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Receiving Forklift Operator

Department: Warehouse
Location: Osceola, AR


This job requires the Receiving/ Shipping Ingredients Fork Lift Operator to perform the following tasks:

  • Perform trailer inspections and securing trucks prior to loading/unloading
  • Check/verify all product labels, names, and quantities received in from suppliers and provide the incoming documents to Inventory Clerk for receiving.
  • Unload/unpack materials and label prior to putting in storage.
  • Work well with team members to accurately place items in designated storage area in warehouses
  • Use handheld scanner to complete inventory moves
  • Move product from the trucks to the appropriate warehouse noting proper storage/temperature conditions as well as Allergen/Organic foods control.
  • Properly report and handle damaged product and or incoming materials. 
  • Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System.
  • Sorting and organizing pallets and metal drums, bailing recyclables (cardboard and plastic)
  • To move product from the warehouse to trucks being loaded following the Pick List so that pulling in FIFO is maintained.
  • Perform trailer inspections and securing trucks prior to loading.
  • Use a scanner to complete loads, transfer product and split pallets.
  • Properly report and handle damaged product.
  • To perform general labor
  • To work in a safe manner
  • To take direction from the Warehouse Operations Supervisor or Shipping Lead Person or Warehouse Dry Lead, to assure procedures are being followed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or lead person. 
  • Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System.



                              % OF

ITEM                    TIME        JOB FUNCTIONS


1.                           30%           Compare product labels, tags, or tickets, with vendorís packing list, and report damage or inaccurate counts.

2.                           17%           Communicate with scheduler, production, purchasing, and receiving to exchange information regarding all products and materials.

3.                           40%           Safely and efficiently operate fork lift without damage to product, persons, or facilities.

4.                           3%             Maintain daily check list on forklifts and delivering Chep pallets to production.

5.                           10%           Maintain First In/First Out on all ingredients and cleanliness of warehouses 1, 2, & 3,4,6, 8 rotating shifts/duties to fill vacancies, when needed.

TOTAL                 100%



Internal Contacts:

             Supervisors, Lead Persons, and Peers


External Contacts:



Education Level and Focus:

            Proof of high school diploma or equivalent; Willingness to continue education through approved courses or classes that will enhance personal and professional growth


Years and Type of Related Experience Required:

            Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience may be helpful in this occupation. Exposure to manufacturing environment. Forklift experience.



Interpersonal and Communication:

            Requires Fork Lift Training/Certification. Requires strong oral and communication skills; requires calculator knowledge in order to perform duties as assigned.


Technical and Analytical:

            Requires good organizational skills and the ability to perform assigned tasks; requires the ability to accurately use scales and formula information.


Administrative and Operations:

            Must adhere to departmental procedures; must also follow all safety guidelines established by the company


Physical Demands:

            Requires walking, standing, and bending; including lifting, not to exceed fifty pounds without a partner

Work Environment

            Factory environment

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