Warehouse Lead

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Calian Group

Job Title: Warehouse Lead

Date: May 2nd, 2024

Location: Toronto or Petawawa

Remote: No

Business Unit: Advanced Technologies

Department 1: Engineering

Job Type: Full-time

Calian is seeking a Warehouse Lead to play a vital role in our UID program. Your meticulous oversight ensures accurate tracking of serialized materials, contributing to streamlined defense logistics. Join us for a rewarding career where your attention to detail shapes the future of inventory management.

Position Overview

Calian is seeking a Warehouse Lead to assist our client with the facilitation of their project. The Warehouse Lead is a crucial role in the implementation of the Unique Identification (UID) program, ensuring the accurate application of UID Labels to serialized material. The Warehouse lead conducts site surveys, strictly adheres to UID marking specifications, captures digital photographs of applied UID marks, and verifies items against organizational records. Their meticulous attention to detail enhances accountability and life cycle management, supporting the implementation of Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) and contributing significantly to streamlined defense logistics.


  • Manage and oversee Contractor resources during the execution of UID Labelling activities in the defense sector
  • Conduct site surveys to inform resource estimates for future UID Labelling task authorizations
  • Apply UID Labels to equipment at defense sector facilities across Canada following the approved UID Item Marking Plan and associated Task Authorizations
  • Apply package-level UII Package Labels to applicable packaging, including unit containers, intermediate containers, and exterior containers
  • Adhere to approved UID Technical Marking Specifications for all UID Labels applied
  • Capture a digital photograph of each UID mark after application, meeting specified requirements:
  • Include both the UID mark and existing Human Readable Information in a single picture
  • Capture two digital photographs if necessary (one of the HRI and one of the UID Label)
  • Ensure sufficient quality for machine-readable markings
  • Maintain photographs with UII and capture date in filenames for a minimum of two years to support Quality Assurance and auditability
  • Provide photographs to the defense sector upon request and contract termination
  • Physically verify each item against the defense sector’s EMR records and the item list in the Task Authorization, using criteria such as the manufacturer serial number, part number, nCAGE, and other identifying data as provided;
  • Document and report any discrepancies and exceptions in materiel holdings compared to DRMIS EMR records, including cases of equipment not found, equipment found but in unexpected locations, inconsistent item types, non-matching OEM pedigree markings, and equipment requiring serial management without an existing EMR record in DRMIS.


  • Must have a valid Government of Canada Secret Clearance or be eligible to obtain a Government of Canada Secret Clearance.
  • Must have successfully completed a high school diploma.
  • Must have a minimum of 12 months of experience managing and supervising employees.
  • Must have a minimum of 12 months of experience performing at least three (3) of the following activities:
  • Inventory management in a warehouse environment;
  • Stocktaking and inventory counts of material;
  • Performing goods picks and put-aways in a warehouse environment;
  • Packaging and repackaging of goods;
  • Application of labels and markings to goods and packages;
  • Perform general visual inspection of goods and equipment for any damage, shelf life, proper documentation; or
  • Utilizing mobile computing devices to manage warehouse activities.


The federal government has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for public servants and all contractor personnel who access Government of Canada workplaces. As an employee or independent contractor of Calian performing work for federal government customers of Calian, you will be subject to this mandate.

Calian has a duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace and is contractually obligated to adhere to government mandates, policies, and directives. Your employment / independent contractor agreement with Calian will require that you obey all workplace health, safety, and security rules and regulations established by Calian or the customer.

Every Calian employee and independent contractor working on Calian customer worksites will be required to complete an attestation before you are employed by Calian, stating that you are Fully vaccinated (full series of a Health Canada-approved vaccine, 14 days have passed since your last dose). This is a mandatory requirement and failure to complete the attestation will result in you being non-compliant for the position and we will therefore be unable to move forward in the hiring process.

Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and others who may contribute to the diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.

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