Forklift operator

Company Name:
Red Gold
Position Number:
Requisition ID: 3972
Shift: 2nd
Status: Full Time
City: Alexandria
Location: Distribution Center

Reports to:
Assigned Supervisor
Job Summary:
This position is responsible for transferring direct materials such as cans from the warehouse to the production process or finished goods from the production line to storage. Due to the dynamic nature of our business, duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

Principle Accountabilities

Loading/Unloading/Transferring Materials
Operates forklift truck according to required safety standards
Moves materials to/from warehouse(s)/production line/packaging line, etc.
Unloads/loads shuttles
Picks orders
Stages orders
Removes used item(s) such as pallets, tier sheets, trash bins from production/packaging/warehouse areas
Completes required paperwork (e.g., tally sheets, slot change, shuttle transfer, etc.)
Scans materials (via barcode tags) in and out of inventory
Records receipt/loading of materials on driver paperwork (BOL)
Completes "Forklift Operator's Daily Checklist" to indicate forklift/equipment is in proper working order
Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan and prerequisite program requirements.
Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.

Assists production/packaging line operators by removing plastic and/or straps from pallets etc. when needed
Performs routine maintenance (not handled by maintenance company) such as filling propane tank, checking valves, etc.
Maintains clean work area by picking up trash, sweeping floor, wiping down equipment etc. as needed

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to successfully use basic math and writing skills necessary to accurately fill out required paperwork.
Should have working knowledge of warehouse operations or be trainable
Must be capable of operating a lift truck in a safe and efficient manner by abiding by plant and company rules for shipping and warehousing.
Must be able to pass forklift training period through written and driving tests as well as on-the-job work efforts.
Demonstrated observation skills
Work Environment
Must be able to drive a standard forklift with both hands and both feet.
Must have stamina and be able to move quickly.
Must be able to lift 80 lbs. (pallets when necessary).
Must be safety concsious.
Free to move about in office environment as needed
Supervisory Responsibilities
Additional Skills/Preferences
Good communication skills
Detail oriented
Multi-task oriented

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