Ventura Foods Forklift Operator (Birmingham) in Birmingham, Alabama
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TitleForklift Operator (Birmingham)
EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
LocationBirmingham, AL Plant
About the OrganizationVentura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company's growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn't changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.
To properly load and unload various packaging and finished products from truck trailers to meet customer orders and to prevent damage to pallets and product. Operate the RF hand held scanner. Using a load sheet, verify carrier and pallet quantity before loading on truck trailer. Inspect pallets to prevent product damage and missing cases. Inspect all trailers to insure cleanliness and compliance with GMPs. Unload packaging and branch transfer products from trailers. Complete load sheet. Verify code dates and label allergen. Perform pre-op inspection of forklift before operation. Change, inspect, and charge batteries per SOP's. Document changes. Check assigned aisles in warehouse to clean and maintain. Transfer pallets to the Production area. Compliance with OSHA, EPA, PSM, HAACP, and Customer Requirements Operate the pallet inverter when necessary. Report items in need of repair for completion of work order. Report leaks for completion of UMI tags and attached to equipment.
Position RequirementsHigh school diploma or GED. Minimum 1 year of experience in a warehouse distribution environment. Must have been previously licensed/certified as a forklift driver. Must be able to pass skills test for license/certification as well as written test for sit down and stand up forklift. Good math skills are required. Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively. Must be able to identify and report any food safety and food security concerns.
This position is currently accepting applications.
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