Hiring Material Picker For Afternoon Shift – Langley, BC!

Redwood Plastics and Rubber is pleased to announce a new career opportunity at our Langley, British Columbia, Canada location!

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Title:        Manufacturing Material Picker                                              Location:  92a Avenue, Langley

Reports to:   Shipping Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY

The material picker is responsible for the prompt and accurate selection and delivery of materials to the requesting department. This position is responsible for inventory material handling. This position is for our afternoon shift – 2:00 pm to 12:30 am, Monday to Thursday.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Read work orders or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
  • Move materials and items from receiving or storage areas to requesting department or too other designated areas.
  • Move materials throughout the plant as requested

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Forklift experience an asset
  • A positive, ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to learn, working both in a team and independently
  • Enjoying an adaptable work environment
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Overtime as required.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs frequently.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Frequent standing, walking, stooping, kneeling and crouching
  • A proactive attitude towards Health and Safety
  • Ability to undertake site work when required
  • Desire for continuous improvement

If you are interested in this position please email your resume and cover letter to careers@redwoodplastics.com

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Lots Of Hiring In Langley, BC!

We are on a spring hiring binge at our Langley, British Columbia sales office! We’re looking to fill a total of four positions:

  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Shipper
  • Accounting Support
  • Sales Estimating

A description of each position follows. If you’re interested, please email your resume and coverletter to careers@redwoodplastics.com

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Redwood Plastics and Rubber is seeking a Shipper to join our warehousing team. This position is responsible for shipping, receiving and other tasks related to the transportation and handling of goods.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ship product to customers domestically and internationally. Shipment quantities vary day by day based on productions capacity.
  • Coordinate carriers for inbound and outbound freight.
  • Deal with imports and exports shipped to and from the company; work with customs officials to ensure compliance.
  • Work with the warehousing team to minimize shortages and improve inventory holdings.
  • Inspect incoming and outgoing shipments to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
  • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking of shipped and received product.
  • Ensure that shipments contain proper documentation and if multiple items per shipment, ensure item lists are complete.
  • Track shipments and verify receipts of shipments as required.
  • Study shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules.
  • Operate forklift, hand truck, or other equipment to load, unload, transport, and store goods.
  • Perform all functions of the job safely.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work space.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of direct work experience in shipping, and logistics.
  • Experience in warehousing, inventory control, and/or transportation management.
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP systems and MS Office Suite.
  • Experience in working with third-party logistics providers.
  • Excellent spoken and written English is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship management skills
  • Possesses outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs

 Notes:

  • Redwood Plastics and Rubber offers competitive salary packages, medical and retirement benefits, a positive work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

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Title: Warehouse Supervisor                                                                                         Location: Langley, BC

Reports to: Production Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Due to growth at our Vancouver Head Office we are adding to our leadership team. We’re looking for the best and brightest to take our Warehouse department to the next level.

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for planning, coordinating and executing the day-to-day activities of all Warehouse activities and leading the team of 4 – 6 employees in the following work areas: Picking, Packing, Receiving, Shipping, Returns, Inventory Control and Documentation.

The Warehouse, is a fast-paced environment that sees over 1,000 unique orders shipped directly and via intercompany transfer per month. It includes managing care and control over $3m worth of inventory in both stock shapes and finished parts.

If you have passion and expertise in distribution, shipping and receiving, forklift operation, or picking and packing, Redwood Plastics & Rubber is the company for you.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages department budget spending to target goals.
  • Responsible to ensure over 1,000 orders per month are shipped both directly to customers and to our other North American divisions with 100% accuracy
  • Managing physical control of $3M+ inventory that includes over 2,000 stock items with the expectation that it is accurately tracked
  • Works with all other departments including manufacturing, operations, purchasing, sales, to ensure our customer expectations are being met.
  • Responsible for contributing to and executing on the department operational plan.
  • Freight Scheduling and Logistics including parcel, LTL, Container Shipments, receiving, restock, inter-company transfers).
  • Asset management including safety, maintenance scheduling, training and safe operation of Forklifts, Pickers and other equipment within department.
  • Responsible and Accountable for the physical management, receipt, movement, storage, and cycle counting of all distribution inventory and warehouse stock including pick-and pack activities and FIFO activities.
  • Monitor, Collect, Report and Manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) that ensure the objectives of the department are being met.
  • Accountable and Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and well-organized yard, including all yard activities such as truck-access, truck staging, loading & unloading and product staging.
  • Coordinating and organizing the flow of incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Spend time daily and weekly working hands-on in all work-areas to observe non-conformances, efficiencies, and encourage high productivity as well as heling with the workload.

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 5-8 years’ leadership experience in a warehouse environment or similar
  • 4-year college degree in is an asset
  • Create, implement and execute lean methodology
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lead and maintain a safe, efficient and clean work environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs frequently
  • Flexible and adaptable with schedule which could include some weekends with occasional after hour requirements.

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Redwood Plastics and Rubber has an opportunity for a detailed Sales Estimator with excellent follow though to join our team. This position is a gateway to growth opportunities in product design, applications engineering and technical sales.

