Forklift Operator

Forklift Operator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Forklift Operator to join our team.


  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Weigh all material and record gross weight on skid before loading on truck;
  • Stack material safely and efficiently without causing damage to property or surrounding material;
  • Ensure forklift is in good working condition, reporting any malfunctions defects or issues immediately;
  • Check radiator, engine oil, hydraulic oil and brake fluid each day before start-up;
  • Prepare orders using a scan;
  • Securing loads to machine before transportation;
  • Palletize goods;
  • Shipping and Receiving;
  • Open to days, afternoon or night shift;
  • Picking and wrapping orders for shipment;
  • Inspecting for damages to vehicles;
  • Operating and managing technical equipment;
  • Loading, unloading, shipping and receiving warehouse items;
  • Adhere to all policies & procedures.


  • Position requires physical exertion including bending, lifting and carrying products;
  • Position requires good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Position requires an individual who is self-motivated and possesses strong organizational skills;
  • High school or equivalent;
  • Strive for excellence in regards to the organization and the layout of the warehouse, and when communicating with our customers;
  • Good physical shape;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment doing repetitive tasks;
  • Forklift Certification Required;
  • Fluent in French and English;
  • 12 hour shifts *;
  • Essential – valid competence card;
  • Must be able to pass a criminal record check (reviewed on a case-by-case basis);
  • Warehouse distribution experience;
  • Work rapidly;
  • Good organizational skills.