Shipper / Receiver

The primary purpose of this position is to ship, receive and record the movement of parts, supplies, materials, equipment, and stock to and from an establishment.

Our Company:

Established in 1967, Media Resources has grown into a leading signage, service, and manufacturing company providing Digital LED Displays, Large Format Printing, 3D Creations, and Installation services to the sign and display industry. Our work is featured globally, being viewed by millions daily throughout Canada and the United States. Our showcased work is evident in locations such as Times Square NY, Dundas Square Toronto, sports venues, and corporate headquarters. Our primary goal is to provide our customers with the highest degree of customer satisfaction in all aspects of our business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform general physical activities to load, unload, sort and move shipments by hand or using material handling equipment
  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as purchase orders, or invoices, to verify the accuracy of shipment
  • Pack, seal, and label materials to prepare for shipping
  • Adhere to shipping and receiving policies/procedures, and regulatory compliance procedures including receiving RMA parts
  • Maintain compliance with laws, regulations, and/or standards and complete appropriate documentation as required
  • Prepare documents for shipping orders (such as bills of lading, contacting trucking companies for quotes to get the best price for delivery of our product, on time and safely)
  • Confer and correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications
  • Assisting with crating and packaging (shrink wrapping)
  • Maintain shipping and receiving area daily (5S+1)
  • Track products from our Company to Customer, from beginning to end.
  • Quote shipments using multiple carrier options to achieve optimal delivery/pricing
  • Proactively track shipments, ensuring successful delivery
  • Perform international shipping including preparation of the necessary documents
  • Meet company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of work performed on an ongoing basis, perform all work-related tasks in compliance with company policies, procedures, legislation, regulations, and directions, and identify non-compliance for resolution.
  • Participate and comply with all health and safety processes and initiatives to ensure that Media Resources remains a safe workplace
  • Additional duties as required

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Valid Class G Drivers Licence with a clean driving record
  • Valid Forklift Licence
  • 2 years of shipping & receiving experience preferably in manufacturing.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Analytical skills to read and understand instructions, add and subtract numbers, and understand and transmit instructions.
  • Proficient in the use of MS
  • Positive, friendly demeanor
  • Ability to perform in an environment with frequent interruptions and short deadlines.
  • Computer Hardware and Associated Software (e.g. data entry, document management, label making, order process systems, transportation management systems, scanning, procurement, spreadsheet, electronic mail)
  • Scanning Equipment (e.g. bar code scanning equipment)
  • Packaging Tools (e.g. staplers, tape guns, strapping machines, hammers)
  • Material Handling Equipment (e.g. forklift, dolly, pump cart)

Key Deliverables:

  • To measure the number of shipments, missed shipments, or inaccurate shipments.
  • The quality of shipments- number of complaints due to inaccurate shipping.
  • The quality of received goods, number of defective parts/materials received (accepted delivery from trucks)
  • Ensuring we are getting the best price for shipping products via the supplier.
  • Ensuring we are using proper supplies to deliver our products on time and in perfect condition.

Work Conditions

Environment:

  • Almost all work is performed in a manufacturing environment with some work in an office.
  • Fluctuations in temperature and noise.

Cognitive Demands

  • This position requires multi-tasking to ensure the varied job requirements are met.
  • The incumbent is required to work with a calm and professional demeanor in the face of obstacles, deadlines, and ambiguity.

Physical Demands:

  • The manufacturing environment requires standing for long periods, walking, lifting, talking, hearing, and occasionally stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Physical dexterity and good hand-eye coordination.
  • Use of computers and other related equipment and materials.

Job Type

  • Full-time

Covid-19 considerations:

  • Personal Protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place