$20.00 to start Fork Lift Operator Mississauga 0 12:00 AM - 0800AM

CWT Group - Mississauga, ON (28 days ago)

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  • minimum of a high school diploma – grade 12 or equivalent;
  • minimum of two years experience in a similar role;
  • ability to operate types of specialized equipment - clamp truck, paper clamp, boom (provided
training);
  • basic literacy skills – read, write and speak English;
  • basic math skills;
  • knowledge on the operation of heaters – nose mount/portable;
  • certified forklift operator;
  • Dangerous Goods certificate;
  • WHMIS training;
  • attention to detail;
  • good organizational skills and the ability to meet target times;
  • good communication skills.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • handles, transports and unloads freight of all kinds using a variety of material handling
equipment;
  • performs an inspection of all freight during the stripping process and cross-reference bills to the
shipment;
  • must scale all stripped freight prior to staging;
  • ensure freight is staged in correct location as per the bills or manifest;
  • initial bills once the inspection is complete;
  • record any discrepancies on the bills and notify the supervisor immediately;
  • ensure that freight is properly identified;
  • must maintain a safe and orderly workplace and report any unsafe acts and conditions, accidents
and injuries to the immediate supervisor;
  • once unloading is complete, clean (sweep) out the trailer of any debris, dirt, etc;
  • remove placard trailers as required;
  • assisting the OS&D Department when required;
  • responsible for safety and maintenance of the warehouse by sweeping the floor and proper
storage of dunnage;
  • take pictures of damaged freight;
  • perform and record daily inspections of forklift prior to usage;
  • rack and tarp flatbed trailers;
  • handbombing and sorting freight;
  • housekeeping and keeping tarps neatly piled up;
  • chain or strap loads and secure.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
In this function, the employee is required to walk and/or stand and frequent lifting is required up to
approximately 25 kgs. Operating the forklift is essential for this job, therefore paying close attention to
others and to the freight is paramount.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The dock is quite noisy due to the ongoing movement of forklifts and the volume of tractor trailers that
enter and exit the terminal. The weather conditions consists of cold days during the winter months and
hot days during the summer months due to a non-insulated building and the dock doors being open quite
frequently. The worker needs to be extra cautious when operating the forklift when areas throughout the
dock become congested as additional operators and freight arrive into the terminal.

REQUIRED TRAINING:
ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System) orientation for all employees is mandatory.
All new employees will go through an orientation that involves the freight flow, the signing of the bills
and health and safety requirements. As part of the training needs, they will go through a job shadowing
process with an experienced worker for three to four days for purposes of learning the job, the
procedures and the processes. Other requirements for training needs include the review of the job
description and training on the following: Dangerous Goods, Freight Handling, WHMIS, Forklift
and to review and understand the following work instruction: 301.01 How to Unload/Strip Freight.
As a Stripper, the Quality Objective is to ensure that you unload the freight in a timely manner, inspect
the shipment to ensure it conforms to the bills, damage free, meet requirements for the reweigh and cube
program and that the goods are staged in the correct area so that all requirements of the customer are
achieved.