JPF 2022-10-11 Forklift Operator

Posted on: October 18, 2022

Date: Oct. 18, 2022

Job Title: Forklift Operator

NOC Code: 7452


  • Examine contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment
  • Confer and correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and non-conformance to specifications
  • Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, and record keeping purposes
  • Ensure FIFO stock rotation within our facility and coolers
  • Loads and unloads materials to and from designated storage areas, or vehicles
  • Stacks or piles materials, pallets, etc.
  • Bundles and bands with material banding machines
  • Sorts and stores items according to specifications
  • Attaches identifying tags or marks information on containers
  • Ensures/maintains a clean work area, using brooms, rags, and cleaning compounds
  • Installs protective devices, such as bracing, padding or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported
  • Record any maintenance required for equipment for safety and to minimize risks
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled
  • Follows work orders or receives and listens to oral instructions to determine work assignment
  • Completes daily fork lift inspection for safety and to minimize risks
  • Follows established safety regulations; appropriate use of signals (horns), proper use of seatbelts, scanning guns and other equipment as required


  • Safe driver as a fork lift operator and conduct daily equipment inspections
  • Previous experience with vegetables or comparable environment is preferred
  • Related experience in logistics will be considered an asset; however, training will be provided to the successful candidate
  • Ability to conduct basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral and spoken) in English
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Outlook
  • Knowledge of Famous and RedLine Cooler programs (for inventory management) will be considered an asset
  • Must be able to work independently or within a team setting
  • Positive attitude, punctual and willing to grow within the company
  • Must be physically fit and able to lift heavy material (i.e. up to 23 kg / 50 lbs.)
  • Able to climb stairs and stand on feet for an extended period of time
  • Work in a temperature controlled environment of approximately 13 C / 55 F
  • The incumbent will be committed to customer service excellence and leading by example. A positive attitude in the workplace is required as is the ability to adhere to all human resources, operational and food and health safety policies and procedures.

Salary: TBD

Hours of Work: Full time employment, 5-6 days per week, steady afternoons

Location (City\Town): Kingsville

On Bus Route: No

Position Requires a Personal Vehicle: No

Contact:, 519- 733-6396