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Logistics Assistant Receiving Materials Management

St. Michael's Hospital - Unity Health Toronto

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 2, 2021.


  • Receives goods and materials for the organization at the loading dock locations.
  • Assist delivery/courier drivers and maintains an excellent working relationship.
  • Ensure that the correct safety practices/procedures are followed when delivery vehicles are in the delivery driveways at the loading docks.
  • Proficient in the operation of an industrial electric pallet truck, dock lifter, scissor lift equipment and freight elevator.
  • Ensure that equipment is functioning properly by troubleshooting to correct problems.
  • Proficient in Lawson computer software program (receiving and inventory) in order to track goods received and delivered.  
  • Matches and assembles the goods and documentation for return of goods via appropriate courier to supplier.
  • Demonstrates safe handling practices for the organization and transportation of packages, mail, specimens, instruments, linen and food to satellite areas.
  • Communication with Procurement buyers, Accounts Payable clerks, vendors and end users.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and change course of duties based on operational needs
  • Understand and follow health & safety and standard operating procedures/policies
  • Complete mandatory online courses
  • Wear uniform and safety shoes
  • Continuous communication with team members for effective and efficient work flow
  • Provides exceptional customer service and demonstrates a professional manner in the work setting.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Current Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate.
  • Current certification in the operation of an industrial electric pallet truck.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of recent experience in the operation of the dock lifter and scissor lift equipment.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of recent experience in a Logistics Department.
  • A valid driver’s license is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word 2010, Lawson, Intranet and Internet.
  • Successful completion of a secondary school diploma required.
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary community college program in a related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated oral, written and English language reading skills required in order to effectively communicate and/or respond to customer inquiries
  • Basic mathematical skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) are required.
  • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to prioritize tasks appropriately within the department and other Logistics departments.
  • Proven commitment to Mission and Values of the organization, as well as successful completion of the 7 mandatory employee modules.
  • Demonstrated excellent record of attendance and punctuality.
  • Excellent customer service skills with proven success in working in a team environment.


  • Ability to work for 2 hours and push or pull a cart weighing 50-100 kg
  • Ability to work with gloves and other appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg.
  • Ability to stand for long periods (up to 4 hours)


9 AM – 3PM. Shifts are subject to change based on departmental needs.