Estimator creates detailed cost estimates and proposals and coordinates order related production processes including, scheduling, design, quality, and material selection. The Estimator’s efforts will increase quote-to-order conversion through quote follow-up and analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Quick and accurate cost estimates
  • Apply rules and methods provided by manufacturing to cost estimates and develop accurate work orders
  • Review and interpret engineering and construction drawings and specifications in conjunction with customer RFQs in order to determine project scope.
  • Perform quote follow up and analysis.
  • Maintain a positive customer experience through quality communication and a commitment to understanding of their needs. Forge lasting client relationships.
  • Collaborate with other departments in the order-related production process.
  • May be tasked with special project work.

Skills & Prerequisites:

  • Displays a basic understanding of cost estimating activities and budget generation.
  • Able to read basic drawings.
  • Possesses a solid understanding of the basic mathematics.
  • Able to excel in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary work environment.
  • Possesses a commitment to business development.
  • Working knowledge of elastomers and plastics, an asset.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Comfortable working in a team.
  • Exceptional track record in personal time management and team-based communication

Notes:

  • Redwood Plastics and Rubber offers competitive salary packages, medical and retirement benefits, a positive work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

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Title: Accounts Receivable & Accounting Department Support                                                                             

Location: Langley, BC

Reports to:  Finance Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

We have an opening for an Accounts Receivable and General Support person in our head office/finance department.

This role will be part of the AR team for our group of companies and as well, provide general support for various areas of a very busy accounting department.

This will suit a natural born “helper” who is not opposed to tackling a task regardless of how big or small.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • AR customer account reconciliation, deposit posting and collections – both by phone and email
  • Reception for the accounting department and executive  team (very low call volume)
  • Process all incoming/outgoing mail and couriers
  • Manage and maintain departmental group email boxes
  • Maintain and order office supplies as required for the accounting department
  • Assist Accounts Payable team with cheque runs and filing
  • Other various duties as needed to help our busy head office/finance department run smoothly

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 3 years working experience in an office, preference will be given to those with Accounts Receivable experience
  • Extreme attention to detail and proficiency in data posting
  • Excellent multitasking and prioritizing skills
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail are required.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to deal with people tactfully and professionally at all times.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Lots of Energy!!!

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Thank you for your interest, but we will only contact candidates we have serious interest in.

Note: We are not willing to assist in relocating potential employees for any position.

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Hiring Office Admin – Woodland, WA

We’re excited to offer a new administrative position at our Woodland, WA location – Office Assistant.

The Office Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of clerical office duties in support of the sales, planning and manufacturing departments. The Office Assistant will be responsible for providing excellent support to our sales team.  This will be a heavy data entry position with attention to detail required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables’ data.
  • Manage Multi Line Phones – Field incoming phone calls and direct them to the appropriate department.
  • Enter job data from work orders to computer system.
  • Work closely with sales, planning and production in a support role.
  • Willingness to learn all aspects of the workflow process and support where needed.

SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Superior telephone manners and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to apply understanding to carry out instructions in written, verbal, or diagram form.
  • Meticulous records maintenance skills.
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and its executive team.
  • General mathematical skills related to banking and payroll required.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to maintain filing systems and basic databases.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Since 1971 Redwood Plastics and Rubber has worked directly with customers to find solutions for a variety of problems including shock, abrasion, noise, wear & friction. Redwood Plastics and Rubber molds, machines, fabricates, and distributes a wide-range of high quality, custom components.

We have built a community of inspired individuals who work in a positive environment that supports both personal and professional growth. We believe that our people are our primary assets, and we support our employees with benefits and competitive compensation with frequent extras for a job well done. Our work environments are enjoyable and highly motivational, with approachable management and an impeccable work/life balance. Our employees are proud of our outstanding traditions, and are enthusiastic to build towards our exciting future.

To apply email here.

Job Posting: Swing Shift Lead- Langley, BC

Redwood Plastics and Rubber in Langley, BC, Canada is looking for a dedicated and decisive Swing Shift Lead. This individual will work collaboratively with supervisors, management, and other team leads to achieve company goals and KPIs. Shifts are 10 hours, Mon-Thurs, 3:00PM-1:30AM.

Responsibilities include:

  • Practice and lead safe working habits with healthy urgency
  • Set up and operate various CNC mills
  • Read/understand the specifications of blueprints to determine the machining operation to be performed
  • Determine tooling, tool-paths, setup methods and fixtures to produce parts in the most efficient manner
  • Read and interpret work orders in detail
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances
  • Organize production workflow
  • Be accountable for final product quality
  • Utilize visual management where it makes sense
  • Lead by example.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills & Experience:

• Excellent spoken and written English is required.
• Able to lift 75 lbs is required.
• 7+ years of CNC Mill experience, CNC Router experience, or equivalent knowledge is required.
• Proven G-code experience is required.
• Proven GD&T knowledge and a strong understanding of drawing interpretation is required.
• CNC lathe experience is a huge asset.
• Specific experience in machining plastic is a huge asset.
• Mastercam/CAD Experience preferred.
• Haas Mills and/or Komo router experience preferred.
• Multi-axis experience preferred.
• Complex setup experience preferred.
• Experience in machining steels and other metals preferred.
• 2+ years of direct supervisory experience in manufacturing preferred.
• 2+ years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred.
• Proven leadership and team building skills preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship management skills required.
• Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail required.

