Forklift Operator

Mankato, Minnesota
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 14.50 per hour, $14.50 - 14.50 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Friedrichs, Carissa, Spherion
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Job Description

Job Description:
-Perform hourly checks, consistently and timely
-Verify lot and sell by codes on bags and labels for accuracy
-Maintain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of processing specifications for varying products and materials
-Match material item numbers and lot codes to corresponding product accurately
-Demonstrate a thorough understanding of electronic inventory tracking system (InnaTrack)
-Order and receive materials
-Perform safety and quality checks as needed
-Perform pre/post sanitation tasks to clean and sanitize all production equipment as necessary

-Effectively and safely operate, perform preventative maintenance, and perform corrective maintenance on the following equipment in order to meet or exceed planned performance measures;
-4 Kettle automated popping system (G-Zilla)
-Hayssen Sandiacre vertical form fill and seal machine
-Ishida scale
-Xray inspection machine
-Conveyors / Fastbacks
-Rotating sifting drums
-Popcorn kettles
-Case labelers
-Case sealers
-Bag sealers
-Pallet wrappers
-Other equipment necessary for operation
-Control, maintain and repair equipment throughout the plant
-Assist with maintenance related improvement projects as needed
-Complete proper paperwork for maintenance work orders
-Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Technical Spcialist Personal Skills:
-Maintain a high level of personal responsibility and ownership
-Maintain a strong commitment to teamwork and concern for others
-Must be respectful of others and demonstrate professional work habits
-Reliable and able to work within a team in fast paced environment
-Train, assist and lead employees (new and current) for development in required operational skills

Working hours: SUNDAY-THURSDAY 11:40 PM - 8:00 AM

Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year College or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A background in food manufacturing or general manufacturing is preferred.

Language Skills:
Must be able to effectively use the English language, in verbal and written form
Must be able to effectively communicate and interpret work instructions and safety rules using English

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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