Job Description

Why Work at Stanpac?


STANPAC is a dynamic Canadian based company that has been manufacturing dairy and beverage packaging for more than 70 years in Smithville Ontario. Since 1949 we have been actively committed to expanding our product lines with new products and innovations for the ice cream, fluid milk, wine, and spirit markets. With additional facilities in Texas and New Jersey, Stanpac continues the evolution of our great company by introducing new products, sizes, and configurations for an ever-changing market. We strongly believe that “Good People Make Great Packaging”.

Stanpac offers a clean and bright work environment where safety is the number one priority. We are a family-operated business offering all new Team Members Health and Dental Benefits after 6 months, bi-weekly Perfect Attendance Bonuses, an RRSP Matching Program, Referral Bonuses, and more!


The Opportunity:

We are looking for talented, reliable and hard-working people who want to make Stanpac a place to grow their careers. The current Forklift Operator/Material Handler opportunity is permanent and full-time. This position is based out of our Hamilton Warehouse.


Available Shifts:

  • Days and Afternoon Shifts, rotating.
  • Please note shifts can be either 8 or 12 hours depending on departmental demands.


Wages: compensation will be discussed during the pre-screen


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assure raw materials, WIP, and finished goods are maintained in a safe, clean, and orderly condition as per established work instructions.
  • Perform inventory counts, order materials, and arrange shipments as required.
  • Pick, stage and load orders, and arrange for proper paperwork completion.
  • Support other departments (Purchasing, Customer Service, Production, Quality, Maintenance, Shipping, Parts, Brockton, etc.) as necessary.
  • Maintain excellent safety and quality records.
  • Contribute to an atmosphere of continuous improvement in all areas, focusing on safety, quality, and production efficiencies, both within the Logistics Department and Stanpac as a whole.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all Stanpac policies.


Do you have what it takes?

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Forklift role within a busy manufacturing area.
  • Current forklift certification is preferred.
  • Previous shipping experience preferred.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Able to work effectively individually and in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure within competing deadlines.
  • Ability to interact and communicate well with co-workers.


What will help you perform the job?

  • Ability to comfortably stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to comfortably walk, sit, bend, and crouch.
  • Must be willing to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (hairnet, ear plugs, safety glasses, steel toed boots/shoes).
  • Able to lift up to 30lbs (occasionally may be required to lift up to 50lbs)

How to Apply

How Do I Apply?

Visit and select Smithville from the location drop-down box.

Stanpac is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.


We thank you for your interest in the position and in working for Stanpac – where we are “Good People Who Make Great Packaging! Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.