Jr. Lead Hand / Warehouse
Westco a division of Congebec inc. - Calgary, AB

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Jr. Lead Hand / Warehouse

Rate of Pay: $19.25 base to start + Premiums
(Increase to base wage depending on experience)

What Westco Offers You:
Stable, full time, permanent employment from Monday to Friday
Competitive Starting Wage with room to grow
Full Benefits Program & EAP Program
Matching Contributions to your Retirement Savings Program and Deferred Profit Sharing
A fun and engaged team environment!!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Customer Focus
  • Building Inspections
  • Safe work Environment
  • Product Damages
  • Inventory Accuracy ( Repi’s, Relo’s, Etc)
  • Employee training & coaching
  • Communication & feedback – daily
  • Conflict management & employee discipline
  • Holds employees accountable – performance management
  • Courteous, professional and effective customer service
  • Employee ideas & suggestions
  • Recognition
  • Meetings
  • Receiving of products / Shipping of Products
  • Develop and adhere to best practices and standards.
  • Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety rules and regulations and Food Safety programs.
  • Adhere to the Westco Values and company policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as required.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Previous supervisory skills and or leadership experience
  • Forklift experience an asset
  • Previous knowledge of a Warehouse Management System or RF Scanning
  • Ability to work in cold/freezing temperatures
  • Heavy lifting is required (high level of physical fitness & endurance).
  • Previous warehouse experience is preferred.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Must have proven record of consistent on-time attendance.
  • Positive attitude with good communication skills.
  • Excellent focus and attention to detail.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent would be preferred
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Critical Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Team Player
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good motor skills, hand-eye co-ordination
  • Fundamental knowledge of warehousing methodology and systems.
  • Strong ability to manage and direct workforce and work independently.
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends when necessary.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in cold/freezing temperatures
  • Ability to repetitively lift and carry objects of 30 lbs.
  • Ability to remain calm in a stressful situation
  • Reliable

Interested candidates may submit resumes in confidence to:
Human Resources Department
5500 72nd Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2C 4X5