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Warehouse Associate

Date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Beamsville, ON, CA

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Requisition ID : 6777 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Warehouse / Distribution                                             

Work Location :  Beamsville, Ontario 

State or Province : Ontario (CA-ON)     

Potential Work Location : Canada : Ontario : Beamsville 




The Warehouse Associate’s primary function is to ensure the orderly, timely and correct flow of materials and product for selection and shipment on the distribution center floor.


  • Counts, weighs or measures incoming or outgoing items to compare identifying information and variety against bills, invoices, oral instructions, orders or other records; examines incoming shipments for damage or shortages and reports findings to supervisor; completes paperwork or forms required for documentation.
  • Opens containers, using steel cutters, blades or other hand tools; loads and unloads materials unto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves by hand or by utilizing proper material handling equipment.
  • Participates in routing, counting and inspecting items while loading and unloading carts or trucks; delivers and returns items to correct locations within the warehouse.
  • Selects product and processes orders accurately as instructed manually and by computerized warehouse management operating system.
  • Fills orders and issues materials and supplies per requests; documents transactions appropriately; keeps accurate records.
  • Transports product and secures cargo properly and safely with weight evenly distributed.
  • Ensures that product staged and stored is placed in safe areas, e.g. not in walkways or exit doors; stored at safe heights.
  • Remains alert with regard to safety procedures and proper handling of hazardous materials, taking care to work within warehouse safety guidelines and government regulations.
  • Performs inspection of and maintains cleanliness or work area.
  • Utilizes computerized system to accomplish tasks.
  • Performs on the job training of other associates.
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned.


  • 1 - 2 years of experience required
  • Knowledge of and the ability to operate automated or computerized warehouse management operating systems
  • Knowledge of record keeping practices
  • Knowledge of safety practices
  • Experience in receiving, storing and distributing supplies and equipment in a diversified warehouse is preferred


  • Skill in lifting heavy packages and objects (weighing up to 70 lbs)
  • Ability to effectively communicate and follow instructions in oral and written form
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Team-focused approach



Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of inclusion and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the AODA. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process; applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known.

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