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Warehouse Associate at Motion

Warehouse Associate

Motion Burnaby, British Columbia Full-Time
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Hello, it’s a new day and it’s time to answer the call to elevate your career and make life accessible for all.

Our purpose is to make life accessible

Our compassion and knowledge set us apart. With kindness and expertise, we support individuals by delivering the right mobility, accessibility, personal care, and daily living solutions. We believe that providing people with comprehensive solutions empowers and fulfills us all. 

Our role is to care

As we strive to expand our reach and clients we care for, we are adding specialists to our teams who embody kindness, collaboration, and respect. If you want to help our clients experience their most vibrant lives while growing your own career in a nurturing, learning-focused and supportive environment - you will love being part of Motion.

Who we need

Right now, we are adding a Warehouse Associate to our team in Burnaby. We need a strong communicator and a roll-up-your-sleeves team player who shares our passion for enriching the lives of the clients we work with to become our next Warehouse Associate. We need a self-directed learner who is results-oriented and driven to complete their deliverables promptly; someone who is genuinely curious about our industry and willing to put in the time and research to learn more. We rely on our warehouse associates to take ownership and play an integral role in keeping our operations running smoothly, acting as the liaison between front-of-house, sales, service and the warehouse.

Who you are

Whether you have worked in the rehabilitation and mobility space in the past or you are looking to jump headfirst into a new career, this is an opportunity for someone who doesn’t like to be constantly stuck behind a desk. You are a process-driven individual who is meticulous about receiving, shipping, inventory management and general warehouse organization. You are also someone who can assemble and fix mechanical issues with wheelchairs and mobility equipment while keeping a meticulous record of the parts you used and the products you handled. You are able to play a contributing role in delivery and pick up of mobility and accessibility equipment.

What’s in it for you?

This is your first step into a growing organization where you can find out the type of work you enjoy doing and gain expertise in these areas. We want to help you build your career; whether you want to grow into a warehouse or operations manager, a service technician or a sales consultant, we will give you the tools and resources to get the most out of your time at Motion. You will work in an attractive and well-outfitted facility with a committed and collaborative team members dedicated to providing our clients with the best customer service experience. 

Motion is a place where we want you to take pride in being a team; we work together to create a place where you can feel welcomed and respected every day you come through our doors. Joining us now is a chance to build your career at a company that makes an impact on people’s lives. We work a regular schedule so you can keep your work-life balance in check. Motion offers a competitive benefits package as well as an Employee Assistance Program to ensure that you get the most out of your time personally and professionally.

What you will do

Shipping and Receiving Inventory. Every mobility device we process is custom to our clients, as a result, we rely on our warehouse workers to play an integral role in keeping our operations running smoothly. Working with our shipping software, Navision, you will be responsible for shipping and receiving of goods and mobility equipment. This will include creating shipping orders and labels, packing custom orders, pulling inventory from shelves, cross-docking of orders from other locations, ensuring courier pick up, receiving goods from suppliers or vendors and making certain the delivery was correct and undamaged. 

Process Mobility Devices and Equipment. You will act as the gatekeeper for all our inventory and physical assets stored in the warehouse, ensuring proper storage, cleaning, and packing as items enter or exit the dock. Using our pump trucks and flatbeds you will store, organize and manage our inventory. You will tag, price, store and organize all mobility devices, parts and tools within the warehouse.  This may require assisting to build or clean mobility devices such as wheelchairs, elevating equipment and power scooters.  

Sales Support. You will be responsible for pulling parts and equipment from shelves, cross-docking of orders from other locations, ensuring courier pick up, receiving goods from suppliers or vendors and ensuring the delivery was correct and undamaged. You will use Navision to track inventory movement. You will collaborate with internal and external teams to ensure sales orders are completed accurately and timely and that receiving of all inventory is meticulously coordinated.

Service Support. You will assemble and do some basic troubleshooting and repairs of mobility and accessibility equipment. You will also do deliveries and pick-ups of equipment and be an extra set of hands for some service calls. 

Communication. You will work with internal and external teams to ensure all inventory and shipments are correct and to make sure all shipping and receiving are coordinated. 

Roll up your sleeves. You will assist your team whenever needed. Whether that’s interacting with a customer or helping other team members, you are ready, willing and able to jump into the next task that needs your attention.

What you bring

Team player approach. You follow the expression, “there is no ‘I’ in the team.” You know the importance of coming together for a single goal, to work cohesively and backup your teammates. You bring strong values of respect, responsiveness and an outstanding work ethic with you. You are driven to accomplish your deliverables, never wanting to let your team down.

Education and Experience. You have a high school diploma and, ideally, have 1 year of relevant experience in an inventory handling or a general warehouse role. You can work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects simultaneously. You have an aptitude for hands-on, mechanical work. You can work on your own with little supervision.

Communication Skills. You can clearly and concisely communicate in person, over the phone or on paper. You can provide outstanding customer service to any visitors or vendors who may be entering the warehouse. 
Technical Skills. You are a handy person who knows their way around a wrench. You have the ability to make minor adjustments to wheelchairs and can assemble and disassemble equipment with ease. You can participate in inventory counts and reconciliations.  

Additional Must Have Requirements. You are able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds in order to move or repair equipment and devices. You have a clean criminal background check and are bondable. You also have a valid driver’s license.

The Nice to Haves. Bonus points if you have experience using Outlook and Navision in a warehouse setting. Having a forklift certification is also considered an asset. 

Why join? We are Motion

At Motion, we’ve undergone a recent transformation and we think that’s exciting. With a strong reputation as experts in our field, we’re turning inwards to foster a culture of belonging, giving and strength. Joining us now is a chance to be part of that momentum; a chance to make an impact in people’s lives and help create a company environment you believe in.

Thank you for taking the time to consider joining us. If you want to be part of our team, express your interest here. 

Motion is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us.

 

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