JOIN OUR TEAM!
Are you a dedicated, physically-focused, team-oriented individual? Are you always on the move from the moment you clock in for the day until you head home for the night? If your answer was “yes”, then you belong with us!
Minor Bros Animal Health and Nutrition is looking for a Warehouse Lead for our Distribution Warehouse*. *You are independent, detail-oriented, process-focused, and love to spend your day performing highly physical tasking. You will learn to be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the warehouse and all product that flows through it. The successful candidate takes pride in the quality of their work, approaches tasking with urgent, yet positive energy, and shares our commitment to excellence in customer service and personal accountability.
-Physically fit – not only capable of lifting and moving 55lbs+ all day long, but you enjoy it!
-Attentive to detail – able to work at a high level of accuracy in execution despite frequent interruptions
-A problem solver – available on demand, thinking critically and creatively and using logic to quickly find the best solution in unusual or unexpected situations
-Willing to learn something new every day –whether that be new product or processes knowledge or remembering your customers’ names and needs
-Organized – with excellent planning and time management skills
-A communicator – able to coordinate with logistics, procurement, stores, and customers to ensure smooth movement of product
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Plan, execute and oversee staff for all warehouse activities – accomplishing customer deliveries, receiving, and outward bound shipping while simultaneously ensuring cleanliness, organization and rotation standards are upheld
-Actively work with product - able to lift and carry 55lbs without restriction
-Organize shipping and receiving logs through the system, taking responsibility for appropriate documentation and movement of all inventory coming through the warehouse
-Monitor key metrics, developing strategy and action plans as required to meet goals
-Improve efficiency of systems and density utilization
-Responsible for care of all equipment, including standard operating checks and preventative maintenance
-Maintain accuracy of inventory – both in order picking and of all product held in the warehouse through order audits as well as execution of cycle counts, expiry audits, and all other MB routines and processes
-Ensure established policies and procedures are followed to minimize safety concerns, participating in site-wide Health and Safety requirements
-Lead WMS implementation and development activities
-Functions as a member of the HAACP team
-Additional tasking as assigned
-Able to listen actively and communicate in a straightforward manner with customers and teammates
Skills and Experiences Required
-familiarity with warehouse methods, practices, and inventory software
-ability to lift and stack heavy objects up to 55lbs in addition to other physical demands of the job
-current forklift licence and experience with lifting equipment
-Health & Safety training and experience
-proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
-strong understanding of 5S
-experience working with HACCP
-3 years warehouse management experience
-experience with Odoo an asset
Why Join Our Team?
-You love animals – spend your days helping improve the quality of life for livestock & pets.
-Avoid the highway – enjoy a scenic commute in to work! A glance out the window onto open fields or green spaces can help lower stress.
-Be part of a growing organization – our company culture combines progressive-mindedness with the simple of lifestyle; experience dynamic growth balanced with the relaxation of operating in the beauty of the countryside.
-Casual dress code – we’ll provide you with a t-shirt, then jeans and steel toe boots are all you need! Add a coat in the winter and you are set
-Build a connection with the community – it’s easy to make friends when everyone is so friendly!
-Limited opening hours leave time for family – we are closed on Sundays.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MB Country Living will provide any reasonable accommodation required throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure fair and equitable access throughout.
MB Country Living is a thriving, family-owned retail organization, serving communities across Southern Ontario for the past 50+ years by providing a variety of products for agriculture, pets, hobby farms, and outdoor living to suit any budget. Our service sets us apart: our staff are friendly and knowledgeable, always willing to go the extra mile and build relationships to ensure each guest feels as comfortable visiting us as they would be in the home of an old friend.
Our customers appreciate local food production, animal care, the outdoors, and their communities-- and we take great pride in our role supporting them.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Casual dress
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Store discount
- Vision care
- 10 hour shift
- 12 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
-COVID screens completed daily before work
-Physical distancing enforced
-Thorough sanitizing routines in place
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Dunnville, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Warehouse Management: 3 years (preferred)