Forklift Operator (Night Shift)
Calgary, AB
Why join the Metrie Team?

Since 1926, Metrie Canada has been a leading manufacturer and distributor of interior finishings. We are a family-owned and private company with multiple locations across North America, striving to inspire designers, architects and homeowners. Our dedication to creating high-quality, finely crafted architectural elements has helped us grow to become the largest supplier and manufacturer of solid wood and composite moulding in North America.

We strive to be a talent-advantaged organization. As a member of the Metrie team, you'll see attainable goals that call upon your talents and skills. Metrie offers a great mix of total rewards for your contributions and exciting opportunities to collaborate with smart and passionate colleagues. Come join our team and help us continue our history of success!

What will you be doing in the Production Forklift Operator (Night Shift) position?

Metrie is a leading manufacturer and distributor of interior finishings. Since 1926, we’ve helped transform spaces into rooms where life unfolds. We believe the spaces created with our finely crafted trim, moulding and doors help set the stage for personal expression and tell a story that is as unique as the individuals in them.

At Metrie, our strength is our people. If you have a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence; if you are looking for a place where you can learn new skills and advance your career, we want to hear from you. We have an immediate opening in the Calgary Market for a Night-Shift Production Forklift Operator.

We Offer:
Employee benefit program
Negotiable wage based on experience
Monday to Thursday night shifts (5:00PM - 3:30AM) - +$1.00/hour night-shift premium
Clean and safe work environment
RRSP matching program
This Production Forklift Operator position will report directly to the Plant Supervisor and is a member of the Metrie Manufacturing team. The role will be based out of our Calgary, AB facility.

Operating Responsibilities

Engaged in supporting MPS initiatives (i.e., Safety, SMED, Continuous Improvement, 6S, etc.)
Lead by example to ensure Metrie’s core value is met; P.R.I.C.E (Passion, Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence)
Ensure all forklift related policies and departmental procedures are being followed
Understanding of production scheduling system
Ensure that daily checks sheets on your forklift are being filled out while reporting any non-compliances
Ensure the production line infeed chains remain stocked with raw board (as per production schedule)
Ensure the production lines have their finished lifts removed in accordance to not slowing the line down
Ensure daily production continuously meets the requirements of IFOTIS (In full, On Time, In Spec)
Ensure the next work orders board is dug out, designated, and staged accordingly
Ensure the raw board inventory area is continuously kept in a neat and orderly fashion in accordance to 6S
Final quality checks on all finished lift packaging coming off the production lines
Assist with unloading of raw board and supplies from shipping containers and delivery trucks
Raw line / Hinge & Strike machine replenishment
Ensure full scrap carts are continuously brought down to the grinder
Ensure all plant tipper bins are left empty upon shifts end
Ensure the production lines are continuously stocked with paint as per production demands
Ensure paint tote storage area is maintained in accordance to 6S
Other responsibilities as assigned by supervision / management
Safety Responsibilities

Observe and respect all pedestrian traffic at all times within the facility
Understand and apply all safety policies & regulations (5 Steps to a Safe Day)
Trained and competent in Job Hazards (JH) as per the Job Hazard Assessment (JHA)
Follow all lockout procedures mandatory within the department
Demonstrate leadership in accident prevention through LPA reporting
Conducting S.S.A’s as per scheduled requirements
Full knowledge of machine operating procedures as per SOP’s and hazard assessments
Physical Demands

Frequent: Walking
Occasional: Standing in the same location
Constant: Standing
Lifting: Floor to waist, waist to floor
Pushing / Pulling: Frequent when relocating production carts
Hand to eye coordination and dexterity: Picking, pinching, holding, grasping, and repetitive rotation
Required Qualifications

Education: Secondary / Post-Secondary School
Related Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience in manufacturing forklift role

Specific Skills/Trade or Knowledge:
Valid Ontario Certified Forklift License
Knowledge of production best practices/production schedules
Ability to be flexible in regards to shift coverage when called upon
Strong organizational and communicative skills
How to submit your interest?

To apply for this exciting opportunity at Metrie, please submit your resume to our Human Resources team in confidence by clicking the “Apply for this Position” button below. While we greatly appreciate your interest and application, please be advised that we will only be responding to candidates selected for further consideration.

Metrie is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

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