Forklift Operator (PT/Evenings)

Job Description

$17.10
The position will not be unloading any transport trucks. Main responsibility of this position will be to manually sort pallets/shells and load them onto a transport trailer.
 
Unloads transport trucks delivering finished products to the warehouse and stores it in its designated warehouse space. Loads empty pallets and plastic storage flats/shells for the transport truck to return to the manufacturing location. Position loads pre-made, multi-product pallets on to local delivery trucks. Position will likely have housekeeping duties such as recycling plastic, mopping/sweeping, and ensuring cleanliness standards). Must be able to pass Forklift Driving Skills test.  This position requires lifting cases weighing from 20-45 pounds repeatedly throughout a long work period. Also requires carrying and lifting cases while reaching, bending, climbing, walking/standing to move product through warehouse. Position may include periodic weekend and/or holiday work.
 
PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Operate a forklift in a safe and orderly manner
  • Receive and store incoming items according to warehouse standards
  • Maintain a safe and orderly storage arrangement for all items handled
  • Maintain cleanliness in assigned area (e.g. yard and warehouse)
  • Reload route trucks promptly and safely
  • Sort and store partial cases of products returned on route trucks
  • Maintain records of daily check list (pre-trip inspections)
  • Comply with GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES, safety, audit and food safety standards
  • May be required to work with production equipment and associated technologies
  • Meet performance/productivity standards
  • Regular, reliable, predictable attendance
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 18 years or older 21 years or older if CDL Required
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must submit to a drug screen
  • Pass the physical capabilities test (if applicable)
  • Pass the background check
  • Must be able to pass Forklift Driving Skills test
  • Valid CDL license (if required)
  • Pass DOT physical and DOT Road Test (if applicable)
 
HELPFUL EXPERIENCE:
  • Working in a high-speed manufacturing environment (e.g., team-oriented, deadline driven, high performance demands, fast-paced, etc.)
  • Driving a forklift (e.g., performing basic operations such as driving forwards, driving backwards, lifting and lowering boom, maneuvering in tight areas without damaging product, etc.)
  • Working with racking systems and loading/unloading pallets (e.g., pulling and placing pallets on/off vertical product racking systems and trucks, maximizing storage by stacking products vertically, etc.)
  • Working with standards of operation (e.g., OSHA requirements on minimum/maximum speeds, signaling, putting products in appropriate areas, etc.)
Job Ref: 5000579496006