Summer Student: Warehouse Worker / Forklift Operator

If you enjoy a well organized, friendly, and dynamic work environment, Canterbury’s Warehouse team is looking for you!

Canterbury is seeking a highly motivated student looking for a full-time, summer position (June to September) as a Warehouse Worker and Forklift Operator to support the smooth and efficient warehouse operations at our Burnaby location.

As a part of the Warehouse Team, you will be responsible for assisting in the shipping of goods from the warehouse, ensuring proper logs and forms are completed, focusing on picking outgoing orders accurately. As a Forklift Operator, you will be able to earn your Forklift Certification through Canterbury and hone your skills daily.

You have:

  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems is considered an asset
  • Experience in distribution and/or working with perishable products is considered an asset
  • An interest in learning about an Operations environment

You are great at:

  • Customer service
  • Working under pressure
  • Taking initiative
  • Managing time and tasks
  • Demonstrating professionalism
  • Working in a diverse team environment
  • Managing the physical demands of the job
  • Observing, implementing, and adhering to workplace health and safety practices

We offer:

  • A fun and supportive environment with opportunities for learning and development
  • Vacation Pay
  • Growth opportunities and a rewarding career with a Canadian business that takes pride in giving back to community
  • Employee pricing on our product line-up
  • Free, on-site parking
  • And…a workplace filled with the aroma of coffee….all day…every day


  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Applications are welcomed from all individuals, including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our company.

Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Locations: Burnaby
Job Types: Summer Student
Job Categories: Warehouse

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