Welcome To Big Erics Inc. - Applying For The Warehouse Associate - Dartmouth, NS Position

 

Warehouse Associate – Dartmouth, NS

Big Erics is celebrating 75 years in business

As a proudly family-owned and female lead company, Big Erics employs a diverse workforce throughout the Atlantic Region while working to serve customer needs across North America.  With commercial/retail locations in Halifax and St. John's, and sales reps throughout the Atlantic region, our experienced team is committed to providing quality products, value-added services, and the latest innovations to support our customers' success.  We are a leader in end-to-end product and service based solutions spanning food preparation and service, food safety, facilities maintenance, cleaning, and sanitation.

For more information on Big Erics visit http://bigerics.com

What makes Big Erics a great place to work?

Our Employees and our Customers! 

Big Erics is proud to be a leading distributor of both commercial and residential supplies, equipment, smallwares and industrial chemicals for the food service, janitorial, sanitation, confectionary, and manufacturing and discerning residential sectors in Atlantic Canada. 

Reporting directly to the Warehouse Manager, the Warehouse Associate is responsible for ensuring that the warehouse is running safely, efficiently, and with a strong attention to details to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our customers in a timely manner.  The warehouse is the nerve centre of this business.  There are many functions performed in the warehouse, some of which may be specialized (Picker, Replenishment/Forklift, Utility).  Partnering with our sales and retail teams to ensure appropriate inventory levels are maintained.  Utilizing the SAP system and PMX, the warehouse associate will also need to have computer skills and ability to learn these programs. 

Our leadership team is focused on attracting and retaining the best talent in the region. With our continuous evolution, we are currently looking for a full time Warehouse Associate working out of our Dartmouth, NS warehouse. 

We offer a competitive salary, employee discounts, free on-site parking, participation in our benefits and pension plan (after the designated waiting period).    

What you’ll be doing will include the following (as and when required):

  • Accurately receive inbound shipments, paperwork, matching purchase orders and ensure product is binned to the correct location.
  • Picking and preparing orders for shipment and accurately ship outbound products.
  • Ensuring that all returns are processed and dispersed to their appropriate locations.
  • Maintaining high standards of safety and cleanliness.
  • Loading trucks and picking customer orders for our retail stores and for deliveries.
  • Dropping skids with reach truck when bins need to be replenished or items are required.
  • Ensuring proper material handling and accurate paperwork.
  • Weighing, tagging, and filling out all paperwork needed to ship goods and to track orders.
  • Following all procedures for the handling and transportation of dangerous goods.
  • Ensuring the equipment is in good working condition with regular maintenance and stored in the proper location.
  • Will be shipping by preparing bills of lading and other shipping documents, liaising with couriers and freight transportation providers to ensure pickup and delivery of goods.

Requirements:

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent education level
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of warehouse experience
  • WHMIS and Transportation of Dangerous goods certification would be an asset
  • Fall arrest training and forklift certification would be considered an asset
  • General computer acumen (email, word, excel)
  • Knowledge of SAP would be advantageous
  • Punctual and dependable with willingness to learn and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and provide proof of full vaccination.

Work hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm; located at the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia office.  There may be a need to work occasional evenings and weekends. 

Your application will require you to submit a resume, answer all of the questions and complete a questionnaire.  Applications must be received on or before Monday August 22, 2022.

**Salary is negotiable**

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