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General Warehouse Personnel - Weekends

Winnipeg, MB · General Labor
Status:     Regular Part-ime

Shift:       Saturday - Sunday (6:00AM-4:30PM)
In your role as General Warehouse Person- Weekends, at The North West Company (NWC), you’re an integral part of our warehouse operations and activities. Your work ensures an increase in efficiency and profitability to increase satisfaction amongst our customers.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

The North West Company is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

Your Role:
  • Picks orders for Northern stores, Giant Tiger stores and external customers;
  • Operates appropriate powered equipment to pick or stock items;
  • Load and unload trucks;
  • Maintains product rotation and execute quality control; and
  • Maintains warehouse cleanliness and a safe work environment.
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Ability to pick orders. Previous warehouse experience an asset;
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently to complete responsibilities and consistently meet production requirements;
  • Physically able to lift heavy product up to 70 lbs unaided for the duration of each shift;
  • Ability to work additional hours on Fridays would be considered an asset;
  • Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and be able to follow instructions accurately;
  • Able to prioritize workloads;
  • Able to work in a variety of seasonal temperatures and warehouse environments;
  • Must be able to work individually and in a team environment;
  • Must be able to become in-house certified in order to operate required motorized equipment; and
  • Forklift and pallet jack, etc. experience preferred.

Location: Crescent Multi Foods, 2049 Dugald Road

Reports to:  Department Manager, Crescent Multi Foods (CMF)

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:
  • Being Enterprising • Committing to our Customer • Working with Passion • Leading and Developing Others • Demonstrating Respect and Inclusivity • Building Trust

The North West Company is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For Internal Applicants Only:

Salary Grade: 

Interested internal applicants are invited to apply directly on the website no later than 4:00 P.M, Tuesday, March 21, 2023. Internal applicants must select “Yes” as the answer to “Are you currently employed by The North West Company or any of its subsidiaries?” during the application process.

Positions will be advertised externally; however internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. NWC employees are encouraged to bring forward applications of external candidates that meet the qualifications of this position.

NOTE: If an existing employee is selected for a posted position they will be required to remain in that position a minimum of one year prior to applying for other posted positions unless authorized by their current supervisor. New employees to the Company must also remain in their position a minimum of one year prior to applying for posted positions unless authorized by their supervisor. This position adheres to the Distribution Job Posting Guidelines.

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