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Warehouse Associate - Quester Tangent

Warehouse Associate - Quester Tangent

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Step into a world where precision meets purpose as a Warehouse Associate within our manufacturing ecosystem

About Us:

Quester Tangent has been at the forefront of train technology for over 30 years. Located on Canada's scenic Pacific Coast, we cover the full lifecycle of train electronics, from design to support. Our technology enhances public transit across North America and Asia, improving efficiency, safety, and comfort. Join us in making a significant impact on the world’s transit systems.

Your Role:

Step into a world where precision meets purpose as a Warehouse Associate within our manufacturing ecosystem. In this role, you are at the center of our operations, ensuring the smooth and efficient flow of inventory from stock to shipment. Your expertise in managing inventory through MRP and ERP systems, coupled with your aptitude for precision and problem-solving, will drive our production lines to meet demand with the highest standards. This role is your chance to excel in a fast-paced environment, where your contributions to receiving, organizing, and dispatching stock not only support our business objectives but also pave the way for your professional growth. Join us and make an impactful difference in a team that values dedication, efficiency, and a commitment to excellence.

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform and Support material kitting processes for Production and address material shortages to ensure timely delivery to the production floor.
  • Update databases and reports related to purchasing and inventory.
  • Perform cycle counts to verify inventory accuracy.
  • Participate in annual physical inventory counts as part of the annual inventory audit process.
  • Receive merchandise, including checking and signing delivery slips, and assist with unloading when necessary.
  • Compare contents of received and shipped products with purchase orders to verify stock.
  • Unpack and inspect merchandise, ensuring quality and quantity match supporting documents and receiving inspections are conducted in line with company standards.
  • Accepts or returns merchandise according to established procedure.
  • Keep accurate ERP records and transactions.
  • Load merchandise onto delivery trucks using appropriate tools, handle customer pick-ups.
  • Handle fragile and electronic merchandise with care.
  • Label and tag merchandise accurately.
  • Stockpile merchandise according to recorded inventory location.
  • Pack merchandise following relevant procedures and standards.
  • Prepare and organize orders for shipment.
  • Effectively utilize merchandise management tools (e.g., hand trucks, pallet jacks).
  • Enter accurate data in inventory and logistics software.
  • Process report requests, documents, deliveries and/or materials for the purpose of dissemination information and/ or materials to appropriate parties.
  • Liaise with transport or shipping companies and suppliers to expedite, trace, or return merchandise that does not conform to specifications or purchase orders.
  • Maintain and organize the storage area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • A basic understanding of MRP/ERP systems.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a fast-paced environment in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in computers and standard software applications, such as MS Office.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently in a high-energy environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of interacting with all levels of personnel.
  • The ability to lift approximately 50 pounds and climb a 6’ ladder is required.
  • Dedicated to upholding high standards of performance and team morale, with a helpful attitude that fosters a positive working environment.


  • Proficiency in MRP skills, preferably acquired through logistics or a related field.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems.
  • Proactive and results-oriented, with an energetic and enthusiastic disposition, driven by a strong sense of ownership and a commitment to success.
  • A Class 5 driver’s license is preferred.

Why Join Quester Tangent?

Expertise and Innovation: Dive into a world where your ideas can shape the future. At Quester Tangent, we're a community of dreamers and doers. Here, innovation isn't just welcomed, it's celebrated. Embrace the thrill of challenge and let your passion for discovery lead the way in our journey to redefine transit operations.

Impactful Work: Your work matters here. Every project you touch improves the fabric of communities across the globe, making public transportation smoother and more sustainable. It's more than just a job; it's how you will make a tangible difference in people's lives, contributing to a future where everyone moves easier, breathes cleaner air, and lives better.

Career Growth: Your growth fuels our innovation. That's why we're deeply invested in your personal and professional development. From mentorship to education support, every opportunity is designed to help you thrive. With us, your next career milestone is within reach, supported by a culture that cheers your every step.

Work-Life Balance: We value the importance of balance in our employees' lives, and we are committed to providing a work environment that supports work-life balance, operating within standard work hours.

Inclusive Environment: At Quester Tangent, every voice matters. We are an equal opportunity employer that values and respects all employees as individuals, regardless of age, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and gender. Here, we celebrate our differences, knowing they make us stronger. Your achievements and contributions are recognized in heartfelt ways, making sure you always feel appreciated and integral to our shared success.

Perks and Benefits: Life at Quester Tangent comes with its rewards. We offer quarterly 'me days' to public transit discounts, bicycle racks, and free parking. Our monthly company events keep us connected, and our competitive salary and benefits package take care of you and your family.

Ready to Join Us?

If you're eager to contribute to the advancement of train technology and make a tangible impact on public transportation, we'd love to hear from you. Send your resume and a cover letter that captures your passion and fit for the role to Human Resources at

Please ensure the subject of your email is ‘Application for Warehouse Associate – [Enter Your Full Name]' to ensure your application is directed to the appropriate hiring team.

Application Deadline:

March 20, 2024

Work Arrangement:


Job Type:

Permanent Full-time

Salary Range:

$21.50 - $25.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

Apply here!

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC, Sidney, BC, Vancouver Island, BC

Experience Level : Not Applicable

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