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Shipper Receiver Job

DATE: Aug 9, 2022

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Plasterform, Inc. subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries - Mississauga, ON


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us! We offer excellent benefits package for our full-time positions including medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, discount.

Shipper Receiver $18-20/hr

Primary Duty:

This position is responsible for the receiving supplies, shipping finished products and supplies, organizing raw materials in their required positions.

General Duties:

  • Follow all Company and OSHA Safety Policies.
  • Process shipment paperwork. (Manifests, Bills of Ladings)
  • Direct drivers; direct loading crews to complete loads
  • Communicate with suppliers and plant coordinator to schedule loads
  • Process inbound and outbound orders
  • Plan loading and inbound receipt schedules
  • Plan schedule for outbound shipments to maximize productivity
  • Inventory Accuracy (Shipping supplies and job products)
  • Arrange raw material in various storage areas
  • And all other tasks as required by the operations manager


Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years Shipping and Receiving experience
  • Valid Forklift license and previous experience driving a forklift
  • Ability to work safely
  • Strong work ethic, team player, strong attention to detail


Physical Demands:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  1. Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to extreme cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Required PPE includes: (when required), safety glasses, earplugs, steel toe/composite boots, and fall protection.



Why Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall, and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities, and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.

We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet.
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play.
  • Being a catalyst for change with all our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.











Plasterform is dedicated to fostering a diverse work environment. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.  Plasterform is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities. Should you require accommodation or this job description to be available in an accessible format, please advise.

Job Segment: Shipping and Receiving, Warehouse, Forklift, Operations, Manufacturing