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Shipper/Receiver (Logistics Attendant)


Vancouver, BC, CA, V6H 2N9

Job category: Supply chain and logistics
Job posting ID: 2756


​Employment status: Casual

Classification: HEU 180
Salary/Rate of pay: Grid 14 $22.58


Application deadline: Position will be posted until filled 
This position is open to: Internal and External applicants


Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.


About us


Together, with donors, recipients, employees, partners and volunteers, we are Canada’s lifeline. Our role is to provide lifesaving products and services in transfusion and transplantation for Canadian patients in Canada's systems of life essentials in blood, plasma, stem cells, and organs and tissues.


About the role


Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Casual Shipper/Receiver (Logistics Attendant) to join our dynamic Supply Chain team in Vancouver. Our Logistics Attendants ensures that all consumables, equipment and transportation supplies are ready to go for our Mobile Clinics.  Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail are essential in this role.


Key responsibilities include:  


  • Verifies shipping and receiving of products / resolves discrepancies with buyers efficiently.
  • Performs Quarantine / Lot Acceptance of critical supplies / electronic containment of Quality Events.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and databases (SAP / eProgesa).
  • Organizes and maintains warehouse and dock area for efficiency / cleanliness.
  • Daily documentation for resupply of fridges / freezers and monthly cleaning.
  • Maintains documentation of critical supplies batch numbers / quantities received.
  • Performs physical inventory counts / stock rotation as per expiry dates / product recall.
  • Completes Good Receipt / Goods Issue of clinic supplies and allocation (as required).
  • Completes clinic kitting / requisitions and performs departmental mail deliveries.
  • Ensures Preventative Maintenance / replacement (of faulty) Equipment / Callibration (as required).
  • Facilitates the return of soiled linen / redistribution to clinic teams.
  • Ensures the proper handling / accurate accounting of biohazard containers for off-site removal and destruction.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Required Skills:


  • Grade 12 plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment, such as forklift.
  • Ability to keyboard 35 w.p.m.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Additional Information:


This is a casual role with no guarantee of hours.  Our warehouse operates Monday to Sunday. Casuals need to be available for all shifts between 0600 to 1700 on weekdays and from 0700 to 1500 on weekends.




  • 12.6% in lieu of of vacation and statutory holidays.
  • Defined benefits pension plan.
  • Employee discounts, wellness programs.


Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your next step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.