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Material Handler in Brampton at DSV

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 


Location: CAN > ON > Brampton > Airport Rd 
Job Posting Title: Material Handler - 3762 

SUMMARY

The Material Handling Equipment Operator is responsible for operating a Forklift Truck (Sit Down, Reach & Cherry Picker) in a warehouse, and is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the truck inclusive of care and maintenance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proficiently load, unload, move, stack and stage product using a Forklift truck. 
  • Inspect and perform daily maintenance on assigned Forklift trucks. 
  • Maintain equipment as per checklist and retain appropriate forklift records. 
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following OHSA standards.
  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to Receiving Staging.
  • Move product to storage locations upon completion of Receiving and efficiently stack and store such product in appropriate storage locations.
  • Move product from storage locations to Shipping Processing as part of the ship order process.
  • Subsequently, move such shipments to Shipping Staging and load them in to trucks/trailers.
  • Move all products as needed, from/to storage locations, for processing as part of client Value Added Services.
  • Ensure that stacking of pallets/product is done and maintained in an exemplary manner.
  • Keep aisles and staging areas clear of product once processed.
  • Assist in cycle count and physical inventories. 
  • Perform housekeeping and 5S duties.
  • Be prepared to carry out any other warehousing duties when called upon to do so.

SKILLS REQUIRED  
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient in handling Forklift trucks.
  • Must have good command of the English language, with both written and verbal skills.
  • Read and count accurately.
  • Must be able to use proper technique to lift up to 60lbs.
  • Multi-task oriented.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum high school diploma required.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a warehouse environment.
  • Basic working knowledge on computers.

DSV complies with the Canadian Employment Equity Act and welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.