Forklift Operator with CDL

Red Collar Pet Foods, Inc.
Published
July 15, 2020
Location
Washington Court House, OH
Job Type
 

Description

Job Location:: Washington Courthouse, OH - Washington Courthouse, OH

Red Collar Pet Foods is looking for a Forklift Warehouse Operator to join our exciting new pet food business at one of our manufacturing plants. Who is Red Collar? We are pet people, and to us pets are family. We believe that they deserve good food made with wholesome and balanced nutrition in every bag and bowl. It is our commitment to quality ingredients and manufacturing exclusively in the U.S. which makes us all proud of our company and the pets we ultimately feed.

Purpose of Role
This position is responsible for ensuring customer orders and replenishment loads are fullled, prepared for shipment and delivered to the appropriate destination in a safe, quality, timely and cost effective manner, as well as moving/transporting trailers to different locations/docks using company yard truck. This shift based position is the nal operation in meeting customer requirements for high quality, damage free, on-time, correctly loaded and accurate (Bill of Lading) deliveries.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Load trailers according to loading specications and in a manner which delivers product on time (arrives when originally expected) and complete (accurate by item and damage free) as measured by our customers and other receiving destinations
  • Receive, unload, inspect and correctly warehouse all in-bound shipments (nished goods and materials) using safe procedures while maintaining the quality of all products and using accurate inventory management procedures
  • Conduct trailer inspections prior to loading trailers for product shipment and after unloading inbound trailers. Safely use company yard truck to transport or move empty & loaded trailer where needed.
  • Operate forklift and high lift equipment to move product from the palletizer and within the warehouse to trailers and various other warehouse locations and operate in a manner maintaining required sanitation evels. Repair and recoup damaged goods as accidentally created during product movement and as required. Follow FIFO principles for nished products
  • Perform accurate inventory transactions into our warehousing systems. Tag pallets from the palletizer and record production, organize warehouse and all warehouse supplies and materials, supply materials to packaging lines, supply and service palletizer equipment
  • Accurately pick all products for mixed pallets, properly palletize and stretch wrap nished skid
  • Report or take appropriate action when quality checks do not meet set specications
  • Improve operations through individual and group problem solving. Provide leadership in solving problems that disrupts the daily production goals
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment that promotes associate safety and product integrity
  • Must know the product "Hold" criteria of all applicable areas
  • All associates are responsible for the safety, quality and food safety in their work area
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge

  • Team player
  • Action oriented
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Continuous self-development
  • Must be capable of working at elevated heights
  • Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform) Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 55 lbs.
  • Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals
  • Forklift assignments require OSHA certication and getting on and off frequently
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment with a positive attitude and minimal supervision
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good basic math, reading and writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers
  • Good problem solving and/or troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management Systems and procedures
  • Ability to read and understand the daily production run schedule, and execute to that plan
  • Ability to communicate to managers and team members any production, quality/food safety or other business critical information vital to operations and customer service
  • Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language
  • Successful completion of a substance screening and background check

Preferred Qualications:

  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines
  • 2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline 1+ years of CDL driving experience
  • Working Knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC
  • Knowledge of inventory control principles
  • Ability to operate a forklift/OSHA certication
  • Experience with JD Edwards

Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment with a positive attitude and minimal supervision
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good basic math, reading and writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers
  • Good problem solving and/or troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management Systems and procedures
  • Ability to read and understand the daily production run schedule, and execute to that plan
  • Ability to communicate to managers and team members any production, quality/food safety or other business critical information vital to operations and customer service
  • Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language
  • Successful completion of a substance screening and background check

Preferred Quali?cations:

  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience operating a variety of machines
  • 2 years of work experience within manufacturing, or a technical and/or trade discipline 1+ years of CDL driving experience
  • Working Knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC
  • Knowledge of inventory control principles
  • Ability to operate a forklift/OSHA certi?cation
  • Experience with JD Edwards

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