Forklift Operator

Forklift Operator

Job Description

PURPOSE:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

Move pallets, pallets of finished products, bins, and packaging supplies as directed. Move support equipment as directed. Move product within the complex as directed. Must weigh and record weights as directed. Must be able to read and write. Maintain even and constant flow of product. Keep records as required. Operate equipment in a safe, efficient manner. Make sure the forklift/pallet jack is in good running condition and report anything that is wrong to the forklift mechanic.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to lift 25 to 50 pounds. Continuous use of both hands; including grasping, pulling and pushing. Use of sight, hearing, standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, reaching forward, reaching overhead, reaching below the shoulder, bending, twisting, neck turning. Must wear corrective lenses if required/listed on driver’s license.
Requirements
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Able to safely and efficiently lift and stack 25-75lb. bags or cartons of product. Must be able to read, identify and count packages to ensure proper palletization of cartons and master bags. Ability to understand and follow food safety requirements. Must be able to perform sanitation and cleaning tasks and duties as assigned. Must comply with equipment specific safety policies, including proper PPE use and properly apply lock out tag out procedures as instructed. Must have a forklift certification.

Rate of Pay
$11.75 -13.50 or D.O.E