Warehouse Forklift Operator

Ben E Keith Co Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 1 week ago

For more than a century, Ben E. Keith Company has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, and we strive to consistently exceed our customers' expectations.

Our Food Division is a complete broad line multi-state distributor, and our Beverage Division operates throughout the state of Texas as a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, craft and import beer brands, spirits, and wine.

We are dedicated to the growth and success of our business, our customers, and our employees-continuing our commitment to delivering quality since 1906.

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The purpose of the Warehouse forklift position is to perform warehouse duties in all temp zones such as replenishing selection slots and moving product into the assigned areas as needed. The position will also be required to support all areas of warehouse operations including order selection, product put-away and any other task deemed necessary by warehouse management

  • Replenishment of pick locations in assigned area using information from KWCS system and management, using forklift, cherry picker, pallet jack, mid-rider.

  • Move received product using forklift, cherry picker, pallet jack, mid-rider to the assigned location within the warehouse.

  • May Work in all warehouse temperature zones ranging from 10 degrees below zero to unregulated zones which can exceed 100 degrees in the summer.

  • Operates warehouse equipment as assigned and/or needed - cherry picker, fork, mid-rider and pallet jack.

  • Lifting 30-60 lbs frequently and 100 lbs occasionally.

  • Knowledge of products and warehouse locations is essential

  • Knowledge of KWCS system preferred

  • Responsibilities include maintaining a clean, safe, orderly area by clearing debris, damaged cases and shrink wrap from the assigned aisles

Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to use follow safety rules and guidelines

  • Knowledge of the food industry helpful

  • Ability to strictly adhere to safety guidelines

  • Basic reading and spelling skills for completion of paperwork

  • Able to work in extreme temperatures (Cold or Hot)

  • Solid interpersonal skills

  • Enthusiastic self-starter

  • Ability to receive and follow directions

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Good communication skills

  • Customer-focused

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent work ethic

  • High School Diploma

Ben E. Keith (BEK) Company is one of the largest food and beverage distributors in the United States. We are a family-owned business with a long-standing tradition of supporting the diverse communities in which we live and work. Our competitive employee benefits provide health and financial protection to our employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • 401K with matching contribution

  • Profit-Sharing Plan (100% company-paid)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness Program

  • Educational Assistance Program

  • Paid Vacation and holidays

  • Employee Credit Union

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means considering how all our people can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith, we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family Warehouse

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Required Education High School

  • Job Start Date Saturday, August 21, 2021

  • Job End Date Friday, September 10, 2021

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  • Little Rock, AR, USA
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