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Material Handler Posted on Feb 05, 2018 by VWR International Co

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 37.5 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 07, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

VWR International Co

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Build pallets
  • Ship orders

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Warehouse

Specific Skills

  • Wrap goods
  • Weigh materials and goods
  • Transport and distribute materials and goods
  • Store cargo and materials
  • Pick orders and stock
  • Operate computerized inventory control systems
  • Operate a variety of equipment to load, unload and move materials and products
  • Hazardous products handling and storage
  • Load, unload and move products and materials by hand or with basic material handling equipment
  • Make labels and attach to goods
  • Pack and unpack goods
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Sort, crate and stack goods
  • Install, lash and secure goods

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

HR_Canada@vwr.com

Advertised Until

Mar 07, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Material Handler is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Material Handlers (manual)
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to perform other material handling activities such as counting, weighing, sorting, packing and unpacking

OBJECTIVE

Interest in feeding - offbearing to move household appliances and furniture on and off moving trucks and vans

innovative

Interest in arranging articles in vans to form compact loads and in securing articles to prevent damage and breakage

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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