Stock Room Clerk I

Lunenberg, NS

ABCO Industries Inc

Posting last updated:

April 21, 2022


Nestled on the harbour of the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, ABCO Industries Inc. (ABCO) is a world-class supplier and manufacturer of engineering metal products with historic roots dating back to 1947.

Located on the original site of ‘Camp Norway’, a Norwegian military training facility built during WWII, ABCO operations are housed in a 42,000 sq ft facility with four distinct manufacturing branches including Food Machinery, Marine, Environmental, and Industrial. Each division is managed and supported by experienced, knowledgeable specialists who are steadfast in designing, constructing, installing, and commissioning best-in-class products. With 70 + years of experience, this locally owned firm remains committed to providing our customers with the highest standard of quality and value while ensuring innovative, customized design solutions.

If you share our values and would like to work with a uniquely specialized organization, ABCO is presently seeking a Stock Room Clerk to join our growing team.

Duties & Responsibilities

-Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Stock Room Clerk’s primary responsibilities will be to coordinate the receiving and shipping of merchandise within the ABCO stock room.

-They will be responsible for receiving the merchandise by checking and signing delivery slips followed by physically lifting and/or operating forklifts to load and unload materials to/from delivery trucks.

-They will enter receipts into the Event software in a timely, accurate manner and will prepare stock replenishment requisitions materials while also ensuring that storage areas are always organized and clean.

-The Stock Room Clerk will accurately prepare various shipping and customs documents using associated software. They will organize the distribution and shipping of merchandise by making necessary verifications against documents, preparing merchandise, and then moving merchandise to the correct location.

-Remaining current regarding all domestic and international material shipping rules and regulations will be required for this role. The Stock Room Clerk will seek the best value in materials in services by contacting third parties and will participate in various inventory counts and checks throughout the year.

Skills & Qualifications

-As the ideal candidate, you will have 4 + years of experience in domestic and international shipping while using a forklift safely.

-The candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office as well as scanners. You’ll be knowledgeable of software such as Event as well as stock materials.

-Strong written and verbal communication skills are required for this role as well as the ability to follow internal processes and filing systems.

-The successful candidate will be organized, ensuring the accuracy of the completed product.

-They will be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

-Certificates in Forklift Operation, TDG, and First Aid are considered an asset.

-In this role, you will be supported in your learning and growth. You will have the opportunity to work in a diverse business and become an important member of a well-established team.

-Training will be provided for this opportunity and preference will be given to candidates fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Working Conditions

-You will be exposed to loud noise, dust, moving & vibrating machinery, heavy equipment, and industrial trucks, and will need to have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.


ABCO is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:
• Vision care
• Dental care
• Extended health care
• Life insurance
• Company Profit Sharing
• Matching Pension Program
• Free on-site parking
• 1 additional ‘flex' day each year
• Relocation allowance should the successful candidate relocate from outside Nova Scotia

ABCO is committed to the health and safety of all employees, and we are proud of our diligent safety culture. Our personnel adheres to all company health and safety procedures, always striving to keep ABCO safe and accident-free.

ABCO Covid-19 safety protocols include daily screening questions, daily temperature checks, masking, physical distancing, increased cleaning & disinfecting, and on-site rapid Covid-19 testing administered by trained team members.

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and up-to-date resume as a Word or PDF document to referencing Stock Room Clerk I in the subject line. Please include your salary expectation within your cover letter.

All applications will be reviewed by our recruitment team. If the ABCO opportunity (current or future) matches your skills and experience, we will contact you to discuss the role further.
ABCO is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for your interest however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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