Forklift Operator - 3rd shift
Company: Faribault Foods
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Description Summary: This position is responsible for movement
of product and supplies in the warehouse/production areas of the
Essential duties & responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned. Load and unload various containers,
including but not limited to, semi trailers, rail cars and cargo
containers of various length and style.Locate product and
materials, including but not limited, to brite and labeled product,
raw materials, packaging and shipping materials and HOLD product,
utilizing Company inventory management system.Responsible to
routinely generate and review all necessary paperwork pertaining to
receiving and shipping of products, raw materials or other
inventory items.Maintains general housekeeping of warehouse areas
and other cleaning projects per Company, Regulatory and Customer
parameters.Responsible to oversee strict observance of all safety
rules and will use extreme caution around moving machinery.
Responsible for Good Manufacturing Practices compliance.Able to
meet all attendance requirements based on Company's Attendance
Policy.Effectively cooperate with direct supervision as well as
maintain professional and cooperative relationships with
subordinates and peers.Be able to consistently lift up to 50
Back up forklift operator for Logistics functions at other
locations as necessary. Qualification requirements: To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
Must be able to operate a forklift.
Must pass our forklift certification training. Must have a valid
driver's license and clean driving record for traveling between
Knowledge and desire to learn our bar code scanning procedures.
This person would need to be a self-starter and be able to work
without close supervision.English proficiency requirements:
Speaking: Verbally interacts to coordinate tasks with others
one-on-one and with one or more people, face to face or on the
phone; often with authority figures, in academic/workplace
Explains how to carry out a process, procedure, method or
technique. Listening: Must possess adequate listening/interpreting
skills to satisfy most academic and work-related expectations for
Can follow extensive, multi-step complex instructions on how to
operate a machine and can complete a related evaluation task in a
standard format: circling, matching, filling in blanks, completing
Document use: Able to locate and integrate, or compare/contrast 2-3
specific pieces of information in visually complex texts (e.g.,
tables, calendars, schedules, phone directories, cookbooks) or
across paragraphs or sections of text.
Able to look at complex diagram/overview of a manufacturing
operation and compares accuracy of graphic information with the
detailed descriptive text. Reading: Able to read policy and
procedure manuals, equipment, installation and use manuals, user
product guides, health and safety advisories, legal and
administrative procedures, scientific and experimental
Able to interpret selections from texts about safety precautions at
a workplace, by locating and integrating 3-4 pieces of information
from the text. Writing: Able to convey business messages as written
notes, memoranda, letters of request, or work log entries, to
indicate a problem, to request a change, or to request
Mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and
decimals. Ability to perform the above operations using units of
American measurement, weight and volume measurements.
Must be able accurately record and chart results.
Must be able to operate a calculator to determine sums, averages
and ranges. Reasoning ability: Ability to apply commonsense
understanding to carry out detailed written or verbal
Must be able to read and understand training manuals.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in
standardized situations. Physical demands: The physical demands
described here are representatives of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to communicate or hear. The employee frequently is
required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects,
tools, or controls.
The employee is required to stand, sit, walk, reach, stretch,
stoop, bend and climb stairs. This employee will be required to
twist and turn body while sitting. The employee must frequently
lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
May lift up to 70 lbs. if moving a pallet.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
and color vision. Work environment: The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
Warehouse environment that is sometimes dark, dusty/dirty,
hot/humid in summer and cold in winter.The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.
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