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Job Position: Forklift Operator/Material Handler

  • Application Deadline: 23rd December 2021
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Hamilton, Smithville
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

• A minimum of 6 months forklift experience.
• Current forklift certification is preferred.
• Previous shipping experience preferred.
• Excellent time management and organizational skills.
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Able to work effectively individually and in a team environment.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to work well under pressure within competing deadlines.
• Ability to interact and communicate well with co-workers.

Key Responsibilities:

• Must have a minimum of 6 months’ experience in a Forklift role within a busy manufacturing area
• Current forklift certification is preferred
• Assure raw materials, WIP and finished goods are maintained in a safe, clean and orderly condition
as per established work instructions
• Perform inventory counts, order materials and arrange shipments as required
• Pick, stage and load orders, and arrange for proper paper work completion
• Support other departments (Purchasing, Customer Service, Production, Quality, Maintenance,
Shipping, Parts, Brockton, etc.) as necessary
• Maintain excellent safety and quality records
• Contribute to an atmosphere of continuous improvement in all areas, focusing on safety, quality
and production efficiencies, both within the Logistics Department and Stanpac as a whole
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Comply with all Stanpac policies

Additional Details:

We are looking for talented, reliable and hard-working people who want to make Stanpac a place to grow their careers. With multiple opportunities on our packaging production lines, interested candidates are encouraged to learn more about why Stanpac should be your next choice for a career. The current Forklift Operator/Material Handler opportunity is permanent and full-time. We have current openings at both our Smithville and Hamilton Facilities – please indicate in your application which location you prefer.

Available Shifts:

*Rotating 12 hour continental shifts. 7am-7pm & 7pm-7am and Rotating 8 hour shifts. The shifts change based on need. The ideal candidate would be willing and able to work both rotations. These shifts will be for the position at our Smithville Facility.

*12 hour continental shifts. 7AM-7PM. This shift will be applicable to position located at our Hamilton Warehouse Facility.

What will help you perform the job?

• Ability to comfortably stand for extended periods of time.
• Ability to comfortably walk, sit, bend, and crouch.
• Must be willing to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (hairnet, ear plugs, safety glasses,
steel toed boots/shoes).
• Able to lift up to 30lbs (occasionally may be required to lift up to 50lbs)

About Our Company:

STANPAC is a dynamic Canadian based company that has been manufacturing dairy and beverage packaging for more than 70 years in Smithville Ontario. Since 1949 we have been actively committed to expanding our product lines with new products and innovations for the ice cream, fluid milk, wine, and spirit markets. With additional facilities in Texas and New Jersey, Stanpac continues the evolution of our great company by introducing new products, sizes, and configurations for an ever-changing market. We strongly believe that “Good People Make Great Packaging”.

Stanpac offers a clean and bright work environment where safety is the number one priority. We are a family-operated business offering all new Team Members benefits after 6 months, bi-weekly perfect attendance bonuses, an RRSP matching program, Food Truck Days, Referral bonuses and more!