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Shipping and Receiving
Position: Shipping and Receiving Supervisor
Reports to: Ownership of Innovative Automation Inc.
Shipping and Receiving Job Description:

Control the shipping of all products from IAI. To control the handling, inspection and storage of all products received within IAI.

Common Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively with fellow employees, suppliers, and management
  • Communicates with management, fellow staff, any concerns, and possible area solutions
  • Completes all assigned tasks in a neat and timely fashion

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completion of NAFTA documentation for US or Mexico bound shipments.
  • Compliance to C-TPAT procedures
  • Sign for deliveries of components including manufactured, purchased and Customer supplied.
  • Confirm part number, quantity and condition before entry into receiving software
  • Receiving material into Pro-Purchasing software; matching to PO number, track back orders
  • Identification of incoming material via defined labels and distribution to allocated locations
  • Arrange for processing of materials: heat treat, sandblast, paint etc. Arrange for expedited transportation and processing to support schedule requirements.
  • Bill of lading and arrangements for out bound materials to surface preparation shops
  • Receiving of materials back from surface preparation
  • Ensure WHMIS documentation is present with shipment and notify Purchasing when missing.
  • Sourcing and development of transportation services to meet variety of needs of Innovative
  • Expedite shipments to / from Suppliers, follow-up with tracking numbers
  • Pallets and crates for international shipments conforming to ISPM-15
  • Maintenance of vehicle fleet – schedule service and repairs as required.
  • Check photo ID and issue passes to Contractors as required
  • Obtain signatures in log book of all Couriers and truck drivers accessing the building.
Occupational Health and Safety Act Responsibilities:

Workers have a general duty to protect their own health and safety and that of others around them. Workers must:

  • Work in compliance to the Act and Regulations
  • Use or wear any equipment, protective devices or clothing required by the employer
  • Not move or make ineffective any protective devices or clothing required by the employer
  • Report to the employer or supervisor any known hazards or missing or defective equipment or protective devices
  •  Report any known violation of the Act or regulations to the employer or supervisor

Workers should be proactive about health and safety. That means that workers must not only comply with the law, the employer’s policies and workplace procedures, but they should also make suggestions to improve health and safety. Workers may also bring health and safety concerns and suggestions directly to the Joint Health and Safety Representative (Members names are listed on the Health and Safety Bulletin Board).

Physical Demands

This position may require constant walking, as well as frequent crouching, kneeling and twisting. Working as the Shipping and Receiving Supervisor may require frequent cervical flexion, the chin to chest movement, as well as frequent rotation. Maximum lifting weight can reach about 50lbs, maximum carrying weight is about 40lbs and the maximum pushing and pulling weights can reach 100-150lbs. Frequent forward, above shoulder, and lateral reach may be required, as well as frequent grasping and handling. Frequent driving is necessary for this position. Working in this position requires a strong ability to work alone and self-supervise as well as the ability to supervise others. It also requires the ability to handle attention to detail, tight deadlines, responsibility and accountability and the ability to multi-task.

Education Requirements and Experience
  • Minimum Gr. 12 or Equivalent
  • Shipping/Receiving Experience
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Computer Skills
  • Skills are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions

Innovative Automation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.