Receiver Shipper

Job Function:

CA, ON, Brampton

G&W offers the following benefits: 

  • Generous Profit Sharing Program
  • Night and Day Shift Premiums + guaranteed overtime bi-weekly for continental shift work
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package including life insurance, health, dental and paramedical services (paid by employer)
  • Education Tuition Assistance
  • Job Security
  • Air-conditioned/heated state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
  • Wellness and Gym Reimbursement Programs
  • Training and Developmental Opportunities
  • Continuous Performance Feedback
  • Fun social events, holiday party, bowling nights, and many more.
  • And many more…

Position Summary:  Reporting to the Team Lead, Shipping & Receiving, the Shipper/Receiver is responsible for shipping, receiving and recording the movement of parts, supplies, materials, equipment and stocking to and from an establishment.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Perform general physical activities in order to load, unload, sort and move shipments by hand or using material handling equipment
  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of shipment
  • Pack , seal, and label materials for shipment
  • Perform tasks in multi-temperature environments
  • May be required to perform Material Handling duties
  • Adhere to shipping and receiving policies/procedures, and regulatory compliance procedures
  • Maintain compliance with laws, regulations, and/or standards and complete appropriate documentation as required
  • Prepare documents, such as bills of lading and shipping orders to route materials
  • Complete daily shipping and receiving logs
  • May determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates
  • Record shipment data for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes
  • May contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials
  • Confer and correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications
  • Order and store shipping supplies to maintain stock inventory
  • Maintain shipping and receiving area
  • Deliver or route materials to other departments using material handling devices
  • Maintain inventory locations
  • Provide on the job training to new/junior staff
  • Follow all health and safety policies and procedures
  • Any other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Computer skills such as data entry, document management, label making, spreadsheets, electronic mail, warehouse management systems etc.
  • Experience with packaging tools
  • Experience with measurement tools
  • Valid Forklift License
  • Experience with material handling equipment such as dollies, forklifts, hand trucks etc.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have valid forklift licence

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.


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Physical Demands / Working Conditions: 

Lifting Demands

  • Lift up to 75 lbs on an occasional basis floor to waist
  • Lift up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis floor to chest
  • Carry up to 50 lbs on an occasional basis up to 25 feet
  • Push/pull up to 100 lbs on an frequent basis

Postural Demands

  • Standing – continuous
  • Walking – frequent
  • Bending/stooping – frequent
  • Squatting/kneeling – frequent
  • Lifting – frequent
  • Sitting – occasional

Miscellaneous Demands

  • Griping, manipulation, fingering – frequent
  • Variable hand/power tool use – frequent
  • Two-person lifting tasks using assistive devices for lifting, pulling and pushing including hand trucks, pallet jacks, and hoists


Accessibility Statement

G&W Canada Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, G&W Canada Corporation will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform G&W Canada Corporation’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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