• Full Time
  • Glencoe

Ontario Plants Propagation Limited

Warehouse Team Lead

Full-time, Permanent

Glencoe, Ontario

 Reports to:

Warehouse Supervisor

 The Company

At Ontario Plants Propagation Limited, our vision is to be Eastern North America’s premier supplier of greenhouse vegetable transplants. To help us accomplish this goal, we need to hire motivated, passionate people to support our workforce and facilities. We are looking for a Warehouse Team Lead who will work as part of the warehouse team to ensure the product is prepared for shipping and is loaded on time. Additional duties include disinfecting shipping trays and carts, supporting the warehouse supervisor, receiving and delivering greenhouse supplies.

Job Description/Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate, assign, and supervise a team of warehouse laborers to achieve planning rates and production goals
  • Organize workflow based on established company methods and practices, and ensure that team members understand their duties or tasks
  • Monitor productivity, efficiency, and performance of laborers and provide constructive feedback
  • Monitor and enforce safety, quality control, and bio-security procedures
  • Make decisions, handle complaints, and resolve problems
  • Coordinate work activities with supervisors, team leads, staff, and departments
  • Maintain control over documentation related to the task under their responsibility (shipping, time trackers, etc.)
  • Supervise and assist with maintenance of facilities and farm infrastructure
  • Supervise and assist with operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment
  • Loading and unloading tractor trailers
  • Help maintain trucks/warehouse hygiene by following accepted heath and safety policies and procedures
  • Receive and store supplies/inventory – general warehouse organization
  • Deliver greenhouse supplies to the greenhouse for shipping
  • Return loaded carts to the warehouse & wrapping for shipping
  • Assist with building/adjusting carts for shipping
  • Provide support to the greenhouse when necessary
  • Perform other tasks as may be assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent Spanish an asset
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team setting and maintain endurance over extended periods
  • Forklift license is an asset
  • Ability to operate sky jack & tractor an asset
  • 6 months of working experience leading individuals or working in an agricultural/ Warehouse setting
  • Must have reliable transportation

Physical Location/Working Conditions:

  • Greenhouse environment in a rural area, own transportation required;
  • Repetitive tasks, a combination of standing, bending, walking, crouching
  • 35 – 55 hours per week, shifts may vary between day and evening
  • Able to work long hours including Saturdays, Sunday, and holidays when required

This role is classified as an agriculture employee/farm employee. See the following link for more details about this classification from ESA


How to apply:

Submit your resume:

Mail: 38024 John Wise Line, St. Thomas, Ontario N5P 3T2

Email: employment@ontarioplants.com   / Subject title: Warehouse Team Lead

Fax: 519 637 2449

Website: https://www.ontarioplants.com/employment

Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 519-637-2119. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those meeting the requirements will be considered.

 COVID-19 considerations:

Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd has a mandatory vaccination policy to safeguard our employees’ health and safety and minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. All employees must be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 or provide documentation for a medical exemption or other protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@ontarioplants.com