Forklift Operator

  • Phoenix Building Components
  • 5650 30th Sideroad Utopia, ON L0M 1T0
  • May 14, 2019

Job Description

Phoenix Building Components is one of Ontario's newest and fastest growing manufacturers and wholesale distributors of engineered wood building products. We employ one of the most experienced technical support teams in the industry that know and understand the business. Our team of dedicated professionals support and deliver a complete line of Engineered Wood Products at competitive prices. ,(Located just outside of Barrie and a five minute drive from Angus)

The Forklift Operator (II) position is responsible for handling all finished goods, and preparing material for shipments. Day Shift (7:00 AM- 3:30 PM) Home every night! - Full-time, Permanent position.

Responsibilities and Duties

Reporting to the Shipping Supervisor, the Forklift Operator (II)is responsible for the following duties:

  • Operates Propane and Diesel Forklifts to move material up to 15,000 lbs., with wide loads
  • Safely load and unload finished goods and building materials maintaining safe procedures and stacking methods
  • Completes daily safety inspections and report any/all deficiencies
  • Unloads finished trusses from stackers and stages them in required location
  • Loads trucks/trailers as per daily shipping schedule and MTO standards
  • Picks stock truss orders as required
  • Ensures yard is organized and clear of debris
  • Escalates issues such a missing product, or product damage to supervisor
  • Communicates with drivers on regular basis regarding shipments and load safety
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications and Skills

The right candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Valid Forklift Certificate with Propane Cylinder Exchange
  • 1 year to less than 3 years of heavy Forklift experience (up to 15,000 lb loads), experience with wide loads an asset
  • Chainsaw skills an asset
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Experience in construction, manufacturing or warehouse

Physical Requirements include:

  • Fast paced warehousing and manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to; hot / cold temperatures, noise, vibrations, dust
  • Frequent changes in position; sit, stand, crouch, climb
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs regularly; Push / Pull up to 50 lbs regularly
  • Depth perception and peripheral vision required

Bonuses:Attendance Bonus, and Monthly Production Incentive

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life Insurance & LTD

We thank you in advance for your application, please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer; should you require accommodation during the interview process, please be sure to indicate in your application.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.50 to $18.50 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.50 to $18.50 /hour

Application Questions

You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • How many years of forklift operator experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Forklift Operator?


Other Requirements

Drivers Licence, Certificates / Designations

How to Apply