Forklift Driver

Listowel, Ontario, Canada Full-time

Do you have forklift experience? Are you looking for a new opportunity with a company where you can grow? Look no further, we're hiring!

Starting Rate: $17.60/hour

Benefits of working at Erie Meats:

  • $17.60/hour to start
  • Day shift (5AM-3PM) or afternoon shift (2:30PM-11:30PM) Monday to Friday
  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Erie Meats is one of the largest meat processors in Canada
  • Certified annually for the Safe Quality Food Audit (a HACCP system)
  • Buses to/from Kitchener-Waterloo are available

What are the requirements of a Forklift Operator?

  • Pick orders and build outgoing loads as per company guidelines, trucking requirements or specific customer request while safely operating a forklift
  • Ensure that stock is rotated properly by following first in first out practices
  • Complete outgoing transfer sheets and validate incoming tracking sheets
  • Segregate products as per Government, customer and company guidelines
  • Assist during physical inventories
  • Safely operate and trouble shoot automatic pallet wrapper or manually wraps skids when appropriate. Utilizes machinery to flip skids and remove airflows

What will I need?

  • Experience driving a four stage forklift in close quarters
  • CSA approved Steel-Toed Safety Footwear is mandatory
  • Reliability and good communication skills
  • Excellent math skills
  • Proven mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to lift 27 kg (60 lbs) repeatedly
  • Must be able to work with chicken, pork and/or beef
  • Must be able to work in extreme cold for long periods of time
  • Must have own transportation
  • Attention to detail

Why wait? Apply TODAY!

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the Erie Meats AODA Employment Standard policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require an accommodation please contact Darcy Michaud @ 855-568-7900 x512.

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