Shipping/Receiving Assistant

FTS Forest Technology Systems Ltd.

October 10, 2014

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Manufacturing and Production
Company Overview: 

FTS is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of rugged, easy to use, environmental monitoring systems that help monitor the world’s remote natural environments.  FTS is a profitable, growing, privately-held Victoria-based company with a proven 30-year track record of excellence in our industry.  Our best sales tools are the unblemished customer references of our thousands of deployed monitoring stations.

Please visit our website at for a complete overview of our company.

Job Summary: 

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with exceptional organizational skills to join our team as a Shipping/Receiving Assistant.  The right candidate has experience working in a warehouse environment, is able to learn quickly, successfully balance a multitude of tasks, and offer excellent customer service to a variety of departments.

The position requires consistent attention to detail, good interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to functional well in a team environment.

If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, the challenge of meeting deadlines, and are a hard worker, we would be very interested in hearing from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Packing of new and used goods per FTS standards
  • Receipt of returned goods for service into our ERP software
  • Some mechanical product assembly
  • General upkeep of the shipping/receiving area

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Capacity to work independently, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to retain and apply new processes quickly
  • Ability to work on your feet for all or the majority of your day
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes up to 75lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a fast paced warehouse environment preferred
  • Experience working within a ERP system preferred, ideally EPICOR
  • Forklift license is an asset
How To Apply: 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply to with a covering letter and resume that clearly demonstrates your experience related to this position, as well as your salary expectations by Friday, October 24, 2014.

We thank all applicants who apply; however only those selected for consideration will be contacted.