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Afternoon Shift - Warehouse Specialist
Title:Afternoon Shift - Warehouse Specialist
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Wakefield Canada Inc. is an industry leading Canadian company that manufactures, distributes and markets category-leading products for the automotive, commercial heavy-duty, and industrial markets including Castrol, the #1 brand of passenger car motor oil in Canada, and the “Super Clean” cleaner-degreaser brand.

Wakefield Canada Inc. has an excellent opportunity for a full time Afternoon Shift Warehouse Specialist (Tier 2) reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. The Warehouse Specialist is responsible for processing customer orders and stock transfers as well as loading/unloading vehicles to ensure efficient turnaround times within the warehouse.

In this role, you will:

  • Pick and process customer orders and Wakefield stock transfers
  • Load and unload different vehicles
  • Operate Wakefield fleet of trucks and perform yard shunting and package delivery.
  • Periodically support for the Receiver function
  • Fill and/or decant Totes in plant or warehouse
  • Participate in warehouse control and inventory cycle counting
  • Perform warehouse housekeeping as required
  • Attend Safety and Compliance Seminars and constantly strive to maintain a safe working environment
  • Perform the required fork lift inspection procedures.
  • Liaise with shipping coordinators as required.
  • Liaise with Warehouse and Distribution Team Leaders and organize packaged goods shipments using Wakefield fleets or outside carriers.
  • Receive and follow direction from the Team Lead or Lead Hand as needed
  • Support and promote the adherence to all Wakefield policies and procedures
  • Special projects participation as required, i.e. perform bulk deliveries.


We are looking for someone with:

  • An AZ or Class 1 License and a clear Driver Abstract
  • Lift truck experience with valid lift truck training, license and propane certification or the ability to obtain same
  • Good reading comprehension, writing and mathematical skills
  • Ability to maintain/acquire proficiency in relevant regulatory training and certifications as required by position such as, but not limited to, WHMIS, Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Skills required to successfully demonstrate basic PC skills and a proficiency in internet navigation
  • Demonstrates respect for others and is performance driven to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • Communicates in a friendly and professional manner with a focus on customer service.
  • Will work overtime as may be required to meet operational demands.


Working conditions you must know about:

  • Required to successfully pass an aptitude test to demonstrate the required competency level and demonstrate continuing competency in the position
  • Training in First Aid is an asset
  • Warehouse environment.
  • All required PPE must be worn while performing tasks.
  • Out of City travel and overnight stays during multiple day deliveries is a requirement.
  • Hours of work may vary according to operational needs such as vacations, absences, truck selection and fluctuating workloads.

Now the real important stuff… What’s in it for you?

  • A full-time, permanent position with a very competitive total compensation package, commensurate with experience.
  • Amazing group benefit coverage available to you on the first day on the job, with an additional $1000/year for mental wellness.
  • 6% bi-weekly employer contribution to company pension plan. 
  • $400 annual fitness/wellness reimbursement for things like gym memberships, a personal trainer, weight loss programs, running clinics, golf lessons etc.
  • Educational assistance in support of continued personal development.
  • Vacation, floater and community days.
  • FREE Castrol Oil and an annual oil change.
  • Working for a company that is an active contributor to charities including Canadian Tire Jump Start, Sick Kids Hospital, Daily Bread Food Bank and Women’s Habitat.
  • A fun, exciting work environment that loves to celebrate our amazing team. We have BBQs, ticket giveaways for sporting events, Holiday parties and other celebrations, food and ice cream trucks, lunch and learns and much, much more.  

At Wakefield Canada Inc., we are dedicated to inclusion and collaborative work. It’s important to us that we have a diverse team with a variety of skills and abilities from the top down. Everyone’s diversity inspires creativity and drives innovation in our organization. We are committed to building a team that is representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada.

Reasonable accommodations are available during the hiring process. If you require special assistance or accommodation, please contact Human Resources at 416.252.5511.

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