Forklift Operator


Located in Richmond Hill, ON

Salary: $17.95

One of GTA’s largest automotive parts manufacturers is looking for a Material Handler (Forklift Operator) for their day shift. They are located in Richmond Hill and easily accessible by transit. The Material Handler (Forklift Operator) will spend the majority of their time operating electric and propane counter balances within the facility. The main duties away from shipping receiving are moving material to supply/replenish the main machines on production. Other daily duty as well when required by the Shift Supervisor but most of the work is done through the counter balance. Desirable candidates will be able to work independently with very minimal supervision, must be a stable/safe operator of the counter balance, and capable of meeting deadlines.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collaborate with Production Manager on daily production needs
  • Bring in Automotive parts to production floor with counter balance
  • Use Counterbalance Forklift 80% of the time and material handling 20% of the time
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Supplying other departments with material
  • Organizing and stocking parts/inventory/material
  • Other duties as assigned by the Shipping/Receiving Supervisor
  • Back up shipping/receiving area when required
  • Any other production related duties as required

Qualifications and Skills

  • Completed at least 1 year of full time Counter Balance operating work experience, with a clean/safe track record
  • Current and valid forklift license
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Good verbal/written communication skills in English
  • Basic math skills, comfortable with numbers and using measuring devices/differing measuring systems
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Capable of lifting up to 50lbs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Minimum OSSD and/or higher education


  • Pay starting at $17.95 per hour
  • Monday to Friday, 7am to 3pm
  • Full time, with potential for growth
  • Our Richmond Hill branch is a small local office that is part of a larger organization - the best of both worlds.

For more information please call (905) 597-0620


We are an equal opportunity employer.


Express is a Full Service Human Resources Centre. If you do not possess the above skill set but would like to explore other opportunities we may have, please submit your resume specifying the career opportunities that would be of interest to you.

Express Office: Richmond Hill
9040 Leslie Street
Suite 219
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3M4
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