Forklift Operator / Material Handler

2933 - Fineblanking, Logistics & Warehouse · Concord, Ontario
Department 2933 - Fineblanking, Logistics & Warehouse
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

JOB TITLE:                                Material Handler

DEPARTMENT:                          Production

REPORTS TO:                           Production Supervisor /  Manager

SHIFT:                                        AFTERNOON Mon - Fri (3pm - 11pm)

# POSITIONS AVAILABLE:       2



To assist in the manufacturing process as assigned, performing all the general functions of a Material Handler as listed below, while meeting the established customer requirements at UTIL Canada Limited.  To ensure timely supply of product or materials to the appropriate work centres.  To ensure that final product meets customer specifications.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lift Truck Operator - Production:
    • Order processing
    • Move product / containers (crates, baskets, etc.)
    • Receive Bills of Lading into computer system
  • Order Picker - Shipping:
    • Operate scales ensuring correct number of products, based on weight and orders
    • Manually count parts and place in shipping container
    • Transfer containers to skids
    • Shrink wrap skids for transport
  • Lift Truck Operator - Shipping:
    • Pick product as per orders
    • Transport product to scales for weighing
    • Transport weighed and completed orders to shipping area for loading
    • Transfer products from container to container
  • Completes reports as required
  • Supports daily production priorities and production schedule commitments to achieve business objectives.
  • Maintains safety standards of equipment and work area according to established procedures and as instructed by the supervisor and/or Plant Manager.
  • Actively participates in continuous improvement, dimensional quality concerns and customer issues, and supports departmental goals and objectives.
  • Ensures work area and machines are kept clean, organized and tidy at all times.
  • Stores equipment and tools properly when not in use.
  • Informs the supervisor to the best of his ability about unusual things, faulty design, unsafe conditions, missing parts, etc.
  • Works in a cost-effective manner and maintains high standard of quality and excellent workmanship.
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by all health, safety and environmental rules and regulations including the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by a Supervisor and/or Manager.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS/KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Previous work experience in stamping environment beneficial
  • Ability to work overtime if required.
  • Minimum High School Diploma education
  • Certified in use of counter-balance forklift
  • Certified in use of Reach Truck forklift
  • Certified in use of overhead crane for loading coils into machines (an asset)

POSITIONAL SUITABILITY / WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Forklift license
  • Experience moving and handling coils with overhead crane
  • Prior work experience in an automotive stamping environment would be an asset.
  • Must be able to understand, read and write in English.
  • Contributes to a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional / technical knowledge.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes up to 30 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to work overtime if required.
  • Be punctual, reliable and willing to work flex hours.
  • Environment can be noisy and oily



UTIL Canada Limited is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals.


UTIL Canada is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence through equal integration and opportunity, eliminating barriers to accessibility to meet the requirements under the AODA.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates.

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  • Location
    Concord, Ontario
  • Department
    2933 - Fineblanking, Logistics & Warehouse
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced