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Shipping and Receiving Lead Hand - A C LIGHTING INC

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Shipping and Receiving Lead Hand
Deadline: March 27, 2019
Posted: February 27, 2019

Job Description / Duties


The Lead Hand, Shipping & Receiving organizes and monitors the receiving, shipping, storage and distribution of all items received either from suppliers, vendors and/or the Manufacturing Department. The incumbent will ensure a smooth and consistent operation so parts and supplies are located and distributed in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer requirements.

• Oversees and participates in the loading and unloading of deliveries/ incoming shipments and problem solves for any cases of missing documents, shipments and deliveries, and communicates respective information to all internal departments/employees as required.

• Follows standard warehousing operations/practices with respect to all equipment, procedures/processes to achieve documented Logistic management goals improving customer service levels while streamlining warehousing activities.

• Oversees daily routes/schedules of shipments and deliveries.

• Communicates with 3rd party carriers related to transportation or material handling.

• Participates in cycle-counting program to ensure accuracy of inventory levels.

• Provides training to all employees on warehousing, shipping and receiving policy and procedures.

• Ensures Quality Assurance processes/policies are maintained as they relate to functional processes within the scope of receiving, inbound inspection material storage and disposition.

• Ensures that health and safety programs are supported and enforced in a manner that safeguards the protection of staff and promotes prompt responses to health and safety concerns or incidents.

• Fosters and maintains a continuous improvement environment through communication, teamwork and development of all employees.

• Records data in support of KPI’s around the Department’s Continuous Improvement and Cycle Time reduction activities/objectives.

• Duties and responsibilities may be amended from time to time in order to support efficient company operations.

The Lead Hand, Shipping & Receiving position reports directly to the Logistics Manager.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Thorough knowledge of all aspects of warehouse operations including understanding planning, shipping, warehouse management and inventory systems

• Proactive and mature style with proven success in achieving results

• Knowledge of internal control systems and procedures

• Knowledge of applicable legislation including health and safety

• Knowledge of Lead Hand practices and principles

• Experience gained in a continuous improvement or re-engineering setting

• Extensive skills in conducting investigations and gathering information

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Understanding point of entry and duty principles for border crossing (HS codes, Duty draw back)

• Ability to work well independently or as part of a team

• Ability to multitask and find solutions

• Valid Driver’s Licence

• Valid Forklift Licence (Raymond Reach; Counterbalanced Forklift)

• 5 years of experience in shipping/receiving, warehousing and inventory control in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment; experience in LTL and domestic and international parcel shipping preferred

• 3 years of Lead Hand experience; OR,
• Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Senior Management


The demands on the business may change and a degree of flexibility will be required to meet the needs of those business changes.

Additional Information

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Salary: $22.00 to $24.00

Contact Information

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Employer Profile

A.C. Lighting Inc. is a value added distributor of stage, studio and event lighting,accessories and consumables. With our distribution centers in New York state and Toronto, stocking a wide-range of world class products including Chroma-Q ,Vista, Luminex, LumenRadio, Prolights and Prolyte truss we meet the specific needs of the live entertainment, corporate A/V, worship, theatre and architectural markets in the USA, Canada and Mexico. Our in-house manufacturing facilities provide a complete one stop service to meet all of your needs.