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Warehouse Technician Leadhand

Date:  Nov 29, 2023

Elliot Lake, ON, CA, P5A 2T1

Req ID:  28543
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial, and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.


Focusing exclusively on the underground hard rock, underground soft rock, and surface mining sectors, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes, and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load, and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for mining coal, copper, iron, gold, and other mineral resources, and the company employs people worldwide.


Job Overview

We are activity recruiting for a Warehouse Leadhand at our Elliot Lake, Ontario operations.  In this role, the Warehouse Leadhand is responsible to plan, organize, supervise and participate in the activities of the warehouse operations. Ensures employee efficiency and quality of work being produced and maintain a safe, clean and productive work environment while ensuring proper documentation is completed timely.  Also responsible to ensure on time shipment, receipt and distribution of incoming supply and outgoing product.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in daily warehouse operation and activities, including the receipt, documentation, storage, safety and distribution of equipment and supplies and maintenance of inventory.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned warehouse employees; assign workloads to warehouse workers.
  • Responsibility to record daily, constraints preventing the warehouse team from achieving goals/targets.
  • Review scheduling requirements and cover absences by team members as required.
  • Receive, unpack, pack, load, issue, store and deliver materials, parts, supplies or equipment; complete packing slips for shipments as assigned.
  • Route, schedule, pack and prepare orders for delivery; load vehicles; schedule and oversee deliveries and pick-ups; prepare export documentation as required.
  • Supervise the processing of sales orders, requisitions and requests to invoice for reimbursements of warehouse codes; complete requisitions for needed materials to assure adequate stock levels.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and logs and prepare reports as required; maintain inventory of items in the warehouse and location system; assist cycle counting and physical inventory counts; file records as required; supervise the assembly of inventory printouts and reports.
  • Monitor automated warehousing system; operate a computer to enter data, correct errors and control key screens as required.
  • Operate and demonstrate use of specialized warehouse equipment as necessary; assure proper and routine maintenance and servicing of warehouse vehicles and equipment.


  • College Diploma in logistics or equivalent
  • Demonstrated coaching abilities to act as lead and provide direction/support in ambiguous situations and provide guidance and direction as required.
  • Ability to effectively work within fairly complex, fast-moving work environment under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to monitor other employees to ensure safe and quality work.
  • Five years minimum related warehousing experience with shipping/receiving
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated, broad team
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong active listening skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated with demonstrated initiative
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Strong Computer literacy in ERP systems, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Additional Information

Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique growth opportunities in addition to the following:

  • Competitive wages
  • Annual Bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Paid uniform and personal protective equipment
  • Paid vacation time
  • Company-supplied tools
  • Trades apprenticeship and training opportunities
  • Training and education support
  • Employee social engagement activities and benefits
  • Industry-leading site safety statistics
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting and innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment.

Please visit our website for more information.


For additional information, please reach out to Teri Belleau at 705-261-0361.  

Komatsu is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion in support of growing a global team to achieve our business results and create a better future every day for our globally based employees, customers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce strongly contributes to our business growth and product innovation.
Komatsu is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, or disability. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

While we appreciate all applicant submissions, only those considered to be most qualified will be contacted for further assessment. 

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