Reach Truck / Forklift Operator / Warehouse Worker

Landtran Logistics Inc.
Posting Date: September 19, 2017
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Edmonton, AB (1 vacancy)
Status: Permanent, Full Time, Shift, Days

Description:

Reports To
Warehouse Manager

Department
Edmonton Warehouse

Location
Edmonton, AB

JOB SUMMARY

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for operating high reach, forklift, pallet jack, and/or other material handling equipment as part of the distribution process within a fast paced warehouse setting. The Warehouse Operator will utilize equipment while performing tasks to include shipping, receiving, loading, unloading, scanning, moving, staging, locating, relocating, and stacking product.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Safely loads and securely stows freight into line haul (highway) trailers, city pick-up and delivery trucks, trailers or other vehicles; loading and stowing freight is performed in a safe and effective manner to prevent equipment damage and cargo damage in-transit and/or during unloading, and to fully utilize the maximum cargo carrying capacity of the vehicle (i.e. maximizes load factor)
  • Safely unloads freight from line haul trailers, city pick-up and delivery trucks, trailers or other vehicles
  • Performs warehouse keeping and housekeeping duties within warehouse and terminal property
  • Conducts formal equipment inspections prior to use, aids in facility inspections
  • Reports to and works under the supervision of the Warehouse Manager
  • Loads, unloads, moves, stacks and stages products and materials using a fork lift, reach truck or other power equipment
  • Performs picking duties in an efficient manner that meets both company and customer standards
  • Checks and verifies accuracy of orders picked by other associates
  • Completes paperwork for outgoing shipments and proper waybills for outside carriers
  • Other duties as required and assigned by supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be over age 18
  • Must be physically suited for the nature of the work which includes sustaining repetitive motion and manual labor with periods of peak physical exertion, bending, lifting and carrying weights up to 70 pounds. Twisting, turning and reaching overhead.
  • Must pass a company paid medical examination and substance abuse screening prior to employment
  • Must pass police background criminal record check
  • Must possess and wear at all times approved steel toe boots/footwear
  • Must wear company provided gloves, safety glasses and other personal protective equipment as required when performing certain duties in the warehouse where this would be required
  • English language fluency and literacy skills: reading, writing and comprehension of written and verbal instructions; effective written and verbal communications to co-workers and supervisors
  • Basic arithmetic comprehension including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Must have reliable transportation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years experience and/or training in trucking and warehouse environment
  • Previous experience operating warehouse equipment such as a forklift and reach trucks

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to follow safety regulations while operating equipment
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 70 pounds
  • Ability to learn proper operations of warehouse equipment

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • 75% or more medium duty work
  • 25% of time bending, climbing, balancing, and carrying
  • 25%-49% of time kneeling, crouching, reaching, and standing
  • 50%-74% of time handling
  • Spends approximately 75% or more of time indoors
  • Hazards - definite risk of bodily injury, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, etc.
  • Conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin, such as fumes or odors

While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms. This position may be required to stoop, kneel, or crouch as it relates to product handling and distribution, and must regularly lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. This position will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and can be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold including climates consistent with outside weather conditions.

Please submit a resume and covering letter to:

Will Pina - Health and Safety Manager
Tel.: -
Fax: -
will.pina@landtranlogistics.com
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Based in Western Canada, the Landtran Group of companies consists of diverse subsidiary business units that are able to provide unparalleled reach and service across Canada, the United States and Mexico.

With over 60 years of transportation and delivery experience, we are proud to be Industry leaders.

Our versatility and international range has helped to secure our place as one of the largest integrated, regional distribution operations in Western Canada.