ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

  • Warehouse Custodian

    Location CA-ON-Waterloo
    Posted Date 3 days ago(10/12/2018 10:39 AM)
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  • Overview

    ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation

    Location: ALS Environmental, Waterloo

    Reports to: Client Services Supervisor

    Position Type: Casual

    Classification: GA2

    About the Position: This position is primarily responsible for the purchasing, receiving and inventory control of sampling and laboratory supplies, with a strong emphasis on customer service for both internal and external clients.



    Specific Responsibilities: 

    • Reconcile waybills with purchases and forward to Accounts Payable;
    • Follow up with on-hold or late deliveries;
    • Receive, unpack, verify goods and store all routinely ordered laboratory supplies in stores area and deliver non-routine supplies to the appropriate location or person;
    • Complete all paper work in a prompt and accurate manor;
    • Ensure that our internal stores are tidy and clearly marked;
    • Ensure that an accurate up-to-date inventory with current maximum/minimum levels are maintained;
    • Ensure that the appropriate levels of solvents, acids and compressed gases are ordered and delivered to the appropriate locations within the laboratory;
    • Assist with sample disposal as required;
    • Assist with cleaning and organizing the warehouse to maintain a tidy appearance at all times;
    • Participate in the transfer of coolers from sample reception to the warehouse for cleaning;
    • Partake in the cleaning and storage of coolers;
    • Participate in moving supplies to the appropriate section;
    • Maintain a clean work area;
    • Provide general assistance as required;
    • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOP) or specific procedures (SP) for warehouse activities;
    • Follow all required quality assurance protocols;
    • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) at a Intermediate level;
    • Good command of English communication skills (auditory, verbal, written, and reading);
    • Very organized with proven ability to work to deadlines;
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
    • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures


    Physical Demands:

    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs./ 23kg on a regular basis and carry for short distances;
    • Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required;
    • Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;
    • Ability to stand for up to a full shift;
    • Ability to sit at a desk and do general office work, which includes periodic sedentary responsibilities;
    • You may be exposed to unpleasant fumes;

     About You:


    The ideal candidate would have: 

    • Completion of high school diploma or equivalent (preferred);
    • Knowledge from high school science courses and/or basic laboratory safety (asset);
    • Previous experience working in a warehouse or fast-paced environment (asset);
    • Full training will be provided.
    • Please note that ALS operates 24/7 and will require day, afternoon, and graveyard shift work including weekends.

    Looking for further details?

    • Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than October 19, 2018;
    • We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;

    • For the employee referral bonus program this position is eligible for a Level A bonus award.


    ALS welcomes and encourages applicants from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


    ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued.


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