Forklift Mechanic

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16782
Job Description

Our client is a distributor of ceramic an stones and they are a supplier of some of the largest distributors throughout the U.S and Canada.  

They are looking to hire for a Forklift Mechanic.

Location: Vaughan, ON
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Pay Rate: $27 -$30 per hour
Benefits: Yes
Shift: Days 7am-3pm Monday to Friday


About the Role:

This position is responsible for inspecting, maintaining, repairing Forklifts and other material handling equipment, in addition to performing other maintenance duties as required.    


What You'll Be Doing:

  • Responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the facility's material handling equipment and all other equipment within the facility
  • Perform minor and major repairs and scheduled preventive and predictive maintenance on Forklifts/Lift Trucks (including electric and propane powered units)
  • Inspecting and testing mechanical parts, motors, engines on forklifts  
  • Adjusting, troubleshooting and diagnosing equipment failures
  • Assembling hydraulic components
  • Maintaining records of scheduled maintenance procedures
  • Operating computers which control and monitor mechanical equipment
  • Responding to emergency maintenance requests as required
  • Performing general maintenance of the industrial lift equipment and building maintenance duties including monthly fire pump tests, and occasional HVAC and electrical tasks at our Distribution Centre
  • Timely and through completion of equipment preventive maintenance (PM) will be a daily requirement and will include but are not limited to repair of forklifts, associated material handling equipment as well as general maintenance of the DC
  • Promptly identify and troubleshoot equipment and facility problems to eliminate root cause(s)
  • Detect/identify safety hazards and plan/organize smart solutions
  • Perform services ranging from basic to advanced repairs and overhauls on vehicles and equipment
  • Ability to learn and use a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) in SAP
  • Track parts usage and maintain stock of spare parts
  • Perform equipment diagnostics/repairs of motor control systems, forklifts, scanners, and various building systems as necessary
  • Safety awareness is key and must adhere to safety policies and procedures
  • Providing a high level of customer service and communication with speed, accuracy, and integrity
  • Participating in and ensuring a safe and organized work environment
  • Ensuring all site maintenance calls are left in a clean and safe manner


What You Bring:

  • Minimum 3 years in a similar role from within a warehouse environment with direct experience performing various maintenance tasks on forklifts and other material handling equipment
  • Technical certification(s)/licence required (maintenance mechanic/forklift mechanic)  
  • Advanced mechanical aptitude with proven skills through formal and informal training, as well as experience required  
  • Strong mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic skills, and demonstrated success working with hand and power tools
  • Flexibility to work on various shifts and weekends on occasion is required in order to meet business needs  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel & Outlook required, experience with preventative maintenance systems is an asset
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and strong customer service skills   
  • Ability to work independently, lead or work as part of a team
  • Should be comfortable lifting up to 50lbs throughout shift  
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle to travel between distribution centers on occasion
  • Must have a valid forklift operator's license

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role please apply online, email or fax your resume to Aneezah Dhir.

fax to 416-495-8487

We are an equal opportunity Employer

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