Reach Truck Operator

    $16
    July 7, 2021

Reach Truck / High Lift (Freezer)

$14 to $16 Hourly

Reports to the Operation Supervisor and receives direction from the Warehouse Supervisors. The Warehouse Operator will operate equipment with lifting devices such as a forklift, clamp or elevating platform, push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products or materials.

This position requires frequent interaction with various employees in the Company, as well as customer truck drivers, and is responsible for warehousing and handling of customer products. The responsibilities of this position require effective performance with regard to safety, productivity, and quality.

This position requires a varied work schedule and the ability to work overtime.

Responsibilities and Duties Mandatory Job Requirements: The requirements that an individual must absolutely possess to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Capable of operating forklifts and their attachments
  • Have good arithmetic skills
  • Be able to read
  • Capable of following verbal and written instructions
  • available to work variable shifts
  • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Pass written and driving forklift exam
  • Unloads and receives deliveries of customer products to ensure proper quantities and quality of the product and proper documentation of the receipt.
  • Places product securely in appropriate warehouse locations to ensure that damage or misplacement does not occur.
  • Retrieves and loads customer product as directed on shipping documents to ensure proper quantities and item identification. Retrieves product for shipment based on assigned lot codes or production dates to ensure effective product rotation.
  • Retrieves and loads customer product as directed on shipping documents to ensure proper quantities and item identification. Retrieves product for shipment based on assigned lot codes or production dates to ensure effective product rotation.
  • Ensures proper food safety and warehouse sanitation practices are implemented and that Company and customer assets are adequately protected and maintained.
  • Operates forklifts with various attachments and pallet jacks in compliance with safe operating procedures.
  • Participates in product counting, relocation, and assigned inventory processes.
  • Performs warehouse cleaning and equipment maintenance tasks, as assigned.
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures to ensure efficient and consistent warehouse operations.
  • Comply with Safety Programs to ensure the protection of employees and property.
  • Ensure that the interface with customers and co-workers is being conducted in a manner that is conducive to operational goals.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and ensure personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job functions while representing the company.
  • Performs additional tasks as may be assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

Must have a High School Diploma or GED.

Must have High Lift – Reach Truck Experience

Must be able to read and write load diagrams, shipping orders, work instructions and various business communication documents

Must be able to operate electronic equipment, such as RF scanners or radios as assigned

Must be able to complete mathematical calculations associated with truckload weights and quantities Must have High Lift – Reach Truck Experience

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 50 pounds, enter and travel in the warehouse environments, and communicate verbally.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Experience:

  • Forklift Operator: 1 year (Required)
  • forklift: 1 year (Required)
  • Reach Truck: 1 year (Required)
  • Relevant: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Job Duties:

  • Load and unload trucks
  • Move and stack materials
  • Work in a freezer environment
  • General housekeeping duties in the warehouse or production area and duties as assigned
  • Follow current good warehousing practice
  • Use common warehouse management software
  • Receive/process shipments
  • Perform proper forklift inspections and follow forklift operating guidelines and procedures

OPS is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer. We'll provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request. If you have a disability and require assistance in the application process, please visit your nearest OPS Branch or contact Human Resources at +1 904-738-8262.