Full-time, Permanent St. Thomas, Ontario (Talbotville rural location)
At Ontario Plants Propagation Limited, our vision is to be Eastern North America's premier supplier of greenhouse vegetable transplants. To help us accomplish this goal, we need to hire motivated, passionate people to support our workforce and facilities. We are looking for a Warehouse Team Lead who will work as part of the warehouse team to ensure the product is prepared for shipping and is loaded on time. Additional duties include disinfecting shipping trays and carts, supporting the warehouse supervisor, and receiving and delivering greenhouse supplies.
Coordinate, assign and supervise a team of warehouse laborers to achieve planning rates and production goals
Organize workflow based on established company methods and practices, and ensure that team members understand their duties or tasks
Monitor productivity, efficiency, and performance of laborers and provide constructive feedback
Monitor and enforce safety, quality control, and bio-security procedures
Make decisions, handle complaints, and resolve problems
Coordinate work activities with supervisors, team leads, staff, and departments
Maintain control over documentation related to the task under their responsibility (shipping, time trackers, etc.)
Supervise and assist with maintenance of facilities and farm infrastructure
Supervise and assist with operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment
Loading and unloading tractor trailers
Help maintain trucks/warehouse hygiene by following accepted heath and safety policies and procedures
Receive and store supplies/inventory – general warehouse organization
Deliver greenhouse supplies to the greenhouse for shipping
Return loaded carts to the warehouse & wrapping for shipping
Assist with building/adjusting carts for shipping
Provide support to the greenhouse when necessary
Perform other tasks as may be assigned
High school diploma or equivalent
English skills, both written and verbal an asset
Good communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team setting and maintain endurance over extended periods
Forklift license is an asset
Ability to operate sky jack & tractor an asset
6 months of working experience leading individuals or working in an agricultural/ Warehouse setting
Must have reliable transportation
Physical Location/Working Conditions:
Greenhouse environment in a rural area, own transportation required;
Repetitive tasks, a combination of standing, bending, walking, crouching
35 – 55 hours per week, shifts may vary between day, evening, and nights.
Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 519-637-2119. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those meeting the requirements will be considered.
COVID-19 considerations: Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd has a mandatory vaccination policy to safeguard our employees' health and safety and minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. All employees must be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 or provide documentation for a medical exemption or other protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.