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Forklift Operator

Location: Bayonne, NJ, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 334

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Job Description
Job Title: Lift Truck Operator
Location: Bayonne, NJ
Department: Warehouse
FLSA Status:Non-Exempt
Experience: Minimum 1yr experience
Safety Sensitive: Yes

We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever were with, whatever were doing, we always make it real.
Position Responsibilities-Areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Ability to operate a Forklift machine (sit down & stand up)
  • Pick orders
  • Use RF scanning equipment to ensure accuracy of inventory
  • Manages pick ticket orders
  • Pulls warehouse items from the shelves based on number, size, quantity, etc.
  • Ensures that orders are accurate
  • Stages items correctly for delivery
  • Ability to read incoming order requests
  • Adhere to quality and customer service standards set forth by the company
  • Pick, wrap and stage orders to be shipped
  • Inspect and perform maintenance of forklifts and other material handling equipment
  • Identify safety hazards in the workplace
  • Consolidate partial pallets for incoming goods
  • Perform other duties as needed
  • Minimum 1+ years experience operating powered forklifts
  • Knowledge of various material-handling equipment an asset
  • Proficient in math
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong understanding of OSHA regulations
  • Possess a high regard for safety in the workplace
  • Able to lift 50 pounds with / without accommodations
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and comply with all safety policies and requirements.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected]
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