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Lead - Shipping and receiving

AC Lighting Toronto, ON
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Dental


The Lead Hand, Shipping & Receiving organizes and monitors the receiving, shipping, storage and distribution of all items received either from suppliers, vendors and/or the Manufacturing Department. The incumbent will ensure a smooth and consistent operation so parts and supplies are located and distributed in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer requirements.


• Oversees and participates in the loading and unloading of deliveries/ incoming shipments and problem solves for any cases of missing documents, shipments and deliveries, and communicates respective information to all internal departments/employees as required.
• Follows standard warehousing operations/practices with respect to all equipment, procedures/processes to achieve documented Logistic management goals improving customer service levels while streamlining warehousing activities.
• Oversees daily routes/schedules of shipments and deliveries.
• Communicates with 3rd party carriers related to transportation or material handling.
• Participates in cycle-counting program to ensure accuracy of inventory levels.
• Provides training to all employees on warehousing, shipping and receiving policy and procedures.
• Ensures Quality Assurance processes/policies are maintained as they relate to functional processes within the scope of receiving, inbound inspection material storage and disposition.
• Ensures that health and safety programs are supported and enforced in a manner that safeguards the protection of staff and promotes prompt responses to health and safety concerns or incidents.
• Fosters and maintains a continuous improvement environment through communication, teamwork and development of all employees.
• Records data in support of KPI’s around the Department’s Continuous Improvement and Cycle Time reduction activities/objectives.
• Duties and responsibilities may be amended from time to time in order to support efficient company operations.


• Thorough knowledge of all aspects of warehouse operations including understanding planning, shipping, warehouse management and inventory systems
• Knowledge of internal control systems and procedures
• Knowledge of applicable legislation including health and safety
• Knowledge of Lead Hand practices and principles an asset
• Skills in conducting investigations and gathering information
• Strong verbal and written communication skills


• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Understanding point of entry and duty principles for border crossing (HS codes, Duty draw back) an Asset
• Ability to multitask and find solutions
• Valid Driver’s Licence
• Valid Forklift Licence (Raymond Reach; Counterbalanced Forklift) an Asset


• 5-7 years of experience in shipping/receiving, warehousing and inventory control in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment; experience in LTL and domestic and international parcel shipping preferred
• 3-5 years of Lead Hand experience; OR equivalent

AC Lighting/ Spectrum Manufacturing is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us at 416-255-9494 or by emailing Please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description and location of the position for which you are applying.

Interested Applicants are required to go to this URL: and complete a Survey to be considered for a position at AC Lighting/ Spectrum Manufacturing. Please indicate the position you are applying for and attach a copy of your resume to the completed Survey and notify our HR department at when completed.

AC Lighting


Toronto, ON

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