Warehouse Technician

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Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the Warehouse Technician is responsible for shipping, receiving and warehouse organization. They will focus on all outbound freight; shipment of goods to our customers via ground, air and ocean; initial quality control of inbound goods; overall cleanliness and organization of the warehouse; and, in collaboration with others, will be responsible for inventory counts. In addition, this position will provide assistance and support to the packaging and assembly area.

Shift Schedule: Weekend Shift 7:00am – 7:00pm (Friday – Sunday)

Night Shift 4:00pm – 2:30am (Monday – Thursday)

DUTIES:

  • Picking orders from stock and shipping to customers
  • Thorough understanding of transportation and courier company’s requirements for shipping valves, accessories and numerous other items domestically and internationally
  • Preparing all related documents, weigh bills, packing slips, QA packages and other shipping documentation as required
  • Packaging goods for transportation ensuring they are safely and securely packaged and labeled to arrive at our customer’s location in the best condition possible
  • Loading and unloading of goods from trucks and containers
  • Inspecting and verifying incoming goods against packing slips or related documents and forward information on discrepancies to relevant buyer
  • Unpacking, documenting, labeling, locating and routing goods to appropriate area;
  • Receiving goods and locating in the warehouse as appropriate
  • Stock – Label and locate as required
  • Completing regular cycle/inventory counts; playing active role in annual inventory counts; preparing paperwork and coordinating goods going off site for 3rd party processing.
  • Maintaining a clean and efficient warehouse
  • Maintaining the quarantine area for non-conforming goods and ensuring follow up to clear them up is complete
  • Ensure an uninterrupted supply of consumables and/or services are available to perform all quality functions
  • Maintain the stock management system to ensure consumables are stored under correct environmental conditions and are used prior to expiration dates

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in shipping/receiving considered an asset
  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft suite
  • Strong attention to detail, precision, and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Clear and definitive communications skills
  • Ability to lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs and perform repetitive physical work
  • Safety conscious and highly organized
  • Proven ability to responsibly drive over-sized vehicles
  • Forklift certification
  • Must have flexibility to work modified hours on occasion
  • Ability to complete a satisfactory criminal record check

If your experience and skill set aligns with the above please submit your resume to careers@thevalenscompany.com with subject line ‘Warehouse Technician application.’

We offer a welcoming and friendly space for BIPOC & LGBTQ+ applicants.

About The Valens Company

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/


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