Forklift Operator Material Handler


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Minneapolis, MN - Metro - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

Temp-to-hire with pay increases!

1st shift: 7am-3:30pm, M-F - $17.50/hr

2nd shift: 3pm-11:30pm, M-F - $18.00/hr

Primary Responsibility:

Under general supervision, Lift Truck Operator (LTO), Warehouse Worker will ensure safe and accurate receipt, storage, and shipment of food product utilizing equipment including, but not limited to sit down and stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment.

Essential Functions:

Load and unload freight using equipment in an efficient and safe manner.

Move product to storage areas with proper equipment.

Efficiently stack and safely store the merchandise in the designated area.

Pick orders for shipment and assemble various types of merchandise to be shipped.

Check or count freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.

Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.

Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.

Participate in physical inventories, as needed.

As directed by management, perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking.

Operate equipment safely and efficiently. Equipment to include (but not limited to) stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment.

Promptly Report all safety malfunctions on equipment.

Comply with OSHA standards.

Must be able to meet production standards.

Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work environment.

Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.

Charge or change forklift battery as needed

Perform other duties as assigned, may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Tool and Technology: Computer, Warehouse management system and related components, Pallet Jack, high lift, sit down or stand up lift truck, Hi-lift, TC

Qualifications & Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, or at least one-year related work experience.

Required ability to work independently.

May work overtime, evening, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetings, as directed and authorized by management.

Required the ability to pay close attention to details and meet deadlines.

Ability to work in spaces with 55 inches of headroom

May be required to tolerate working environments with inside controlled temperatures of -15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)

Ability to tolerate heights up to 30 ft. and be able to access elevated products from inside safety cage

Ability to transfer boxes weighing up to 55 lbs., from the ground level to 80 inches in height and up to 70 lbs. to 50 inches in height rebuilding pallets. Lifting and carrying product 6 ft. without mechanical assistance.