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Warehouse Personnel - General Merchandise (Day Shift)

Winnipeg, MB · General Labor
Status: Casual Term (Up to 8 Months)
Shifts: Sunday - Thursday (6:00am – 2:30pm)
Training: Monday – Friday (6:00am – 2:30pm) Two (2) weeks only

In your role as General Warehouse Person – General Merchandise, Days, 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.

Your Role:
  • Detail receive PO’s into Warehouse 7 and Warehouse 5;
  • Prepare and tag orders for distribution to stores;
  • Pick in the various zones for daily Basics allocations;
  • Organize freight inside the warehouse and outside in the yard;
  • Deliver and stage warehouse 5 & 7 products in designated areas;
  • Manifest and stage orders as required;
  • Ability to identify problem PO’s and work with supervisor to correct;
  • Sorting of Giant Tiger fashion freight by store;
  • Building, wrapping and assisting in the sorting / bringing down of outbound pallets;
  • Verifying counts on the pallets;
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area; and,
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience:
  • Previous shipping/receiving experience would be considered an asset;
  • Forklift, high stacker, and electric pallet jack experience an asset but not required;
  • Experience in a food or general merchandise warehouse environment an asset;
  • Able to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently to meet production requirements;
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the job, including standing and lifting for duration of shift;
  • Ability to lift between 20 to 70 pounds unassisted on a regular basis;
  • Ability to operate an RF hand held computer efficiently and accurately;
  • Ability to read and comprehend packing slips;
  • Must possess a high attention to detail;
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Ability to operate and pull a manual pump truck;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Location:      Winnipeg Logistics Service Centre (WLSC), 100 Murray Park Road

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: C0W001

Interested internal applicants are invited to apply directly on the website no later than 4:00 P.M, Friday, March 24, 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 opportunity adheres to the Distribution job posting guidelines.
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