Redwood Plastics and Rubber offers competitive pay, medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid time off, a positive work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
Compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Submit your resume and cover letter to: info@redwoodplastics.com

 

 

Hiring In Langley: Fabricator/Liner Installer

Redwood Plastics and Rubber is pleased to offer a new position in our emerging installation department. The Fabricator/Liner Installer will be responsible for reading blueprints and drawings to determine both the materials needed and to create the required layouts. This individual will then be required to use a variety of tools and machinery to make the necessary cuts and other fabrication for the complete units. Travel to our client’s sites will be required and on-site travel costs, food, and lodging will be covered by the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze blueprints and engineering drawings to assess materials requirement, and plan the sequence of tasks to layout, cut and fit product.
  • Create and construct patterns and guides as templates for cutting.
  • Operate light machinery, power tools and hand tools.
  • Assemble components into complete units or sub-unit.
  • Perform all work to organizational standards to ensure final product meets quality standards.
  • Ensure products are produced to specification.
  • Accurately record time to work orders.
  • Perform all functions of the job safely.
  • Travel and onsite installation is required as needed.
  • Integral part of a team that installs industrial plastic, polyurethane or ceramic liners

Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Experience in a production environment and/or with plastics is an asset
  • Experience with a table saw, drill press and hand tools is an asset however training will be provided.
  • Able to read a tape measure
  • Ceramic tile experience preferred but not required
  • Welding experiences is an asset, preferably plastic welding
  • Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to read and interpret blue prints, drawings and general work instructions
  • Experience in a production environment an asset
  • Able to lift 50 lbs consistently throughout the day.
  • Possesses manual dexterity, attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Able to prioritize and maintain productivity levels as specified.

Hiring! Inside Sales (Langley, BC, Canada)

Redwood Plastics and Rubber is excited to announce we’re hiring for our inside sales division!

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responding to quote requests from our regional sales offices
  • Consulting with manufacturing on designs
  • Creating work orders
  • On occasion liaise directly with the customers
  • Take ownership and be accountable as you track and update delivery schedules
  • Utilize the CRM system to effectively track win/close ratios
  • Perform other duties in the department as assigned

Skills/Education/Experience:

The successful candidate will have a high degree of technical aptitude, able to understand applications, customers concerns, learn and retain product knowledge, and then deliver a solution. The candidate will be a resourceful, independent, professional. In addition:

  • Will be able to read and understand technical drawings
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Display a high degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Skilled in negotiation, conflict resolution, and teamwork skills.
  • Be proficient with computers including MS Office. Be able to learn our inventory program.
  • Able to perform basic math (algebra, compute rate, ratios, etc)

Compensation:

The company offers excellent salary, medical, dental, retirement benefits all combined with a positive work environment and career advancement opportunities.

Compensation will be determined on qualifications and experience.

To submit your resume please email info@redwoodplastics.com

 

Marketing is Expanding!

 

Inside Sales & Business Development Assistant – Langley, BC

Since 1971 Redwood Plastics has worked with customers to find solutions for a variety of problems including shock, abrasion, noise and wear. In conjunction with our manufacturing partners, Redwood Plastics mold, machines and fabricates a variety of industrial plastic solutions across a variety of industries.

Our Langley, BC branch is currently looking to add a full-time self-motivated and enthusiastic Inside Sales & Business Development Assistant. This individual would assist and report to our current business development professional and would be tasked with proactively developing new business and accounts in a variety of industries across North America, primarily through the telephone, by developing a relationship with prospects and finding solutions to problems using our plastic.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing new business through cold calling
  • Conducting research to find prospects
  • Assisting with various other sales tasks as required

Our successful candidate will have a/an:

  • Demonstrable track record of success in a sales environment
  • Engaging personality, ability to quickly become comfortable on the phone
  • Strong ability to learn technical information, understand new industries in a short time
  • Responsible, cooperative attitude combined with a high degree of professionalism
  • Completed post-secondary business program at an accredited institution

The successful candidate can expect a supportive environment with 1-on-1 training and mentorship, but a proactive attitude and willingness push oneself to succeed independently is essential.

Why take on this challenge? Redwood Plastics knows people are our best assets. We provide a great benefits package after 3 months and paid vacation after one year. You can expect regular hours, have your weekends/holidays free and your own place to work – no cubicle. We strongly believe in the benefits of industry-specific education, and will do what we can to provide employees the tools they need to thrive. 

Redwood Plastics will offer the successful candidate a competitive salary plus commission. If you have the desire to advance your career with a successful organization, submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format today to sales@redwoodplastics.com. Please, no phone calls, no in-person submissions will be accepted.