Warehouse Forklift Operator 2nd Shift $19/hour

Posted Date 6 days ago(10/15/2021 9:32 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-2740
# of Openings
3
Job Locations
US-IA-Altoona
Category
Warehousing

Overview

$1000 Welcome Retention Bonus

Starting wage of $19.00 an hour. Responsible for operating industrial equipment and forklift trucks to perform all material handling assignments.  Identify and transport material to and from storage areas, machines, and loading docks, in/out of trailers. Must be able to withstand extreme cold temperatures.

Responsibilities

  • Performs operation and safety checks on equipment before use.
  • Familiarizes self with productive capacity of machines or loading schedule of shipping services to assure prompt delivery of required items to proper destination, so that equipment does not shut down.
  • Removes empty skids and stacks skids in designated areas.
  • Proceeds safely to assigned area to pull, load, and move merchandise and all documents specific to each type of merchandise.
  • Completes cleaning duties at the end of designated shift
  • Completes safety check on equipment prior to usage including but not limited to battery, brakes, lift controls, and computer.
  • Moves or lifts up to 75 lbs.
  • Required to operate heavy machinery such as forklifts etc.
  • Employees shall follow all GMP & Food safety requirements
  • Perform other duties as required or directed.
  • Must be able to meet production standards of quota required

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Familiarity with warehouse and/or distribution facility.
  • Team player.
  • Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Basic knowledge of computer functions on a keyboard.

Education, Training, and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous job experience as a forklift operator preferred.
  • Experience in the distribution industry a plus.

Working Conditions/Environment

This position requires good hand/eye coordination and motor functions for computer keyboards, driving forklifts etc. This position requires sitting -75 % of shift, lifting/bending -25%, working in -8° environment - 85 % and walking - 25% of shift. The individual that possesses this position must have basic reading, writing and mathematics skills. Must be able to lift average weight 15 lbs. per case. Position requires a high degree of attention to prevent injuries to others.

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At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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