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Yard Forklift Operator - Distribution Centre (2295949016)
We are looking for a Yard Forklift Operator who is looking to join our growing team in our Distribution Centre. We are dedicated to providing an engaging and positive work environment. Many of our employee’s have enjoyed working for us the greater part of their careers; we have many employees with 20, 25 and even 30 years of experience. IPEX offers o pportunities for learning and advancement. Who We Are… The Leaders in Thermoplastic Piping Systems As the leader in thermoplastic piping systems, the IPEX companies design and manufacture the largest, most recognized and diverse range of integrated piping products – Everything professionals need to manage the full spectrum of today’s municipal, industrial, commercial and residential challenges. The Responsible Choice for Over 50 Years But what IPEX offers goes far beyond pipes, valves and fittings. Our commitment to excellence means IPEX also brings accountability, reliability and integrity to each and every project, backed by strong distributor relationships and the industry’s most comprehensive and experienced sales and support network. It’s what has made IPEX the responsible choice in North America for over fifty years. Position The Yard Forklift Operator is responsible for accurately and quickly servicing a very demanding client base while maintaining the highest quality and safety standards in the industry. Operator must be capable of lifting 30 pounds repeatedly, and be prepared to meet any challenge. Must have a positive attitude and work well with others. Job Duties Picking, transfers and sales orders in an accurate and proficient manner in the Yard Work proficiently against Productivity and Quality targets Report safety and security issues to your direct supervisor Accurately select and set up orders to ship – Usually same day Perform daily pre-inspections of Order Pickers & Reach Trucks Drive Order Picker / Reach between racks and replenish order from warehouse racking Correctly build the products onto pallets, and prepare the pallets for replenishing Maintain a strict housekeeping standard Other duties as assigned Requirements Skills, Knowledge and Experience Completion of high school or college diploma or equivalent work experience in distribution and/or logistics Experience operating various forklift/order picker equipment Possession of a valid forklift certification Successful candidate must complete a criminal background check Experience handling large materials preferred Being knowledgeable on RF picking and loading processes is an asset Additional on-site training will be provided where required Working Conditions 40 hour work week – 8 hour day shifts are Monday-Friday Have the ability to work overtime Be willing to work flex hours in the summer if needed Incumbent spends 100% of their time in our outdoor yard environment. Lifting, pulling and pushing heavy objects (25-50lbs). Personal safety is affected by dust and traffic caused by other forklift operators. Moderate amount of sensory attention is required. Limited control of work pace and unpredictable workflow brings considerable stresses to this position. The incumbent, understands, respects and adheres to the Workplace H&S rules and safe work practices. What We Offer Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits RRSP program with company matching A fun, exciting fast-paced environment within a growing company IPEX is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for IPEX jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact our HR department.