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Forklift Operator

Company: Hickory Foods
Location: Hastings
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description: Flanders Provision Co - Hastings NE. Job Title: Forklift Operator Department: Shipping/Warehouse Reports to: Shipping Manager FLSA: Hourly New: May 1, 2018 SUMMARY: Assigned under the general supervision of the Shipping Manager. This position performs multiple duties, to include palletizing, shrink wrapping, order filling, loading and unloading of product. Qualified candidates should be physically capable of repetitive lifting, bending and stooping and should have previous work experience in a warehouse environment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ---Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's). ---Ability to perform all job duties safely, accurately and efficiently. ---Responsible for the movement, verification and recordkeeping for incoming and outgoing shipments. ---Maintains protocols of cleanliness, accuracy and customer service at all times. ---Complies with warehousing material handling and shipping requirements in accordance with the company's HAACP and Food Safety Plans. ---Follows all security and safety procedures, follows all personal protective equipment (PPE) procedures and GMP's. ---Responsible for all document completeness and accuracy for all inbound or outbound loads. ---Ability to work individually or as part of a team with a positive attitude. ---Safely drive and operate an electric pallet jack and a forklift. ---May be required to "fill-in" for other positions when there is a need. ---Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None QUALIFICATIONS: ---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 required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ---Ability to maintain concentration while performing tasks over period of time. ---Ability to coordinate actions in relation to others' actions. ---Documented good safety and attendance record. ---Demonstrated commitment to the GMP's. ---Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers. ---Regular attendance at work and punctuality are essential job functions. ---Ability to deal with stress and get along with co-workers and all other management staff. ---Ability to work in a safe manner, wear all personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: ---Minimum of one year working in a warehouse environment, preferably in the loading or unloading departments with forklift and electric pallet jack experience. ---Will train as necessary allowing ninety (90) days to reach and maintain minimum daily production standards. LANGUAGE SKILLS: ---Ability to read and write English. Speaks effectively and communicate with others and allows satisfactory completion of all job tasks. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: ---Ability to perform basic math while performing job tasks to include counting, addition and subtraction. REASONING ABILITY: ---Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables and in situations where only limited experience may exist. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: ---The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ---While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, full range of body motion to include lifting, twisting, bending reaching outward, pushing, pulling, bending and stooping. ---May be required to lift up to 60 lbs. ---Stand on concrete surfaces, and can be exposed to indoor manufacturing environment with exposure to noise from equipment. ---Climb stairs ---Must have the ability to work in a refrigerated environment of 35 to 45 degrees F. ---The job is fast paced and the ability to deal with stress is essential. Fulltime regular positions that work Monday through Friday, generally work 8 hours per day, with minimal overtime. Travel is not required for this position. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Our company is a privately owned manufacturing company. We offer benefits which reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining great people. This includes excellent pay, competitive health and dental care coverage, and retirement plan. We value a diverse work environment and encourage qualified individuals to apply, regardless of race, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, gender and age. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Hickory Foods, Lincoln , Forklift Operator, Other , Hastings, Nebraska

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