We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses.
Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities.
Established in 1989, and now listed on the Singapore Exchange, our team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Edible Nuts and Spices.
As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and sourcing from around 4.8 million farmers globally, we operate over 160 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centers. We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. Our value chain spans over 60 countries. We also provide support services including risk management solutions and agri-logistics.
Position Summary: Reporting to shift supervisor, the Forklift Operator will operate the sit-down forklifts to load and unload material, product, bins, and pallets. This position will be responsible to move needed items to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into trucks or storage facilities. This position will work within the Hughson Nut Inc (HNI) facilities and will be required to work cleanly with great attention and focus on safety.
Position Responsibilities :
Locate, pull and transport full or empty bins, pallets of finished product, packaging supplies, and/or equipment to specified areas. Perform daily forklift check on assigned forklift(s). Transport raw and processed product to production workstations. Maintain and update records of inventory and activity logs. Use inventory scanners to log product in and out of warehouses. Pick orders from inventory using a pick sheet. Shrink wrap pallets to prepare them for shipping. Follow all company safety, hygiene, and work rules. Complete certified forklift safety training as required. Maintain the company's commitment to providing quality products and services with an emphasis on Food Safety, legality, and integrity. Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED is required. Valid forklift certification is required. Two (2) years previous forklift experience in sit-down forklift is required. Previous experience should include stacking bins. Previous work experience in a fast-paced environment is required. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbal and written, is required. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred. Ability to work flexible schedules, overtime and weekends during harvest season is required. Individual should be self-motivated attention to detail. Previous knowledge of the following programs and regulations pertaining to a food processing plant is preferred: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) Food Safety
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
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