APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Material Handler II (Contract Logistics Services) 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.

Description:

The Material Handler II provides warehouse services through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products and materials using manual labor, standard power equipment and computer equipment (when necessary).

Accountabilities:

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

Pulling Orders:

  • Accurately locate and pick, both by hand and by using appropriate motorized equipment (i.e. forklift truck), customer product onto/from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves according to established procedures and safety regulations.

  • Count, weigh, and record number of units of material handled on daily production sheet.

  • Complete specialized order processing for loading by stenciling, slip-sheeting, stretch wrapping, labeling, and consolidating as required on order.

Loading & Unloading:

  • Load picked orders according to APLL Operating policies and procedures, completing appropriate paperwork including Bill of Lading, Pick Report, Trailer Audit, Lot Verification.

  • Unload, move, stack, and stage customer products and materials, both by hand and using forklift or other power equipment, keeping appropriate records and reports.

Operating & Maintenance:

  • Assign trailers to appropriate dock and/or yard location, chocking the wheels, following all safety rules and company policy.

  • Daily inspect equipment, make adjustments before operating tow-motor vehicles or equipment, following safety and maintenance instructions, and complete inspection sheet at the beginning of each shift; report immediately any defective equipment to supervisor.

  • Daily inspect and prepare trailers prior to loading product by inspecting and cleaning as needed to insure product preservation.

  • Assist in building and grounds maintenance to insure that the facility is maintained in a clean, neat, safe, and orderly manner.

Reports:

  • Complete activity and statistical reports as assigned by supervisor.

  • Assist in physical inventories ensuring facility and contents are secure.

Miscellaneous:

  • Provide other services such as sanitation requirement activities, assembling crates (boxes) to contain products, and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by supervisor and/or team leader.

  • Participates in Safety and 5S requirements.

Key Result Areas:

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

  • Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.

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

Qualifications:

  • High School degree or equivalent required

  • Minimum of two (2) years forklift experience required

  • Knowledge of inventory control and general warehouse procedures

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures

  • Ability to operate forklift – both sit down and stand up, tow motor, motorized and non motorized pallet jack

  • Ability to learn to utilize on board computers, scanners and new technology

  • Ability to write legibly

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Ability to make decisions on customer acceptance based on past experience and fitness for use

  • Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention

  • Data entry skills

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

  • Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention

  • Must be a Team Player

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Minimum of two (2) years warehouse or related work experience preferred

  • Fork lift certification preferred

  • Action Oriented

  • 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

EOE:

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 Warehousing

Relocation No