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Date Posted:
May 3, 2021

Closing Date:
May 22, 2021

Job Status:

Manufacturing & utilities

How to Apply:
All candidates interested in the position must contact Human Resources at or 226-668-0422. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ledgerock- Forklift Operator

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Job Description:



  • Perform all duties related to operating a forklift including moving unfinished and finished products in and out of production
  • To maintain an organized shop, while respecting the strict safety guidelines that govern the operation of a forklift. 


Working conditions:

  • Working in hot and cold conditions.
  • Working in wet and dusty conditions.
  • Physically demanding and ability to work in a loud environment.
  • Able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to follow key safety protocols is essential to maintaining a safe work environment (i.e. balanced load)


Skills Required:

  • Ability to organize shop and provide material to employees in a timely manner is essential
  • Read and write (English) with attention to quality
  • Active Forklift Operators license (preferred)
  • Physically able: ex: lift to 75lbs.
  • Able to work with fellow employees with great communication skills
  • Basic mathematic skills, and able to read a tape measure and good at troubleshooting.
  • Able to understand paperwork such as shop tickets and drawings with little to no help.
  • Willing to take advice and ask questions if unsure of any task.
  • Very driven to keep working and meet production targets
  • Punctuality- must be on time for shifts and breaks
  • Reliable- proper attendance is essential for this mainly seasonal position


Job Duties:

  • Ensuring shop is organized so material can be provided to operators in timely manner
  • Performing daily inspections and completing circle check forms to submit to maintenance
  • Assess conditions (wet or dry), be aware of surroundings always, and use rearview mirrors
  • Taking stone from point “A” to point “B” safely, without damaging the stone
  • Keep a supply of proper material on hand and store material safely and properly
  • Loading saws, ensuring quality of stone, and reading tickets
  • Able to balance multiple requests for stone movement and fulfill production needs
  • Tearing down blocks and properly banding and clamping product as required. 
  • Following Standard Operating Procedures and ensuring forklift is being driven properly
  • Following instructions and paperwork while meeting production targets.
  • Assess quality standards and proactively communicate any issues with material to supervisor
  • Housekeeping duties- ensuring that emergency exits, emergency shut offs, and safety equipment are accessible
  • Following company policies and procedures: i.e. Personal Protective Equipment, respecting tools, machines and fellow workers.
  • Able to work smart and safe for themselves and others.
  • Preference given to applicants with proven strong organizational skills and forklift experience

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

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