MHE / Forklift Operator

Cloverdale Cold Storage Ltd. - Surrey, BC (30+ days ago)

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Cloverdale Cold Storage Ltd. is comprised of three facilities in a campus like environment and has been operating for over 45 years in Surrey, BC. Our unique facilities provide exceptional services to many Businesses; such as federally registered seafood brining and freezing to frozen storage and distribution needs using real time technology.


The Material Handler/Forklift operator is responsible for handling all products as they move through the warehouse (temperature -28C) upon receiving and distributing. The position requires the use of Material Handling Equipment (WHE), Warehouse Manufacturing Systems (WMS), and verifying checklists and various documents. The Material Handler/Forklift will strive to work safely and effectively under pressure in a time sensitive fast pace environment.

The position is a full-time, Monday to Friday (flexibility is required for a start time between 8:00 am and 9:00 am) at either our 3177 or 3188 facility located at 188th Street, Surrey, BC.


  • Completion of high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 1 years of warehouse experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 1 years sit down counterbalance, walkie rider, and high reach operator experience preferred
  • Ability to safely lift/push/pull and carry materials up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Effective verbal and written communication in English
  • Be able to understand documents, such as purchase orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders.
  • Working knowledge of WMS and Microsoft office (Work, Excel, Outlook etc.)
  • High attention to internal and external customer needs
  • Must possess an understanding of OHS safety rules for warehouse work and Mobile equipment operation
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


  • Extended Health and Benefits (after completion of probationary period)
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Annual bonus program (Spring and Winter)
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Competitive salary

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.00 to $24.00 /hour


  • Walkie rider: 1 year (Required)
  • Narrow Aisle Reach Truck: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Counterbalance: 1 year (Required)
  • Warehouse: 1 year (Required)


  • Surrey, BC (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Job Duties:

  • Follow forklift operating guidelines and procedures
  • Use warehouse management software
  • Receive/process shipments
  • Perform proper forklift inspection, minor servicing and repairs as necessary
  • Rotate floor stock
  • General housekeeping duties in the warehouse or production area and duties as assigned
  • Move and stack materials
  • Spot tractor trailers
  • Load and unload trucks