What, briefly, does a shipper / receiver do? Shippers and receivers send, accept and record the movement of parts, supplies, materials, equipment and stock to and from an establishment. They are employed by retail and wholesale establishments, manufacturing companies, and other commercial or industrial establishments.
- Location: Woodbridge, ON
- Salary: $19.00 to $22.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
- Terms of employment: Permanent employment
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Benefits: Long term benefits
- Vacancies: 2 vacancies
Shippers and receivers perform some or all of the following duties:
- Determine method of shipment and prepare bills, invoices and other shipping documents.
- Assemble containers and crates, pack goods to be shipped, and prepare identifying information and shipping instructions.
- Oversee loading and unloading of goods from trucks, etc.
- Inspect and verify incoming goods against invoices or other documents, record shortages and reject damaged goods.
- Unpack and route goods to appropriate storage areas.
- Maintain internal record-keeping systems.
- May operate forklift, hand truck or other equipment to load, unload, transport and store goods.
- Know safe storage and handling procedures for various chemicals and materials.
- Know proper shipping procedures for transportation of dangerous goods.
- Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
- or equivalent experience
1 year to less than 2 years
- Determine method of shipment
- Schedule distribution of goods
- Schedule transportation conveyances
- Assemble containers and crates
- Inspect and verify incoming goods against invoices or other documents
- Maintain internal record-keeping system
- Record shortages and reject damaged goods
- Route goods to appropriate storage areas
- Pack goods to be shipped
- Unpack goods received
- Affix identifying information and shipping instructions on shipments
- Oversee loading and unloading of goods
- Supervise material handlers and helpers
Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
- Forklift Operator Certification
- Working at heights training
Experience and specialization
Equipment and machinery experience
- Dollies and hand trucks
- Hoists or winches
- Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts
- Pallet lifters
- Powered crane
Security and safety
- Driving record check (abstract)
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Attention to detail
- Handling heavy loads
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
- Tight deadlines
- Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Client focus
- Efficient interpersonal skills
- Excellent written communication
- Team player
Long term benefits
- Group insurance benefits
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
How to apply