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Full-time Lead Hand

at Willow Brae Pallets in Waterloo

$19 - $24 an hour -  Full-time, Permanent

Primary Function: facilitate strong communication between the office and the yard; ensure all tasks in the yard are completed, provide organization and support to the yard staff, communicate and implement decisions made by management, work in the yard in whatever capacity is needed.

Report: General Manager and Operations Manager


· Skid-steer certification and experience

· Strong organizational ability

· Strong people skills

· Lifting of up to 50lb or more

· Repetitive movement (skid-steer operation, use of a saw or nailgun)

· Woodworking experience an asset


· Support and foster WBP’s core ethics of hard work, honesty and integrity

· Ensure the accuracy and quality of all incoming and outgoing shipments through careful examination and record keeping

· Retain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Thinksafe program

· Ensure that all health and safety procedures are followed

· Conduct new employee orientation training ensuring that all WBP policies and employment standards are met.

· Coordinate and ensure completion of production sheets and any other related reports as requested

· Assist in areas of the shop as needed

· Direct worker activities and assign tasks as needed

· Manage inventory of all plant and production supplies

· Report to Operations Manager regarding building maintenance issues to ensure a clean, well-repaired production environment including equipment repair, regular cleaning, housekeeping, snow removal, building repairs

· Daily operation of a skid steer to load and unload trucks and maintain yard

· Conduct job function in a professional manner, ensuring that all details of company activities, employee performance, attendance and other personal and business information are kept confidential.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $19.00-$24.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
We do not permit visitors on our property, truck drivers are to remain within their cabs, and anyone entering the office area must wear a mask.


  • Skid-steer: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Skid-Steer (Preferred)

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Published at 28-10-2020
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