Job ID 2020-18222

Warehouse NIGHT Order Selector (ave. $18.31/hr after 1 year*) - Amherst, NS



38 Industrial Park Drive Amherst, NS B4H 4R5


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Do you want to be part of a prosperous, stable, growing and value-driven company, that offers competitive, and flexible benefits? Gordon Food Service, a leader in foodservice distribution, could be the place for your career in warehousing/distribution. After one year, as a Warehouse employee you can earn a base salary of $18.31/hour. There is also the opportunity to earn an additional monthly incentive based on production, accuracy, safety and attendance. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!






Warehouse Night Order Selector: Amherst, Nova Scotia


Shift: Sunday to Thursday - 3:30 pm until the workload is complete.


Summary: Individuals are responsible for quickly and accurately selecting and scanning food products from all warehouse zones (grocery, cooler and frozen). During selection, the product must be correctly built onto a pallet and prepared for shipping according to customer demands.



- Lifting, loading and stacking food service products (up to 60 lbs) onto pallets

- Safely and efficiently navigating the warehouse using a power pallet jack

- Accurately scanning and selecting product using a computerized inventory system

- Ensuring compliance with all Health and Safety regulations, and Food Safety programs

- Adhering to all Organizational policies, procedures, and Cornerstone Values

- Additional loading, shipping and/or stocking duties

- All other duties as required



- Must be physically fit and able to safely and repeatedly lift, stack, pull and carry heavy items

- Must be able to work quickly and maintain a high level of energy throughout the shift

- Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work with minimal supervision

- Must demonstrate a proven record of consistent on-time attendance

- Must have strong communication skills and attention to detail

- Previous warehouse experience is preferred

- A high school diploma or equivalent is required


Working Conditions:

- Must be able to work in multiple temperature zones including cooler (0oC to 4oC) and freezer (-20oC to -30oC) environments

- Must be able to handle all types of food products including fresh: seafood, beef, pork, produce, nuts, spices, milk, eggs, etc.

- Steel toe (CSA approved) footwear is required at all times in the warehouse


*Starting hourly rate is $15.00/hr. Opportunity to earn additional monthly incentive based on production, accuracy, safety and attendance.



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