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Forklift Operator 1

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Location: Deming, NM, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 550

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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 to delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and the 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 natural, delicious, and nutritious product portfolio. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts, and spices to create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real. 
Position Summary
Reporting to the Warehouse Manager will transport materials, supplies, and finished products to designated locations. 
Position Responsibilities
  • Loading, unloading, shipping, and receiving warehouse items.
  • Transporting of finished goods to different locations within the facility.
  • Optimizing loads to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Inspecting for damages to vehicles.
  • Scheduling vehicles for maintenance and repairs.
  • Use basic math skills. 
  • Managing inventory by utilizing RF scanning equipment & System Applications and Processes (SAP).
  • Identifying workplace safety hazards.
  • Adhering to safety management standards.
  • Adhering to production schedules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Follow company policies and Good Manufacturing Practices to meet customers’ expectations and help maintain a safe and healthy work environment. 
  • Must be able to read simple instructions in English.
  • Be able to work in a light industrial and somewhat warm environment during summer or cool areas during the winter.
  • Must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Proficiency in operating technical machinery and RF scanners.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees 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]