Material Handler Day Shift


Milton, ON


Northern is looking for Material Handlers to join our Logistics team. This team player will perform various Material Handling tasks in order to meet the needs of our customers. You'll work with an amazing team in a collaborative, clean and safe, environment. You will receive training and coaching to help you be successful.
The Material Handler is responsible for a variety of duties including picking and packing product, inspecting merchandise for quality assurance and replenishment for order picking fulfillment. Other responsibilities include cross docking and inventory maintenance. They may be required to work in various areas including ecomm, regroupings, ticketing, write-offs, general maintenance, offload/sort receiving, load shipping trucks, putaway and transporting.



  • Accurately pick and pack orders in a timely manner using Radio Frequency Scanners
  • Locate and replenish merchandise for order picking fulfillment
  • Manually sort cases by Purchase order and style, colour and size onto pallets
  • Inspect merchandise for quality assurance
  • Cycle count merchandise – inventory maintenance
  • Put away received material to proper storage locations
  • May work in various areas including ecomm, regroupings, ticketing, write-offs and general maintenance
  • Operate and maintain various manual lifting devices (pump truck) in a safe manner
  • Lift cases of product according to Company procedures
  • Load, unload and move product and material by hand or equipment
  • May perform other activities such as assisting in taking inventory
  • Participates in Service Centre clean up
  • Other related duties as required or assigned


  • Working knowledge of safe lifting and handling methods
  • Able to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Ability to perform repetitive heavy lifting
  • Ability to operate manual lifting device
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic computer skills including Radio Frequency scanner
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Displays initiative and works under minimal supervision
  • Strong verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Provides “Exceptional Customer Service” to external and internal partners