• Ajax

Location: Ajax

Number of positions: 2

Work Hours: Full-time, 40 hrs./wk., weekdays

Mon. – Fri., 8-hr. shifts, daytime hours

Pay: TBD (on skill and experience – competitive)

Benefits (Yes/No?): No

Education Required: None, but relevant programs and/or courses an asset

Certificates Required: Forklift, counterbalance truck, Raymond Reach, etc., certification or workshop completion a huge asset (WHMIS and other OHS or relevant training course completion or certification is also an asset)

Experience Required: 1+

Start Date: Immediately

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervises 2 forklift drivers; reviews daily production schedules to forecast forklift truck operator needs.
  • Prepares and distributes high volume of packing slips and operator assignments based on daily production schedules.
  • Demonstrates high level of product knowledge, shares info. and answers questions from drivers
  • Coordinates with 2 forklift drivers in receiving, shipping, and warehouse departments to provide additional, timely forklift operation services.
  • Routinely observes forklift operation throughout facility for safety and adherence to performance standards.
  • Ensures that drivers complete all required preoperational checks and post-shift reports.
  • Schedules and/or arranges for maintenance and repair of forklift trucks.
  • Maintains inventory of forklift parts and supplies.
  • Requests and facilitates purchase of additional and replacement forklift trucks to meet the operational needs of the facility.
  • Leads periodic safety meetings; ensures compliance with applicable safety standards, regulations, and policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Punctuality
  • Teamwork
  • Respect for others
  • Cleanliness
  • Flexibility
  • Basic numeracy
  • Health & safety-minded
  • Applies great attention to detail

– Steel toe boots required; other health and safety equipment and training will be provided

– Mostly light lifting and materials handling but could be req’d. to lift to 50 lbs. on occasion

– Positive personality and leadership go a long way in this role; motivating 2 full-time forklift drivers to do their best every day

Company Culture: Friendly, cohesive team culture; small, family-owned company with some great staff retention

Fair, productive, respectful environment that welcomes diversity and promotes inclusion

Social Interaction: Steady and regular; supervises and directs 2 forklift operators in daily work life

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role: A person with a strong work ethic and attendance record; someone who prides themselves on a job well done

Someone who doesn’t mind repetitive projects and is always mindful of health and safety

Communication: Must be able to understand and speak general-level English



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