Position: Lead Hand - Cold Storage Warehouse
Company Delta Pacific Seafoods (www.deltapacific.ca)
Location: Delta, BC
Category: Food Manufacturing / Production
Job Type: Full Time – Permanent
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday / 7am – 3.30pm
Hourly Rate: $25 - $27 per hour, commensurate with experience
Delta Pacific Seafoods is the largest fresh, frozen, and value-added seafood operation in British Columbia, specializing in high-quality custom seafood processing, value-added and cold storage services.
Our modern facility has a 60,000 sq. ft cold storage warehouse rated for 10,000,000 lb. capacity with 2 temperature zones cold (-24C) and super cold (-30C). We also have an inventory management system that provides real time online access to inventory.
We are looking for a dynamic Lead Hand to join our cold storage warehouse team. As Lead Hand you will be responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations on the cold storage dock, which includes both managing workflow and a small team of 4-6 employees.
Duties and Responsibilities:
o Be the ‘go-to’ person for the team and ensure daily department operations run safely and smoothly.
o Lead a small team of 4-6 employees.
o Accurately pick and prepare orders for shipping.
o Staging completed orders on the dock prior to pick up.
o Receive incoming goods and verify contents against the packing slip.
o Ensure daily shipping/receiving logs are accurate and complete.
o Load and unload containers by hand or mobile equipment as needed.
o Transport raw materials, finished products, and equipment throughout the plant using a forklift.
o Follow the company’s safety and quality standards.
o Report incidents to the supervisor and/or management such as damaged products, malfunctioning equipment, etc
Skills and Qualifications:
o Grade 12 or equivalent secondary school.
o Forklift Certification required.
o 1-2 years of supervisory experience required.
o Able to work in a cooler/freezer environment for long periods of time.
o Attention to detail and accuracy is a must.
o Basic English skills - must be able to speak, read, and write.
o Basic Computer skills (MS Office/ Outlook).
o Previous warehouse experience in a food manufacturing plant is an asset.
o Own vehicle required.
o Year-round employment with a well-established organization.
o Engaging work environment – no two days are ever the same!
o Opportunities for growth and development.
o Extended Health
o Vision Care
o Short Term Disability
o Accidental Death and Dismemberment
o Life Insurance
o Travel Insurance (out-of-country)
o Matching Group RRSP (after 12 months of employment)
o On-site parking
To apply email your resume
We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $25.00-$27.00 per hour
- Dental care
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- RRSP match
- Vision care
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Delta, BC V4K 0B2: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Secondary School (preferred)
- supervisory: 1 year (required)
- Forklift Licence (required)
Work Location: In person