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Forklift Driver - Shipping & Recieving

Manufacturing | Richmond, British Columbia, Canada | Full Time

Job Description

Department:  Shipping

Title:  Materials Handler
Location: Richmond, BC


Primary Responsibility:

 

Reporting to the Shipping Supervisor, your primary responsibility is to move raw materials, WIP, finished goods, scrap and garbage throughout the plant in a safe and timely manner, by interacting with Shipping Supervisor, and Department Supervisors.

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

  1. Move raw materials from receiving to storage or point of production as required.
  2. Move WIP from one production department to next as required.
  3. Move finished goods from production to warehouse or shipping staging area as required.
  4. Move all scrap to trailer or dumpster as applicable.
  5. Accurately complete all paper work and documentation in a timely fashion.
  6. Follow all Food Safety, product quality and Health and Safety Guidelines as laid out in the Departmental Summary.
  7. Assists in all other work required to be completed.

 

 

Duties:

  • Perform forklift pre-shift inspection.
  • Supplies empty pallets for different departments.
  • Moves finished goods and WIP into appropriate storage areas.
  • Keeps warehouse and WIP storage area organized by product to avoid extra handling and damage.
  • Maintains high standard of record keeping and organization in plant and warehouse storage racks.
  • Inspect, load and unload raw materials from trucks and containers, including but not limited to paper rolls, lumber wrap rolls and resin.
  • Dumps garbage and paper recycling bins located throughout the plant.
  • Moves scrap gaylords production to the scrap trailer.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by Shipping Supervisor.


 

Must haves: 

 

  • Good math and English comprehension skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English; reading, writing and speaking 
  • Flexibility, reliability
  • Shift work is required, ability to work all of our shifts
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to follow directions, written or spoken
  • Physically able to perform all aspects of the job; be on your feet entire shift, bending, reaching , walking, sitting,  lifting up to 70lbs 
  • Have a valid counter balance fork lift certificate or be able to certify immediately with current skill level.
  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent
  • 3 or more years warehouse driving experience

 

 

Assets:

 

  • Strong Teamwork Ethic
  • Clamp and spike truck experience an asset
  • Computer skills an asset, Microsoft Office
  • First aid certificate an asset

 

Environment:

 

  • Manufacturing and production plant 
  • Breaks are 2 X 10 min paid breaks and 1 X 30 min unpaid.  Breaks to be determined by Supervisor