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Warehouse and Logistics Lead

Compugen Inc.

This is a Contract position in Richmond Hill, ON posted September 17, 2020.

Position:  Warehouse and Logistics Lead Location:  Richmond Hill, Ontario
Job Id:  1740 # of Openings:  1 Compugen is Canada’s largest privately-owned and operated Information Technology (IT) solution provider with extensive service and support resources. Our vision is to “simplify the business of technology, together” by focusing on business objectives and outcomes, aligning the most relevant and effective IT solutions to meet those requirements and providing extraordinary ongoing support capabilities. Every day, over 1500 dedicated employees across Canada focus on providing extraordinary customer service and support experiences to private and public sector organizations. Since 1981, the Compugen team has developed a strong reputation with market-leading vendors and customers, for creating, implementing and supporting creative IT solutions that delight thousands of customers. Join a fast-growing organization that is at the forefront of technological innovation. The purpose of this role is to work directly with the area Senior Operations Supervisor to plan, co-ordinate and oversee a group of up to 10 Level 1 and 2 Associates in carrying out various shipping, receiving, material handling and inventory control tasks in support of the Warehouse and Logistics Operations team’s daily activities (as per documented ISO procedures). The Lead is responsible for performing various trouble shooting activities and actively resolving occasional system or process issues or delays, to liaise with various internal and external business partners to plan and execute daily activities and special projects, and to provide input to various K.P.I., operational reports and performance evaluations working in conjunction with the Senior Operations Supervisors for training and performance management purposes. Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Utilizing your supply chain and warehouse skills:In Shipping you will:

  • 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.

In Receiving you will:

  • 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

In Order Picking you will:

  • 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

In Material Handling you will:In addition to the duties and tasks outlined above Team Leads 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 Responsibilities:This role is expected to demonstrate advanced engagement and leadership and accountability with respect the H&S activities outlined below: 

  • 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

 What we need:

  • 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
  • Advanced proficiency with use of computers, computerized business management systems and use of RF scanners
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a warehousing, logistics and transportation environment
  • Proven experience leading groups of 5 or more front line warehouse associates
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time and priority management skills
  • Strong troubleshooting 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, in accordance with applicable Employment Standards legislation.

 Physical Conditions and Demands

  • 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
  • Working within a standard warehouse environment where certified protective  footwear is 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

Collaboration. Diversity. Passion. Be part of one of Canada’s leading IT companies. Consistent with our commitments to equity and diversity, we actively recruit from the designated equity groups–women, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. We also provide employment accommodation upon request to current employees and to applicants during the recruitment process. We 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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