Forklift Operator/Material Handler



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Barrie, ON - (CAN) 132 Commerce Park Drive Suite Q ON Barrie , ON L4N 8W8 Phone : 705-728-1191



Job Description

Manpower is hiring forklift operators to work for a company located in Bradford. If you're looking for immediately work in a clean and safe environment, check the job description below:

What's in it for you?

- $19 per hour ($19.50 when on the afternoon shift), plus 4% vacation pay

- Paid weekly, every Friday

- Morning Shift, Monday to Friday

- Potential for permanent

- Safe, clean work environment

What is the job?

* Operate lifting devices, e.g. counterbalance electric forklifts, battery hoists, and electric pallet lifters in a safe manner and per company procedures

* Use of hand-held scanners to identify product for shipments

* Manually load and unload materials from pallets, skids, and lifting devices for line supply stock in Production areas

* Support inventory control with accurate documentation

* Provide production data on tags or labels

* Prepare shipping/receiving dock to accept incoming product as needed

* Match product with purchase orders and verify shipping products' codes

* Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking of product

* Ensure the secure and accurate loading and unloading of shipments

* Verify receipts of shipments as required

* Verify product conforming stamp on finished carts prior to moving to staging/shipping area

* Ensure shipments contain proper documentation

* Sort and distribute incoming shipments

* Maintain organized work area according to policies, procedures and work instructions as well as internal ISO management systems

* Inspect, document and submit daily forklift and other lifting devices to be used checklists and report any maintenance requirements, malfunctions or deficiencies immediately to Team Leader a/o Maintenance Technician, Coordinator or Manager

* Operate lift truck safely and following all internal and Corporate PIT (Powered Industrial Truck) Program

What do you bring to the job?

* High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

* Minimum 3 years' experience as a forklift operator in a similar work environment (stacking glass pallets, or pin to pin)

* Valid Forklift Safety Training certificate

* Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment

* Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

* Able to work well under pressure

* Strong attention to detail

* Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times

* Able to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently

* Computer abilities with Microsoft Office products as well as internal systems applicable to Material Handling Shipping and Receiving

* Professional appearance and manners

* Transportation of Dangerous Goods training or experience

* Valid G license (not under suspension)

* Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Select Apply Now and qualified applicants will hear from a recruiter within 24 hours.

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