Forklift Operator (Valued Added)

Freshpoint Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 weeks ago

JOB TITLE: Forklift Operator (Valued Added)

THE PASSION:

At FreshPoint, we're all about People. Passion. Produce! FreshPoint is North America's largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we're much more than just produce. As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel.

Opportunity is knocking! At FreshPoint we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great meal - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies FreshPoint. FreshPoint is a leader in selling, marketing and distributing produce, dairy and other food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.

Are you passionate?

If so, apply now for your fresh start with FreshPoint

THE POSITION:

The Forklift Operator is responsible for replenishing slots and storing product using automated lift-handling equipment. The Forklift Operator is also responsible for performing job in accordance with preferred work methods.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES & TASKS :

  • Inspects product being moved for damage, quality or deterioration of packing

  • Places product in proper location maintaining proper rotation and confirm through RF WMS system

  • Maintains the neatness and accuracy of assigned aisles

  • Inspects materials used in moving products in warehouse and correct or report any faulty equipment, i.e., pallets, forklifts, pallet jacks, WMS equipment, etc.

  • Removes any tape or shrink-wrap from pallets before placing in pick slot

  • Insures that assigned aisles are full and ready for selection/shipping

  • Reports to receiver any discrepancies in information immediately for notation on receiver worksheet

  • Keeps work area clean and free of damaged product

  • Replenishes slots in uniform manner as directed

  • Utilize fall protection equipment when appropriate

  • Conform to all safety rules and use all appropriate safety equipment

  • Properly maintains equipment that is assigned, and or signed for

  • Perform other duties as directed by Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to perform this job successfully.

Education:

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Ability to obtain electric pallet jack and floor scrubber licenses

Experience:

  • 6-months proficiently utilizing a stand-up forklift and riding pallet jack

  • 1-year warehouse experience

  • Basic knowledge of produce preferred

  • Experience in replenishment, cycling of product, RF scanners and other returns related functions preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in a cold, wet environment for long periods of time

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs of boxes of produce

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to stoop and bend frequently

  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment

  • Ability to select product onto floats and load product into trucks

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, an associate regularly works in climate controlled areas, such as coolers, freezers, the dock area, and the shipping & main offices.The work environment may include some congested traffic areas and slippery floors. Walking and working is done on both tile and concrete flooring.

THE PERKS:

  • Exciting promotions and opportunities to increase your income

  • Personal and career growth

  • Friendly and supportive work environment

  • A stable growing company

  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription plans

  • Life and Disability insurance coverage

  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase, Employee Assistance programs

  • Pre-tax savings opportunities

  • Discounts and other perks that come with being a Sysco associate

  • Check out Syscobenefits.com/careers for more information

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions and is subject to changes of business necessity.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

FreshPoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


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