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Full-time Forklift Operator

at Waterloo Brewing in Kitchener

Forklift Operator - Continental Straight Days or Nights

Kitchener, ON

Shifts: 7am-7pm (days) or 7pm-7am (nights)

Wage: $20.30 - $26.30 an hour - Full-time, Permanent

**$4/hr shift premiums on Nights & $2/hr shift premiums on Weekends**

Full Job Description

Key Objectives

Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the Forklift Operator is responsible for daily warehouse task completion ensuring quality, order integrity, and schedule fulfillment are met while working in a safe manner according to operational policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Moving product on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Operate forklift in a safe manner
  • Complete all required paperwork while ensuring legibility and accuracy
  • Ensure pallets are properly labeled and stored in the correct locations
  • Remove products from the palletizer in a timely manner
  • Perform general warehouse cleaning duties (sweeping floors, trailers, storage)
  • Understand and demonstrate GMPs, FIFO principles
  • Able to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all duties
  • Ensure all orders are accurately assembled, and report any product that does not meet quality standards
  • Understand inventory management principles and be able to assist in month-end inventory procedures
  • Perform ad hoc duties as assigned by supervisor

Education, Skills, and Experience

  • High School completion or equivalent
  • 2+ years Warehouse experience
  • Valid Forklift Certification is an asset
  • Recent Forklift Experience is an asset
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written and the ability to read English
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Computer literate

Required Behaviours at Work:

  • Puts people first, supports and actively helps others
  • Collaborative and inclusive when making decisions
  • Challenges respectfully, holds oneself and others accountable
  • Ability to build positive relationships across the organization
  • Solution mindset to issues and challenges
  • Results driven, able to get tasks completed, with a right the first-time mindset
  • Takes personal responsibility for quality work delivered

Waterloo Brewing Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Waterloo; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

How to Apply:

Please apply to the Waterloo Brewing Indeed site at: https://ca.indeed.com/cmp/Waterloo-Brewing/jobs

If You Require Assistance in Applying:

Click on the “Apply Now” button or send your resume by email to employmentontario@regionofwaterloo.ca, attention Jen F

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