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Forklift Operator/Material Handler

Job Number:  38341
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Karmax Heavy Stamping
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Milton, ON, CA

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


We Offer...

  • Strong, Experienced Management team.
  • Diversified Product Mix.  We produce stampings and full assemblies to Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Jeep as well as other OEMS creating Job Security.
  • A safe and clean working environment.
  • Competitive wages and benefits.
  • Profit participation program.  (You become a shareholder in the Company)
  • Multi-cultural workforce.
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance Premiums 100% Company Paid
  • 100% company sponsored benefits plan
  • Vision care reimbursed at 100% to a maximum
  • Prescription drugs reimbursed at 90%
  • Dental Care reimbursed at 90% to a maximum
  • Orthodontic procedures (children) reimbursed at 50% to a maximum
  • Paid Vacation 2 to 5 weeks based on years of service
  • Additional 5 Personal Paid Holidays per year
  • Paid Overtime
  • Employee equity and profit participation program
  • Retirement Savings match at 50% of the first 6% of Employee contribution

Role Summary

Key Responsibilities

  1. Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Karmax.
  2. Perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with Section 28 of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for Industrial Establishments.
  3. Follow Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies
  4. Safely operates material handling equipment and performs all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Karmax.
  5. Utilize pre-determined routes for the delivery of stock to assembly lines.
  6. Delivery and removal of racks and/or bins to and from assembly lines.
  7. Moves/relocates/loads/unloads parts either by manual operation or by material handling equipment (primarily) as required, to avoid production downtime and meet customer needs.
  8. Carries out and records incoming or outgoing inspection of parts, tags, racks, lift trucks, tractors trailers, etc. as required.
  9. Initiates proper documentation and performs inventory transactions as material is issued/received/shipped/rejected or sorted.  Orders, picks and issues parts by specific lot/serial number.  Verifies/updates inventory balances by performing floor counts.
  10. Follows proper Materials Management procedures as defined in Karmax’s QMS and other departmental instructions.
  11. Perform all duties in an environmentally responsible manner in accordance with the Karmax Environmental Policy Statement—3 P’s. Prevent Pollution, Preserve Natural Resources & Protect our Environment

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Grade 12 Education or GED
  • Valid 3rd Party Forklift Certification or Valid Karmax Heavy Stamping Forklift Certification

Additional Information


  • Must be able to work in various locations within and outside the Manufacturing Plant.
  • Must be able to work Rotating Shifts & Weekend Overtime to meet Customer Requirements.
  • Lifting up to 20 kgs
  • Must be able to work independently to perform their duties with little direct supervision.
  • Exposed regularly to elements such as temperature and noise
  • Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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