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Warehouse Associate - Specialty Health Network (Dartmouth, NS)

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

Date: Apr 13, 2014

Location: Dartmouth, NS, CA

Job Title: Warehouse Associate - Specialty Health Network (Dartmouth, NS)

Post Date: 02 / 13 / 2014


Regular / Temporary: Regular

City: Dartmouth

Position Type: Full Time

Province: Nova Scotia

Requisition Number: 1036995

Store Number: 6003-SHN


Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network Inc. (“SDM Specialty Health”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. SDM Specialty Health is Canada's unique provider of client-focused healthcare products, services, and patient support programs. Being successful at SDM Specialty Health means you've enhanced a patient's life, and we do that every day! All across Canada, our team provides a number of services directly to patients; these brand-focused programs, sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, help patients manage and optimize their drug and medical therapies in the community.
We employ various healthcare professionals, and dedicated support staff to ensure the success of the team. With hundreds of employees across Canada, were proud to be able to offer a family-oriented environment that gives staff greater control over their own life choices.

Do you have what it takes to be successful at SDM Specialty Health Network? Come join our Team!

Under the supervision of the Director of Distribution & Supply Chain, the Warehouse Associate is responsible to ensure that all products are received, inventoried, picked and shipped while strictly following GMP guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). The Warehouse Associate is also responsible to perform other duties such as general housekeeping, inventory checks and quality assurance checks, on a regular basis to ensure product integrity. The Warehouse Associate will have limited supervision and must be able to work independently and use sound judgment.

Principal Accountabilities


• Receive and unload incoming products and compare information on packing slips with purchase orders to verify accuracy of shipment

• Inspect, sort, count, package, label, and unpack inventory that is received

• Inspect shipments for damages, loss, or defects, and notify Quality Assurance of findings

• Responsible for accurately receiving, reporting, and distributing purchased items

• Stock shelves in the warehouse ensuring that product is allocated to the correct pick location


• Prepare orders for shipment in accordance with the pick ticket and customer requirements

• Check inventory to verify availability of needed stock

• Notify the Purchasing Coordinator of shortages

• Package and ship in accordance with SOP, packaging guidelines and accepted methods/practices this includes cold chain and ambient packaging

• Maintain product stock in work area

• Organize pick tickets and cross check against FedEx End of Day reports

Material Handling

• Read Pick tickets and verify the material matches the pick ticket order

• Verify all numbers the lot number and expiry date matches the pick worksheet and the product.

• Notify the Manager of problems with the orders

• Adjust work orders as required when the material is short, according to the work order

• Monitor packaging material supplies and notify the Purchasing Coordinator when materials need to be reordered

• Operate mechanical equipment (dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift) in loading and unloading material and equipment

• Use RF Scanner to conduct inventory transactions such as receiving, picking, packing and stocking


Required Skills and Qualifications

* High School diploma and at least two years of previous working experience preferably in a Pharmaceutical/GMP facility
* Ability to lift up to 50lbs on a continuous basis
* High attention to detail
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong focus on customer service
* Able to work with minimal supervision
* Computer Literate, SAP knowledge an asset
* Excellent problem solving, thinking skills and good independent judgment are required


37.5 hours per week









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