Forklift Warehouse Worker
Primary Tasks: The primary function of this position is to select cases, bags and other containers of refrigerated foods (meat, dairy, produce) to fill customer orders from multi-level rack storage systems. Items are placed on pallets and completed orders are moved to the loading dock staging area with an electric Power Jack, wrapped, labeled and readied for shipment.
Review work schedule, obtain Vox audio communication system, tools and supplies required to perform the work and prepare for operations.
Perform a safety check on Power Jack / Forklift to be used and insure that all other safety devices are functioning properly.
Place pallets on Forklift / Power Jack and operate along assigned multi-level racks and locate products according to order sheets or Vox Audio Communication System (where available).
Manually place the appropriate stock items on pallet from 1st and 2nd level racks as required.
Transport completed palletized customer order to shipping dock staging area.
Ensure count accuracy, record counts on appropriate forms and visually inspect for damaged product.
Hand wrap completed pallet / customer order, label and ready the order for shipment.
Rotate date sensitive stock, keep work areas clear and clean, complete work sheets' documentation as required
Remove empty pallets, cardboard packing, and strapping to the proper area or receptacles.
Inspect empty pallets for damage, stack and move pallets with Power Jack or Forklift to the proper storage area.
Rotate between selecting orders and loading trailer as assigned.
Perform general housekeeping duties and keep warehouse area, loading dock and trailers clear and clean as required.
Remove batteries requiring recharging, replace with charged batteries, or attach re-charger and complete vehicle inspection checklist.
Perform other similar duties as requested or assigned by supervisor.
At the end of the shift secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork.General Job Requirements:Must read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.
Must be able to perform all job functions safely.Must meet the company performance standards for the job.Must participate in company orientation and training.
Must be able to follow instructions.
Must be able to work the scheduled / assigned times and required overtime for the position. Required Personal Protective Equipment:
Safety Shoes (steel-toe)Lock-out / Tag-out Awareness TrainingSafety harness (Platform Lift)Freezer suit / hat / glovesHearing Protection (optional)Tools and Equipment: Power Jack / Forklift / Platform LiftMop / broomUtility knifeBattery Charging EquipmentPallets Vox Audio SystemRF unit / Computer / scannerHand TruckMarker / Pens
High School Diploma or Equivalent
6-12 months warehouse and/or distribution work experience
Must be able to work the scheduled / assigned times and required overtime for the position.
Able to stand, walk, reach and lift repeatedly throughout shift
Able to lift and stack product between 10-35 pounds and up to 80 pounds occasionally throughout shift
Able to work in multi-temperature environments, i.e. cooler, freezer and dry
Pass pre-employment drug test Preferred: Motorized pallet jack experience Foodservice distribution experience