Warehouse Fork Lift Operator

  • Company Division: Mom's Meals NourishCare
  • Minimum Education: HS Diploma or equivalent required
  • Job Function: Accounts Receivable
  • Job State: IA
  • Email To: Katrina.Richmond@purfoods.com
  • Employment Type: 1st Shift 6:00AM till 2:30PM
  • Minimum Experience: Previous work-related experience preferred
  • Required Travel: None
  • Job City: Ankeny
  • Job Zip: 50021

Job Overview:

Responsible for performing various duties in the warehouse in a fast paced lean environment to include, Receiving and put-away of all inbound receipts, Shipping, and Replenishment(stocking) of products to pick locations via forklift or by cart moves. Maintaining inventory accuracy. Monitoring coolers/freezer temperatures. Responsible for keeping warehouse area organized. Must have both stand-up and sit-down forklift experience and RF Scan gun experience.

Job Description:

  • Unload trucks per receiving schedule or as they arrive to the facility if time permits.
  • Pull Outbound orders for shipments to include full pallets or case pick from an order pull sheet.
  • Pull purchase order and/or bill of lading to ensure product received matches order requirements
  • Place both in folder to be collected by inventory / buyer
  • Complete receiving.
  • Record # of pieces received
  • Record temperatures as indicated
  • Capture all required information and receive in RF scan gun into system
  • Ensure product is labeled correctly with required labels.
  • Store products in the designated warehouse and/or cooler location
  • Complete walk-through to ensure warehouse products returned are re-stocked into appropriate areas
  • Complete inventories based on schedules required
  • Ensure product at end of each shift is at minimum quantity close to zero as possible in forward pick locations in the cooler.
  • Ensure pick locations in Freezer are filled and product staged and ready for next shift operation
  • Watch product use-by dates and freeze-by dates and inform Manager of any items that need to be of concern
  • Monitor and evaluate the quality of the towers leaving/going to pick room. Bring any issues of concern to the attention of the supervisor.
  • Keep warehouse organized and clean
  • Sweep out areas at the end of each shift.
  • Ensure all pallet locations are clean of trash and extra empty pallets etc.
  • Other projects / duties as assigned
  • **Above duties may differentiate based on production flow within shift requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • High school degree or comparable equivalency (GED)
  • Prior loading/unloading experience
  • Computer skills: Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (mainly word/excel)
  • Must have RF scan gun experience
  • Forklift certified with experience in both Sit-down and Reach (Stand-up) Forklifts.
  • High attention to detail (number matching/temperature taking)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work with others and adapt to last minute needs
  • Ability to cover differences between shifts as needed
  • Decisions on how and when to rotate product in the area of responsibility for FIFO
  • Type of Work: Warehouse environment Physical Work: Standing for full 8-10 hour shift; lifting up to 80lbs continuously; pushing/pulling up to 100lbs occasionally; Walking during full 8-10 hour shift.
  • Extreme Conditions: Movement between Freezer/cooler/warehouse with temperatures ranging between -25° to 90°, depending on seasons.

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Warehouse Forklift Operator
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