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Lift Truck Operator (Seasonal)

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Location: Boardman, OR, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 366

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ofi is a global leader offering naturally good food & beverage ingredients and solutions. At the forefront of consumer trends, we provide manufacturers and retailers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is part of that delight. From plant to palate, we take care of the ingredients. We are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. We add value through our unique manufacturing footprint and natural, delicious and nutritious products. Our fresh ideas help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices to create naturally healthy and delicious food & beverage products. Whoever were with, whatever were doing, we always make it real.
Reporting to Production Supervisor, the lift truck operator will operate the sit-down forklifts to load and unload material, product, bins and pallets. This position will move needed items from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into trucks or storage facilities. The LTO should be able to act proactively to ensure smooth and effective operations and report issues to management immediately.
The ideal candidate will have 6-12 months experience operating a lift truck, basic mathematical aptitude and be accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the lift truck.
Position Responsibilities
  • Perform daily forklift checks on assigned forklift(s).
  • Locate, pull and transport full or empty bins, pallets of finished product, packaging supplies, and/or equipment to specified areas.
  • Efficiently stack and store the product in the appropriate areas.
  • Maintain and update records of inventory and activity logs.
  • Load trailer & containers making sure the wight distribution is correct.
  • Maintain and update records of inventory and activity logs.
  • Shrink wrap pallets to prepare them for shipping.
  • Maintain the facilitys equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods
  • Operate handheld scanner to ensure accurate recordkeeping
  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6-12 months forklift experience
  • Previous work experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Follow all safety and GMP protocols
  • Comply with all PPE and safety requirements.
  • Occasionally lift up to 55 pounds
Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles, occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; moderate cold; moderate heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.
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.
At ofi, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.