Warehouse Team Member – Toronto, ON (Full Time)

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Equest

About Us:

At Recycling Rewards, our mission is to reduce our carbon footprint one t-shirt at a time. Did you know, 85% of textiles end up in a landfill despite being 95% recyclable? When you join the Recycling Rewards team, you are working towards diverting millions of pounds of textiles and other items from our landfills every year. Let’s make our Earth greener, together!



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for daily operations of the warehouse from receiving the product inventory to processing is complete, ensuring the smooth operations of the warehouse.
  • Ensure the collected/donated inventory such as E-waste, metal, electronics, and other home products is placed in their respective bins according to the organizational standards.
  • Responsible for the daily loading and unloading of trucks, trailers and ensure all the product is offloaded from the vehicles.
  • Ensure all third-party containers are prepared and ready to be shipped overseas in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for making bails out of used clothing inventory to ensure easy transportation of unwanted product so that it can be further recycled.
  • Ensure cap sack or garbage bags are bailed daily to minimize infections and maintain clean workplace.
  • Assist drivers in loading the garbage containers to the truck and dumping them in the garbage dump.
  • Ensure all electrical cords are removed from household appliances inventory and stored in the designated areas for further reselling to third party buyers.
  • Responsible for loading of heavy-duty industrial carts with inventory to the delivery trucks and unloading empty carts back to the warehouse.
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by keeping collection bins, gaylord boxes, shelves, and workstations neat and organized.
  • Ensure the warehouse area is cleaned, organized and that all safety procedures are being always followed.
  • Inspect and maintain warehouse equipment’s including pallet jacks, heavy duty carts and other tools and report any inefficiency to the warehouse manager or supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure to always wear personal protective equipment.
  • Maintain safe work environment by ensuring all health and safety protocols are followed and best practices are followed.
  • Established and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and managers and ensure to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Ensure to follow and implement all organizational and departmental policies and d procedures.
  • Responsible to participate actively in all team or department meetings.
  • Assist in other duties and ensuring area between the loading dock, garbage compactors is always cleaned.
  • Always ensure proper sanitization of shared spaces.
  • Assist in other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor /manager.


Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year of warehouse experience preferred.
  • Nice to have forklift certification.
  • Bondable

Core Competencies:

  • Commitment to safety- Ensure all safe procedures are followed while performing tasks, to avoid any risk of hazard at workplace.
  • Adaptability- Willingness to undertake a wide range of tasks at a given time.
  • Independent – Able to work autonomously and always demonstrate initiative.
  • Multitask- Ability to multitask yet focus on specific task and meet deadlines.
  • Speed and Accuracy- Ability to work in a very fast paced environment to ensure timelines are met and productivity is achieved.
  • Dependable and Reliable- Ensure to take full responsibility of the given tasks and avoid unnecessary mistakes that can hamper productivity.

Physical requirement and work environment:


  • Ability to regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
  • Ability to regularly lift and move objects 10-50lbs or up to 100lbs.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment.
  • Constant Repetitive work, bending, twisting, lifting, and standing for long periods of time.
  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.

Recycling Rewards is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require any type of accommodation, please let the hiring manager know, and we will work with you to meet your needs.