Warehouse Team Lead

HelloFresh

Posted 2 months ago
Location: Abbotsford, Canada

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat forever by offering our customers high quality food and recipes for different meal occasions. Over the past 10 years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are a global food solutions group and the world's leading meal kit company, active in 17 countries across 3 continents. So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of customers looking for delicious, healthy and sustainable options. The HelloFresh Group now includes our core brand, HelloFresh, as well as: GreenChef, EveryPlate, Chef's Plate, Factor, and Youfoodz.

About the Role

We are looking for a Warehouse Lead who will be responsible for accurately and safely gathering, packaging, and preparing products according to the weekly sales order. Establish practice and procedures for product shipping, picking, and storing. Reporting to the Warehouse Manager you will be responsible to identify and confirm any products received that do not comply with both quality and quantity of the product. As part of the Production team, you will play a key role working in collaboration with all personnel and managers to ensure the warehouse is running smoothly.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for leading a group of employees involved in warehouse operations procedures with regard to receiving, shipping, storage / distribution of goods, and logistics
  • Plan and assign work to subordinates.
  • Provide all employees with necessary tools, proper training and corrective direction.
  • Regularly required to communicate with other departments such as Quality, Production, Procurement or Logistics in order to collaborate and solve problems.
  • Maintains the work area in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Train, update and inspect data in the computer system; must be able to use a computer and type/data entry using computer programs (Microsoft Office, Google Sheets)
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of warehousing activities and employee’s performance
  • Organize and maintain inventory and storage area
  • Ensure shipments’ and inventory transactions’ accuracy
  • Communicate job expectations and coach employees
  • Coordinating inventory transfers with related departments/facilities.
  • Maintains storage area by organizing floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements.
  • Maintains inventory by conducting weekly cycle counts. 
  • Use and supervise the forklifts in a safe manner in compliance with Company Health and Safety Policy

At a minimum, you have: 

  • High School Diploma 
  • 1-2 year experience in a high volume receiving role or high volume food service environment
  • Experience with computer based shipping/receiving systems
  • Experience with Inventory Control
  • Very good command of the English language – reading and writing text and numbers is essential.
  • Must be willing and able to handle exposure to temperatures that range from freezing to sub-freezing (coolers, freezers, etc.) with or without accommodation
  • Must be willing and able to stand/walk for up to 8 hours with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Forklift operator certification (Preferred)
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Overtime, weekend, evening and holiday work, as required
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 44 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation

What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive salary and health benefits
  • 75% discount on HelloFresh or ChefsPlate weekly box subscription
  • High impact work to help feed thousands of families in Canada
  • Opportunity to learn and grow
  • Work with a hard-working and supportive team

If this sounds like you, please click the "Apply Now" button. If this role doesn't quite match what you're looking for, but you'd like to know more about joining the HelloFresh team, please visit our Jobs page to view our other vacancies. We'd love to hear from you!

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

The health and safety of all staff members at HelloFresh is our top priority. As such, we are committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect the health and well-being of our employees against the risks of COVID-19. 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is proven to be a safe and effective tool in protecting our health and our communities. In support of this, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requiring all staff members to be fully vaccinated in order to access the office or to attend a HelloFresh sanctioned event located outside of the office. 

About HelloFresh

We believe that sharing a meal brings people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures together. We are committed to celebrating all dimensions of diversity in the workplace equally and ensuring that everyone feels a sense of inclusion and belonging. We also aim to extend this commitment to the partners we work with and the communities we serve. We are constantly listening, learning, and evolving to deliver on these principles. We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse employee population enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

At HelloFresh, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual's race, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status or any other protected characteristic under applicable law, whether actual or perceived. As part of the Company’s commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, to candidates at any stage, including to individuals with disabilities.

We want to adapt our processes and create a safe space that welcomes everyone so please let us know how we can accommodate our process. In case you have any accessibility requirements you can share that with us in the application form.

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