The Opportunity

Milford, NS
Skilled Trades and Labour
Full-time - Permanent

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada's leading natural resource manufacturers and community developers. Shaw Resources is a division of the Shaw Group of Companies. Shaw Resources has developed a range of value-added natural resource based products in industrial minerals and wood pellets for industrial, commercial and retail markets. Quality products, processing expertise, and market knowledge have helped Shaw Resources sustain growth founded on innovation and new markets.

Due to continued growth, we are currently seeking an individual to fill a Permanent, Full Time, year round position as Shipper Receiver/Forklift Operator for our Nova Scotia Sand and Gravel division Packaging Plant in Milford, Nova Scotia. We are seeking someone with a strong work ethic, ability to work independently under minimal supervision and safety focused mindset.


  • Packaging and palletize product in support of our aggregate production plants;
  • Using a forklift to move product to and from packaging area;
  • Ensuring all shipping, receiving and inventory storage activities are performed in compliance with company goals
  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of all plant equipment and that all safety requirements are followed and documented as required;
  • Maintaining all levels of communication such as production, completion of daily/ required log books and verbal communication;
  • Assist with general plant and equipment maintenance from time to time
  • Follow instructions as provided by site supervisor;
  • Able to work day, evening and overtime shifts if required
  • Other Duties as required.


  • Experience operating forklift (Required)
  • Experience with management of finished goods inventory
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Commitment to a safe work culture
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work unsupervised and provide leadership when required.
  • Aptitude for balancing safety as the priority with the demands of production
  • Positive attitude and motivated to contribute to high production effort
  • Mechanically inclined with an aptitude for problem solving and trouble shooting
  • Hardworking, high integrity, takes ownership

Shift work and/or periodic overtime may be required. You must be able to work in hot/cold environments and be physically capable of lifting 50lbs/ performing manual tasks safely.

Why work for our Shaw Resources team?
We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. And we like people with a "let's get it done" attitude! If this sounds like the right fit for you, please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume via Indeed.

We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities in our workplace and encourage applications from Women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

For more information on The Shaw Group of Companies please visit our website:

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay
  • Work Location: In person

A little bit about us

Shaw Resources