Forklift - Operator
Company: DPI Specialty Foods
Posted on: May 6, 2021
!!Starting pay $19.00 an hour!! !!Stand-Up/Reach Forklift
$2,000 Hiring Bonus!!
Summary:The Forklift Operator operates a forklift to move or
transport palletized products from a loading dock and place in
storage racks in a warehouse setting. The Forklift Operator is also
responsible for replenishing products in pick locations throughout
the warehouse and notifying inventory control on any issues. The
work may include moving pallets from upper racks to pick shelves
and combining leftover products onto newly placed pallets. Forklift
Operators are also responsible for pulling bulk orders or "pallet
pulls" and transporting these to staging areas. Certain activities
may not be performed on every shift. Employees must be able to
maintain the expected work pace, work accurately and meet minimum
productivity guidelines established by DPI. The employees work in
dry, refrigerated and freezer areas of a warehouse and may be
exposed to one environment for long periods of time.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate a forklift to transport, receive, store and position
pallets of products and goods.
Perform and document pre-work inspection on all equipment; complete
final inspection sheet at the end of the shift.
Re-palletize and stack product in the picking area onto
Read and interpret work orders for product specifications and
Follow temperature sensitive protocols when transporting/staging
pallets and prioritizing work flow.
Operate the mounted forklift computer to receive work orders and
Scan returned product to identify its final location using hand
Apply knowledge of spatial relations for optimum stacking and
storing of product and goods.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Change forklift battery when needed.
Change tape roll on Arpac machine when needed
Maintain clean work environment, which may include picking up trash
or cleaning spills.
Other duties may be assigned to fulfill DPI's objectives.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:The employee must be proficient in
English and basic math skills. A high school diploma or equivalent
is required. Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) training and
certification is required. Demonstration of proficiency in
radio-frequency skills is needed.
Work Environment:The work environment is indoors. The employee may
be exposed to variable temperatures from the three different
product climates (dry, cold, freezer). There may be an extensive
duration of time spent in cold and/or freezer temperatures. There
is moderate noise level in the warehouse with occasional to
frequent honking of forklift horns for safety. PPE and clothing for
freezer environment may be necessary.
Work Hours:The work schedule is 5 days a week, 8 hours a day, Start
times vary. Work hours and shifts are subject to change depending
on operating business conditions and needs. The employee may be
required to work overtime, holidays or weekends.
Physical and Mental Demands:Medium, exerting20 to 50 pounds of
force is required occasionally, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force
frequently to move and place product when re-palletizing items.
This job also requires constant standing. The employee must knowand
follow proper safety protocols,DPI grooming, hygiene and dress code
requirements;know and apply temperature sensitive protocols when
staging, transporting goods and prioritizing workflow,
includingfollow sequencing or order directions. Must be able to
apply knowledge of spatial relations for proper and safe product
Our benefits package includes:
-Medical Plan Options (health, dental, and vision)
-Employee Assistance Program
-401(k) with employer match
-Company paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
-Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
-Vacation, Personal Emergency Days, and Company Paid Holidays
-Other great voluntary benefits include: Critical Illness, Hospital
Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Legal
Plan, and Pet Insurance
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