Forklift Operator

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    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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    General Labour

SummaryReporting 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 ResponsibilitiesOperates 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 timesEnsures 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 assignedRequired Skills and ExperienceMust have a valid forklift operator license (Counter Balance / Raymond Reach) from a recognized training provider1 year of experience working in a manufacturing environment (food/bakery experience is desirable)RF scanning experience Ability to work in a freezer environmentAbility to work independently with minimal supervision Ability to move from one task to another with minimal distractionAccuracy and attention to detail and the ability to detect the presence of a quality issueGood communication skills (Paperwork and documentation are part of the job responsibilities)Must be punctual and flexible to work days, afternoons, nights & weekends if neededStrong team playerCore CompetenciesCustomer 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.