Dry Goods Warehouse Forklift Operator in Hammond

Hammond, Louisiana
Warehousing & Distribution
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Reference Number
debbieenglehart@spherion.com, Spherion
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Job Description

The Forklift Operator is responsible for driving gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices, such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel-hook, fork-grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials in a warehouse, storage yard, or factory.
* Duties may include any number of the following: Loading and unloading products in trailers.
* Distributing pallets of product from the palletizer to distribution trailers and staging areas.
* Stage materials for production.
* Move product & materials within facility (plant and/or cooler).
* Receive materials for warehouse storage
* Supplies packaging material, cartons and hulls to line as needed
* Maintain pallet supply for palletizer
* Rotate packaging and ingredients using FIFO (First In ? First Out)
* Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP?s.
* Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
* Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
* Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
* Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
* Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 am - 5 pm

High School Diploma or Equivalent
4 or more years in a dry warehouse environment, with extensive forklift operations, MUST BE WILLING TO TAKE A WRITTEN FL TEST
4 or more years with inventory experience and organization skills
Background Check and Drug Screen Required

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