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Production Assistant (Warehouse)


This is a Full-time position in Etobicoke, ON posted March 18, 2021.

* Opportunities for growth in a fun, positive, and supportive work environment* Working from our sunlit warehouse in Etobicoke, Kipling Avenue & Evans Avenue (easily accessible via TTC)* Full-time permanent position from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (*please note that hours may vary due to COVID-19)* $16-$18 per hour, commensurate with experience, plus vacation time* Must be physically fit and able to lift/carry 60 lbs or more frequently throughout the workday, and a driver’s license is a significant assetYou love working with your hands and have strong attention to detail.You’ve worked in warehouses or had general labour positions before. Now you’re looking for a place where you can collaborate and be yourself.We have just the opportunity for you. We’re Materialistic (https://www.materialisticinc.com/) , a specialty fabric house providing green and blue screens, backdrops, drapery, technical fabrics and custom soft goods for films, television, and various entertainment industries.We’re looking for a Production Assistant (Warehouse), and we hope our search ends with you.Production Assistant (Warehouse):You will be our resident jack-of-all-trades, take part in collaborative problem solving, and channel your inner MacGyver, as we find unexpected solutions together. Our work ebbs and flows depending on our projects, meaning some days you’ll have variety in your tasks, and others you may be completing a consistent, larger task for a longer time.Each production we work with has unique and specific needs, and the physical work will keep you on the move all day.Unlike most warehouse jobs, you’ll get to interact with our customers. Your interpersonal skills will serve you well, as you help the diverse people who come in daily.Practically speaking, you will:* Handle, store, receive, and track incoming and outgoing fabric shipments* Clean (and/or repair) fabrics* Maintain a clean and tidy facility* Look up information on our computerized system to check incoming and outgoing orders for accuracy, and pick and package these orders according to order forms* Engage with our customers to assess the condition of the fabrics during any drop-off or pick-up of fabricsIf you don’t know how to do that, not to worry – we’ll teach you the tricks of the trade!You’re a great fit for this position because you are:* A self-starter – you take initiative and don’t need others to keep you on task. You take ownership over your work and enjoy finding ways to keep busy, and you ask questions or use available resources when something is unclear.* Reliable – you’re punctual, and you follow through on your commitments.* Flexible – you like the challenge of meeting shifting demands, and don’t get bent out of shape easily.* Detail-oriented – you’re meticulous, careful and organized, you have an eagle eye for detail, and you never let anything fall through the cracks!* Strong – this is a physical job, and you like a job that keeps you active.Working with Materialistic:This is a full-time permanent position, offering $16-$18 per hour, commensurate with experience, plus vacation. You’ll mainly work Monday to Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, at our sunlit warehouse in Etobicoke, in an area that is growing into an exciting film hub! We hope you can be flexible for overtime or weekends if needed, and for any changes in hours as we navigate the new normal resulting from the current pandemic.We’re a small company doing elite work. Our team is close-knit, and always willing to jump in and help as needed, so you’ll always feel supported! You’ll also work closely with the owner, who has over 20 years in the entertainment industry. Our culture is positive and energetic, and we care about one another and have fun working hard together. You’ll grow personally and professionally in our supportive environment.We are constantly inspired here because the projects we work on touch the lives of so many people. We get to be a small part of entertaining and inspiring the world. We know that what we do matters.If this sounds like your kind of job, we want to meet you!Qualifications:We are also considering candidates who haven’t graduated yet – so, if you’re in your second, third or even fourth year of study, this could be the role for you!Here’s what we’re looking for:* Physically fit and able to lift/carry 60 lbs or more throughout the work day* Experience working in a warehouse or general labour position* Experience in a customer-service or customer-facing role* A basic mechanical inclination or comfortability using simple hand tools (e.g., hammer, screwdriver, etc.)* A valid driver’s licenseAnything on this list would be considered an asset, but is not required:* Average level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel for basic data entry* Experience with sewing, fabrics, or design in any capacity* Post-secondary degree or diploma in fashion, design, or similarHow to Apply:Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you’ll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.We will review applications as they are received, with priority given to those who complete the assessment. We look forward to hearing from you.