• Forklift Operator

    Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 3:13 PM)
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Hours of Work
    Monday to Friday (normal operating hours), Overtime Required, Weekend Work Required
  • Job Description


    Reporting to the Site Leader, Operations Leader, and the Shipping & Receiving Team Leader, the Team Member - Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a Raymond Reach Forklift in a safe and efficient manner within a food manufacturing environment


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Operates Raymond Reach and/or Counter Balance trucks to transport, stage, load and unload finished products and raw materials onto and off trailers  
    • Picking orders using the Raymond Reach truck and a RF scanner gun
    • Operates pallet wrapping machines
    • Works in a safe manner and follows all GMP’s, Safe Operating Procedures, and Health and Safety Policies as outlined by fgf brands at all times
    • Ensures Operations Management System (OMS) procedures are being followed (entering inventory into the operating system)
    • Responsible for daily inventory control
    • Reports food safety/ quality problems to the Quality Assurance team
    • Performs lift truck daily inspection as per standard operating procedures
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    Required Skills and Experience

    • Must have a valid forklift operator license (Counter Balance / Raymond Reach) from a recognized training provider
    • 1 year of experience working in a manufacturing environment (food/bakery experience is desirable)
    • RF scanning experience
    • Ability to work in a freezer environment
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Ability to move from one task to another with minimal distraction
    • Accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to detect the presence of a quality issue
    • Good communication skills (Paperwork and documentation are part of the job responsibilities)
    • Must be punctual and flexible to work days, afternoons, nights & weekends if needed
    • Strong team player


    Core Competencies

    • Customer and Product Centricity - Responds to the needs of both internal and external customers in a timely and courteous manner, showing a sense of urgency; always keeping our products front and centre.
    • Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability - Adapts to changes; changes strategy in response to new information; responds appropriately and quickly without having all parameters defined; demonstrate tolerance for speed and uncertainty.
    • Team Work and Collaboration - Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods of communication to gain agreement or acceptance of a plan or activity. Is effective in building constructive relationships; uses tact; interacts with others in an open, friendly manner, encourages collaboration.
    • Passion for Excellence – Always looks for ways to improve effectiveness or efficiency, making recommendation to increase productivity in quality of work; develops innovative solutions, challenges the status quo. To be the best, never compromising.
    • Drives Execution - Takes risks, learn from their mistakes, builds trust and is a role model to others. Has a “hands-on” style; is aggressive in achieving desired results.



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