A Different Kind of Adventure!At Columbia Sportswear, we know a thing or two about adventures. Weve been on one for over 75 years, constantly working to perfect the art and enjoyment of the greater outdoors. And behind everything we make is an employee whos found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that offers them much more than just a pay cheque. At Columbia, we believe that there are millions of kilometers of land to explore in Canada alone, but you dont have to travel very far to find a great career.
Columbia Sportswear Canada LP is seeking positive, hard-working, reliable team players to join our team as a Distribution Centre Associate - Driver.
As a DC Associate, you will contribute to the distribution of product from Columbia Sportswear Companys Distribution Centre by ensuring our product is received, labeled, inventoried and shipped according to customer expectations and demands.
Your duties will vary as you may move between the DC departments as the work requires. In general, your duties could include:
receiving and shipment of products to customers
proper placement of cartons in correct storage locations
pulling assigned cartons and placing on correct conveyer and sorting mechanisms
making labels and attaching to goods
loading and picking appropriate boxes
packing and unpacking goods
verifying accuracy of packing, sealing cartons, and loading cartons on trailers for shipment
operating equipment to load, unload and move materials and products
operating computerized inventory control systems.
As a driver, you would also operate manual or automated material handling equipment, such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and/or order pickers. Experience with these machines is an asset. In-house training will also be provided. Please note, that these positions are not solely a driving position; you will still be required to perform other duties as listed above.
DC Associates must maintain positive open lines of communication with all Columbia Sportswear management, staff, and other departments to contribute to the smooth flow of information and efficient operation of the organization. They must also maintain accuracy and attention to detail while using the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to ensure accountability for all units.
The candidate should possess the ability to perform physically demanding work, including: standing for extended periods of time; repetitive arm/shoulder movements; repetitive lifting/carrying of up to 40 pounds for the duration of their shift; crouching, bending, and twisting. The candidate should also possess basic computer skills or can be trained on the computer.
The successful candidate must be energetic, reliable, a self-motivated team player and demonstrate exemplary attendance. Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and the ability to deal with constant change are also essential.
This is a contract position that runs from June to October. There are two shifts available, both Monday to Friday: 7am-3:30pm ($16/hour) and 4pm-12:30am ($17/hour).
If youre as adventurous as our products, we want to hear from you. Apply now!
Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.
Columbia Sportswear Canada is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial or local law. Columbia Sportswear Canada provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodations to complete an application, please contact Human Resources [email protected]
or call 519-644-5000 and we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs.