Shipper / Receiver
Fit Foods Ltd. - Port Coquitlam, BC

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A leading manufacturer of Sports Nutrition Products is looking for a full-time Shipper to work (Monday – Friday) in our busy Distribution Department. The incumbent will be responsible for final preparation and shipment of finished products to meet regulatory requirements and to ensure customer satisfaction. A Shipper must ship, receive, and record the movements of supplies, materials, and stock to and from an establishment. This position reports directly to the Shipping Distribution Supervisor & the Distribution Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Studying the daily production schedule to determine the most efficient order for movement of raw materials, including pulling items from stock when ordered (staging), finished products, etc.
  • Coordinate material handling activities; receiving and moving product by loading on trailers for warehouse transfer and rotating stock by using; a power truck, fork lift, pallet jack, or by manual labour
  • Verify incoming shipments are correct by comparing quality and quantity of items unloaded against; bills of lading, invoices, manifests, storage receipts, or other records. Checking for damaged goods to insure goods are appropriately identified for routing to areas or departments, preparing, and keeping records of goods received
  • Unpacking and checking goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintaining records of received goods, and rejecting unsatisfactory items where necessary
  • Picks and maintains stock and locations of finished product line items including raw material line items, loading of materials, and monitoring FIFO expiration dates
  • Preparing material for shipment to a distribution warehouse which requires storing, stacking, palletizing, or loading on trailers for warehouse transfer
  • Coordination of ingoing & outgoing shipments between production, quality, customs, and traffic
  • Packaging and labeling of various products for outgoing shipments including wrapping and labeling the skid material to be shipped
  • Filling out documentation and maintaining records of merchandise shipped
  • Palletize material in accordance with prescribed storage methods, rearranging, taking inventory of stored items, examining stored materials, reporting deterioration and damage, and removing material and preparing it for shipment
  • Some administrative duties include: verifying & inspecting incoming material against purchase orders, reporting discrepancies, checking goods, and verifying documentation is complete
  • Maintain and transact inventory movements using the company’s inventory control system and performing cycle counts
  • Cleaning and maintaining the warehouse and complying with safety, health, environmental, and quality requirements
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Grade 12 graduate, with prior 2-3 years’ work experience in warehouse environment
  • Previous inventory/stockroom experience preferred
  • Must have 1-2 years experience with a current Forklift Certification and CSA approved steel toe shoes
  • Must be able to lift 30-60lbs regularly for extended periods of time
  • Reliable individual, highly organized, with an ability to calculate, and a good memory
  • Must be able to work accurately in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Good communication (written, listening, understanding, speaking), planning, and teamwork
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office, prior experience with BV an asset

This is an entry level position with many opportunities for growth and development as the company is growing rapidly. Interested candidates, who are interested in working within a dynamic multicultural work force and a team environment, submit your resume by email or by Fax at (604)468-0235 before October 31, 2013. Our company will provide to the successful candidate a full range of benefits including MSP coverage, extended health & dental benefits, Life, Ltd., Ad & d, etc. and a competitive market rate salary.


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