ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd. Facility/Warehouse Team Lead (Internal) in Burnaby, British Columbia
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, Burnaby
Reports to: Facilities Manager
Position Type: Full-Time
Classification: SR2 (equivalent to LA4)
About the Position: This position is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of team personnel and resources to maximize production, quality and efficiency of the facility/warehouse team.
Day-to-day coordination of team personnel and resources to maximize production, quality and efficiency;
Versed with day-to-day duties of all the facility, warehouse and inventory team personnel;
Bring staff concerns to the attention of the Supervisor or Manager;
Transfer samples to the appropriate storage or disposal areas in the facility;
Maintain an up-to-date inventory of sample archiving and disposal areas using the LIMS system and other appropriate tools;
Maintain up-to-date written procedures for sample flow and archiving;
Organize and store paper records to ensure quick retrieval when required;
Maintain a clean work area and perform basic building maintenance;
Manage off-site warehouse space to maintain a clean and safe work environment;
Assist with ongoing cleaning of sample coolers and garbage disposal;
Assist with general facility and warehouse cleaning and maintenance as required;
Assist with inventory monitoring and ordering of supplies;
Ensure adequate supply of Acid Cleaned Bottles (ACB’s) and 4 L jugs of water for the shipping department;
Coordinates the use of resources and facility areas used by the team section including:
Continual assessment of needs;
Ordering of supplies;
Ensuring all equipment maintenance and calibration is properly conducted and documented;
Addressing day-to-day technical issues related to production and operation;
Notifying supervisor or technical support of any issues related to the facility, equipment and supplies;
Coordination of the sharing of equipment, space, and materials with other teams;
Ensures the quality of all work performed, including:
Ensuring that all required record-keeping & documentation are carried out within the team;
Ensuring all tasks and procedures are carried out as specified in the documented methods and/or procedures;
Ensuring methodology requirements are met and documented;
Providing input on current team procedures for writing and review;
Leading of personnel, including:
Bringing staff concerns to the attention of management;
Providing feedback and assistance to the Supervisor/Manager on all aspects of team members’ performance for evaluations, rewards, and issue resolution;
Identifying the training needs of team members and coordinating and/or performing said training;
Promoting safety awareness and practices;
Identifying the staffing needs of the team;
Training of new staff;
Leading and suggesting positive change in the operations of the team and department;
Playing an active role in promoting and clarifying company policies, procedure, etc.;
Sets an example of professional behaviour for team members;
Uses correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical quality;
Observes established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs/23 kg on a regular basis and carry for short distances;
Extensive walking or movement, bending, and kneeling for a full shift;
Ability to use lift assist equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks;
Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;
Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required.
You may be exposed to unpleasant odours.
The ideal candidate would have:
Completion of high school diploma or equivalent (required);
Previous experience in leading and training staff (asset);
Previous experience working in a warehouse or fast-paced, environment (asset);
Knowledge from high school science courses and/or basic laboratory safety (asset);
Previous customer service experience (asset).
You would also be:
Intermediate English communication skills (auditory, verbal, written, and reading) as required;
Basic computer skills;
Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) at a basic level;
Accurate and efficient data entry skills;
Capability to perform repetitive tasks correctly in a fast-paced environment;
Good organizational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines;
Analytical and process oriented skills with the ability to critically think in ambiguous situations;
Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
A strong work ethic and willingness to take on varied tasks as required;
A commitment to excellence and a client-focused attitude.
Looking for further details?
Candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online no later than October 25, 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 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued. We therefore encourage applications from all individuals; particularly women, First nations, people with disabilities and visible minorities.
ALS also welcomes applications from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
External Company URL: alsglobal.com
Street: 8081 Lougheed Hwy
Post End Date: 10/26/2018