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Warehouse Associate

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
STEMCELL Technologies has a new opportunity to play a key role in our distribution team. No experience is necessary! The Warehouse Associate will be responsible for a variety of shipping tasks to support outbound logistics from our Canadian Distribution Center based in Burnaby. The Warehouse Associate’s main tasks include order processing, picking, checking, packing, and shipping documentation preparation and record keeping. In addition, the position requires performing some receiving and material handling tasks as needed to support general warehouse operation.

Shipping Specific

  • Picks and Packs shipment in accordance with department Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and guidelines.

  • Prepares orders for shipment in accordance with the picking list and customer requirements.

  • Entering inventory storage areas, including walk in freezer and fridge to pick orders.

  • Verify accuracy order picking by checking product part ID, description, quantity, and lot number.

  • Inspect and ensure picked products are free from damage.

  • Ensure products are packed in the proper shipping containers so they are protected during transit.

Receiving Specific

  • Performs receiving inspection for incoming materials according to standard procedures and/or specifications.

  • Labels and stores materials and finished goods according to their status within our quality system (on-test, inspection, pending disposition and release).

  • Transacts inventory using company’s ERP system applicable orders PO, IBT, RMA as per standard procedure.

  • Monitors storage space capacity available and if issues, communicates to the logistics group (material handling and distribution) for transfer options either to inter-branch or off-site facilities.

  • Process RMA from initial receipt through final disposition.


  • Operates pallet jack, and/or forklift to load / unload and transport products and materials.

  • Promptly reports any operational issues or equipment failures to the Team Lead or Supervisor to expedite problem resolution.

  • Performs spot counting, daily cycle counting, and annual inventory count.

  • Organizes inventory in the temperature controlled storage locations following established system to maximize space utilization and picking efficiencies.

  • Ensures segregation by user requirements and follows Good Distribution Practices (GDP) guidelines.

  • Participates on warehousing tasks including discard and recycle of expired goods, floor tidiness, equipment inspections, etc.

  • Adheres to safety and security protocols. Actively participate to maintain company’s safety and security programs.

  • Supports and participates in Company's Continuous Improvement program, Safety and Quality Assurance training programs.

  • Receives cross-training on receiving and material handling functions and provides backup support as needed performing receiving inspection, inventory put away and QC releasing of products and raw materials.


  • High school diploma or equivalency.

  • Minimum of 2 years warehousing and/or material handling experience.

  • Familiar with following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

  • Highly organized and detail oriented required.

  • Able to perform various tasks in a fast-paced environment is a must.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Computer skills to use company’s software applications.

  • Good physical ability to move moderately heavy and/or bulky material.

This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL’s vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.


Manufacturing and Production