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Forklift Operator

Location : Ottawa, ON
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : High School
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Packaging

Job Description :

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who adapts well to change and enjoys working in a fast paced team environment. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for operating a narrow aisle reach forklift for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, storing and counting merchandise. Although this position is posted as Forklift Operator/Order Picker, the associates will rarely pick orders.


Shift Schedule:

  1. Sunday to Thursday: 10:00pm - 6:30am, OR,

  2. Monday to Friday: 10:00pm - 6:30am



  • Accurately replenish standard and flow rack locations based on system instructions and process;

  • Ensure that replenishment stock quantity that is put back into overstock accurately;

  • Accurately put away merchandise from the receiving docks to the racking;

  • Maintain inventory accuracy by physically moving the correct quantity of merchandise in accordance with the quantity in the system;

  • Pick store orders in accordance with the pick label, focusing on accuracy;

  • Pile various size boxes onto skids, ensuring neat, safe, and secure piles;

  • Lift boxes with a weight range of 1 - 50 pounds;

  • Operate an electric pallet truck capable of pulling 2skidsat a time. Identify picked skids with pallet tags indicating store number, picker name, and total quantity ofskids;

  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety and comply with Ontario Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) standards;

  • Various warehouse duties, as prescribed by the supervisor;

Required Qualifications :

  • Completion of High School;

  • Previous experience as a Forklift Operator;

  • Must be capable of sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time;

  • Must be able to lift heavy items for extended periods of time;

  • Strong attention to detail;

  • Voice picking or Manhattan Warehouse Management System experience is an asset.

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