Forklift Operator - 2nd and 3rd shifts - Ontario

Ontario Manufacturing Facility

06 Jun 2022

Ontario Manufacturing Facility


Full Time


2 years

Forklift Operator 2 and 3rd shift:

Open shifts currently at the Ontario facility:

Monday-Friday 1:00pm-9:30pm
Friday-Monday 1:00pm-10:30pm (w line driving)
Friday-Monday 9:00pm-9:30am
Tuesday-Saturday 9:00pm-5:30am
Tuesday-Saturday 9:00pm-5:30am (w line driving)
Monday-Thursday 9:00pm-5:30am (w line driving)
Friday-Monday 9:00pm-5:30am (w line driving)
Monday-Thursday 9:00pm-5:30am (Blowmold, w/ forklift driving)
Tuesday-Saturday 9:00pm-5:30am (Blowmold, w forklift driving)

• Safely operate a forklift to move raw materials or finished products to the warehouse or onto trucks for distribution to customers

• Complete pre-trip inspections and maintain energy source for lift

• May operate, changeover, clean, troubleshoot, and complete basic maintenance on palletizing equipment

• Conduct hourly quality checks and inspect full goods and pallets or other raw materials as needed

• Complete and maintain quality, inventory and preventative maintenance documentation

• Use scanning equipment to ensure accurate tracking of inventory within the facility

• Work as a team with other forklift drivers to prevent line stoppages and improve operations

• Maintain work area in an organized and clean manner ensuring safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

• Monitor and track equipment downtime, equipment output and other key metrics

• Meet or exceed performance goals, including pallets/labor hour, line loading and truck turn time

• Interact with production and warehouse team members, quality control and maintenance to maximize output and efficiency

• Cross train to perform other lift and off lift activities as required

Key qualifications include:

• High school diploma or GED

• Two or more years prior forklift experience with a solid safety record, ideally in a fast paced forklift environment

• Prior exposure to manufacturing desired, preferably the food or beverage industry with knowledge of GMPs

• Solid computer skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook and the use of warehouse management systems (WMS) and business management software, SAP preferred

• Demonstrated sense of urgency and comfort working in a fast pace forklift environment

• Ability to work independently or with a team with solid communication skills

• Solid problem solving and decision making skills

• Ability to move/lift 50 lbs various times over a 12 hour shift, basic math and reading skills

• Willingness to work holidays and weekends as we are a 24/7 business operating through most weekends and holidays

• Ability to successfully complete an online skills assessment prior to onsite interview

• Willingness and ability to work in a warehouse with minimal temperature control, exposed to local temperature variations (hold & cold)