Warehouse Operator 1

Posted 25 Oct 2023

Oakville, Ontario - Canada

Req Id 269177


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Your Role:

MilliporeSigma in Oakville, Ontario is seeking a Warehouse Operator. The Warehouse Operator will perform various warehousing duties and ensure finished goods flow through the Distribution Center in a safe, quality conscious manner. The position performs multiple functions including receiving, locating, picking and packing all materials while ensuring compliance with all company and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities will be to meet the daily and monthly core performance metrics set for the warehouse by:

  • Accurately receiving finished goods and supplies under time constraints
  • Safely and accurately locating material to proper storage area
  • Safely, accurately, and efficiently picking customer orders
  • Safely, accurately, and securely packing customer order.
  • Performing cycle counts, location and product audits
  • Participating in problem resolution and researching discrepancy issues
  • Actively participating in Process Improvement initiatives
  • Consistently complying with all Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Engaging in good housekeeping habits
  • Forklift operation
  • Participating in Spill and Emergency Response Teams


This position will include exposure to extremely cold conditions for periods of time throughout the shift. 


Physical attributes: Lifting of up to 20 lbs, performing repetitive tasks, standing for most of the day


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Secondary School with 2+ years of work experience in a warehouse and distribution environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of: warehouse flow, location logic, WHMIS, transportation of dangerous goods, IATA Regulations, general safety practices, basic use of fire extinguishers, material handling equipment, proper lifting techniques, forklift operation, and spill team response
  • Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions
  • Basic math skills for minor addition, subtraction, and multiplication
  • P.C. keyboarding skills and data entry using computers and RF scanning devices
  • Safe, smooth operation of a wide range of material handling equipment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business circumstance and can thrive in a constantly changing business environment
  • Excellent attention to detail

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