Job Details

Warehouse Associate (3 Month Contract)

Warehouse Associate (3 Month Contract)
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Synaptive Medical Inc.

not disclosed
Date Posted
13/11/2017 - 10:30
Closing Date
01/01/2018 - 10:30
Job Description

Synaptive Medical is a newly-formed company based in Toronto, Canada, focused on developing medical equipment and applications for neurosurgical procedures. Together, these devices form a full and complete solution of visualization technologies for the operating room. In the past 10 years, the core members of Synaptive Medical have founded and grown multiple successful medical start-ups into international markets. The company is growing rapidly and has a number of opportunities for motivated people to join the team and share in the challenges and rewards of developing technologies to improve patient care and outcomes in neurosurgery.

Job Description

The Warehouse Associate will be responsible for the implementation of continuous improvement activities related to logistical and warehousing of incoming/outgoing of parts, subassemblies, and finished goods. This position will be responsible for storing, and distribution of product and equipment within the warehouse; dispatching, packaging, sorting of goods and materials; and managing all inventory related functions including inventory accuracy, cycle counts, and data integrity with the completion of all paperwork as required.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • 3 years related experience in Shipping/Receiving in a warehouse setting
  • Experience in a regulated industry (preferably medical device industry) is preferred
  • Experience & knowledge in Lean Manufacturing preferred
  • Good computer data entry skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office software
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment
  • Ability and certification to operate a lift-truck (preferred but not required)

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to make independent decisions within well-defined guidelines
  • Must be a team player, dependable and demonstrate ability to follow directions
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Positive attitude, team building skills, and willingness to learn
  • Able to adapt and drive change in a product development & manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to identify potential problems and take appropriate action
  • Good organisational skills and ability to coordinate workload to ensure that deadlines and targets are met.
  • Must be able to work with others in different disciplines
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Receives and stocks product from suppliers.
  • Moves product around warehouse, operating warehouse equipment safely and efficiently. Equipment that may be utilized include forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Packaging of instruments/finished goods/materials.
  • Assures accurate quantities of product were received by comparing appropriate paperwork, data displayed on manual key-in/hand-held scanner, and matching product numbers. Question and resolve discrepancies as required.
  • Identifies product shortages/damages from delivery upon receipt of product.
  • Ensure inventory is identified with the location information and shelved in the proper location. Product location information is submitted to receiving as available inventory.
  • Performing periodic cycle counts to ensure accurate inventory and data integrity.
  • Inspects products and tags all freight by date received for date-sensitive product, item number, expiration date (if any) and description; signs for product received; and completes receiving paperwork.
  • Reconciles purchase orders with receiving document.
  • Learns, understands and complies with all company policies. Adheres to all safety & GMP procedures in the performance of job duties.
  • Maintains warehouse organization and cleanliness and provide support in the planning of the warehouse layout
  • Ensures material handling in accordance with general warehouse best practices.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
Other Information: 

To submit an application please visit our Careers page at

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Synaptive Medical is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation should notify a member of the Human Resources or Recruitment Team by emailing Please include your full name, contact information and details about your request.

We would like to thank everyone who submits a resume for these positions. Due to the volume that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.