Lift Operator (Forklift) (17450-935)

United Natural Foods, Inc. Sturtevant , WI 53177

Posted 2 weeks ago

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for moving product. A stand up forklift operator at United Natural Foods is required to have a strong understanding of his lift, the loads he/she is carrying, productivity measures and safety procedures.

Associates receive $1 extra per hour above base rate for this position.

EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

  • Reports to the shipping office at the beginning of each shift for the daily assignment, vehicle inspection sheet and replenishment discrepancies sheet.

  • Inspects assigned lift and completes vehicle inspection sheet.

  • Replenishes pick slots using the view request screen. If no requests exist, uses the manual replenish screen to fill empty or almost empty slots.

  • Performs knockdowns for selectors when needed.

  • Maintains correct counts and logs any discrepancies in inventory.

  • Verifies that the correct product is being put in the appropriate pick location.

  • Cuts and removes shrink wrap from all knockdowns.

  • Removes all empty pallets from pick locations and aisles. Separates the good, bad, and blue pallets and neatly stages in pallet staging area.

  • Keeps area clean and debris out of work area.

  • Operates the lift in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Parks and recharges lift in its appropriate spot at the end of the shift.

  • Immediately informs a lead, supervisor, or manager of any potential safety violations or violation of company policy.

  • Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

  • Operating a forklift in accordance with Company standards and procedures including quality standards and safety regulations.

  • Effective communication and coordination exist with Company personnel and with management.

  • Assistance and support are provided as needed.

  • Deadlines are met.

Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • High School Diploma/GED

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of Safety guidelines

  • Strong knowledge of applicable Bakco functions and RF systems.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Warehouse/Operations preferred but not required

  • System implementation experience is preferred

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Have an understanding of procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processes.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions and to deal with ordinary, standardized situations.

  • Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding; subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two digit numbers; the four basic arithmetic operations with money; and operations with units such as inch, foot, yard; ounce, and pound.

  • Able to read and communicate in English.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Balancing: May involve walking, standing and/or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces

  • Stooping: Bending downward and forward at the waist. Requires full use of lower extremities and back muscles.

  • Kneeling: Resting on knee or knees.

  • Crouching: Bending downward and forward at the leg and spine.

  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  • Standing: For extended time periods.

  • Walking: Especially for long distances.

  • Pushing: Using upper body to press against something with steady force.

  • Pulling: Using upper body to draw, drag, haul or tug objects

  • Lifting: Use of upper body and back muscles to lift objects

  • Grasping: Using fingers and palm on an object

  • Talking: Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly

  • Average Hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

  • Repetitive Motions: Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands and fingers.

  • Fine, Acute Visual Abilities: Fine visual acuity with the ability to inspect closely or to assemble small parts; color vision; depth perception and/or field of vision.

  • Physical Strength: Medium work; exerts up to 75 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 40 lbs. frequently and 20 lbs. constantly.

  • Working Conditions: Worker subject to changing inside temperature (such as freezers or cold rooms)

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Lift Operator (Forklift) (17450-935)

United Natural Foods, Inc.