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Forklift Operator - Plant Warehouse & Distribution Center in Indianapolis IN

Heartland Food Products
Title: 
Forklift Operator - Plant Warehouse & Distribution Center
Date: 
09/30/2020
Job ID: 
2938
Location: 
Indianapolis IN
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
ForkLift Operator, Shipping/Receiving, Warehouse Labor
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The Forklift Operator operates industrial trucks and other power equipment (eg. walkie rider) to move materials around a warehouse, storage facilities, factory, or similar location.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promotes safety and conducts him/herself in accordance with all safety guidelines at all times; including accurate completion of all pre-shift equipment checks.
  • Communicate with Plant/Warehouse leadership to proactively stage product.
  • Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery.
  • Utilize industrial trucks or other power equipment to raise materials to storage locations, lower materials from storage locations, deliver materials from storage/staging locations to department or shipping dock.
  • Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.
  • Perform routine maintenance on vehicles or auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank.
  • Wrap and placard materials accurately and appropriately prior to moving them to a storage area.
  • Weigh materials or products and record weight or other production data on tags or labels.
  • Operate or tend automatic stacking, loading, packaging, or cutting machines.
  • Able to complete cycle counts and understands and can perform basic inventory control processes/procedures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to physically perform the functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions
  • Must possess visual acuity to document company records
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions in English
  • Work well in a team environment and have strong communication skills
  • Ability to work extended hours while standing
  • Good job performance and attendance records

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