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Forklift Driver

  • full-time
  • Logistics and Distribution

Canada’s leader in the production of cookies, Leclerc also manufactures sugar wafers, snack bars, breakfast cereals, crackers, and chocolates. The thriving family company currently sells its products in more than twenty countries all over the world.

Leclerc is, and has always been, on the leading edge of technology and constantly works to ensure the complete satisfaction of its customers. Together with over 900 employees, the company builds on production processes and rigorous distribution networks in order to offer the highest quality products. For more than 110 years, Leclerc has successfully balanced innovation, freshness, and good taste, pleasing customers of all ages.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the 2nd shift Forklift Driver performs duties associated with distribution and warehousing, logistics and supply chain management of raw and finished goods and supplies. Will use industrial motorized equipment to move raw, in-process and finished goods to appropriate locations. This position also involves managing and monitoring stock to best serve our customers, performing a variety of routine shipping, receiving, and housekeeping tasks, and promoting and maintaining a safe work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations. Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas;
  • Prepare customer orders ensuring the accuracy of the products and their quantities;
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage;
  • Report and replace any defective item prior to packing;
  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained;
  • Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into appropriate locations;
  • Ensure proper stock rotation – FIFO;
  • Make sure that items are loaded onto shipment vehicle in a safe and timely manner;
  • Receives merchandise. Checks and signs delivery slips;
  • Ensure that all transactions are recorded in computer-based system by scanning products and materials accurately;
  • Prepare invoices and delivery orders;
  • Handle space arrangements for incoming shipments in the storage areas;
  • Handle incoming and outgoing shipments by checking them physically; Participate in physical inventory;
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse;
  • Actively participate in 6S and continuous improvement projects;
  • Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety.
  • Comply with OSHA and SDS Standards;

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred; Valid driver’s license (class 1) and have a good driving history; 2-5 years equivalent experience in a warehouse environment (food manufacturing environment preferred);
  • Demonstrate the ability to certify and maintain certification on a forklift or other industrial power equipment; Previous experience with ERP systems preferred;
  • Able to operate hand tools, forklift, ladder, dolly, scissor lift, pallet jack, hand truck;
  • Must be proficient with computers, Microsoft office, hand-held scanners and printers;
  • Physically fit with ability to lift, lower, carry product up to a maximum of 50 pounds by hand;
  • Capable of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to work independently, and maintain a safe work environment; Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work well with others. Must be flexible with work hours and be able to work overtime and weekends when needed;
  • This position has been identified as a safety sensitive position within Leclerc Foods USA, Inc.

PHOENIX

If you love the sun, you’ll be happy to know that Leclerc also makes delicious treats in the heart of Arizona’s Valley of the Sun. Even though the city is known for its warm, sunny weather, our employees work in a modern, air‑conditioned facility that’s always comfortable. Our Phoenix plant has more than one trick up its sleeve. Granola bars and crackers are the main fare, but our team in Phoenix also makes pet treats!

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