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Ingredient Fork Lift Operator

Department: Logistics
Location: Los Banos, CA


This job requires the Ingredient Supply Fork Lift Operator to perform the following tasks:

  • Check/verify all product labels, names, and quantities being moved to production
  • Pre stage all materials and keep track of lot numbers for all items
  • Document all supplies taken to the ingredient weigh room, making sure we stay in FIFO order, and supply only what is needed.
  • Perform inventory cycle counts as needed or directed by supervision.
  • Work well with team members to accurately place items in designated storage area in the weight room for their use
  • Return all Ingredients back to Warehouse location once Ingredient weigh team has completed the job.
  • Insuring that each ingredient has been reweighed and correct pallet label that includes serial lot number and correct weight is placed on pallet before relocating the item
  • Move and store all completed batches of ingredients from warehouse 3 to a designated location by supervision.
  • Cycle count ingredients as need to insure we have correct quantity issued and correct lot number to each job.
  • Use handheld scanner to complete inventory moves. And document all moves on batch sheet. Batch sheet to be turned in at end of your shift,


                              % OF

ITEM                    TIME        JOB FUNCTIONS


1.                           30%           Document lot numbers for all items being moved from the warehouse to production for use.

2.                           17%           Communicate with scheduler, production, purchasing, and receiving to exchange information regarding all products and materials, such as shortages, damages, or quality issues.

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

4.                           3%             Maintain daily check list on forklifts.

5.                           10%           Maintain First In/First Out on all packaging, organization, and cleanliness of warehouses 1, 2, & 3, rotating shifts/duties to fill vacancies, when needed work as needed in receiving and shipping.

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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