Afternoon Forklift Operator - Barrie

Stayner, Ontario Full-time $19.50/hour

Reinhart Foods Ltd. is a family business, with over 100 years of experience in delivering quality products (GFSI FSSC 22000 certified) and superior service to North American markets. Reinhart is Canada's leading producer of vinegars, maraschino cherries, glace fruit, and a respected name in the baking ingredient & supply industry (coconut, dates, raisins, mincemeat, pie fillings). Reinhart produces private label for Canada's leading retailers as well as marketing and producing its own brands Allen's, Reinhart's, Daltons (1834), and Jaffa. Reinhart is also an industrial ingredient leader to North America's leading multi-national manufacturers.

Forklift Operator in Barrie

$19.50/hour including shift premium

Full time Afternoon Shift - Full Benefit Program and 5% Pension Match Plan

Forklift Operator Job Summary

Operate powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, and into trucks.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
  • Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks
  • Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck's battery and lubricating equipment
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards

Qualification requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Maintain a clean & safe environment
  • Forklift certification

Physical demands and abilities

  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Having a good sense of balance
  • Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

The Reinhart Foods accessibility compliance report mandated by the Ontarians with Disabilities Act is available on request by calling 705-428-2422

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