Forklift Operator in Buckner KY

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Title: 
Forklift Operator
Date: 
08/30/2021
Job ID: 
R14831
Location: 
Buckner KY
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
ForkLift Operator, Production Worker, Warehouse Worker
Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

KY Buckner

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Forklift Operator

Job Description:

Position Summary: This position is responsible for operating a forklift and allocating warehouse locations for finished goods. Candidate must pass forklift certification within the first 90 days of hire.

Must be available to work Third-shift.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Moves caps, packaging and finished goods to and from production line and storage locations in the warehouse.
  • Pulls/receives, loads and distributes product through designated areas of the plant
  • Performs routine safety checks of forklift including battery, brakes, lift controls, and alarms prior to using equipment.
  • Maintains accurate records and provides counts for materials handled.
  • Maintains working knowledge of warehouse operations, configurations and procedures.
  • Must know how to read and interpret schedules.
  • Safely and accurately perform all duties as required for this position to ensure the safety and quality of our products.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Critical Skill Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must be willing to obtain forklift certification
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be dependable, reliable and mature enough to handle equipment safely and sensible.
  • Ability to perform the following: standing, climbing, pulling, and or pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and stooping.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient math, reading, and writing skills. Accuracy a key performance factor.
  • Good physical condition, able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to learn and use SAP inventory management software.
  • Must be dependable, reliable and mature enough to handle equipment safely and sensibly.
  • Must be willing to work on all lines and learn to perform all positions, including changeovers.
  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime, including Saturdays/Sundays, as determined by business needs.
  • Experience in manufacturing or distribution preferred.
  • Experience working with manufacturing equipment preferred.
  • Mechanical aptitude.


Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Good physical condition, able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform the following: standing, climbing, pulling, and or pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and stooping.
  • Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Good hand/eye coordination and motor skills.


Environmental, Health and Safety Requirements:
  • Must wear required personal protection equipment associated with specific manufacturing work environment and job duties.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment and follow all safety policies and procedures, such as lock out/tag out, safe lifting techniques, and all others as instructed.
  • Inform Management of ANY Food safety or Quality issues or of any processes, which become noncompliant with specified requirements.


Food Safety:
  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Controls further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required


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Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations treehousefoods.com . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
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