Forklift Operator

Plant City, Florida
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
US$ 12.50 - US$ 12.75 per hour
Ref. Number
Melissa Tomachesky, Spherion
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Job Description

This position is primarily responsible for the safe loading and unloading of finished goods in accordance with customer orders, specifications and requirements. Accurate inventory control in accordance with our product first-in/first-out (FIFO) inventory methods to maximize product code dates and rotation.

??? Safe and efficient operation material handling equipment to include lift trucks, pallet jacks and electric battery handling equipment.
??? Effective and accurate operation of automated warehouse management software controls, inventory scanning and management tools.
??? Perform product transfer operations, finished good pallet load/unload from packaging to the cooler.
??? Safe and efficient loading and unloading of trailers, following internal/external requirements.
??? Load refrigerated trailers in accordance with customer specifications.
??? Follow FIFO and inventory control practices and procedures.
??? Safe and efficient operation of stretch-wrapping and palletizing equipment (if applicable).
??? Perform pre and post load inspections of the trailer.
??? Effective communication with internal and external customers.
??? Ability to follow standard operating procedures (SOP???s) in detail without deviation.
??? Perform equipment safety pre-operational inspections.
??? Accurately and neatly complete warehouse shipping and receiving records and documents.
??? Perform department environmental and housekeeping controls.
??? Perform product rework and repack operations to fulfill customer orders.
??? Follow all established occupational health and safety procedures.
??? Follow all established GMP???s and Food Safety requirements.

Working hours: Various Shifts Available

- Strong math skills.
- Good computer software skills, SAP a plus.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated work history.
- Good attendance is a must.
- Ability to work in manufacturing environment which includes but not limited to: noise, changing temperatures (hot, wet, cold, and humid), standing/walking/bending/stooping/climbing stairs, maneuvering around manufacturing equipment consistently throughout the shift.
- Working with chemicals, wearing personal protective equipment and following approved chemical handling procedures.
- The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50-pounds independently throughout the shift and/or move up to 100 lbs. with assistance as needed.

High School

1-4 years

??? High school diploma or equivalent.
??? 3 years demonstrated experience operating a lift truck.
??? Experience in warehouse operations in a shipping/receiving role. Food manufacturing experience a plus.

Must be able to work 2-2-3 (weekends included) 6am-6:30pm or 6pm - 6:30am

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