Warehouse Associate - Contract/Temporary (3-Month)

Day and Afternoon Positions

SCOPE

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for working closely with, supporting and assisting the Warehouse Team Lead and Warehouse Manager in all areas of the warehouse as needed. The Warehouse Associate will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and seamless processing of incoming and outgoing shipments. The Warehouse Associate may load and unload shipments regularly, with the capability of repetitive lifting, and use any necessary equipment, e.g. forklift, etc. as needed. Other responsibilities will include the inspection of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify contents and quality and may be required to assist in the scheduling of freight appointments. The Warehouse Associate must understand the impact of this position to other business functions that depend on the accuracy and efficiency of warehouse operations. Inventory management and vendor relations with shipping companies are essential functions for this position, along with demonstrated computer proficiency using an electronic inventory scanning program. The Warehouse Associate is responsible for shipping, receiving, kitting or other related warehouse duties as assigned. Other warehouse related duties may be assigned as necessary. These positions are temporary, 3-Month fixed term contracts and report to the Warehouse Manager.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Shipping Duties:

  • Ensure boards are scanned in Tecnomatics as required

  • Ensure boards are packaged according to customers’ specific requirements and with proper ESD handling

  • Ensure boards are sufficiently packed in shipping boxes

  • Label shipping boxes according to contents and delivery address as required

  • Ensure shipping documentation is completed accurately as required

  • Use various courier computer and online shipping systems as required

  • Provide back up for Head Shipper as required

Receiving Duties:

  • Ensure incoming material is received according to purchase order requirements

  • Ensure customer RMA’s are processed as required

  • Ensure supplier RMR’s are processed as required

  • Ensure incoming material discrepancies are resolved

  • Using the electronic scanning program (Juki), assign the part to appropriate locations

  • Inform QA of any damaged incoming shipments

Kitting Duties:

  • Prepare kits of components for production using the automated Juki solution (electronic scanning program)

  • Ensure correct manufacturer of various components are kitted as required for specific customer’s kits

  • Notify program managers and buyers of kitting discrepancies

  • Ensure correct count of components kitted

  • Issue allocations to jobs as required

  • Ensure components are properly packaged in kit using ESD handling

  • Inform Warehouse Team Lead or Warehouse Manager if any inventory adjustment is needed

  • Other kitting or related tasks as required 

General Duties:

  • Maintain and upkeep work area within 5S requirements (ie. ensure area is clean, maintained and organized at all times)

  • During down times or quiet times, the Warehouse Associate is responsible for ensuring all areas of the warehouse are clean, maintained and organized, and will help other warehouse areas as needed.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong team player skills, with a willingness to assist and support others within the team and outside the team as business needs dictate

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Completion of High School required.

  • Good knowledge of warehouse activities preferably in an electronics manufacturing setting or similar industry

  • Knowledge of ISO standards and lean manufacturing principles is an asset however not mandatory.

  • Knowledge of general 5S awareness and incorporating these guidelines at work.

  • Knowledge and experience in general shipping and receiving warehouse areas

  • Able to lift at least 30Ibs.

  • Good interpersonal skills and a strong team-player.

  • Good work habits and housekeeping.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Electronics Warehouse or Related Industry Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Previous Warehouse Experience: 1 year (Required)

 

Vexos is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in its workplaces and welcomes applications from all visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities among other self-identified diverse groups. Vexos thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified and considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

POSITION LOCATION

  • Markham, Ontario

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