Goodwill Amity

Job Position: Production Associate

  • Application Deadline: 12th August 2022
  • Employment Type: Part Time and Full Time Availability
  • Location(s): Burlington
  • Compensation: $15.00 per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to vpeart@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

Areas of Knowledge/Technical Skills:
-Strong attention to detail.
-Teamwork – Able to work with minimal supervision, yet contribute as part of a team.
-Be self-motivated with energy and enthusiasm.
-Able to work at an efficient pace to meet individual shift production targets.

Education / Work Experience:
-High School Diploma or working towards.
-Previous production, assembly, or warehouse type experience an asset.
-Previous experience working in an environment where performance was measured by production targets would be an asset.

Key Responsibilities:

OVERALL ACCOUNTABILITY:
As a part of the production team, processes in-coming donated goods and prepares those goods for movement to the sales floor or for disposal. This may include sorting, evaluating, hanging, and pricing goods in accordance with Goodwill’s quality and pricing standards.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES – (Critical Tasks):
Donation Sorting & Evaluation
1. Sort and evaluate by type and quality, all incoming donated items in accordance with Goodwill’s evaluation standards for retail sale or disposal. Items for sort may include clothing or various housewares.
2. Handling of clothing items include placing on hangers and conducting further preparation as required for movement to sales floor or for disposal.
3. Utilizing pricing tools and equipment, pricing of clothing and/or housewares in accordance with Goodwill’s pricing standards.

Other Operational Duties
1. Provides assistance to other team members as assigned.
2. Works in a safe manner with due regard for all procedures related to the health and safety of the location, reporting any deficiencies to management for immediate resolution.
3. Maintains own work station clean, safe and free of debris and clutter. Performs general cleaning duties for donations and production area as required.

Additional Details:

Working Conditions:
Physical Effort: Moderate to high – Long periods standing and/or walking, Variable lifting up to 50 lbs.
Physical Environment: Retail store/warehouse-type location. Inside activities, some exposure to weather.
Sensory Attention: Highly focused on preparing and movement of product.
Mental Stress: Low to moderate.

This job description may not be inclusive of all responsibilities necessary to contribute to the success of the Department and the Organization.

About Our Company:

Goodwill Amity harnesses the power of work to address the most pressing social, economic and environmental challenges today: we’re a path to income security for individuals and their families; we’re a catalyst for strong and healthy neighbourhoods; we’re a benchmark for sustainability in the retail marketplace. In all these ways, Goodwill Amity is influencing positive, long-lasting transformational change.