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Careers at Sun Gro: Forklift Operator

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Sun Gro® Horticulture is one of the most prominent North American horticultural companies, employing over 800 staff and serving customers worldwide. Since its humble beginnings in 1929, it has become the leading supplier of soilless growing mixes to North America’s top 100 greenhouse and nursery growers, shipping over 70,000 truckloads of product annually. Sun Gro products are made to exacting standards and conform to high product quality and performance criteria. We are looking to add a forklift operator to our team. GENERAL SUMMARY: This person is to load and unload product using a fork truck into various types of trucks and trailers. They are to fill out any paperwork, check in or out shipments, perform inventory on a monthly basis, calculate and pull case goods. They will also be required to perform forklift inspections daily, work in a safe manner and complete any other duties assigned by management and or team leaders. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Knowing how to read the bill of ladings and load logs
  • Loading the proper product.
  • Filling all of the paperwork out correctly (this includes matching purchase orders, receiving’s, and placing these papers in the proper boxes).
  • Placing all safety devices (wheel chocks, safety chains, loading plates etc.) on the trailers that they are working on.
  • Maintain a professional work attitude with the truck drivers that come in the facility and with the office personnel.
  • Keep yard clean and organized.
  • Drive safely at all times.
  • Any other duties assigned.
  • Must be able to use time wisely
  • Must be able to communicate well both written and verbal.
  • Must be safe in all aspects of duties
  • Must be a team player.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years’ experience in field a plus.
  • Computer knowledge a plus


Production and Trades


Brantford, Ontario

Job Type:

Full time



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