Crating Lead / Shipping Assistant


At BEVCO, we manufacture a variety of custom conveyor systems and packaging equipment for food and beverage companies.  We are:

  • Established – 40 years
  • Worldwide – 45 US States, 32 Countries, 5 Continents, 1000+ Clients
  • Reputable – 1000+ Clients, Industry Leader, High Quality Products


  • Opportunity to make an impact
  • Looking for a challenge
  • Contribute to an organizational purpose: We Convey Satisfaction
  • Strong team environment
  • Opportunity for professional growth and long-term career potential
  • Live in one of the world’s most livable and beautiful cities
  • Easily accessible office location (#1 Hwy and 200 St. in Surrey, BC)
  • Benefits package



Bevco is looking for someone to play a key role our crating, yard maintenance and shipping/receiving departments.  The Crating Lead / Shipping Assistant is responsible for building our wood skids and crates and packing our finished equipment effectively in crates to ensure safe shipment across North America.  This individual will also be responsible for maintaining our yard and our waste and recycling programs and will assist with shipping, receiving and inventory activities.



Monday to Thursday: 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM (regular hours)

Friday: 7:00 AM to 3:15PM (overtime on an as-needed basis)



  • Extended health care:
    • Dental care
    • Vision care
    • Life insurance
    • AD&D
    • Disability insurance
    • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking
  • Company events:
    • Canucks tickets
    • Christmas lunch for staff
    • Christmas brunch for staff and family
    • Lunch events throughout year
    • Staff celebrations
    • Hockey pools with company-donated prizes
  • Forklift training and certification
  • Two 15 minute paid breaks



  • Safely use woodworking tools, such as circular saws, chop saws, hammers, nail guns, staple gun, etc., to fabricate large wood crates and skids for shipment of equipment
  • Arrange, strap and tie down equipment and parts components within crates to ensure safe shipment of equipment
  • Check equipment crates versus shipping lists and drawings prior to buttoning up to ensure all equipment sections, additional parts and project documents are inside the crate
  • Prepare crating paperwork prior to shipment
  • Coordinate with engineering to document crated equipment by photograph prior to buttoning up
  • Monitor inventory of crating supplies and inform Purchasing when supplies are low


Yard and Plant Maintenance

  • Monitor access to yard via gate and maintain security
  • Maintain a clean and organized yard, crate building area and warehouse building
  • Breakdown unused pallets and neatly stockpile in designated areas
  • Use Bevco truck and trailer to carry out local pick-ups and disposal runs
  • Assist with building maintenance activities within capabilities
  • Monitor food waste bins and change out bags for disposal as needed
  • Manage Bevco’s recycling storage and paper shredding areas
  • Check and replenish bathroom supplies daily


Shipping-Receiving-Inventory Support

  • Assist Shipper-Receiver with loading and unloading incoming/outgoing shipments
  • Operate forklift as needed
  • Load and unload incoming and outgoing trucks
  • Inspect incoming inventory and cross reference with packing slips
  • Unpackage and move incoming inventory into warehouse
  • Assist with packaging of parts orders
  • Assist with inventory counts and periodic cycle counts
  • Assist with the preparation of shipping and receiving paperwork



  • Assist in other areas of production as needed, such as general labour, metal fabrication, plastics fabrication and mechanical assembly.





  • High School Diploma

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience safely using hand tools, skill saw, chop saw, nail gun
  • Tape measure accuracy
  • Heavy lifting and other physical labour
  • Forklift operation (certification provided by Bevco)
  • Valid BC drivers license
  • Ability to drive a truck with a trailer is an asset
  • Ability to read basic drawings

Personal Skills and Attributes

  • Positive attitude and committed team player
  • Pride in the quality of your work and contributing in your role as part of a team
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently and be accountable
  • Problem solving skills to address challenges as they arise
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Motivation to put in extra hours when needed to meet project deadlines
  • Possession of reliable transportation, safety boots and personal hand tools



Please apply with your resume and wage expectations to

No recruiters or phone calls please.


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