Grimmway Enterprises

  • FORKLIFT/PALLET JACK OPERATOR

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/5/2018 7:03 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2336
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Arvin
    Category
    General Labor
    Shift
    NIGHT
  • Overview

    PURPOSE:

     

    To safely and efficiently operate a forklift and/or pallet jack in the production area. Handle all product and/or materials in bulk form.

     

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

     

    • Move product within the facility as directed.
    • Move pallets of finished products, bins, and packaging supplies as directed.
    • Move equipment as directed.
    • Must weigh and record weights as directed.
    • Maintain even and constant flow of product.
    • Keep records as required.
    • Operate equipment in a safe, efficient manner.
    • Make sure the forklift/pallet jack is in good running condition and report anything that is wrong to the forklift mechanic.
    • May be asked to rotate to a different area of the plant (same position and shift) based on business need.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

     

    Continuous use of both hands; including grasping, pulling and pushing. Sight, hearing, lifting, standing, climbing stairways, walking and balancing both feet on even and uneven surfaces, bending, twisting, crawling, stooping, kneeling, reaching forward, reaching overhead, reaching below shoulder, wrist turning, neck turning. Must be able to work in cold temperatures. Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. Must wear corrective lenses if required on driver’s license

    Additional Info

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Must be willing to train in forklift/pallet jack operations to obtain forklift/pallet jack certification.
    • Must be willing to train and learn how to use the bin dump attachment on forklift.
    • Must be able to operate forklift/pallet jacket safely at all times inside/outside facility.
    • Must be Bi-lingual (English & Spanish).
    • May be required to work overtime or Saturdays depending on business need.
    • Must pass a drug/ alcohol screen, physical, and functional capacity evaluation.

    Benefits

    Hourly Employees

    • Subsidized benefits package including Medical and Dental coverage
    • Generous vision reimbursement allowance for each covered family member per calendar year
    • 401(k) plan
    • Paid Time Off/Paid Sick and Safe Time
    • Employer-paid life insurance
    • Discounted gym memberships with InShape health clubs
    • Discounted tickets to major theme parks throughout California

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