Shipper and Receiver
Atlas Growers
Spruce Grove, AB
ATLAS GROWERS LTD.

LOCATION: LAC STE ANNE COUNTY, ALBERTA, CANADA

POSITION: SHIPPER AND RECEIVER (PART TIME)

DEPARTMENT: PRODUCTION

Vision

Founded in 2015, Atlas Growers is a Canadian pharmaceutical cannabis production company located near Edmonton, Alberta. We strive to improve people's lives by producing high-grade cannabis flower and related cannabis products while simultaneously leading the industry on the science behind the historically misunderstood and misrepresented cannabis plant. With a talented team of educated, experienced and dedicated members, a growing list of exciting new partnerships, and our ultramodern cannabis production facility and laboratory; we hope to change the framework of what is understood about cannabis while pushing the limits on the myriad of medically viable phytochemicals it produces.

Product

Our state-of-the-art, purpose built 38,000 square foot building, is designed to cultivate and process the highest-grade cannabis products possible. The technology incorporated into the building and industry-leading cultivation practices are coupled with a fully indoor, climate-controlled environment to enable the customizable ecosystems needed to properly cultivate the cannabis plant at maximum efficiency. Atlas is on track to ship its first products in April 2019.

Potential

We have set a priority to facilitate further scientific research on medical cannabis through strategic partnerships with local agricultural professionals, Canadian universities, and international horticulture experts. The goal of this research is to provide clinical, reliable data to Canadians and the world as this nascent industry evolves. By doing so, Atlas offers opportunities for healing and hope.

Opportunity

This is a rare and immense opportunity for anyone looking to get in on the ground floor of a premium pharmaceutical cannabis producer. With it, you'll get the chance to directly impact a burgeoning industry and work with other highly motivated individuals in creating its identity. If you believe in our mission, and know you can offer the type of passion, knowledge, and expertise necessary for this position, we'd like to hear from you.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Shipper and Receiver to support our production team with our operations. This fast-paced job includes the receipt of products and supplies while handling the timely shipping of products to domestic and international customers. Frequent inventory counts of consumables will also be essential. To meet regulations and SOPs, the immediate update of required paperwork and software systems is essential to the entire operation.

Reports to: Production Manager

Role and Responsibilities

Establish general shipping and receiving processes and SOPs
Adhere to all Company and Safety processes and procedures
Ensure timely delivery of shipments to domestic and international customers.
Accurate receiving and placing of all inventoried stock on warehouse shelves. Selecting parts and materials for cultivation and production teams.
Receive all parts and materials according to standard operating procedures.
Record all incoming shipments, checking shipments against purchase orders and verifying contents of shipment against packing slip.
Enter all receiving (Packing Slips), issue and transfers into ERP inventory management system.
Identify damaged goods and initiate damage claims as per our policies and procedures.
Sort parts and materials and places in designated stock locations in the warehouse.
Maintain good housekeeping and orderliness in the warehouse and in the receiving area.
Prepare shipping and TDG documents when required.
Perform physical inventory counts as determined within the warehouse policy and complete daily cycle counting as required or yearly wall to wall inventory count.
Provide effective solutions and procedures to ensure continuous improvement.
Operate Atlas light vehicles, warehouse equipment and power tools, including forklifts/tractors in a safe manner.
Pick up and return parts and materials from local vendors as required
Qualifications

Required

2 years' warehouse materials handling experience in a distribution setting or similar environment
Forklift/tractor experience is an asset
Ability to move/maneuver in excess of 100 lbs (46 kgs)
Capacity to stand for 8 hours, climb stairs/ladders and work overhead;
Excellent customer service skills
Care and attention due to the handling of high-value product
Valid Class 5 Driver's License
Reasonably clean Driver's Abstract
Preferred

Experience receiving in an ERP system (Sage, SAP, JDE, ...)
2 years' experience shipping to international customers
Prior experience in picking up and returning parts and materials from vendors
Prior experience using an inventory management system
Possession of materials handling ticket certification is an asset
Skills and Abilities

Strong computer skills and strong organizational skills.
Demonstrated maturity with the ability to self-manage, organize, prioritize and interact well with others/team; strong team player.
Ability to work with people of all levels within the organization.
Strong work ethic and a positive attitude; ability to adapt to change.
Excellent communications skills both verbal and written.
Proficient computer skills including MS Office.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Atlas Growers is an Equal Opportunity Employer