Forklift Operator
Almag Aluminum Inc.
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
35d ago

Description

We are a family oriented and rapidly growing aluminum extrusion company looking to add driven, dedicated and career focused individuals to our team! We have been in operation since 1953 and have been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for the last three years.

We offer a complete compensation package including : competitive benefits, profit sharing, opportunities for personal growth and professional development.

We are currently on the hunt for Material Handlers to help manage material within our operations. If you are driven, love to learn and are looking for a company who invests in their people then explore a career with ALMAG!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Directly responsible to Packaging Manger. Must respond to requests from all plant personnel when the need arises. Functionally responsible for safe handling and storage of material and the safe operation of forklift in a safe and courteous manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure forklift is in good working condition, reporting any malfunctions defects or issues immediately
  • Check radiator, engine oil, hydraulic oil and brake fluid each day before start-up
  • Adequately supply material to the area of assignment, making sure that there is no downtime caused by material shortage
  • Follow the flow of material procedures ensuing that material is moved, stored and document effectively
  • Ensure material is tagged with work order number, die number, number of pieces and temper and that load is free from debris before transporting from production, fabrication or packing areas
  • Ensure all aluminum scrap bins at saw locations and presses are emptied a half hour before the end of each shift and have weights and their origin accurately documented appropriately
  • Stack material safely and efficiently without causing damage to property or surrounding material
  • Weigh all material and record gross weight on skid before loading on truck
  • Ensure all paper work is complete before loading material on truck
  • Comply with all quality related policies, procedures and system requirements
  • Assist in other departments as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Experience

  • Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience operating a counterbalance forklift full time
  • Must be able to read and write English and be familiar with weights and measurements
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Must have received training to operate a counterbalance forklift through a recognized institute
  • Must have valid counterbalance forklift license
  • A solid understanding of the following equipment / technology; forklift, snips, slings, tape measure, weighting scale, overhead cranes, dollies, chains, computers
  • Experience operating a multi-directional COMBI forklift is considered a strong asset
  • Education

  • Minimum of grade 8 education
  • Training and valid certification to operate a counterbalance forklift
  • MORE ABOUT ALMAG

    Since 1953, ALMAG has built a reputation as an industry leader in extruding high-visual, tight tolerance, complex, thin-

    walled, lightweight and precision aluminum extrusions. Pushing the limits of industry standards, ALMAG is capable of providing Solutions to some of the most complex designs by combining its skills, knowledge and experience with engineering to deliver best in class, quality Solutions with the industry’s shortest lead times.

    Benefits ALMAG Aluminum offers their employees include :

  • Profit sharing
  • Health care spending account
  • Education assistance program
  • Health and dental
  • Life AD&D
  • Long-term disability
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Gym memberships
  • Wellness programs
  • Monthly social committee activities
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