Warehouse Laborer

Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
Nov 19, 2021
Nov 29, 2021
Full Time
Located approximately 26 miles from the City of Fairbanks, Fort Knox is a centre of excellence for the Company as one of the few cold weather heap leach facilities in the world. In 2016, the site poured its seven millionth ounce of gold, 20 years into its mine life. The initial Gilmore Expansion Project is expected to extend mine life to 2030.

*** Fort Knox is NOT a camp mine.***

Job Description

Working under general supervision, perform a variety of tasks; receive, unpack, check, and store merchandise or materials; operate lift equipment; fill requisitions and orders; pack, crate, and ship materials as needed; and keeping a clean and safe work environment.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for all tasks related to the receiving, issuing, and shipping of parts and materials.
Perform various material handling duties at site.
Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Remove strapping and open crates and containers.
Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized work area while following 5S Standards.
Operate forklift routinely.
Punctuality and regular attendance is required.
Meet or exceed established performance expectations set by management.
Compliance with all company policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, safety, confidentiality, and environmental policies.
Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the state.
Work safely in all areas; identify potential safety hazards and work with management to correct them.
Work without significant risk of harm to self and others.
Perform other duties as required.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required.
Minimum of 2-3 years of warehouse or inventory control experience preferred; heavy equipment with material handling and distribution experience desirable.
Basic knowledge of JDE or similar ERP system is desirable.
Basic knowledge of shipping in addition to warehouse procedures and regulations preferred.
Previous knowledge of mining equipment and parts preferred.
Must be dedicated to customer service.
Must have solid verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to analyze situations, make logical decisions, and choose best course of action.
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work with others in a team environment.
Must be available for shift work, overnights, over-time, holidays, and weekends.

Reporting Relationships

Works under the direct supervision of the Warehouse Supervisor

Legislative Requirements

US work permit required

Language Requirements


Travel Requirements

Travel not required, only exceptionally

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.