Warehouse - Material Handler II - Richmond, BC

Posted on : 2022-09-26
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Makita is a leading international brand that produces cordless and electrical power tools. Our focus is Customer First – a simple concept and we get it. We design and develop our tools with the user in mind, answering a simple question: How do we make the job easier and more efficient for the customer?

How Makita supports our team members:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company paid benefits (medical/dental/vision/employee assistance plan)
  • RSP Plan
  • Work life balance with paid/unpaid leave, including paid vacation, family related leave & personal days
  • Opportunities for career growth and an Education Reimbursement Program

What will you do?   

Under the supervision of warehouse leadership team, you will perform a wide range of warehouse duties including, but not limited to picking, packing, shipping, receiving and repack.

You must be a certified forklift operator.

What will you work on?

  • Accurately gather product to fulfill an order for a customer.
  • Maintain internal, manual, or computerized record-keeping systems.
  • Interpret data from the warehouse system and key information.
  • Maintain a clean, tidy, and safe workspace.
  • Assist with inventory cycle counts to ensure proper inventory numbers.
  • Weigh packages and label them appropriately
  • Receive shipments, check for damages, and sort stock for distribution
  • Load and process LTL, TL and Small Parcel shipments
  • Transport material within the warehouse
  • Comply with safety, customer compliance, and security procedures.
  • Take part in company initiatives and meetings.
  • Performs other job specific duties as assigned.

To be successful you will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of one (1) year warehouse experience
  • Valid forklift licence with at least six (6) months experience.
  • Fluent in English (read, oral and written).
  • Experience with desktop software applications

What you bring to the team:

  • Team skills: work in other departments as needed
  • Communication skills: communicate with peers and management.
  • Manual Dexterity: Ability to operate all manual material handling equipment.
  • Accountability: Ability to follow instructions and follow through consistently.
  • Time Management: Ability to manage time to complete the assigned work.
  • General mathematical skills: Ability to process orders and recognize errors.
  • Problem Solving Skills: Ability to recognize a problem and adjust or recommend corrections
  • Attention to detail: Accurately and consistently complete work with little to no errors.

What will the environment look like?

About Us:

We have been in Canada for almost 50 years employing hundreds of people. The Head Office is in Whitby, Ontario; we operate 2 warehouse/ distribution centres in Ontario and British Columbia, and we have 13 factory service centres strategically located across the country. We are proud of our achievements, excited for the future and energized for our continued growth.

Interested in Joining our Team?

Please submit your resume to careers@makita.ca, with the subject line Material Handler II.

We thank all those who apply for employment opportunities, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workplace. We are committed to providing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with Human Rights and Accessibility Legislation