Employment Opportunities


Title: Shipper/Receiver
Status: Continental Night shift (overtime as per business requirements)
Location: Longlife plant - 180 Ormont Drive, Toronto


Job Scope:


Reporting to the Distribution Supervisor, the scope of this position involves loading and unloading trucks and the safe operation of lift trucks. Other responsibilities include warehousing of products and supplies, housekeeping and other duties as assigned by management.






  • Minimum high school diploma and/or related CPG or food warehousing experience

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), including excellent sanitary habits and possess knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)

  • Counter Balance,  Electric Lift Truck and Reach Truck licenses

  • Good communication skills, including written and verbal

  • Ability to work as an individual and in a team environment

  • Ability to be flexible in terms of shift work and perform other duties as required

  • Physically capable of performing the demands of the job and ability to multi-task

  • Accurate when working with calculations.

  • Ability to work with an automated Warehouse Management System

  • Computer skills would be an asset


Key Responsibilities:


  • Work as part of a team to warehouse product off packaging lines
  • Responsible for loading and unloading trucks
  • Assemble and check orders using warehouse management system
  • Service customers, receive shipments from suppliers
  • Record detailed shipping/receiving documentation
  • Rotate stock and conduct inventory cycle counts
  • Food Safety & Quality responsibility as outlined in SOPs & other training materials provided and accurate record keeping
  • Attend prescribed courses and training as required




Working Environment:


Regular exposure to noise, cold temperatures, humidity and dry conditions. Continuous exposure to hazardous machines, moving objects (forklifts) and frequent interruptions. Occasional exposure to dust and extreme temperatures.  (Freezer -18 degrees)




Physical Demands:


Sitting for extended length of time, standing and walking for considerable length of time. Moderate lifting of materials up to maximum 25 kg.



Gay Lea Foods is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available upon request throughout our recruitment and selection process.



Gay Lea From the Farm

Sign up for our free newsletter filled with seasonal recipes, exclusive coupons, tips and more!

You can unsubscribe at any time.


Mobeen Khalid

Process Excellence Lead

"I joined the Gay Lea team looking for an opportunity to challenge myself in a rewarding environment and to further grow my skill set. What I experienced since then has been more than just an opportunity; it has given me a sense of family. The family and friendship within Gay Lea far surpasses any other reward."

Read More
<img alt="Nordica Smooth - Gay Lea Foods" src="http://www.gaylea.com/images/htmlbanners/protein/protein-300x250.jpg" width="300" height="250" />