Svante is hiring a
Svante is a purpose-driven, rapidly growing clean technology company based in Burnaby, BC, Canada, and we’re on a mission to help the world reach net zero with filters and machines that capture and remove CO2 from industrial emissions and the air.
We’re a collaborative, diverse group of people who care about the planet and, through our collective experience and expertise, are working to make an impact on climate change.
If you value a culture that welcomes and includes everyone, and you want to be a part of a growing technology company that’s going to change the world, you’ve come to the right place.
The Role: Material Receiver
Who are you?
The Material Receiver follows instructions to support Svante’s Shipping and Receiving needs. The Receiver is expected to work positively and respectfully as part of a team. The Receiver is expected to be able to recognize, troubleshoot, and support mitigation of shipping/receiving issues and inform the Production Manager when they occur.
The Receiver will work alongside the Material Controller to manage inventory through Kanban and MRP systems. The Receiver will ensure inventory levels are kept (safety stock) and follow up on delays that may affect Production. The receiver will apply mitigations as required to avoid Production interruptions.
The Receiver will support the Production Manager in ensuring Manufacturing inventory arrives “Just in Time”. Lean Manufacturing principles will be followed for Inventory levels and requests. The Receiver is fully empowered to raise any safety and quality issues (IQC/OQC) immediately.
The Receiver is expected to actively participate in Svante 5S and continuous improvement (Kaizen) programs. The Receiver may also be requested to carry out TPM activities for shipping equipment (forklift).
High school or above required.
2-5 years of experience in a shipping/receiving environment.
Basic understanding and ability to read BOL and shipping labels.
Experience with WHMIS and TDG.
Working knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook).
Experience with Dynamics 365.
Ability to perform all assigned tasks, work independently, and complete work on schedule.
Follow Production Manager directions to avoid Production interruptions.
Strong problem-solving skills and efficient management of time and resources.
Continuous improvement mindset with abilities to identify process inefficiencies and implement improvements.
Experience with Kanban system inventory control.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Svante is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All Svante employees share in the responsibility for assuring that, by our personal actions, the policies are effective. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.