Seasonal Cooler Operations Material Handler I in California CA

SunOpta
Title: 
Seasonal Cooler Operations Material Handler I
Date: 
01/09/2022
Job ID: 
193
Location: 
California CA
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
ForkLift Operator, Production Worker, Warehouse Worker

Job Title:
Cold Storage Material Handler

FLSA Status (US):
Non-Exempt

Department:
Cooler Operations

Reports To:
Logistics Supervisor

Summary:

This position is responsible for operating the companies forklifts while staging ingredients and packaging for each production run.This individual will also be responsible for inventory control using an RF Scanner, while loading and unloading trucks entering and leaving the facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive and store ingredients, finished goods, packaging and other items as requested.
  • Pre-stage ingredients and packing material for line operators.
  • Pick, stage and load outbound trucks.
  • Maintain ingredients and material in a First In First Out basis (FIFO).
  • Ensures effective safety procedures, tools and record keeping are managed through site leadership.
  • Adheres to company GMP&##39;s (good manufacturing practices), safety procedures and all other quality processes.
  • Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required.
  • Food products is consistent with food safety standards, government regulations, and industry practices including GMP, SQF and HACCP.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education

High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree or certification preferred.

Experience

Two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Manufacturing environment experience preferred

Knowledge and Skills

  • Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of various types of Forklifts.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices is beneficial.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills.
  • Receive and store ingredients, finished goods, packaging and other items as requested.
  • Pre-stage ingredients and packing material for line operators.
  • Pick, stage and load outbound trucks.
  • Ensures effective safety procedures, tools and record keeping are managed through site leadership.
  • Adheres to company GMP&##39;s (good manufacturing practices), safety procedures and all other quality processes.
  • Experience with RF Scanners is beneficial.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Must be able to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Must be able to apply commonsense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.
  • Must be able to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • All operators must complete a forklift certification before beginning work.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is beneficial.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 25 pounds, up to 70 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, the ability to adjust focus. Operator will work in a Manufacturing environment. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold.The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

An Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED

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