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Shipper/Receiver Lead Hand

Type: Permanent / Full-time

Location: Charlottetown, PE - ADL West Royalty



Shipper/Receiver Lead Hand

Permanent/Full-time Position, ADL West Royalty – Charlottetown, PE

Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) is a producer-owned, independent cooperative that operates dairy processing and retail food distribution facilities throughout PEI. For 70 years, we have processed fresh milk from PEI farms to produce premium dairy products, including milk, cheese, cream, butter, and ice cream. Our quality dairy products are in kitchens and restaurants across PEI and Canada.

Join Our Team!

Are you a logistics enthusiast ready to lead the way? We are currently seeking a dedicated Shipper/Receiver Lead Hand to take on a pivotal role within our dynamic Shipping and Receiving Team. Based at our West Royalty, Charlottetown location, this position offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of operations.

Position Overview:

The Shipper/Receiver Lead Hand holds the primary responsibility for receiving, organizing, and storing milk and other products manufactured and housed within the plant, preparing them for distribution. They also play a crucial role in overseeing the work and schedules of warehouse employees, as well as controlling the flow of products in and out of the warehouse.

Wage Rate: $22.38 – $23.38 / hour + comprehensive benefits including:

• Co-pay health and dental benefits plan
• Life and disability insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Matching pension program

Key Responsibilities:
  • Help ensure crew adherence to policies and procedures
  • Assist with preparing and loading delivery trucks
  • Handle unloading and restocking of driver trucks
  • Organize and rotate fresh milk products
  • Manage the shipping process accurately and promptly
  • Pick and process customer orders with precision
  • Receive and inspect incoming products for quality and accuracy
  • Oversee product ordering and maintain inventory levels
  • Conduct regular stock checks and maintain accurate records
  • Handle paperwork using computer programs for accuracy
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of the work area
  • Perform start-up visual inspections for equipment and cleanliness
  • Ensure all duties are performed safely and efficiently
  • Help ensure shipping staff participate in required operational and safety training
  • Complete required training programs and certifications
  • Perform additional duties as required.

  • Warehouse experience, preferably in a leadership role, with strong supervisory skills
  • In-depth knowledge of safety policies, procedures, and industry compliance
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including attention to detail and adaptability to fast-paced environments
  • Clear and effective communication abilities, both verbal and written
  • Physical stamina, capable of heavy lifting and prolonged periods of standing
  • Proficiency in basic technical operations, including warehouse management software and equipment
  • Problem-solving skills for addressing real-time issues
  • Customer service proficiency for client interactions and order handling
  • Commitment to hygiene, quality control, and industry-standard practices
  • Proactive approach, showing initiative in anticipating and overcoming challenges
  • Ability to provide training, development, and effective team management

Education and Training:

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their names / resumes to the Human Resources Department.


Competition ends on October 17, 2023, at 4:00PM

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

ADL is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

Job Expires:October 17, 2023 4:00pm