Warehouse Lead Hand – Foodservice

Our client within the Foodservice industry is currently looking to hire a driven and ambitious Warehouse Lead Hand.



  • Coordinate the team and be responsible for applying policies and procedures; involved with, and supportive of, disciplinary actions brought about by supervisors.
  • Picking orders in an accurate and in a timely fashion.
  • Packing orders carefully on skids, shrink-wrapping and labeling clearly
  • Ensuring that all boxes are clean and damage free before placing onto skids to be shipped.
  • Loading and unloading trucks, when loader or unloader is away
  • Removing shrink-wrap and debris from skids when re-stocking of products.
  • Locking shipping door and back doors at the end of the day & making sure Chalk Blocks are put out at the start of day and brought in at days end.
  • Communicating to Warehouse Supervisor any shipping, packaging supplies that are becoming low and need to be reordered in for the warehouse, also all daily activities and morning meeting discussions with warehouse staff
  • Maintaining a safe and tidy work environment continuously e.g. putting containers away
  • Stocking skids correctly in the appropriate areas and communicating the locations using the appropriate documents.
  • Weekly checking of lifting device’s for water, levels and charging as required.
  • Accurate shipping and receiving, recording, labeling and documenting of all inbound/outbound freight.
  • Updating product movement and transfers on the warehouse spreadsheets when required.
  • Making sure home locations are stocked with proper product for that location to ensure smooth order fulfillment
  • Communicate daily with warehouse supervisor, all aspects of the daily running of warehouse: shipping, receiving, unsafe conditions, breaks, staffing issues, any suggestions or changes to be implemented for bettering warehouse operation & efficiency.
  • Training when required to all employees with ongoing warehouse procedures.
  • Other miscellaneous duties occurring in the daily operation of the warehouse including arranging for extra workers, evaluating the quality of work of team members, organizing crew tasks, maintaining work standards, resolving issues between team members


    Required Skills and Knowledge:

    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate
    • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of and compliance with Health & Safety standards


    Education and Experience:

    • Post-secondary education
    • 2 to 5 years of experience in a warehouse environment
    • Certification in Raymond reach, counterbalance, power walkie licenses


    Application Instructions: 

    To apply, please send a resume to Shannon Terpstra at terpstra@summitsearchgroup.com.

    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.



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    Oakville, ON


    Competitive compensation package


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