Job Ad for Part-Time General Labourer (Belleville Distribution Centre)
At Hamilton Beach Brands Canada, Inc., a leading designer, marketer, and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior, and teamwork. We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years. We offer competitive wages, paid vacation, and various employee incentive programs, just to name a few of the advantages of working for our dynamic company.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Part-time General Labourer position at our Distribution Center in Belleville Ontario. The shift time for this position is between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, 4 hour flex shifts are also available during this time. You will be required to work up to 30-hours a week or more, depending on availability.
General Job Description
The Part-time General Labourer position will be required to assist with warehouse duties and distribute small kitchen countertop appliances (i.e., toasters, coffeemakers, blenders, slow cookers, coffee grinders, etc.) around the facility.
Destuffing Sea Containers
Picking up, lifting, turning with, and setting down a variety of small to medium sized and weight cartons containing small counter-top kitchen appliances (i.e., kettles coffeemakers, toasters, etc.) on a pallet (items/products weigh on average between 10 – 25 lbs. However, weights on occasion can reach 75 lbs.)
Placing items/products on a pallet in a predetermined pattern
Employee must repeat the unloading process over again until the container is unloaded
Using a hand-operated or battery-operated pump cart to move the loaded pallets
Using a lift truck to load pallets
If the cartons are light, the employees are expected to lift several cartons at a time for efficiency, up to what is determined reasonable by management
Garbage cleanup afterwards and other general labour duties, such as applying labels to boxes, light clean up, breaking down boxes, sweeping, etc.
Glue Line Label Application
Lifting a variety of small to medium sized and weight kitchen appliances (i.e., kettles, coffeemakers, toasters, etc.), and placing them onto a table (items/products weigh on average between 10 – 25 lbs. However, weights on occasion can reach 75 lbs.)
Running paper labels through glue applicator and placing labels on cartons in a predetermined way
Placing cartons onto gravity flow rollers
Lifting cartons off rollers and positioning them to run through shrink wrapper with heat tunnel (items/products weigh on average between 10 – 25 lbs. However, weights on occasion can reach 75 lbs.)
Removing cartons from exit conveyor and placing them on a pallet in a predetermined pattern
Very little walking involved, and employees will have a workstation with anti-fatigue mats.
Picking Customer Orders of Small Counter-top Kitchen Appliances & Preparing Them for Shipping
Lifting small boxes through the day (the average weight range is between 10 to 20 lbs.)
Reviewing packing lists
Picking and preparing the items following a specific set of instructions
Verifying the items are correct and undamaged
If shipping by courier: weighing the products after placing them into an outer shipping carton, sealing with tape and attaching address labels
Completed packages are put into pallets and moved by pump cart or lift truck to another area for loading into trucks by hand of pallet, depending on destination and method of travel
Secondary School Diploma or OSSD
Previous warehouse experience
Repetitive lifting is required
Excellent communication skills
Ability to lift cartons that weigh 10 – 25 lbs.
Ability to lift larger items that weigh up to 75 lbs. on occasion
Ability to work in a team environment
Attention to detail is important
Ability to work in tight confines with seasonal temperature extremes
Must have CSA approved safety boots
Must have reliable source of transportation
Continuous compliant with Regulation 851 of the Ontario OH&S Act to ensure a safe workplace for all employees
Our employees enjoy working in a drug-free environment. Hamilton Beach Brands Canada, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and related grounds, colour, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, family and marital status, citizenship, age, sex, disability, or any other protected grounds.