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Warehouse and Logistics Associate 2

Compugen Inc.

This is a Contract position in Richmond Hill, ON posted September 24, 2020.

Position:  Warehouse and Logistics Associate 2 Location:  Richmond Hill, Ontario
Job Id:  1879 # of Openings:  1 Compugen is one of Canada’s largest privately-owned Information Technology (IT) Solution Providers. We help customers design, acquire, integrate and operate technology. Our mission is to help organizations realize new possibilities. Every day, our dedicated staff across North America focus on providing extraordinary customer service and support experiences to private and public sector organizations. We combine breadth of skill, depth of expertise, and commitment to operational excellence at scale to deliver exceptional, customer-focused experiences. If you are driven to make a difference, relentlessly curious and collaborative at the core, we’d love to talk to you. Join us and help us make a difference. Job purpose

  • To be fully qualified in the use of powered material handling equipment for the purpose of carrying out various shipping, receiving, material handling and inventory control tasks in support of the Warehouse and Logistics Operations team’s daily activities.
  • Although candidates will be cross-trained, flexible and able to move around within the team as demands and priorities change, this role is primarily focused on material put away, and order picking.

Duties and Responsibilities All associates are responsible for carrying out their tasks in compliance with ISO standard operating procedures and safe material handling procedures while contributing to the Health and Safety program as described below. Receiving         

  • Unload inbound trucks and trucks and trailers (in compliance with safe material handling procedures) and stage the goods in the receiving lane as directed
  • Assist with the processing of inbound shipments including sorting, quality checking, count verification, re-palletizing and load securement
  • Perform put-away of product on all levels of racking using appropriate powered material handling equipment, RF scanning equipment, updating bin locations in the computer system as required

Order picking   

  • Retrieve goods from various storage locations as per the details on the pick slips, ensuring that the goods picked are the correct item, from the correct location and in the correct quantity
  • Deliver the goods to the appropriate Configuration bench or shipping lane
  • Retrieve completed goods from the Configuration area and deliver to the appropriate staging area, ensuring accuracy of the part number and quantity
  • Carry out the appropriate transactions in the computer system to signify the completion of the picking stage


  • Retrieve orders from the shipping lanes in accordance with the priority and sequence established by the Shipping Lead
  • Prepare orders for shipment by double checking the accuracy and item count of goods staged in the shipping lanes
  • Process the orders within the computer system to signify the completion of the shipping stage, ensuring completion and accuracy of pertinent carrier, BOL, tracking information, etc.

General Material HandlingIn addition to the duties and tasks outlined above associates may be asked to perform other general warehousing and housekeeping duties including, but not limited to;

  • Lift, move or reposition equipment as needed for cleanliness and organization of the warehouse
  • Open, close and tape, label boxes, and wrap product as needed
  • Stack and unstack product
  • Move pallets of product from one location to another, with the use of powered material handling equipment, as directed

 Health and Safety

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, including sweeping, and emptying garbage from all areas of the warehouse
  • Use all prescribed personal protective equipment (PPE) in the intended manner
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures as trained (incl. power truck licensing, working at heights and fall arrest training)
  • Be attentive to the well-being of self and all co-workers

Report all unsafe acts or conditions to the area Supervisor without delay Qualifications Qualifications include:

  • Completion of a Secondary school diploma
  • To be fully licensed and experienced in the operation of Reach truck (w. reverse steering), Powered Pallet truck, Order Picking Platform truck
  • Fully trained for fall arrest and working at heights
  • Proven proficiency with use of computers, computerized business management systems and use of RF scanners
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in a warehousing, logistics and transportation environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fluid and fast paced environment, with frequent short timelines
  • Ability to work overtime outside of the normal schedule (evenings and weekends) to respond to customer (internal or external) needs

 Working conditions

  • Working within a standard warehouse environment where steel toed shoes are required
  • Environment is climate controlled but occasional, brief exposure to heat or cold may occur
  • Occasional exposure to short bursts of noise over 85 db may occur; hearing protection is offered but not mandatory
  • Standard work hours are Monday to Friday, 37.5 hrs. per week plus a daily half hour unpaid lunch break, and can vary between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
  • Tasks are non-repetitive in nature and can be frequently re-assigned due to changing priorities
  • May be required to work overtime, in accordance with applicable provincial Employment Standards legislation.

Physical requirements

  • This position requires a high degree of standing and walking, bending, crouching, etc.
  • Frequent lifting of objects up to 20 kg required; objects over 20 kg require team lifting

Consistent with our commitments to equity and diversity, we actively recruit from all designated groups. We also provide employment accommodation upon request to current staff members and to applicants during the recruitment process. We aim to provide a work environment where excellence is allowed to flourish and diversity is prized. Compugen is committed to providing accommodation throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, the hiring manager and the human resources contact will work with you to meet your needs
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