Shipping / Receiving Lead Hand

Location: Brampton, Ontario
Date Posted: 06-25-2018

SHIPPING / RECEIVING LEAD HAND


Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for coordinating and scheduling all outbound traffic for finished goods going to EDC, MWDC or US for local and long-distance loads
  • Responsible for coordinating and scheduling all inbound delivery coming into the facility
  • Coordinate with Production to ensure material required for long distance loads are ready. (US Shipment) Schedule load and ensure targets goals.
  • Act as a liaison between the shipping department and all functional department/areas
  • Analyze and investigate all inventory discrepancies as requested/correct any SAP system discrepancies and invoices related issues
  • Enter delivery inbound in SAP for shipping personnel as needed, MIGO transactions as required
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Responsible for correct allergen and material labeling
  • Direct and coordinate personnel to ensure material is received and stored in the proper identified area as well as ensure FIFO/SOP are being followed
  • Maintain shipping records, including tracking and shipping history information and provide information for traceability as needed
  • Ensure freezer/coolers in RAW and RTE inventory is stored following and sanitation wash cycles are completed  
  • Demonstrated ability to wear proper PPE and comply with safety requirements
  • Pulling, pushing, twisting, bending, heavy lifting and standing
  • Lift truck certified is required
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and oral) and the ability to effectively communicate across various departments in English
  • Positive interaction and information sharing with Associates and Salaried Team
  • Ability to work independently without regular supervision
  • Actively finding new and improved ways of completing tasks
  • Willing to try new things and assume additional responsibilities
  • Ability to establish priorities in their work area
  • Previous experience working in Shipping/Receiving environment is required
  • Must possess the ability to multitask, ensuring accuracy and completion for each task
  • Must possess strong computer and/or data entry skills; experience with SAP systems is required
  • Excellent time management, analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to use a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be a team player
  • Will be required to perform Shipper/Receiver tasks when not involved in Lead Hand duties
 
 

WORKING CONDITIONS:


Environment (Distribution/Warehouse, Office, Meat Processing Plant, Farm, Field Sales, Hatchery)
Volume & Complexity of Work (Volume Completed through typical procedures/Multiple deadlines, some priority conflict/Limited complexity, multiple deadlines, priority conflicts/Moderate complexity, multiple deadlines, priority conflicts/Complex complexity, multiple deadlines, priority conflicts
Travel Requirements (None/10%/25%/50%/75%/Field Position, 100% Travel)
Physical Requirements (None/Little physical effort (10-25% of Time)/ Some Lifting (50% of Time)/ Constant Lifting (50-75% of Time)



We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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