Materials Handler

Sylvite is currently hiring a Materials Handler to work out of our Burlington warehouse location.

Job Responsibilities


  • Following safety procedures in order to perform all aspects of the job in a safe manner for him/herself and others
  • Wearing personal protective equipment required
  • Maintain a clean workplace
  • Participating in health & safety courses, as required
  • Participating in First Aid course


  • Loading and unloading product into and from truck trailers using forklift truck, reach truck or pump truck (and other equipment as assigned)
  • Stacking and organizing product on skids and in racking
  • Hand-bombing product from trailer to pallet and other as assigned
  • Pick orders and stock
  • Maintain and organize inventory


  • Entering data into the WMS
  • Using RF scanning to receive, move or pick material
  • Create Inbound receipts
  • Print Bills of Lading and Packing Slips
  • Cycle counting inventory
  • Identifying and correcting errors
  • Printing off bar code labels


  • Assisting others in the department as instructed by their supervisor


  • Become knowledgeable about all Sylvite divisions and the products and services they provide to customers
  • Demonstrate adherence to ISO standards and other best practices
  • Documentation of all processes and tasks for which a function is responsible
  • Demonstrate a high degree of service to and collaboration with other business units
  • Provide support to other department members maintaining a sense of team
  • Provide positive feedback to others when possible; coach others for success
  • Recommend opportunities for improvement of processes and systems as a result of the function performed or based on observations
  • Recommend opportunities for reducing costs

Key Personal Attributes Required for the Position

  • Demonstrated commitment to follow safety procedures
  • Aptitude for carrying out job instructions
  • Planning and organizing his/her time to load and unload trucks
  • Work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Team player

Education/Experience/Training Requirements

  • 1 – 2 years experience in materials handling in a warehouse
  • Experience with a computerized warehousing software system
  • Licence – Certified Forklift Operator
  • First Aid certificate
 Physical Effort (physical activity – lifting, carrying, physical motion) Lifting – up to 50 lbs., carrying, bending, walking, operating equipment
 Physical Environment (temperature, noise, other environmental  or hazardous conditions) Need to dress accordingly for summer heat and winter cold – temperature within the warehouse within regulatory limits. Care needed for exchanging two motor battery fluid.
 Sensory Attention (effect of the job on one or more of the senses) Normal
 Mental Stress (social disruption, increased anxiety/stress) Normal

Interested in Joining the Sylvite Team?

We’d love to work with you! Take some time to fill out the below application and begin your career with Sylvite!

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