Forklift Driver
J.D. Irving, Limited
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, Lethbridge Plant
1d ago

FORKLIFT DRIVER

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world.

We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario.

Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.

Major Responsibilities :

  • Ensure the safety of self and others including proper training
  • Ensure product safety (SQF / HACCP)
  • Understanding of CTPAT
  • Operate various pieces of equipment in the ASRS warehouse in compliance with regulations with regard to safety and reliability to ensure a high-quality product
  • Ensure product exceeds customer requirements
  • Partake in the Emergency Response Procedure
  • Open communication with peers / support groups (upstream / downstream, process engineers, mechanics, technicians, QA, etc.,)
  • Meeting / exceeding required performance and cost targets (waste)
  • Update daily management boards and documents
  • Ensure that plant meets Irving Standards (interior / exterior premises plant sanitation)
  • Follow all practices, policies, procedures and manufacturing specifications
  • OHS act regulations code
  • Effectively and accurately utilize JD Edwards Operating System by scanning and confirming of product as it moves through inventory.
  • Relief other cold warehouse staff for breaks, vacation and sickness
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Health and Safety Responsibilities :

  • Using or wearing the protective equipment designated by the accident prevention policy
  • Follow safe work procedures and report any workplace or job hazards
  • Reporting immediately to their supervisor any unsafe conditions or acts
  • Reporting all accidents or injuries to your supervisor immediately
  • Food Safety Responsibilities

  • Follow good manufacturing practices and HACCP rules.
  • Participate in food safety and quality programs of the facility within the specific role
  • Reporting of food safety, food security, and quality concerns to the immediate supervisor
  • Participate in sanitation activities
  • Qualifications and Abilities :

  • Ability to identify potential hazards
  • Thorough understanding of customer expectations and requirements
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment
  • Excellent computer and user interface skills
  • Familiar with SPC is an asset
  • Familiar with OHS Act Regulations Code
  • Chemical use and Safety
  • Familiar with Wamas is an asset
  • Fall Protection experience is an asset
  • Understanding of our Emergency Response procedure
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts and weekends
  • Reliable and consistent attendance, with a desire to take initiative and help
  • Basic understanding of warehousing (FEFO & FIFO)
  • Ability to keep records accurately
  • Excellent communication skills, organization, and penmanship
  • Able to work in extreme cold temperatures
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