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Material Handler - Forklift Driver - Stand-Up Experience
Summary
Title:Material Handler - Forklift Driver - Stand-Up Experience
ID:1054
Location:South Holland, IL
Full Time / Part Time:Full Time
Company:Carl Buddig & Company
Description
Position Name:  Forklift Driver - Stand-up

Position Location: South Holland, Illinois



Position Description:
To effectively perform all of the required duties of the Packaging Material Handler / Forklift Driver in an accurate, thorough and safe manner Employees are responsible for producing a safe and quality food product per USDA guidelines and are required to report all food safety related problems to their supervisor, manager, or to the quality assurance department.

Company Description:
Carl Buddig and Company has been feeding family traditions for more than 100 years with the very best in taste, variety and convenience. Buddig offers an assortment of quality, thin-sliced lean meats for sandwiches, snacks and special recipes.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Scan and deliver meat baskets to all packaging lines with the use of a forklift.
  • Reweigh meat baskets and place back into cooler as needed.
  • Complete necessary audit of all rework vats.
  • Wrap and properly secure rework vats once auditing process is complete
  • Ensure correct rotation of baskets.
  • Maintain work area in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by monitoring foot traffic, following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations per all forklift operations.
  • Complete necessary forklift maintenance and associated reports to ensure maximum forklift performance and overall plant safety.
  • Deliver supply boxes and empty pallets to packaging area as needed.
  • Remove full pallets from packaging lines when completed.
  • Scan and wrap completed pallets.
  • Place license plate on pallet once scanning process is complete.
  • Deliver pallets to shipping area with the use of a forklift.
  • Remove excess inventory of boxes and pallets as needed.
Primary Requirements:  
  • Must be flexible and able to work as needed.
  • Must be able to work in a high speed packaging environment.
  • Must be able to work a minimum 40 or more hours per week.
  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime if necessary including weekends.
  • Must adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be able to legally work in the United States.
Essential Functions:
  • Must be able to work in temperatures of 40 degrees or less.
  • Must be able to stand for 8-9 hours per day.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and squat as needed for housekeeping responsibilities and other miscellaneous duties.
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Must have good hand and eye coordination.
     
Preferred Experience:
  • Prior experience operating a Stand-up Forklift preferred
  • 2 or more years of related work experience is preferred
  • High School Diploma / GED preferred


 

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