APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Assistant Maintenance/Sanitation in Brampton, Ontario

Opportunity Details:

Company Summary:

Company Information

APL Logistics provides global, integrated supply chain services in more than 60 countries, including both origin and destination services such as freight consolidation, warehousing, and distribution management. The organization offers consulting solutions and uses IT for maximum supply chain visibility and control. APL Logistics is a member of the Kintetsu World Express (KWE) Group, a global logistics services provider. For more information please see the attached fact sheet.

Business Context

In February 2015, Neptune Orient Line (“NOL”) announced the sale of APL Logistics to Japanese freight forwarding company Kintetsu World Express (KWE). This was a positive move for APL as it will be able to focus on building a solution and service driven business through its people rather than focusing solely on marine/liner services which is low margin and heavy on capital investment.


The Sanitation/Maintenance Assistant is responsible for ensuring daily maintenance and housekeeping of the facility is performed to American Institute of Baking (AIB)/ Safe Quality Foods (SQF) standards. Cleaning and inspection schedules and records must be maintained on a daily, weekly, monthly, and annual basis. Facility deficiencies must be immediately brought to the attention of supervision/management.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual cleaning and inspections.

  • Maintain janitorial/sanitation records that will be required during an AIB/SQF inspection.

  • Assist Mechanic/Maintenance/Forklift personnel with building maintenance as needed.

  • Participate in AIB/SQF inspections as required under the guidance and supervision of supervision/management or SQF practitioner.

  • Safety - inspect equipment and supplies, such as: debris blower/vacuum, scrubber, power-washer, snow plow/blower, pallet jack, and forklift, cleaning supplies, and all chemicals used in the facility.

  • Loading and unloading - assists workers in loading and unloading, counting and verifying supplies, records, and pallets.

Key Results:

  • Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.

  • Housekeeping/janitorial standards met

  • Position requires the incumbent’s performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and customer services.


  • Two to three (2-3) years of sanitation experience.

  • AIB/SQF experience

  • Must have knowledge of AIB/SQF standards and regulations

  • Ability to operate forklift, pallet jack, debris blower/vacuum, scrubber, power-washer and snow plow/blower.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to write legibly

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

  • Must have good interpersonal skills.

  • Language Skills - English

  • Must have attention to detail

  • Team Player

Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Action Oriented preferred

  • Teamwork - showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

  • Respect - extending dignity and respect to all people.

  • Integrity - fostering trust and a positive work environment.

  • Innovation - bringing creativity to the workplace.

  • Customer Focus - achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.


APL Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system. For assistance, please contact us at APLL_ApplicantAssistance@apllogistics.com .

Location CA - ON - Brampton

Posted Date 11/22/2016

Function Facilities

Relocation No