Oakville Hydro
Oakville, Ontario

Posted On: May 03, 2022
Last Day to Apply: June 03, 2022

Oakville Hydro delivers reliable and safe electricity to more than 75,000 individuals, families, and businesses in Oakville.  The company maintains an active commitment to conservation, safety, and is strongly invested in the social and economic well-being of the Oakville community.  Oakville Hydro is a two-time past recipient of the Local Distribution Company Performance Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association and a Canada’s Safest Employers Silver Award recipient, recognizing the organization as an exceptional leader in the industry.

At Oakville Hydro, we believe that our continued success as an industry leader is due to our innovative, customer focused, team-oriented employees who continually strive to exceed customer expectations and take pride in all areas of our businesses.

Successful Oakville Hydro employees:

  • Are customer-centric – they understand and embrace the role of delivering exemplary service
  • Lead  – they lead by example through their actions and attitudes
  • Innovate – they look for opportunities to improve, do things differently, and add value for our customers and business
  • Commit to Excellence – in all that they do

We promote a culture that is diverse, inclusive, innovative, and performance driven in an environment that is fun and exciting. Individuals who choose to be a part of our organization are offered:

  • Potential to lead innovative projects and initiatives
  • Career path exploration and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to get involved with teams and charitable events that support the community
  • Comprehensive total reward package

About the Role


We are looking for a dynamic individual with exceptional customer service skills. Working in a fast-paced, and customer-centric environment, the Stockkeeper manages materials received, stored, and issued.  They will maintain a high level of accuracy in the day-to-day warehouse transactions.  They will provide counter services to other departments for materials required.  The incumbent is responsible for the cyclical inventories and manage the record keeping for the department. 

Duties include:

  • Review and fill stock requests, issue memos and pick lists
  • Return unused and used material to stock
  • Verify materials and quantities against purchase orders as received from suppliers
  • Organize and arrange items and materials in appropriate warehouse locations
  • Record updating and handling of PCB’s, WHMIS products, M.T. REELS, scrap materials and rubber gloves
  • Handle loading and unloading operations the warehouse
  • Handle sensitive items and materials in an appropriate manner
  • Check and identify numbers and labels on assigned items
  • Inspect items and materials while loading and unloading, and report deficiencies to supervisor
  • Operate counter balance/reach forklift trucks, overhead crane and other tools as required
  • Assist with weekly cycle counts and maintain computerized inventory system
  • Maintain clean and organized warehouse and yard
  • Proactively stock mailroom supplies
  • Support in mentoring and training other warehouse employees
  • Provide operational support services to other areas of the organization
  • Assist Facilities Supervisor as needed
  • Work in compliance with all health and safety and environmental legislation including, but not limited to, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and Oakville Hydro’s Policies and Procedures
  • Be accountable for health and safety and actively promote health and safety within the work team and third-party individuals providing services to OH
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 high school or equivalent
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s Licence and an excellent driving record
  • Certificate for counter balance, forklift, and reach trucks
  • Standard First Aid including CPR
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a warehouse
  • Experience in building services and facilities
  • Extensive forklift experience
  • Intermediate Computer skills in MS office (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Demonstrated ability to use computerized inventory systems
  • Knowledge of WHMIS and PCB handling practices
  • Solid understanding of basic warehouse practices
  • Ability to perform physical labour associated with warehouse work (lift up to 35 kgs)
  • Strong planning, and problem-solving skills with a clear focus on the delivery of excellent customer service
  • Display a keen attention to detail and can prioritize accordingly in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Embrace a culture of innovation and continuous improvement
  • Able to prioritize, problem solve and exercise good judgment
  • Is a fast learner who can adapt to an ever-changing environment
  • Is self-motivated, with the ability to work independently or as part of team
  • Is agile, responsive, and displays a sense of urgency

Other Success Factors:

  • Brand ambassador - enable, engage, encourage and exemplify the behaviours and attitudes of the brand
  • Is customer centric and displays an attitude of commitment and excellence with service delivery
  • Innovate – engage colleagues and find new ways to work and win
  • Stay a step ahead – make a priority to be in-tune with changes in technology and industry news
  • Have a futuristic and proactive mindset with the ability to win outside of the box, foresee problems and take action as required
  • Be a creative thinker with strong planning, organization and execution skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility and project a positive/professional demeanor

Please send your resume with the position title in the subject line, to 


Oakville Hydro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Oakville Hydro will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

May 3, 2022

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