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Warehouse Associate - Richmond
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Warehouse
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 13, 2022
Job Location:

Richmond, BC
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Job Description

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Hunts, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, VH Sauces, Pogo and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit http://www.conagrabrands.ca.

Conagra Brands est une des principales entreprises d’aliments de marque en Amérique du Nord. Son histoire est jalonnée de grands succès alimentaires qui sont le fruit du travail d’une équipe passionnée par l’innovation et la croissance. Conagra offre des choix pour toute occasion grâce a des marques réputées comme Hunt’s, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, les sauces VH, Pogo, Vlasic et des marques émergentes, dont Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein et Frontera.

Nous sommes très fiers d’avoir la culture la plus influente, la plus dynamique et la plus inclusive du secteur alimentaire. Pour en savoir plus, visitez http://www.conagrabrands.ca.

Conagra Brands is oneofNorth America'sleadingbranded food companies with an established presence in Canada.We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team in Richmond, British Columbia that’s passionate about innovation and growth.Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic and emerging brands like Gardein (made in Richmond, British Columbia), Healthy Choice, Hunt's, Aylmer, Snack Pack, Orville Redenbacher’s, Chef Boyardee and Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP.

Our Canadian manufacturing facilities are in Richmond, British Columbia, Boisbriand, Quebec, and Dresden, Ontario. We also have Canadian offices in Mississauga, Ontario and Boisbriand, Quebec.

Conagra is proud to have the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in food. To find your next job in Canada, visit https://careers.conagrabrands.ca/. For more information about our Gardein plant-based food products in Canada, visit https://gardein.ca/

Position Summary:

The Warehouse Associate plays a role in achieving Company objectives by handling raw materials and finished goods, while maintaining a safe working environment. A Warehouse Associate is responsible for material handling, using an RF gun to process and track inventory, and transporting materials throughout the facility. They are required to work in various areas as assigned, including the cooler and freezer. The Warehouse Associate reports directly to the Warehouse Supervisor.

Working hours 1:30PM-10:00PM

Key Responsibilities - Warehouse:

  • Using an RF gun to perform transactions, including: receiving, put away, transfers, and performing inventory inquiries
  • Transporting raw materials, finished goods, and equipment throughout the facility using a forklift, reach truck, dock stocker, or ride-on pallet jack
  • Conducting pre-shift inspections on equipment to ensure safe use during the day and communicating any issues to Warehouse Supervisors
  • Performing vehicle inspections by checking tires, lights, brakes, and the reefer unit ; driving a 5 ton truck to transfer goods and materials on urban and inter-urban routes
  • Maintaining a clean working environment
  • Adhering to the Company’s safety policies and procedures, as well as those set out by WorkSafeBC
  • Working in other areas as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Responsibilities-Material Handling:

  • Coordinating and communicating with production to assess the need for raw materials; locating supplies in the warehouse and bringing it to where it is needed
  • Informing Warehouse Supervisors of raw material shortages
  • Operating an electric pallet jack to transport raw materials and finished goods throughout the warehouse
  • Adhering to the Company’s safety policies and procedures, as well as those set out by WorkSafeBC
  • Working in other areas as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements, Skills & Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred
  • Minimum of one to three years experience in a production environment is preferred
  • Previous experience using an RF gun
  • Experience driving a 5 ton truck is considered an asset
  • Forklift certification
  • Class 5 driver’s license required
  • Must be self motivated and able to multitask in a fast paced environment while maintaining a positive, safe, and respectful workplace
  • Working as part of a team, often with minimal supervision
  • Abiding by Company policies and procedures
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to use critical thinking and problem solving

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available for day, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Cool environment
  • Hearing protection, visible vests, and steel toe shoes required
  • Standing and walking for long period of time (approximately 8 hours a day)
  • Operation of motorized vehicles
  • Maneuvering heavy objects, including: lifting (floor to waist, waist to shoulders, and overhead) and carrying up to 25kg and pushing and pulling of up to 400kg using a pallet jack
  • Exposure to job related hazards, including but not limited to: heavy objects, moving vehicles, and slippery floors

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following:

  • Health: Company paid Health & Dental Benefits, Accident and Disability insurance, Health Spending account and Wellness Spending Account
  • Wealth: Great compensation, Wealth Accumulation Program
  • Growth: Onsite training, individual development plans for employees
  • Balance: Paid-time off, Confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Best Doctors referral service

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor.

A titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès a l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard a la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire.

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