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Position: Shipper/Receiver
Company: Sweets From the Earth
Location: North York, GTA, Ontario

Shipping and Receiving Associate and Back-Up Driver

This position involves preparing pallet-sized orders, receiving raw materials and shipping out order, as well as acting as an occasional back up delivery driver

Reports to: Shipping and Receiving Manager
Full-time: 9-5:30 pm

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make sure proper attire, uniform and hairnet is always worn and all food safety protocols are followed.
  • Isolate any product, which will not meet the established quality standards or may cause a food safety hazard if eaten. Notify quality assurance department of any such problem.
  • Control and monitor raw materials inventory and ensure FEFO inventory method is followed.
  • Work closely and communicate with Purchaser regarding raw materials inventory.
  • Work closely and communicate with Shipping and Receiving Manager about daily shipments.
  • Put away ingredients in their designated areas in the warehouse, freezers, and coolers according to allergens using electric walkies and reach trucks.
  • Review shipping documents daily and verify that pallets are ready, labeled and staged in holding freezer.
  • Ship and load pallets into trucks using electric walkies.
  • Log shipping and QA records and submit to office daily.
  • Receive raw materials POs accurately using our tablet system.
  • Maintain a clean and organized shipping area.
  • Transfer materials between multiple warehouses.
  • When drivers call in sick or are on vacation, cover for them.
  • Complete deliveries in the order they appear on the route summary.
  • Obtain signature and payments when delivering orders.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • At least 2 years of warehouse experience in a food manufacturing facility required.
  • Must be comfortable using tablets.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Time Management
  • High School Education Required.
  • Valid G license & clean driver’s abstract
  • Reach truck, walkie and/or scissor lift license an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to stand on their feet for most of the day.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Working in walk-in freezers that are -18 Celsius while putting away pallets or shipping orders.
  • Driving most of the day on days that they are covering for drivers (cargo vans, 12’ cube truck)
  • The position requires walking, pushing and pulling heavy objects, bending forward, reaching and driving in all seasons.
  • Potentially long days during busy season (September-December).

To apply:

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:
subject: Maintenance Mechanic

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 12 2021    ID: 60591