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Warehouse Associate

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Edmonton, AB, CA, T5S 2V7

Company: Sonepar

Texcan provides customers with high quality wire and cable products at the best value possible. As one of Canada’s largest distributor for over 40 years, we have built a reputation for going to great lengths for our customers. We supply solutions for a variety of different markets in residential, commercial, industrial and emerging green markets such as wind farms, solar energy, hydroelectric, water and waste treatments.  


We are a member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in more than 40 countries with over 45,000 employees.  


Why Join Us?  

  • You will be joining a market leader with over 40 years of experience to help you elevate your potential.  
  • You will be working for the world's #1 privately held business to business distributor of electrical products and related solutions.  
  • Be part of an ISO certified company with a strong a quality assurance program and new technologies which help you perform at your best.  
  • Attractive compensation with benefits and “other perks” such as tuition reimbursement.  
  • Employee Referral provides the opportunity to earn more while you work by referring one of the best you know.  
  • In-depth process and product training provided by a mentored approach, product knowledge sessions hosted by the Product Manager and lunch and learn meetings.  
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.  


We are seeking a Wire Cutter (Warehouse Associate). This position is reporting directly to the appropriate shift manager.  The hours of work will be from 2:30pm - 10:30pm.The position is responsible for cable orders and cutting cable as per order requirements. 


Major Responsibilities: 

  • Process cable orders and cut cable as per order requirements.
  • Prioritize cutting orders based on instructions indicated on picking tickets and understand how the order is processed from the time the product is received to the time it is shipped.
  • Tends machines that measures lengths of cable to requirements including reeling and   coiling.
  • Places reel of specified cable onto payout spindle of machine and threads wire through to the take up spindle and then re-spool cable to required length.
  • Adjusts machine controls to regulate accuracy of cable cutting to required length.
  • Starts machine and observes operation to detect machine malfunction.
  • Examines cable for conformance to specifications and removes defective pieces.
  • Observes automatic counter, meter marks or counts finished pieces and records data on tags.
  • Monitoring and tracking inventory as per company procedures.
  • Follow the correct cutting procedures, complete required paperwork and verify that orders match requirements.
  • Rewind and transfer cables from larger reels to smaller ones to maintain stock.
  • Regularly inspect and maintain cutting machines and tools to improve safety.
  • Sweep and maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Performing other related duties and safety checks as required.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 + years of warehouse, production or general labour related experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • First Aid, WHMIS or Forklift Certification preferred.
  • Able to stand, push, pull and lift on a regular basis.
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills and experience with MS Office.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to multitask when managing different customer orders and documents.
  • Attention to detail when processing orders (quality, correct material and lengths).
  • Interpret a variety of instructions by written and oral communication.
  • Other tasks assigned, as required.


We are interested in knowing more about you! Start an exciting career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Texcan thanks all applicants, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  


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