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Distribution Center Agent

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Job Number 62347 - Posted 12/05/2017 - Procurement

Job Description

Looking for a great place to work? A place where an award-winning culture means empowerment, teamwork and a passion for what you do?  Then think WestJet. It's a great place to land.

WestJet is an organization recognized by its delivery of a remarkable guest experience resulting in us achieving over $3B in sales. In order for our best-in-class airline to be this successful, we require the skills and talents of professionals like you to ensure our ongoing growth. In an industry that is dominated by legacy competitors, you have the opportunity to build your career with an organization driven by progressive strategies, leadership and practices. If you are looking to break out of the status quo by joining a company with a strong growth plan, which consistently ranks as one of the most profitable airlines in the world, and which has a vision to be a top five international airline, WestJet is the place for you!

Distribution Center Agent

As WestJet becomes more complex and dynamic, we are seeking a Distribution Center Agent. This individual exhibits a high standard of excellence, enjoys challenges, and is results-driven. The incumbent must be highly motivated and demonstrate the ability to use initiative and manage time effectively.

The WestJet Distribution Center is the main supply source to all WestJet third party catering uplifters for shelf stable food and catering products.  Consistency of product, reliable supply, pick accuracy, and product control is imperative to ensure guest experience is to our high and exceptional standards.  This position will support the Toronto Distribution Center and will be responsible for working with inventory (receiving, put away, rotation, picking, cycle counts, audits), shipping and receiving.


    Responsible to ensure product is handled according to established procedures from receiving, put-away, order selection and shipping
    Ensure expectations from Inflight team are clearly understood while providing support and direction as required from the warehousing of product
    Communicate to third party caterers any information in regards to shipping, delivery issues, changes, substitutions, or other product related issues
    Responsible to support, monitor and expedite product to caterers on a scheduled basis
    Ship product on time to ensure seamless delivery of product to catering partners
    Possess the ability to work independently, handle multiple time sensitive tasks

Professional Qualifications:

    1-3 years experience working in a warehouse environment
    Must have at minimum high school diploma
    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) would be considered an asset
    Inventory management would be considered an asset
    Freight forwarding experience would be considered an asset
    Experience in a procurement related role an asset
    Experience in warehouse management is required
    Ability to multi-task and make decisions while maintaining a calm and respectful work environment
    Ability to communicate and get along well with others in a team oriented environment
    Superior decision-making and problem-solving skills
    Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills, and the ability to work under pressure while meeting deadlines
    Physically able to handle product weighing up to 80lbs throughout entire shift

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in WestJet. We believe in enriching the lives of everyone in WestJet's world and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Our ongoing efforts toward evolving total diversity will continue to be the way we do business every day. As owners, we believe in celebrating everyone’s unique skills, perspectives and experiences. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

If you inspire greater creativity and innovation towards reaching new altitudes and meet the qualifications for the position in which you are interested, we welcome you to complete an online application. WestJet is a great place to land - powered by Talent and Growth.

At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will utilize safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.
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