Introduction

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Golden Town Apple Products is a division of A. Lassonde Inc. situated in?a beautiful small town?close to?Collingwood, Ontario. The plant processes farm fresh apples into apple juice destined for further processing.

We are currently looking for 2 Forklift Operators to join our team.

JOB SUMMARY

The Forklift Operator is responsible for loading, unloading and storage of apples in bins using forklift.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Co-ordinate production with Press Operator during production shift.
  • Unload incoming apples from trucks, put bins in storage, load empty bins on trucks, dump juice apples and put empty bins in bundles.
  • Prepare bills of lading for outgoing bins and place empty bins by grower in designated area.
  • Yard housekeeping.
  • Occasional apple weighing in office or plant.
  • Safe forklift operation, routine maintenance checks and required documentation.
  • Fill propane tanks and install on forklifts.
  • Verify incoming goods according to receiving documents and noting condition and shortages.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned within capabilities.
  • Maintain organized loading area.
  • Recording bin numbers when required.
  • Responsible to notify Lead Hands and/or Quality Assurance of quality of fruit immediately

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

  • Motor, visual and manual skills necessary to safely operate forklifts.
  • Mechanical skills necessary to perform routine forklift maintenance.
  • Mathematical and written skills necessary to facilitate shipping and receiving paperwork.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills necessary to deal with growers and company staff effectively.
  • Knowledge of WHMIS and company safety regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience required to perform this job requires on the job training.

Interested applicants are invited to send their resume to sherry.kerst@lassonde.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our company. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted, however, we will retain all resumes on file for future opportunities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Please advise us if you require accommodation and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.

About Lassonde Inc.

Lassonde is an active, growing, and innovative company. To support this growth, we are always on the lookout for new, talented people with a serious interest in the agri-food industry—people who will enable us to continue to reach even higher.

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