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Material Handler
Job Description


Employment :Contract

# of Openings :1

Classification :Light Industrial Industry:Light Industrial

IMMEDIATE 1 YEAR CONTRACT WITH POTENTIAL FOR EXTENSION!

Talentcor Markham is recruiting for Material Handlers/Warehouse Logistics for a great client in Scarborough.

Accountabilities:

  • Maintain safe work standards.
  • Operate shunt vehicles to move empty/full trailers in and out of bays.
  • Operate and maintain fork lifts in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Transfer and load packaged goods onto dry van trailers.
  • Unload raw materials from tanker trucks.
  • Packaging line work, observe product quality and make required changes or corrections with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain and update accurate system records as needed.
  • Maintain orderly work and storage areas.
  • Perform light maintenance tasks as needed.
  • Load raw materials into Processing Vessels
  • Follow detailed Operating Procedures
  • Participation in Plant Emergency Response Team
  • Perform other duties as needed.



  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Proficient in computer software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and have the ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong multi-tasking, organizational, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.
  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.
  • Able to work within an empowered team environment.
  • Able to work straight days (Mon-Fri 8 hr shift between 6am – 4pm) with flexibility to work 12 hour rotating shift schedule as needed.
  • Able to perform sustained manual activities at moderate to heavy levels of exertion.
  • Able to wear a full face respirator and other personal protective equipment.
  • Able to work in confined spaces.
  • Able to periodically work outdoors in extreme weather conditions (e.g. heat, cold).
  • Able to work at elevations.
  • Able to lift up to 55 lbs.
  • Able to drive a forklift and other vehicles.
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Must be willing/able to work in a chemical environment.
  • Valid Canadian driver's license.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company support or sponsorship.
  • Able to wear a full face respirator and other personal protective equipment.
  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

Compensation:

  • $20-30/hr + 4% vacation
  • Paid weekly
  • 1-year contract with potential for extension
  • Parking available
  • Accessible by public transit

Apply:

Please apply directly online or submit your resume to Harris Thanarajan at hthanarajan@talentcor.com

Talentcor would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.

We encourage you to visit www.talentcor.com regularly as new and exciting employment opportunities become available daily!

Keywords:

Production; manufacturing; packaging; Bradford; material handler; warehouse logistics; material; inventory; forklift; quality

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About Talentcor

Talentcor provides recruitment services for Administrative Professionals, Light Industrial, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, Human Resources, Legal, Skilled Trades and Procurement positions across all industries in Canada. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Talentcor is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc. an organization that is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

For more information about Talentcor, please visit talentcor.com