Job ID 2022-31337

Warehouse Associate

CA-NS-Amherst

Warehousing

38 Industrial Park Drive Amherst, NS B4H 4R5

Full-time

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Whether you are looking for a way to start your career in warehousing, or you are looking for a rewarding job with benefits that enable you to provide for your family, consider working for Gordon Food Service!

 

  


 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Order Selector Position Highlights:

  • Shift: Sunday - Thursday, 4pm start time 
  • Ongoing performance incentives
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug & EFAP benefits after 30 days of employment
  • FULL flex benefits program and company matching RRSP
  • Paid training and orientation period
  • Family culture, career development opportunities

 

Skills, Knowledge and Ability Required:

  • Must be physically fit and able to safely and repeatedly lift, stack, pull and carry heavy items (from 10 to 80 lbs)
  • A focus on health and safety
  • Must demonstrate a proven record of consistent on-time attendance.
  • Previous warehouse experience is preferred.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Lift and load food service products (from 10-90lbs) onto pallets, and prepare pallets for shipping to a customer location
  • Accurately scanning and selecting products using a computerized inventory system.
  • Safe operation of power equipment including electric pallet jacks.
  • Working in a variety of temperature zones including a freezer (-20 degrees Celsius), cooler and dry goods areas. All warehouse employees must be prepared to work in all warehouse temperature zones
  • Exposure to and handling of all types of food products including seafood, meats, dairy, produce, spices, beverages and equipment
  • Ensuring compliance with all Health and Safety rules and regulations and Food Safety programs
  • All other duties as required



We're a company with integrity at its core.  We believe in treating each other with respect and working as a team to get things done right.  And because of this collaboration, we've created an atmosphere that's fun, supportive, and alive with energy!

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next step will be contacted.

 

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talentcanada@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line.

 

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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