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Forklift Operator

Job Number:  55003
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Plastcoat
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Brampton, ONTARIO, CA, L6R 0A9

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain “First in, First out” (FIFO) material handling principles
  • Ensure all damaged containers/racks are reported to the Production Lead/Area Leader
  • Work as a team with other Forklift drivers to ensure the most efficient material flow
  • Responsible for loading and unloading trucks as required
  • Working knowledge and understanding of each work area in support of cross training
  • Complete lift truck daily inspection and fill out check sheet prior to start of each shift
  • Complete all appropriate paperwork as required such as transit log, transfers etc. and enter into computer
  • Supplies parts, components, and packaging to appropriate manufacturing areas (assembly, sequencing, etc) as required
  • Ensure a consistent flow of process to avoid a slowdown of production operation
  • Participate in rotation schedule to facilitate cross training in each area supported by department
  • As required, facilitate inventory movement tracking by use of wireless R.F. scanning equipment
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by all health, safety and environmental rules and regulations, promoting safety in the workplace
  • Comply with the requirements of C-TPAT/PIP
  • Conduct business in an ethical manner in compliance with the Magna Code of Conduct
  • Report all accidents/incidents and unsafe conditions/behavior
  • Adhere to applicable quality systems and IATF16949 standards
  • Adhere to and promote the Employee Charter and work within the rules, regulations and guidelines of the Plastcoat Employee Handbook
  • Participate in and support Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Maintain work area in accordance with the principles of 5S and operate daily within these standards
  • Ensure work area is kept neat and organized
  • Perform other duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Minimum completion of Grade 12 diploma
  • Valid Forklift Operator License in a busy Manufacturing environment


  • Minimum 1 year experience as a lift truck operator
  • Experience in automotive industry an asset


  • Must have complete knowledge of all programs handled (part numbers, colors, etc.) and containers used for each part
  • Must have knowledge of computer system (CMI transactions) and be capable of operating a R.F. scanner
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate in word & spreadsheet programs
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Physically capable of performing essential duties of the job

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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