Material Handler

Listowel, Ontario, Canada Full-time

Position: Material Handler

Position Status: Full-Time, Permanent

Hours: Day and Afternoon Shift


Position Description:

The Material Handler is responsible for transporting various raw ingredients or finished products to where they are needed. 


  • Utilize material handling equipment in a safe manner. Ensuring battery operated equipment is charging when not in use. Complete daily inspection and associated documentation of material handling equipment, reporting any mechanical issues to maintenance personnel.
  • Transports loads to or from storage or production areas and places in designated areas. Wrap and label loads prior to moving them and clean up any spillage created during transport.
  • Perform regular daily routines with supervision from Lead Hand. Advises Lead Hand of any raw product or dry goods availability issues.
  • Complete associated documentation as established by Erie Meat Products for inventory tracking, HACCP plan compliance or other purposes.
  • Ensure materials required to complete the days schedule are ready, work with Inventory Technician to ensure they are onsite.

Education, Training and/or Work Experience:

  • Walkie and/or forklift license may be required.
  • Some experience in a warehouse environment, food processing or other manufacturing environment would be beneficial.

Key Skills:

  • Reliable attendance
  • Able to lift 25 kg repeatedly
  • Able to work on feet for 8-12 hours
  • Punctuality
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to follow verbal direction
  • Basic math skills required
  • Able to work with chicken, pork or beef
  • Able to work in a cool environment
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment

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