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Material Handler

Position overview

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, at our manufacturing and distribution center in Scarborough this role is responsible for keeping work stations fully stocked with materials, controlling the continuous flow of productivity, assuring that the daily production and on-time-delivery schedules are met. The primary function will be the coordination and delivery of component parts necessary to sustain manufacturing operations while performing material handling duties.

We’re looking for a candidate who can work in a fast-paced environment, has a keen attention to detail and can work with others under supervision in a team environment.

Major responsibilities

  • Responsible for the movement of raw materials into the production areas
  • Issues or distributes materials, products, parts, and supplies to appropriate departments or individuals
  • Retrieve and organize totes, pallets, carts, etc. as required
  • Verifies inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock and investigates discrepancies or adjust errors
  • Determines proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities
  • Stores items in an orderly and accessible manner on the production floor or other areas
  • Cleans and maintains supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area and adhere to health & safety policies and quality standards
  • Drive a forklift in order to help out as a back up warehouse material handler
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills and qualifications

  • Working knowledge of shipping software and other technologies required. (Basic computer skills required)
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Forklift license would be an asset
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Physically agile and dexterous
  • Able to carry material to and from equipment up to 50 lbs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • 1 year experience as order picker preferred
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Please note

  • At the present time, we will only consider those applicants who are legally authorized to work in Canada
  • A complete job description will be provided upon request

Merrithew is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, please indicate so by notifying Human Resources.


About Merrithew

Merrithew, Leaders in Mindful Movement, was co-founded by Lindsay and Moira Merrithew in 1988. For over 30 years they have been dedicated to enriching the lives of others by providing responsible exercise modalities and innovative fitness brands across the globe. Merrithew’s premier Pilates brand, STOTT PILATES®, delivers best-in class Pilates education and media to everyone from avid exercisers, elite athletes, and pre/post-natal clients, to rehab and fitness professionals, and is used by studios worldwide.

Other high-end Merrithew fitness brands include ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training and Halo® Training. Merrithew has trained over 60,000 students in over 135 countries. Merrithew’s Media Division (MMD) produces print and video-based content for professional and consumer markets.