FORKLIFT DRIVER/TEAM LEADER

Brantford ON

Job Type:

Temp. to Hire

About the Role

Our client specializing in packaging is looking to hire a Forklift Driver/ Team Leader. The successful candidate will responsible for the efficient shipping/receiving of packaging and production materials, in a fast-paced environment.

  • Leads by example and fosters an environment of mutual respect and teamwork among Team Members

  • Leads, coaches, mentors and trains Forklift Drivers, and other Team Members

  • Oversees the receipt and warehousing of incoming and packaging materials

  • Responsible for managing all material transfers to production

  • Responsible for inventory accuracy and cycle counting process

  • Assists planning team with managing inventory levels

  • Ensures Operations Management System procedures are being followed (entering inventory into the operating system)

  • Ensures all health and safety principles are followed and adhered to

  • Maintains excellent working relationships with internal departments, external customers & suppliers

  • Updates team on daily issues

  • Acts as a backup to Warehouse Leader when necessary

  • Performs additional duties as needed


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience working in a warehouse environment

  • Must have a valid forklift operator license from a recognized training provider

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong communication, organization, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)