Forklift Operator Loader/Unloader (AI)

Location: Airdrie, Alberta

Term of Employment: Permanent, Fulltime

Salary: Commensurate with candidate's skills and experience

ZyTech is looking to welcome a loader/unloader to our growing team. Are you in search of a team, that values the skills you bring to work, and refuses to compromise on your safety? Do you have what it takes to work for a leading building materials company, that supplies our Canadian communities? We are looking for driven individuals like you!

What we offer:

  • Day shift with overtime available in peak periods.
  • Work for an established and growing company: we are the one of the largest building materials companies in Western Canada with plenty of opportunity for career advancement.
  • Open door policy in a supportive and encouraging work environment.
  • Competitive salary with the potential for bonus.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program.
  • Group Health and dental benefits, with life insurance
  • Our winter gear and safety boot reimbursement programs become available after successful completion of the 3-month probation period.


  • Receive incoming shipments, offloading trucks with the sit-down counterbalance forklift or by hand.
  • Inspection, verification and restocking of products and materials in their proper locations.
  • Inputting receipt reports into our internal system, printing reports, and filing as needed.
  • Conduct cycle counts for inventory.
  • Conduct quality control checks on shipment prior to loading for delivery.
  • Run daily reports on receiving schedule.
  • Conduct daily safety and forklift inspections.
  • Ensure the receiving area is organized and clean while ensuring the isles are organized for ease of access.
  • Adhere to ZyTech’s safety, quality assurance and standard operating procedures and policies.
  • Other tasks as assigned by your manager.

Requirements & Qualifications


  • Minimum of three years’ experience with shipping and receiving in a manufacturing setting.
  • Physically able to lift up to 50lbs throughout the day.
  • Experience operating forklifts and a valid operator’s permit is required.
  • Steel-toed work boots and appropriate clothing to work outside are required.



  • Demonstrated skills:
    • Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques
    • Problem solving.
    • Safety practice and awareness.
    • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Experience:
    • In the building materials industry.
    • in a manufacturing environment.
    • valid sit-down counter-balance rough terrain forklift ticket



More About ZyTech:

ZyTech has been an industry innovator since it was founded in 1997. Through product research and development, we are continually striving for the most efficient, effective, and advanced procedures to deliver the best product to our customers in the fastest way possible.


Here at ZyTech, we recognize that our greatest component is our people. With their loyalty and daily commitment to delivering promises to our valued clients, our organization is positioned to continually exceed customer expectations.



People *Better Together*   

Creating a positive culture with an engaged workforce working together with our customers, suppliers, and end users


Safety *Make it personal*   

Practice safety at work, in public and at home


Accountability  *Make it happen*

If it is to be, it's up to me.


To learn more about ZyTech, visit


We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position. All candidates who apply will get a response when a decision has been made. Any personal information submitted will be managed with the strictest of confidentiality.

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