100% Canadian Owned & Operated


Shop Lead

On-site Langley, BC


RACKsteel is a Langley, BC-based company that specializes in steel pallet racking and material handling solutions. We are continually improving our processes and are looking for an energetic, punctual, and organized person to join our growing company! An ideal candidate can demonstrate skills in a shop and industrial warehouse setting through effective teamwork and a positive attitude.

The Shop Lead will be responsible for completing the day-to-day operational tasks of our facility. This individual will ensure that all warehouse operations are running smoothly and efficiently.
You will be responsible frame-building/production work, cleanliness, loading and unloading dynamic loads on trucks and containers, along with leading a safety initiative in the workplace. The Shop Lead ensures safety is a number one priority through effective daily communication, execution, and leadership of company safety procedures.
You will report to our Operations Manager and collaborate with our Installation Foreman daily.


50% Frame Build & Assembly:
• Build frames both independently and in a team setting according to work orders and assembly guides
• Be hands on tools and operate band saw and other tools to prepare custom materials
• Plan and schedule frame builds to ensure of orders are ready on time in collaboration with our Foreman, Coordinator
• Responsible for maintaining high level of assembly quality control
• Develop and apply control methods to maintain a high level of labor efficiency
• Operate and maintain our Iron Worker equipment. Produce steel safety products according to work orders.

30% Shop Coordination:
• Perform inventory control and submit stock material reports
• Keep warehouse organized and clean according to company’s rules and expectations
• Check to ensure toolbox contents are stocked and match the tool inventory checklist for install crews
• Make sure material handling equipment is charged and ready to be sent to the job sites for install crews
• Make sure install vehicles are parked in designated sports in the warehouse for overnight storage
• Manage cardboard, garbage, and scrap metal runs when required
• Manage yard organization and effectively store materials
• Assist and/or complete special shop/facility improvement initiatives.

20% Shipping & Receiving:
• Unload and receive dynamic load containers and flat decks including lengths of steel and other raw materials
• Organize stock of raw materials by ensuring materials are allocated to designated areas
• Track and report damaged goods
• Prepare and pack dynamic load orders for shipping according to the Work Orders ranging from 4’ bundles to 24’ bundles of steel
• Loading orders consisting of steel bundles on to flat deck and related vehicles.
• Assisting customers with loading pickup orders on to their transport vehicles
• Ensure orders are packed, strapped, and prepared safety
• Keep track of consumables inventory: shirts, earplugs, gloves etc.

Occupational Safety:
• Daily core focus to support and promote Occupational Health & Safety
• Understand risks in the workplace and implement preventative measures
• Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
• Act as the primary point of contact for safety-oriented initiatives. Collaborate with operational management to ensure hazards and risks are identified, reported, and managed.
• Participate in JOHS meetings on our shop floor
• Document site safety inspections
• Assist in the development and enhance Job Hazard Analysis and Safe Work Practice documents based on existing materials

• Occasionally help on Jobsites with installs/frame build


• Able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance
• Experienced operating a forklift
• Able to work efficiently and on independently (must be able to multitask)
• Have 1-2 years of experience in an industrial shop environment.
• Must have good time management skills
• Must have strong communication skills to maintain positive working relationships.
• Must be able to read English in order to effectively communicate with other team members, management, customers, and other employees.
• To have a strong work ethic, and be capable of sustaining physical activity for the duration of an 8–10-hour shift
• To be able to learn new tasks and follow instructions
• To be able to perform repetitive work with accuracy and attention to detail
• Valid driver’s license independently
• To work amongst a diverse culture and promote a positive environment



• Be a proactive leader, a good communicator, and a convener.
• Promote a work environment that focuses on good working relationships and ongoing communication with leadership and colleagues
• Possess excellent organization and time-management skills
• Safe work history with a commitment to adhere to safe work policies and procedures
• To be reliable and punctual
• Positive, collaborative mindset
• Ability to act quickly and decisively in emergencies
• A safety and compliance mindset


• Full-time, permanent, long term
• 8 hour shift (occasionally paid overtime might be required)
• Compensation based on experience
• Health Benefits including medical & dental
• Career and Professional Growth strongly encouraged within our organization
• Paid First Aid training and certification upon 3 months of employment
• Paid Forklift and Scissor Lift Certification
• Company events


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