On behalf of our client in Kitchener, Grand River Personnel is looking for Forklift Operators to work in their distribution center. The company is a food processing plant well known for producing private label food products including crackers, chips, and cookies.

This is a full time opportunity, with the potential for permanent hire for the right candidate! Once hired on, the company offers benefits and much more!

Pay Rate: $18.00 – $18.25 (depending upon previous experience and forklift license) + 4% vacation pay

Shift: Nights 11:00pm – 7:00 pm Sunday – Thursday


  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience working as a forklift driver in a high volume warehouse environment is required.
  • Must be able to work under extremely tight shipping deadlines.
  • Maintain the warehouse facility in a safe and clean manner.
  • Heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs) will be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have CSA approved safety footwear.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Great organization skills are a must.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health and Safety protocols.
  • Valid external forklift license is required.
  • Minimum one year – two years of forklift driving experience is required.
  • Must be comfortable with multi-tasking, and adapting to change.

If you’re looking for a job with an AMAZING company, then don’t delay. Call Grand River Personnel today!


EMAIL your current resume to jobs@grandriverpersonnel.ca

**PLEASE NOTE: In light of current concerns about COVID-19, and for the safety of our employees in the office, if you currently have any flu/ cold-like symptoms, we request that you DO NOT come to our office. We are doing registrations on an as-needed basis by appointment ONLY. Please call our office if you have any questions. 

Have any questions?

Call our office:  519-576-0920!

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