Forklift Operator
Diversified Staffing Services
Edmonton, AB

Forklift Operator

Job Number: 2019-10-31LW

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The job may include; but is not limited to the following:

  • Assist walk in customers with picking orders and materials loading.
  • Prepare receiving dock to accept incoming product.
  • Operate a Forklift in a safe manner to move received product, and prepare product for shipping.
  • Match incoming and outgoing product with purchase orders.
  • Verify product expiration codes.
  • Inspect product to ensure saleable condition with acceptable code dating.
  • May be required to assist with scheduling freight appointments.
  • Lift cases of product and/or stock merchandise according to documented procedures.
  • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking.
  • Track shipments and verify receipts of shipments as required.
  • Manage inventory of shipping materials and supplies and sort and distribute incoming shipments.
  • Perform quality audits of the condition of shipped goods for both incoming and outgoing items prior to signing off.
  • Report discrepancies to immediate supervisor.
  • Ensure that shipments contain proper documentation and if there are multiple items per shipment, ensure item lists are complete.
  • Problem solve for any cases of missing documents, shipments and deliveries.
  • Maintain organized warehouse, shipping and receiving area, and yard according to policies, procedures and safety regulations.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 2+ years experience operating forklift.
  • Working experience in Shipping and Receiving role is an asset.
  • Ability to perform repetitive heavy lifting.
  • Able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Knowledge of filling out waybills and bills of landing and international shipments an asset.
  • Ability to weigh and measure items.
  • Working knowledge of safe lifting methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate material handling equipment including forklift truck.
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently.
  • Computer literacy
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work.
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.

If you have experience and are familiar with these duties, please contact us for more information and a potentially scheduled interview.

Thank you for your interest in Diversified Staffing Services (DSS), but only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary