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IDEX Crater/Packager in Waterloo, Ontario

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Crate and package machines and large aftermarket shipments in pre-built crates to ensure contents are secure for exporting via air/sea/truck.

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate the building and delivery of pre-built crates with vendor for outgoing machine shipments.

  • Assemble crates for both machines and large aftermarket shipments using a variety of tools. Secure contents for shipment.

  • Comply with Canadian Wood Pallet & Container Association guidelines (heat treated lumber stamp, record inventory of supplied crates/lumber).

  • Take pictures throughout crating/packing of machines for quality assurance and records.

  • Record weights and dimensions and forward to Logistics Department. Coordinate daily with Logistics and Quality Teams to ensure schedules are kept and deadlines are met.

  • Assist logistics team with shipping tasks including matching shipping labels to the correct package.

  • Drive forklift to load/unload trucks and weigh crates.

  • Maintain wood and steel bins outside (coordinate emptying). Organize pre-built crates outside so readily accessible.

  • Pick ups and deliveries to external sources as required (i.e. Home Depot, vendors)

  • Perform basic machine inspection on rental equipment returns.

  • Work in compliance with Quadro’s health and safety policies and procedures, and ISO standards and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Occasional Tasks:

  • Create and design show/exhibit crates for Marketing Department.

  • Monitor receiving and put away parts as requested.

  • Etch & make white tags on computer for put away of parts to inventory as requested.

  • Participate in inventory cycle counts.

Required Skills, Competencies and Experience:

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent experience

  • 1-3 years of packaging, material handling, receiving

  • Must have a valid forklift and class G drivers license

  • Previous experience working with hand tools such as drills, saws, etc.

  • Strong attention to detail with a commitment to quality and safety

  • Ability to work at a very fast pace with the ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Ability to organize and keep work area clean and tidy

About us:

IDEX Corporation ( ) is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered diversified products in industries ranging across health, science, safety, fire and fluidics. Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and rapidly growing company, focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams. IDEX lives the values of Trust, Team and Excellence.

The Waterloo Material Processing Technologies (MPT) group within IDEX Corporation is comprised of the following business units:

  • Quadro Engineering Corp. ( (;!!NlLrMPuo!8rF7FUeZX0u1cGOGsj1WWL8nOiPLFunO7VWgBPfxwQnWVYWVoQ6KnX_Nz9UjzLI$) )

  • The Fitzpatrick Company ( (;!!NlLrMPuo!8rF7FUeZX0u1cGOGsj1WWL8nOiPLFunO7VWgBPfxwQnWVYWVoQ6KnX_NTuOmvYM$) )

  • Microfluidics International Corporation ( (;!!NlLrMPuo!8rF7FUeZX0u1cGOGsj1WWL8nOiPLFunO7VWgBPfxwQnWVYWVoQ6KnX_NgnF4Ht8$) )

  • Steridose ( (;!!NlLrMPuo!8rF7FUeZX0u1cGOGsj1WWL8nOiPLFunO7VWgBPfxwQnWVYWVoQ6KnX_NK0AjZ9A$) )

These companies are leading brands within Pharmaceutical, Food, Cosmetic, Personal Care and Chemical markets where they engineer and manufacture technologically superior equipment for material processing (solid, semi-solid and liquid). Significant investments in capital, new positions and development of existing people are being made at the Waterloo, Ontario site which houses the headquarters

Quadro Engineering Corp. is committed to providing a barrier-free workplace. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request. This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: Quadro

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies