Packaging/Shipping & Receiving Operator

Sidney, BC

Packaging/Shipping & Receiving Operator


Location: Sidney, CAN

Position: Full time

Job Requisition Id: R-146080


SEASTAR CHEMICALS ULC is a manufacturer of high purity reagents used in the global research and laboratory markets. We are recognized as global experts in the manufacture of ultra-pure chemicals as well as leaders in the area of Trace Metal Analysis. Based in Sidney, BC, Seastar has been recognized as a top employer on the Saanich Peninsula. We are proud to offer a full suite of group benefits, including medical, dental, and extended health coverage. To encourage our team to save for the future, we offer a matching RRSP program. In support of a healthy work-life balance, we promote an active lifestyle with our wellness program activities, fitness subsidy and opportunities to engage and have some fun with your colleagues.


What we are looking for:

·     Basic Math skills. High School Diploma preferred.

·     Basic English skills, written and verbal.

·     Fundamental computer skills (typing, using a mouse, recognize icons, open-save-delete documents)

·     Warehouse experience.

·     Knowledge of computer applications is desirable.


Who you are:

•     A dedicated and reliable operator who is able to setup, operate and monitor machines – will receive training

•     You excel at maintaining accurate production records.

•     You take pride in inspecting and arranging product as it moves off the production line. 

•     You follow end of day cleaning routine and ensure the work area is ready for the morning shift.

•     You perform quality control inspection and package finished product.

•     You follow required procedures and Health & Safety requirements.

•     You are punctual and dependable.

·       You complete other duties as assigned related to the packaging department.


How you will thrive and create an impact:

·       This is a multi-functional roll, working both in the packaging department and the shipping/receiving of finished goods.

·       Perform assembly of products in accordance to written production records while observing appropriate safety guidelines.

·       Perform activities in controlled environment, while assuring the use of appropriate PPE equipment.

·       Operation of equipment, including safety procedures and proper handling of materials.

·       Excellent work ethics.

·       Verifying shipping and receiving documentation

Why Avantor? 

Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.  


The work we do changes people’s lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom’s voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.  


We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!  


(Under Typical Positions)

The associate works in a typical warehouse environment. Seastar is committed to protecting all our associates from these elements and provide all necessary precautions.

Use of both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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