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  • Forklift Operator Receiving

    Posted: 08/02/2022

    Operates a forklift to move product from receiving, storage areas to bins, and/or the production lines including Whole Peel Line, Peel Arena, and inside processing areas. Cleans equipment and work area and reports any food safety and employee safety concerns. Pushes bins while binning loads. Supports all programs and policies that ensure that product is of the highest quality, meets specifications, and is safe, legal, and wholesome.

    Follow company work rules and safety guidelines. Unloads inbound trucks in accordance to BFI safety and proper unloading requirements. Moves bins of product to the appropriate staging, sorting, and/or use areas. Follows the sample procedures for raw product. Repairs and cleans bins. Cleans up the debris from the equipment and the grounds in the areas worked. Ensures fans to storages are not blocked with onion skin debris as well as compressors. Ensures control rooms are clean and doors closed. Records information as required for inventory tracking. Does visual inspection of the product for foreign material or other concerns with the onions and reports anything unusual to the supervisor at once and records information on the receiving report. Keeps all cords rolled up when not in use. Clean the conveyors, sizers, pilers, trucks, forklifts, evenflows to ensure proper function. Always use lock out procedures for safety. Identifies operational and safety concerns on equipment that he/she operates and write up action plans. Operates the piler, conveyors, sizing equipment, topper, and evenflows. Stacks the bins with product in them, in order, by lot, and identifies each lot appropriately. Ensures that the daily consumption report for the peeling line of onions consumed each shift is accurate. Other related duties may be assigned by the supervisor. It is not necessary for this position to do every assignment included in this job description although it is

    High School Diploma or GED; or at least three months forklift driving experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to pass Forklift Operator Authorization course.

    Ability to read two and three syllable words and to recognized similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences in English. Ability to complete various paperwork requirements including English printing and math skills.

    Ability to add and subtract, divide and multiply six digit numbers. Ability to perform these operations using units of American weight and measurement.

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


     

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