Forklift Operator, Operations

Laval, Québec


Under the responsibility of the Production Supervisor, the Forklift Operator is responsible for moving, handling and loading the merchandise. To do this, this professional follows the instructions of the production/logistics manager and he loads/unloads the merchandise. Eventually, he controls the quality of the products. Working alone or in a team, the Forklift Operator must use handling machinery to transport the loads, but he may also be required to move them alone. His work requires customer contact, and at times, he is required to establish the receiving slips and other documents related to the transportation of merchandise.


This professional will perform the following duties:

  • Loading the merchandise
  • In contact with the Production / Logistics manager and the clients
  • Responsible for moving the products
  • Controls the quality of the products
  • Establishes the receiving slips

Moreover, they must:

  • Handle the forklift and pallet trucks to transport and store the merchandise
  • Carry out the transition between shifts to ensure adequate supply\
  • Ensure the transfer of products between different departments
  • Carry out product storage
  • Clean work areas: consolidate waste and recovery, and bring them to appropriate locations
  • Organize the work area: identify and repatriate all identical items together
  • Support the inventory clerk by documenting the products removed from pallets and stored on shelves
  • Maintain the department and ensure its safety
  • Seal and identify pallets
  • Register the products at the reception or shipping
  • Ensure product compliance
  • Comply with SST policies and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as directed when required


  • Own license / card for forklift
  • 6 months to 1 year of relevant experience, ideally in the food or manufacturing environment
  • Capacity to work standing up
  • Proficiency in French and English
  • Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs (some workstations)


  • Organization and priority management skills
  • Good judgement
  • Rapid execution
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ease of learning
  • Team work


  • Salary that varies according to experience and different shifts
  • Competitive compensation and benefits (basic salary, premium according to shift, group insurance, etc.)
  • Use of your expertise and skills with new equipment unique to our sector of activity
  • Possibility of advancement
  • Collaborative and team work environment
  • Type of employment: full time, permanent

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