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Forklift Driver/Material Handler

Company: Schreiber Foods
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Warehouse/Material Handling

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This is a Part Time/On Call position for an experienced forklift driver. Shifts would be based on need and include both days and nights, any day of the week.

Position Description:

The Forklift Driver supports the plant in the daily production of cheese manufacturing. They are responsible for a variety of miscellaneous duties and functions that include but are not limited to the following:

Receive Raw Materials

Anticipate deliveries due by interpreting order and receipt reports

Document and log of all incoming receipts

Inspect all incoming deliveries and receipts

Reject of incoming receipts which do not meet minimum requirements

Maintain Inventories

Take accurate, regular, and periodic, physical inventory counts

Place timely requisitions and/or orders which provide sufficient lead time for delivery

Take measures to avoid inefficiencies and waste (such as preventing overflows, spills, stock depletion, and the resulting downtime from excessive or inadequate inventories)

Rotate existing inventories in order to maintain product quality and consistency

Utilize electronic equipment, computers, charts, and other tools which aid in the tracking, measuring, and documentation of inventories and inventory status and locations

Material Handling

Utilize proper safety measures when handling, transferring, or storing chemicals, packaging supplies, finished product, and other plant supplies

Document, and follow pre-shift forklift checklists assuring that the forklift is safe to operate

Change forklift batteries as needed

Notify maintenance when forklifts do not operate or function as intended

Minimize accidents and damage to plant facilities by operating a forklift safely and skillfully

Immediately report incidents when damage or accident do occur

Ship Finished Product (CCFM)

Collect and record accurate product temperatures

Verify product destination and carrier

Minimize accidents and damage to facilities and finished product by operating a forklift safely and skillfully

General Housekeeping

Maintain assigned areas clean, orderly, and safe

Be regular and proactive in sweeping, dusting, mopping, scrubbing, washing, polishing, and picking up.

Work with Team Partners

Maintain and improve interaction and communication skills

Other duties as assigned by leadership.

Minimum Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Read and understand written SOP's and follow standards.

  • Extensive forklift experience and ability to maneuver large loads in tight spaces is required. Must be able to certify and maintain forklift operation certification.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Ability to read and comprehend detailed reports. Must be able to write and verbally communicate process procedures. Ability to write and read messages utilizing various methods such as electronic mail

  • Safely and responsibly operate process and material handling equipment

  • Data entry and ability to use inventory management software

  • Basic math skills and logic

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift 50 pounds to from floor to chest level

  • Climb ladder up to 8'

  • Able to twist, stoop, bend, and reach with some repetitive motion

  • Perform duties in an environment from 40 - 105 degrees F. and up to 85% humidity

  • On feet and moving for up to 8 hours per shift

  • Good eyesight, depth perception, and peripheral vision

  • Use both hands and feet in the operation of a forklift

  • Able to climb stairways on a daily basis

  • Able to move and adjust barrels of cheese and ingredients weighing up to 100 lbs. around on pallets

Qualifying positions offer:

  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to an 8 percent Schreiber match and has been recognized as Best-in-Class for companies with 5,000-plus employees.
  • Competitive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits without a waiting period, including second-opinion medical consultation with specialists
  • Wellness resources, including a fitness reimbursement program and access to an interactive personalized online wellness program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Professional growth and development opportunities through training and our Education Assistance Program

Schreiber requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event, an applicant does not have current work authorization, Schreiber will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Keywords: Schreiber Foods, Tempe , Forklift Driver/Material Handler, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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