Data Collector General Labourer (English only) in Cobourg at Volt

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    5 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $15.0 - $16.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire 3 Data Collectors and General Labourers for our Client in Cobourg, ON for a 5 weeks' assignment.

    **Interested and Serious Candidates please submit your updated Resume in a Word document"

    • Job Title: Data Collector General Labourer (English only)
    • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
    • Client: in the Management Services Industry
    • End Client: in the Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing-Logistics Industry
    • First Shift: (probably 7a.m. or 8a.m. start) Monday through Friday/ 8 hours a day with ½ hour lunch
    • Regular shift: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Mon-Fri for 8.5 hours a day (8 hours paid time and with ½ hour lunch unpaid)
    • Weekends: The selected Candidate will generally not be scheduled for weekends at all. If necessary however, weekend work will be optional.
    • Address of location: Cobourg, ON K9A4L7
    • Pay Rate: $15-16/HR (T4) depending on experience 
    • Start date: the selected candidate for this position is expected to start as of December 4th, 2017 pending background and reference check clearance.
    • Number of positions open: 3
    • Length of assignment: This project is for 5 weeks with Christmas week being off.
    • Manager notes: the selected Candidate MUST be fluent in English a to read and write in English for the data entry portion. The requirement is that the candidate be able to handle general labor work to label and count and then handle some data collection support work.


    This position serves as temporary on-site labor in the logistics area of the storeroom; including parts identification and data collection, as well as other implementation needs as assigned. This position ensures that the client’s inventory is validated and catalogued properly and completed within implementation deadlines in order to meet stated ‘go-live’ dates. This person will also proactively reach out to management and the client on parts identification and problem resolution.  

    Essential Functions:

    • Follow all site Safety and Security Procedures; perform all assignments and tasks in a safe manner
    • Report any unsafe working conditions to the Lead Implementation before the commencement of any work
    • Perform product identification match against inventory database
    • Research key product identification utilizing a variety of tools to include (but not limited to) database of items, internet research, product catalogue research, and interviews with product end users
    • Maintain close communication with Implementation Leader regarding all customer issues and concerns
    • Perform data collection consistent with the SOP manual, using the data collection tool
    • Provide professional customer service to both customers internal and external; proactively partner with the client and plan personnel to assist with parts identification
    • Special projects as assigned


    • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with parts, working in databases, parts identification for warehouse parts; experience with power transmissions, electrical, pipes/valves/fittings, plumbing, etc.
    • It is helpful for the selected candidate to have some parts knowledge and be able to identify parts such as nuts, bolts, belts, valves, pipes, motors, etc. All of these are called MRO (maintenance, repair and operating parts) that go into the machines that create the consumer product. 
    • Experience with MS Word, Excel or similar spreadsheet data entry
    • Excellent skills in English: verbal and written communication skills and good problem-solving skills
    • Strong attention to detail, highly organized and ability to adhere to deadlines
    • Experience with product labeling and parts identification
    • Skilled at performing internet research and comparing and contrasting data records to validate parts
    • Ability to work without close supervision and follow SOP guidelines
    • Must be able to speak, read and write in English to understand and communicate product information
    • Must be able to pass required safety training
    • Must agree to confidentiality regarding operations


    • Frequently carrying 25 pounds and under (50%) and occasionally carrying 25-40 pounds (10-25%)
    • Often sitting in front of a computer screen and using keyboard and mouse or fine hand movements (25-50%).
    • Often required to communicate via phone (25-50%).
    • Frequently lifting (over 50%) 25 pounds or less and often lifting 25-40 pounds (25-50%)
    • Often walking and standing (over 25-50%)
    • Often climbing stairs (25-50%)
    • Occasional reaching, bending, stooping, and twisting to handle inventory (10-25%)
    • Occasionally working with arms above shoulder level and reaching (10-25%).
    • Often required to work in excess of 40 hours per week
    • Environmental exposures:  heat, cold, dusts, noise, chemicals, moistness, dryness, frequent use of gloves, safety glasses, hard-hat and other PPE (personal protective equipment)
    • Employee is regularly required to speak, hear and use clear vision with or without correction