Weston Bakeries is a leader in the fast-paced, fresh-to-market baked goods business. We operate in the delicious world of breads, rolls, bagels, English muffins, tortillas, pita and flatbreads, as well as in the baked snacks and sweet goods markets. We make many of Canada's favourite fresh bakery products on a daily basis across eight Canadian provinces.

Our products are marketed and sold across Canada and the United States. We partner with Canada's grocery, drug, and convenience retailers to bring fresh bakery products to shoppers every day.

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Forklift Operator - Night Shift

Ontario - Alternatives/ISB - Concord
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We conduct our business with integrity, contribute to our communities, and foster a respectful culture. We are building a culture of success here, and it depends on our people striving for greatness and having the courage and commitment to getting better every day.

We're always interested in connecting with high-performing, career-driven professionals who want to build the premier North American bakery organization with us.

Job Description

Weston Bakeries Limited provides quality and value to our customers as well as a commitment to employee development and growth.  If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career with a company that is committed to being the industry leader, your fresh start begins here!

We are looking for Forklift Operator for night shift ( 12am to 8am) for our bakery located at 273 Edgeley Blvd, Concord. 

Benefits of working at Weston Bakeries ltd:

  • $16.10 starting rate plus night shift premium $0.50. Next Union stipulated increase to $16.70 on October 20/2018
  • Group Benefits for full-time employees including extended health and dental and life insurance 
  • Unionized; annual rate increase; incentive program

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow production schedule & prepare accordingly
  • Work closely with packaging operators to get required amount of product for orders
  • Working in the shipping/receiving area and in/out of the freezer as well as operating a forklift
  • Move received trays & pallets to their designated spot & load fresh & frozen products to the trailer.
  • Arrange box  packaging for frozen products as per the order & ensure the correct products, printing & amount has been achieved 
  • Organize production floor, freezer & aisles (maintain required amount of trays for packaging & finished products)
  • Manage breaks for packaging crew
  • Complete all paperwork including receiving logs and conduct food safety checks on trailer
  • Help perform inventory counts when required
  • Clean work areas - sweeping, cleaning all tables and surfaces, racks, and machines
  • Comply with all applicable legislative and Weston Bakeries food safety, health and safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.
 

 

 


Skills & Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have valid Fork Lift Operator License
  • 1yr previous order picking and shipping experience is an asset. 
  • Must possess an excellent understanding of warehouse shipping procedures and equipment. 
  • Strong attention to detail and basic mathematical aptitude. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 25kg. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Ability to follow directions of supervisor and follow all safety rules and regulations. 
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment 
  • Quick learner and team player and keen attention to detail 


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