Picker - Forklift Operator
Pure Hothouse Foods
Leamington, ON

Pure Hothouse Foods, is a premier grower and marketer of high quality greenhouse grown products to retail and food-service partners throughout North America and marketed under the Pure Flavor® brand.

With a dedicated, energetic and highly skilled workforce, we believe our employees make the difference. We offer our employees the opportunity to advance their careers in our progressive, vibrant organization.

Job Summary:

The Picker - Forklift Operator is responsible for pulling correct product from the coolers, and transporting the product to the second floor using the forklift. This individual would also be responsible for bringing product, or equipment down to the main floor.

Responsibilities:
- Supply and retrieve raw material for packing purposes making sure of proper rotation in stock
- Remove all waste from packing area by using dump bins and supply empty bins to be filled
- Maintain a clean area at up/down station
- Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority
- Other duties assigned by Supervisors

Academic/Educational Requirements:

- Ability to work independently
- General understanding of good manufacturing practices
- Food Safety & Health & Safety Knowledge
- Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

Required Skills/Experience:
Physical Requirements:
- Able to lift 30 lbs
- Able to sit/stand for long periods of time
- Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices, Health and Safety, Food Safety, HACCP and the
PrimusGFS program
- Fork Lift Certificate

Working Conditions:

- Environment includes an expansive refrigerated warehouse where temperature averages 45-55 degrees Fahrenheit

- Capable of lifting up to 23kg/50lbs

-Positions requires repetitive sitting, walking, bending, and lifting

-Monday to Saturday with one week rotations of days (7:00 am - 4:00 pm) and afternoons (2:00 pm - close)

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, submit your resume to Pure Hothouse Foods today!

Pure Hothouse Foods is committed to providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please contact the Human Resources department if an accommodation is required.

Check us out at www.pure-flavor.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Forklift Operator: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Forklift Operator (Required)