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Forklift Operator 2

Company: The Neil Jones Food Company
Location: Firebaugh
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Neil Jones Food Company is looking for a Forklift Operator (Forklift Operator II) at our Tomatek facility in Firebaugh, CA. The Neil Jones Food Company processes superior quality, fresh-packed, vine-ripened California tomatoes and Pacific Northwest fruit. With headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, NJFC has been providing our nation's discerning foodservice, retail, industrial and institutional customers the finest quality canned and pouched products for over 35 years. NJFC operates three production facilities: Northwest Packing in Vancouver, WA.; San Benito Foods, in Hollister, CA; and Tomatek in Firebaugh, CA. Summary: Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a forklift performing multiple duties throughout entire plant using multiple types of attachments for the transport of containers including pallets, drums and bins. Main tasks will be the simple movement of product from one location to another using a variety of different forklift types, including electric and propane lifts. This is a union position, part time (fulltime during our processing season July – October, part-time during the rest of the year).Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to understand and complete Ingredient batch paperwork and pull proper materials on paperwork.
  • Properly pick orders using a scan gun. Must be able to pick partial pallets using proper procedure to document changes that effect inventory. Must know how to pick an order using a query generated by PeopleSoft.
  • Consolidate product from partial pallets to single pallet, using proper Inventory Control Procedures.
  • Loading, unloading, and moving product in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform the Scan-to-Load, Transfer functions on the handheld scanner.
  • Load and unload trucks using the slip-sheet forklift. Requirements:
    • Forklift Certification preferred
    • Experience properly inspecting and driving a forklift in a safe manner in a production/warehouse environment.
    • Requires the ability to work any shift and the ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Requires the ability to read and speak English.
    • Requires the ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment LawsFamily and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) The Neil Jones Food Company participates in E-VerifyE-Verify ParticipationIf You Have the Right to Work, Don't Let Anyone Take It Away We are an Equal Opportunity and Fair Chance Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information, military or veteran status, and other protected status under applicable law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: The Neil Jones Food Company, Merced , Forklift Operator 2, Professions , Firebaugh, California

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