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COR Warehouse Forklift Operator

Company: Buffalo Rock Company
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Corporate Warehouse Forklift Operator
Organization Name: Buffalo Rock Company
Job Department: COR Warehouse
Reports to: Warehouse Supervisor
Work Schedule: Varies
Job Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Amount of Travel Required: N/A
Job Description
The Corporate Warehouse Forklift Operator is a key member of the Corporate Warehouse team responsible for utilizing a forklift for general warehouse operations; to include loading and unloading trucks, product movement and rotation.
Essential functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
Must be familiar with warehouse and production area in order to ensure best time management in completing his/her assigned duties.
Pulling Line duties:
When pulling from palletizer area, requirements are as follows: 1) make sure any pallet placed in stock has a ticket attached; make sure each pallet has correct stock rotation; 2) make sure there are no more than three stacks of plastic pallets behind each palletizer at any time; 3) never let the pallets of full product back up and shut the palletizer down; 4) never use forklifts to load empty pallets into the palletizer except line 4. 5) dispose of all partials at the end of each run.
Line feeding duties:
When feeding line area, requirements are as follows: 1) make sure all partial pallets of crowns are used first; 2) make sure all partial pallets of bottles are used first; 3) make sure can line has trays; 4) make sure can line has lids; 5) make sure plastic trays are kept loaded at the denester; 6) make sure empty pallets are pulled from depalletizer; 7) make sure lines never run out of bottles or cans; 8) help keep hoppers empty when possible.
Loading/Unloading duties:
Must properly and accurately load/unload materials (including, but not limited to product to/from divisions/stores, raw material and purchase product) as needed.
Loader is responsible for stacking individual cases for partial pallet load-out.
All forklift operators are responsible for daily checklist of unit and battery changes as designated.
Required to assist in keeping assigned area neat and in order.
May be required to work varying shifts, weekends and/or overtime if needed to meet customer demand.
Responsible for continuous self-improvement through the knowledge and use of all Buffalo Rock provided training, either web-based, in-house, or any other provided method. Must successfully complete assigned training curriculum, including but not limited to ej4 and/or facilitated training.
Carry out other duties as assigned.
FOOD SAFETY: Required to follow the Good manufacturing Program GMPs as listed in Code of Federal Regulations CFR 21 section 110. Requires participation in various Food Safety related training that Buffalo Rock utilizes. Required to report potential issues related to Food Safety.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Must exhibit a high level of ethical and moral conduct while at work or in attendance of any off-site function during work hours or after work hours while representing the Buffalo Rock Company.
Responsible for continuous self-improvement through the knowledge and use of all Buffalo Rock provided training, either web-based, in-house, or any other provided method. Must successfully complete assigned training curriculum, including but not limited to online and/or facilitated training.
Ensure that every reasonable precaution is taken to protect the Company from possible damages, theft, or other liabilities.
Ensure that every reasonable precaution is taken to protect the safety of employee- partners, self, customers, Buffalo Rock property, and customer property.
Honor and follow through on all business commitments.
Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
Supervisory responsibilities
Work environment
Working conditions will be inside and outside where temperatures will vary from extreme heat to extreme cold, working in rain or snow, all for extended periods.
Physical demands
N (Not Applicable)
Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally)
Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently)
Position requires this activity from 33%-66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly)
Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Physical Demands
Manually Manipulate
Reach Outward
Reach Above Shoulder
Squat or Kneel
10 lbs. or less
11-20 lbs.
21-50 lbs.
51-100 lbs.
Over 100 lbs.
12 lbs. or less
13-25 lbs.
26-40 lbs.
41-100 lbs.
Required education and experience
Education: High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); Preferred
Certifications and Licenses: Must be able to be forklift certified.
Other Requirements: Requires basic knowledge of equipment /tools needed to fulfill the needs of the essential tasks.
Affirmative Action/EEO statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic makeup, status as a protected veteran, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.
Other duties
The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.
I have reviewed this job description, and I can perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
Applicant/Employee-Partner______________________________ Date__________________
Interviewer/Supervisor___________________________________ Date__________________

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