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Forklift Driver - 2nd shift

Leclerc Biscuits Leclerc Ltée logo 2021-1-15
  • job type icon Full-Time
  • profile Logistics and Distribution
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Leclerc is 8 plants, 1200 employees and 115 years of experience, tradition, and know-how being passed on by good people who continue to satisfy appetites both large and small.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor/Manager, the Forklift Driver is responsible for operating a forklift to move, locate, relocate, stack, stage and count product and materials. The individual is also responsible to maintain a product, material, ingredient flow for the production lines, according to specifications of the production schedule. S/He is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle. 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, and housekeeping tasks, and promoting and maintaining a safe work environment.

Responsibilities
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods;
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures;
  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift for same day or next day production (packaging material, raw material, etc.);
  • Prepares production needs (raw materials and packaging) according to the production schedule;
  • Maintain inventory levels to ensure that the production department have material to meet their production needs;
  • Load and unload material, ingredients, products from automated or manned storage units
  • Ensure proper stock rotation – FIFO;
  • Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into appropriate production work areas;
  • May prepare customer orders ensuring the accuracy of the products and their quantities;
  • Ensure that all transactions are recorded in computer-based system by scanning products and materials accurately;
  • Provide support to various activities of the warehouse;
  • Inform his immediate superior any problems or potential process improvements;
  • Report and replace any defective item prior to packing;
  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained;
  • Actively participate in 6S and continuous improvement projects;
  • Comply with OSHA and SDS Standards;
Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred;
Have a good driving history;
2-5 years equivalent experience in a warehouse environment (food manufacturing environment preferred);
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices in food production is 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;
Capable of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time; can work for 10-12hrs a day;
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to work independently, and maintain a safe work environment;
Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging, and consistently changing environment;
Ability to work independently, and maintain a safe work environment;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and effective communication with peers, supervisors;
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.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to lift from floor to waist 55 lbs. 33% of the time.
  • Must be able to lift from waist to shoulder 55 lbs 33% of the time.
  • Must be able to push/pull a maximum force of 54 lbs.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
Position Summary

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor/Manager, the Forklift Driver is responsible for operating a forklift to move, locate, relocate, stack, stage and count product and materials. The individual is also responsible to maintain a product, material, ingredient flow for the production lines, according to specifications of the production schedule. S/He is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle. 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, and housekeeping tasks, and promoting and maintaining a safe work environment.
Responsibilities
 - Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods;
 - Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures;
 - Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift for same day or next day production (packaging material, raw material, etc.);
 - Prepares production needs (raw materials and packaging) according to the production schedule;
 - Maintain inventory levels to ensure that the production department have material to meet their production needs;
 - Load and unload material, ingredients, products from automated or manned storage units
 - Ensure proper stock rotation – FIFO;
 - Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into appropriate production work areas;
 - May prepare customer orders ensuring the accuracy of the products and their quantities;
 - Ensure that all transactions are recorded in computer-based system by scanning products and materials accurately;
 - Provide support to various activities of the warehouse;
 - Inform his immediate superior any problems or potential process improvements;
 - Report and replace any defective item prior to packing;
 - Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained;
 - Actively participate in 6S and continuous improvement projects;
 - Comply with OSHA and SDS Standards;


 
Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred;
Have a good driving history;
2-5 years equivalent experience in a warehouse environment (food manufacturing environment preferred);
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices in food production is 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;
Capable of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time; can work for 10-12hrs a day;
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to work independently, and maintain a safe work environment;
Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging, and consistently changing environment;
Ability to work independently, and maintain a safe work environment;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and effective communication with peers, supervisors;
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.

Essential Functions:
 - Must be able to lift from floor to waist 55 lbs. 33% of the time.
 - Must be able to lift from waist to shoulder 55 lbs 33% of the time.
 - Must be able to push/pull a maximum force of 54 lbs.
 - Regular and reliable attendance.

Kingsport, Tennessee

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Our Kingsport site has two ultra‑modern plants that primarily produce crackers and granola bars. Just like the city itself, our Kingsport plant is full of friendly, welcoming people who make you feel right at home. On a personal and professional level, everyone agrees that it’s a good place to work.

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