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Warehouse Associate (Level 2) in Burnaby at Innomar Strategies

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Job Description

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the Warehouse Associate is responsible for ensuring daily activities of warehouse operations are maintained. The Warehouse Associate will also maintain effective communications with the Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Supervisor and all coworkers.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Ensuring the daily shipping, receiving, and inventory control aspects of the warehouse are maintained including:
  • Receiving: logging and verifying all in bound shipments for material identity, quantity and any shipping damage. Coordinates any receiving inspections within established receiving protocols, imputing all inbound receipts in the Innomar WMS software and filling out corresponding documents;
  • Quarantining of product: relating to all inbound receipts and returns as outlined by Innomar's SOP's, (product status change remains a function of the Warehouse Manager and Innomar QA);
  • Picking of product: the picking of all orders provided by the CSR or Management, and ensuring all orders are picked and packed according to Innomar's SOP's and client requirements in an expedient manner in order to meet daily commitments;
  • Packing of product: all orders that have been picked require a blind check to ensure product and quantity are correct, all completed orders must be packed in accordance with Innomar's SOP's and Client SOP's;
  • Ensuring that all documentation is completed accurately, including preparing shipping documentation, i.e. waybills and customs papers;
  • Managing inventory movement in a FIFO or FEFO manner (first-in-first-out, first-expiry-first-out) through a safe and organized efficient flow of properly identified and segregated goods through the warehouse;
  • Maintains data integrity of the inventory management systems through precisely accounting for all material transactions and routine cycle counting programs;
  • Assisting the Warehouse Supervisor, Inventory coordinator or Innomar Quality Assurance staff with the handling of released product;
  • Production assembly and supplies management, i.e. refrigerated box assembly and frozen handling, supply kitting activities
  • Implementation of Corrective Actions and Preventative Actions;
  • GMP & Regulatory Compliance:
  • Protocol adherence;
  • Maintaining and adhering to sanitation and pest control programs as outlined by Innomar's SOP's;
  • Ensuring all sensitive products outlined by Innomar's SOP's are handled accordingly and in an expedited manner;
  • Undergo regular training on Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Systems Training:
  • Required to be trained and understand the operation of Innomar's WMS and related software () and be able to function within the system;
  • Required to be trained and function using Innomar's TMS software.
  • The ability to be trained on and function using RF scanning guns, for picking, packing and material transfers including receiving;
  • The Warehouse Associate is also expected to participate in other related projects and perform other functions as required from time to time. This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities or skills and is subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of Innomar Strategies Inc.


Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalency;
  • 2 Years minimum experience in a related industry
  • Must be proficient in English language (reading, written, oral and mathematics);
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs daily;
  • Ability to perform repeated reaching, bending and lifting daily;
  • Able to work in a cold environment daily;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment;
  • Ability to work accurately with a strong attention to detail;
  • Works well under pressure in time sensitive situations;
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities;
  • Independent worker, requiring minimal supervision;
  • Ability to operate manual material handling equipment



MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical distribution industry
  • Working knowledge of automated warehouse operating system
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Effective interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Effective organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office Programs