Temporary Shipping/Receiving Admin -FT

Requisition ID:  183887 
Career Group:  Distribution Centre Careers 
Job Category:  Administration 
Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%
Job Type:  Full-Time
Country: Canada (CA) 
Province: Alberta  
City: Calgary
Location: 0040 Bill Sobey RSC
Postal Code: T4A 0P9
Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  
A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

Ready to Make an impact?

The Shipping/Receiving Admin supports Operations through a commitment to accuracy, efficiency and exceptional customer service. In addition, the role actively contributing to a positive, productive and safe working environment. This positions is on site and is located at the Bill Sobey Retail Support Centre (RSC) at 260199 High Plains Blvd in Rocky View County just norther of Calgary. This position is Temporary and on the Night shift.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

  • Complete and release all scheduled orders out of EXE for selection
  • Prepare trailer maps for loaders and validate loading process 
  • Prepare and amalgamate load sheets
  • Create Bills of Lading electronically or manually
  • Respond to all Customer Service enquiries on a timely manner
  • Distribute incoming mail to appropriate customers within their delivery guidelines.
  • Work closely with Dispatch Team and Logistics to ensure that all delivery documentation is available for execution of on-time deliveries
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment as per company requirements
  • Work within team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Here's what is required:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access) required
  • Experience in EXE, SAP and TMS systems
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Previous experience in shipping, dispatch, logistics, or warehouse operations
  • Post secondary Diploma or Equivalent Work Experience
  • Physical work including frequent bending, lifting, and reaching
  • Occasionally lift over 30 lbs
  • Sitting for long periods of time; may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time
  • Using a computer keyboard and mouse for long periods of time
  • Flexibility of various shifts including nights and weekends


We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally. 


Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by our organization nor monitored for accuracy. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this position role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. 


Our Total Rewards programs goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, as well as life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance*.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform* and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings*.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable*.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Paid Vacation 

* Eligible only after working a set number of hours/days worked.


We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.