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Posted 13 Apr

General Labourer - Warehouse

Whitehorse, YT Full Time
Salary: TBD

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

Location: ALS Geochemistry, Whitehorse

Reports to: Lab Manager

Position Type: Casual

Classification: W2

Shift: Day, Afternoon & Graveyard

About the Position: The Warehouse Technician 2 will support the warehouse functions within the lab

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare packaging for outgoing shipments of pulp samples and rejects;
  • Sorting, locating and retrieving sample pulp and rejects from the warehouse facility using forklift;
  • Accurate data entry and inventory control of sample rejects, pulps, scan pallets and bins;
  • Assist with inventory control, pulp and reject storage, disposal and return to clients in a timely manner;
  • Ensure sample records and supplies are complete and accurate;
  • Primary driver for local deliveries and pick-ups;
  • Maintains vehicle inspection logs under minimal supervision;
  • Provide inventory count to invoice clients for their pulp and reject storage;
  • Provides assistance to clients and other ALS Branches when necessary;
  • General shipping, receiving and supplies warehousing functions as needed;
  • Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical quality;
  • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds;
  • Extensive walking or movement, bending, kneeling, and working with machines
  • Frequently wearing a dust mask;
  • Comfortable in environments with high noise levels;
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for a full shift;
  • Manual dexterity to perform repetitive tasks.
  • Please note that ALS operates 24/7 and will require day, afternoon, and graveyard shift work including weekends.

About You:

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Grade 12 diploma preferred;
  • Applicable Provincial driver’s license with clean driving history required;
  • Forklift license and experience operating a forklift an asset (on site certification will be required);
  • Warehouse and Shipping & Receiving experience.

You would also be:

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks accurately and thoroughly;
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced, high volume environment;
  • Basic understanding of computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite);
  • Good English communication skills both written and verbal and ability to read English;
  • Ability to work within a team environment;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Looking for further details?

  • Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than April 18, 2017;
  • We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;
  • For the employee referral bonus program, this position is eligible for a Level A bonus award.


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