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Counterbalance Forklift/ Production Worker - APLLO

Mississauga, ON L5N8A3

Posted: 10/26/2020 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: Manufacturing/Operations Job Number: 761960 Pay Rate: 18.5 per HOUR

Job Description

Our Canada based client; is both a manufacturer and distributor of paints and coatings solutions. Our client offers exceptional industry expertise as well as offers superior client service in more than 100 countries around the world. Their leading technology and R&D expertise set them apart as the most efficient company in the industry. Due to the success of their wide green based non-toxic product range and services our client is expanding into Mississauga with a brand new, state of the art facility. Armor People Link is proud to be their chosen staffing experts.

In addition our clients offer company benefits (Includes Vision, dental, long term disability and Life insurance), 2 weeks vacation and 5 paid time off days. They organize team building and fun events during the holiday season, summer barbeque, Ice-cream trucks etc.

To fulfill our client's rapidly growing staffing requirements, Armor People link is currently looking for permanent full time associate to join and work in the paint containers filling stations/line, known as Fillers who are also able to operate a counterbalance forklift machine. This position involves 60% filler general labor role and 40% operating a counterbalance machine. This position will start as a temporary assignment with Armor People link and lead to a permanent hiring opportunity within 3-6 months after successfully meeting the hiring criteria. The ideal candidate for this role has zeal to learn, flexibility to work in a team environment yet maintaining their individual performance, flexibility to work in other departments/handling the general labour duties and stay over-time to meet the production targets.

Duties/ Responsibilities of Filler/ Counterbalance Forklift Operator:
 Operate and electric counterbalance forklift to support the paint filling line
 Move finished product from the fill line to the warehouse
 Operate Filling machines (Which includes automated line of paint filling containers, stacking the lids, adding labels to the containers and put the finished container on the box to build a skid)
 Record filled product on an inventory sheet
 Wash tanks and filling equipment
 Use process equipment such as valves, pumps, scales and metres to operate and maintain the filling machines
 Able to do basic troubleshooting of automated machines
 Lifting 20 to 50 lbs
 Keep the work area clean and safe of hazards
 Other duties as assigned by the Lead hands/ supervisors or management
Requirements:
 Valid counterbalance forklift license with minimum 1 year of forklift experience
 Ability to work in an environment which includes standing, lifting, bending and walking for long hours
 Basic mathematical, computer and problem-solving skills
 Good communication and interpersonal skills
 Must be comfortable to work with solvents, pigments and resins (Non-toxic products)
 Commitment to reach production schedule under tight deadlines
 Adherence to company policies, values and health & safety procedures
 Prior manufacturing industry experience would be an asset
Qualifications:
Minimum two years of Counterbalance forklift experience with a valid license
Ability to work in an environment which includes standing, lifting, bending and walking for long hours
Basic mathematical, computer and problem-solving skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Must be comfortable to work with solvents, pigments and resins (Non-toxic products)
Commitment to reach production schedule under tight deadlines
Adherence to company policies, values and health & safety procedures
Prior manufacturing industry experience would be an asset
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