General Warehouse Lead Hand

Summit Search Group has partnered with a leading food company. For almost three decades this company has enjoyed tremendous growth as they continue to capture the market with traditional and innovative products through a variety of channels with superior prices and service.

The Position
As the Lead Hand, you will be steering the ship and taking charge of warehouse activities. As the quarterback, you will be paying a critical role in leading a high-performance team throughout the company’s growth. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading and coordinating the team and ensuring all policies and procedures are completed accordingly
  • Organizing crew tasks and arranging for extra workers
  • Evaluating the quality of work of team members
  • Maintaining work standards and maintaining positive relationships between team members
  • Ensuring that all boxes are clean and damage free
  •  Loading and unloading trucks. (When loader or unloader is away.)
  • Working collaboratively with Warehouse Supervisor on all aspects of the warehouse including shipping, receiving, unsafe conditions, breaks, staffing issues, any suggestions or changes to be implemented for bettering warehouse operation & efficiency.
  • Maintaining a safe and tidy work environment
  • Inspecting lifting devices weekly
  • Accurate shipping, receiving, recording, labeling and documenting of all inbound/outbound freight
  • Updating product movement and transfers on the warehouse spreadsheets when required
  • Training employees with ongoing warehouse procedures
  • Maintaining Raymond reach, counterbalance and power walkie licenses
  • Other Miscellaneous duties occurring in the daily operation of the warehouse

Desired Qualities

  • Professional
  • Minimum one year of warehouse experience
  • Raymond reach, counterbalance, power walkie licenses an asset
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Results Focused

If this sounds like you, please send your resume in confidence to John Carney: [email protected]

Summit Search Group is a fair and equitable search firm. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

Please note that this position requires a Criminal Background Check be completed for potential candidates. This check must be satisfactory in order for an employment offer to be extended unconditionally.

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Oakville, ON


$44,000 salary+benefits


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