investigating inventory discrepancies.
Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities in resolving inventory discrepancies.
Attention to detail is required to process accurate documentation.
Knowledge of proper lifting and carrying techniques, and safe body movements is required.
Knowledge of safe work procedures related to materials movement is required.
This is a physically demanding position due to the movement of materials.
Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, standing, walking, climbing, crouching, kneeling, bending, twisting and other material handling movements are required.
Work occurs in a non-air conditioned environment with exposure to outdoor temperatures.