Forklift Operator

About Ya YA Foods:
Ya YA Foods is a dynamic and high-growth manufacturer of liquid food and unique beverages. With over 30 years’ experience, we have evolved into a versatile manufacturer and co-packer of a variety of low acid and high acid beverage and liquid food items. We are a family-owned Canadian business who prides itself in its proven track record of satisfying the needs of global multi-national customers. We are a solution provider for our customers, always striving to exceed expectations on innovation, quality, service, and speed to market. For further information about us, please check our website at yayafoods.com

A career at Ya YA FOODS will offer you the opportunity to…
  • Build a career, not just have a job
  • Work in a dynamic and high-growth company with very skilled professionals
  • Become part of a teamwork focused culture
  • Be a part of an organization that supports your future growth path

Responsibilities
  • Driving forklift in a safe and responsible manner by being extremely careful and aware of surroundings to avoid collisions & accidents.
  • Safe and efficient movement of product and materials (Including loading and unloading trucks) when storing raw materials, loading skids of preformed bottles into the Depalletizer/Palletizer, and unloading of empty skids from storage bins.
  • Ensure that refrigerated raw materials are immediately delivered to the Cooler.
  • Ensure that the correct date coded skids are loaded onto trailers.
  • Ensure that staged loads do not block access of any kind in the warehouse.
  • Complete “circle checks” on equipment and report all defects to equipment.
  • Immediately report any damage to racking systems.
  • Complete required paperwork and project time-tracking documentation.
  • Maintain warehouse order to ensure pallet locations are kept available for incoming items.
  • Performs daily safety checklist and standard battery charging procedure.
  • Assist in cycle counting and periodic inventories.
  • Update supervisor and team lead on issues or concerns.
  • Participate in process improvement by communicating to supervisor and/or team lead.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work area.
  • Support and maintain all corporate quality, health and safety standards, processes, policies, practices, and work instructions.
  • Compliance with the Company’s Integrated Management Systems which includes, but is not limited to Production, Quality, Food Safety & GMP.
  • Compliance with all rules & policies regarding health safety, occupational safety, environmental safety, food safety, legal regulations, company requirements, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Profile
  • Highschool diploma or equivalent is required
  • Valid forklift license is required
  • Prior experience in plant, warehouse, or manufacturing environment is required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic math literacy is required
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment safely
  • NB: Successful candidates will be required to provide photo ID, banking details, a valid SIN number, and (if applicable) a valid work permit
Why Join Us
We believe that the key to creating and growing a successful business is by investing in our people—some of whom have been a part of our team for over 25-years. This is at the core of who we are, what we do, and how we grow our business—as a versatile, automated manufacturer and co-packer of a wide-variety of beverages and liquid food items. In our view, a happy team means a better workforce, a better product, and more satisfied customers.

Furthermore, we encourage different perspectives and celebrate diversity in our workforce. Where every employee has the opportunity to realize his or her full potential in a working environment that is supportive of everyone. Upon request, we will gladly provide accommodations to any candidate with a disability taking part in the selection process.
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