WestJet Distribution Centre Agent (84441)

Posted 08/30/2021 – Finance – Toronto, ON (YYZ) – WestJet

Employment Type: Full-time Regular 

City: Toronto, ON (YYZ) 

Posting Open Date: 08/26/2021 

Posting Close Date: 09/09/2021   (Please note the posting will close at 11:59pm)

Why Westjet:

Every WestJet journey has the potential to enrich lives; a career with us is no exception. 

WestJet arrived on the Canadian airline scene in 1996 and changed the industry for the better. We made air travel more affordable for Canadians and now we’re going global. 

Join us and love where you’re going.

As WestJet becomes more complex and dynamic, we are seeking a Distribution Center Agent. This individual exhibits a high standard of excellence, enjoys challenges, and is results-driven. The incumbent must be highly motivated and demonstrate the ability to use initiative and manage time effectively.

The WestJet Distribution Center is the main supply source to all WestJet third party catering uplifters for shelf stable food and catering products.  Consistency of product, reliable supply, pick accuracy, and product control is imperative to ensure guest experience is to our high and exceptional standards.  This position will support the Toronto Distribution Center and will be responsible for working with inventory (receiving, put away, rotation, picking, cycle counts, audits), shipping and receiving.


  • Responsible to ensure product is handled according to established procedures from receiving, put-away, order selection and shipping
  • Ensure expectations from Inflight team are clearly understood while providing support and direction as required from the warehousing of product
  • Communicate to third party caterers any information in regards to shipping, delivery issues, changes, substitutions, or other product related issues
  • Responsible to support, monitor and expedite product to caterers on a scheduled basis
  • Ship product on time to ensure seamless delivery of product to catering partners
  • Possess the ability to work independently, handle multiple time sensitive tasks

Professional Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience working in a warehouse environment
  • Must have at minimum high school diploma
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) would be considered an asset
  • Inventory management would be considered an asset
  • Freight forwarding experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience in a procurement related role an asset
  • Experience in warehouse management is required
  • Ability to multi-task and make decisions while maintaining a calm and respectful work environment
  • Ability to communicate and get along well with others in a team oriented environment
  • Superior decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills, and the ability to work under pressure while meeting deadlines
  • Physically able to handle product weighing up to 80lbs throughout entire shift

The benefits of being a WestJetter:  

WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package.  On top of that, we offer:   

  • A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win  
  • Travel privileges for you and your family, effective from your start date
  • Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs  

Think we are a fit?  Apply now!

About WestJet Group of Companies  

Together with WestJet’s regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships.   

Our Safety Promise  

At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will use safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.  

WestJet recognizes that the use of Alcohol and Drugs can adversely impact a safe work environment and the well-being of others including guests, suppliers and the public, as well as place WestJet’s operations at risk. All roles that are identified as safety sensitive are required to pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug Test as per WestJet’s Alcohol and Drug Policy.   

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion  

We embrace what makes us each unique, and what makes us uniquely WestJet. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our Talent Acquisition team know.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in WestJet; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.  

For more information about everything WestJet, please visit WestJet.com

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