Our client located in the South-East end of Ottawa is currently hiring a certified Forklift Driver to start immediately.
This position is a long-term contract that can lead to a full time opportunity. The position is Monday to Friday 6am to 2pm.
The rate of pay is $18 / hr.
The perfect candidate for this position will have a minimum of 2 years' forklift experience in a warehouse setting, Steel toed safety shoes and must be able to qualify for a reliability Clearance.
To Qualify for reliability clearance, you must have a clean criminal background and must reside in Canada for minimum 5 years to qualify for clearance).
They are looking for reliable, hard-working individuals who possess the following skills and abilities -
Forklift Driver Job Tasks include :
Handle inbound / outbound loads, perform cycle counts, product put away, and replenishment of stock locations
Operate lifting devices such as a reach truck, cherry picker order, counter balance, dock loader and double walkie
Perform general warehouse functions such as : picking, packing, shipping, and receiving
Perform work in accordance with account specific Standard Operating Procedures
Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers and colleagues
Work in a safe manner and adhere to all Company policies and procedures as well as Health and Safety Regulations
Maintain an organized and clean environment
Ability to perform repetitive tasks that may require light to moderately heavy lifting. Up to 50lbs throughout shift
Operate pump truck throughout shift
Perform other general warehousing duties as assigned by Management
Forklift Driver Job Specification / Requirements :
Warehouse experience within a fast-paced, high volume logistics environment
Minimum 2 years forklift experience with valid forklift certification and must provide 2 work related references to verify experience operating a forklift.
Familiarity with Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment
High School or equivalent education
Ability to perform repetitive tasks that require heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.)
Safety oriented Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities
High accuracy and attention to detail
Dedicated to providing superior customer service
Positive attitude, high energy, self-motivated individual who demonstrates flexibility and adaptability
High school education
Clean criminal Background