Our purpose at The Little Potato Company is “Feed the world, better.”

Because we believe everyone, everywhere deserves to eat good, healthy food. And it all starts with our little Creamer potatoes – one of the most economical, energy efficient, and highly nutritious food crops available.

We are a dynamic team that embraces diversity and unique differences, holding every employee in the highest regard, while fostering an award-winning workplace where health, safety and fun combine to create an environment where everyone feels like family.

Come join our rapidly expanding company and help us transform the entire potato industry – one little Creamer at a time!

PRIMARY FOCUS: 

In this exciting role, the Warehouse Shipper is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient movement of product within the warehouse and trucks.

The Warehouse Shipper will report to the Shipping Supervisor and will be based in our Edmonton Office on the afternoon shift (second shift).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Perform tasks in multi-temperature environments.
  • Adhere to shipping and receiving policies/procedures, and regulatory compliance procedures
  • Perform general physical activities in order to load, unload, sort and move shipments by hand or using material handling equipment.
  • Daily update of cooler map, inventory count, report, and reconcile of finished product in coolers within NAV.
  • Organization and housekeeping of coolers. Maintain order and rotation of aged inventory and partial pallets.
  • Relocates packaged potatoes on pallets from the packaging area to the storage coolers immediately, or directly to the shipping area if required.
  • Proper placement of stock in the cooler, picking and packaging and shipment of transfers and customer orders.
  • Follows instruction from the Shipping Supervisor who will determine the priority of orders.
  • Ensure fast and accurate load & offload of trucks and receiving to minimize wait times and product temperature abuse.
  • Assemble orders based on the information from the picking slips posted in the shipping office.
  • Pack, seal, and label materials to prepare for shipping and ensure allocation of tags.
  • Perform final product inspection prior to shipping of finished goods.
  • Maintain compliance with laws, regulations, and/or standards and complete appropriate documentation as required.
  • Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials.
  • Record shipment data for reporting, accounting, and recordkeeping purposes.
  • Maintain cleanliness within the shipping and receiving area.
  • Provide on the job training to new/junior staff.
  • Communicate any shipping issues to Shipping Supervisor and Supply Chain.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Shipping Supervisor.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Successful completion of grade 10.
  • Forklift ticket and experience required.
  • An aptitude for working with numbers and detailed paperwork.
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office products.
  • Basic English language skills.
  • Be physically fit to lift up to 50lbs of goods repeatedly.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Can work under minimal supervision and in a team setting.
  • Effective communication skills.

 KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • An aptitude for working with numbers and detailed paperwork.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Can work under minimal supervision and in a team setting.
  • Effective communication skills.

The Little Potato Company is an innovative, fast-growing company in a unique niche market. Our future looks very bright, and so could yours. Not yet passionate about potatoes? No worries – it’s inspiring around here.

We’ve worked hard to build an award-winning workplace where people feel like a family. If you share our people-centered values, we’d love to talk.