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Forklift Operators

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.
Job Description
2nd Shift-3pm to 3am--Monday to Friday (Occassional Saturdays)

Summary of the Position:

The forklift operator I is qualified to operate electric pallet jacks, stand up and/or sit down forklifts. The person in this position possesses entry level skills to load trucks, perform put away of product using a stand up forklift and/or pick sales orders.

Functions Performed:

  • Loads trucks, ships orders systematically using WMS scanning equipment, completes necessary outbound paperwork, picks orders per customer requirements  and/or puts away finished goods product.
  • Keeps the distribution area clean and organized.  Sweeps, picks up trash, tapes up any open cases, organizes empty pallets and collects damaged cases, etc.
  • Rotates inventory and follows FIFO (first in-first out) process.
  • Changes equipment batteries, conducts pre-op inspection on all material handling equipment used and reports any euipment issues or damages.  Poperly uses and cares for hand-held scanning equipment.
  • Adheres to all safety and GMP rules and attends assigned training.
    • Responsible for manufactiuring, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP, SQF, and regulatory requirements. 
    • Aware and accountable for maintaining and document preventative controls necessary to ensure food safety and quality.
    • Responsibile for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to management.
    • Responsible for partnering with others, sharing knowledge, skills and information within assigned team and accross functional areas.
    • Responsbile for enhancing techical functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development.
    *Educations, Experience, and Knowledge:
  • Forklift driving experience and knowledge of safe forklift operation. Experience with Sitdown and standup reach forklifts required.
Certifications, Licenses, and Reistrations:
  • Material handling equipment certification a plus.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to read, write and speak english.
  • Basic math skills

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