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Shipping Assistant, part-time


We are hiring a part-time Shipping Assistant to work in the afternoons Monday to Friday. The Shipping Assistant will work with the Logistics and Shipping Manager in the timely receipt and dispatch of parts and materials necessary to support the company activities. They will be expected to complete the essential duties of the Logistics Manager in their absence.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Creation and maintenance of shipping records;
  • Ensure proper packing and shipping of items sent to the field or for repair or overhaul;
  • Assist as required to ensure the timely completion of company, customer and regulatory audits;
  • Liaise with freight forwarders, customs officials and other key parties as required for shipping purposes;
  • Liaise with other departments on shipping matters as required;
  • Local pick up and delivery of delivery goods as required;
  • Support the Logistics Manager and undertake duties in his/her absence;
  • Observe all company safety precautions and policies;
  • As necessary attend training courses and complete required training or company examinations;
  • Maintain ability to ship dangerous goods as required;
  • Receive and distribute articles arriving at SGL;
  • Ensure the shipping areas is clean and clear at all times;
  • Understand, comply with and promote all company policies and procedures including reporting of hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; and,
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Two (2) years of related logistics experience an asset;
  • Experience with shipping and receiving in the aviation industry;
  • Commitment to act in a professional and ethical manner;
  • Computer literate in Word and Excel;
  • Ability to obtain a Transport Canada airside pass, TDG and forklift certificate;
  • Clean Ontario driver’s licence;
  • Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs;
  • Ability to multitask, follow instructions and work with minimal supervision;
  • Available to work after hours occasionally as required; and,
  • Detail oriented, energetic and strongly motivated.