FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Red Gold 20 reviews - Orestes, IN

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Title: Forklift Operator (AKA Forktruck Driver/Line Driver)

Reports to: Assigned Supervisor

POSITION OBJECTIVES

Red Gold employees are truly a component of the company’s success in the market. Their ability to support fellow employees and departments provides the foundation for company greatness and supports one of our guiding principles that our people are our most valuable resource. This position is responsible for transferring direct materials such as cans from the warehouse to the production process and also for transferring finished goods from the production line to storage. Due to the dynamic nature of our business, duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsible for loading/unloading and transferring materials as required

Keeping accurate Tally Sheets, slot changes and shuttle transfers when working in Shipping and the Warehouse.

Work as a team player with members of the crew and others in the plant.

Adhere to Red Gold policies, rules and regulations, including GMP’s and safety.

Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan and prerequisite program requirements.

Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education

High School Diploma, GeneralEducational Development Diploma (GED) or equivalent experience

Specific Skills Required

Must be able to successfully use basic math and writing skills necessary to accurately fill out required paperwork.

Must have good communication skills both written and verbal.

Should have working knowledge of Warehouse operations or be trainable.

Should be able to demonstrate the ability to be observant.

Must be capable of operating a lift truck in a safe and efficient manner by abiding by Plant and Company rules for Shipping and Warehousing.

Must be able to pass forklift training period through written and driving tests as well as on the job work efforts.

Mental Requirements

Good Communication Skills

Accurate

Detail oriented

Able to handle pressure

Non-Experience Factors

Team oriented

Able to work well with others

Multi-task oriented

Able to work 45-60 hours/week with occasional overtime to cover for absenteeism and Fresh Pack requirements

Physical Requirements

Must be able to drive a standard forklift with both hands and both feet.

Must have stamina and be able to move quickly.

Must be able to lift 80 lbs. (Pallets when necessary.)

Must be safety conscious.

Free to move about in office environment as needed

About this company
20 reviews
Red Gold has been producing premium quality tomato products since 1942. Red Gold produces premium quality canned tomatoes and tomato-based...