Logistics Attendant

Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   

 

Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.  

 

Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day. 

About the role 

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Casual LogisticAttendants to join our dynamic Supply Chain team in Vancouver. Our Logistics Attendants ensures that all consumables, equipment and transportation supplies are ready to go for our Mobile Clinics.  Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail are essential in this role. Key responsibilities include:  

  • Verifies shipping and receiving of products are completed accurately, efficiently and on time.
  • Checks paperwork against orders and goods received and resolves discrepancies with buyers, departments and/or clinics.
  • Completes shipping and receiving paperwork in a computerized warehouse environment and reviews for accuracy and completeness of related reports.
  • Performs QA inspection of lot accepted goods.
  • Performs related duties in database to allow for clinic drive setup.
  • Records type, quantity and lot numbers of blood bags and other controlled supplies distributed to specific clinics.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and databases [ SAP, eProgesa].
  • Organizes and maintains warehouse and dock area for better efficiency and cleanliness in a timely manner.
  • Receives and sorts incoming goods, mail/packages and delivers to appropriate areas.
  • Rotates stock and checks for expiry dates.
  • Daily resupply of fridges and freezers with correct materials.
  • Maintains records and provides information regarding stores activities.
  • Performs physical inventory counts.
  • Completes clinic supply sheet as per clinic lists, fills orders as per clinic supply lists.
  • Checks and replaces clinic supplies and equipment per established quota lists.
  • Fills requisitions by picking and delivering stock and materials to all areas of facility/site using established departmental guidelines.
  • Facilitates the proper handling of soiled clinic linen and other laundry goods and supplies.
  • Ensures the proper sealing of containers, weighing and storage, labelling and accurately maintaining documentation for off-site removal and destruction.
  • Supplies smocks and linens to clinics per established quota lists.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Required skills:
  • Grade 12 plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment, such as forklift
  • Ability to keyboard 35 w.p.m.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Benefits

  • Pay rate: $22.58/hour
  • Payment in lieu of of vacation and holidays
  • Choice of defined contribution or defined benefits pension plan
  • Employee discounts, wellness programs, paid uniform

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives.

Category
Supply Chain Logistics
Tracking code
10491-239
City
Vancouver
Province
British Columbia

*Please note that only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with us.

Questions and Answers

 

Is my application secure?

Canadian Blood Services uses a third-party applicant tracking system hosted by SilkRoad. SilkRoad may access the information submitted to the applicant tracking system in order to provide support to Canadian Blood Services. Only Canadian Blood Services, SilkRoad, and the applicant have access to information submitted by the applicant to the applicant tracking system. 

Who do I contact if I have questions about a posting or the submission process?

If you want to know more about a career with us or how to apply, please send us an email at hr.recruitmentcentre@blood.ca.

What is the working language?

The working language at Canadian Blood Services is English. Some positions do have additional language requirements, other than English, and these requirements will be indicated on the job posting. Fluency in English is a bona fide occupational requirement for all positions.

It is recommended that resumes be provided in English to ensure maximum visibility by our recruiters. Resumes provided in French will be translated by our internal translation department. Our selection process, including applicant pre-screening and interviews, is in English.

I have already applied to a position, how do I update my resume for it?

If you have already applied to a position and would like to update your resume, please forward it to HR.RecruitmentCentre@blood.ca and reference the tracking code.