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.
Reporting to the Production Supervisors, the Lift Truck Operator 2 (LTO 2) will operate the sit-down forklifts to load and unload material, product, bins, and pallets. This position will be responsible to move needed items from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into trucks or storage facilities. The LTO 2 should be able to act proactively to ensure smooth and effective operations and report issues to management immediately.
Position Responsibilities Perform daily forklift check on assigned forklift(s). Do not operate forklift if in need of repair, remove it from service. Locate, pull and transport full or empty bins, pallets of finished product, packaging supplies, and/or equipment to specified areas. Load trailers & containers making sure the weight distribution is correct so truck can axel out properly 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 policies 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. Safety orientated with the ability to recognize and correct safety issues required Perform other duties as assigned
Position Requirements High school diploma or GED is preferred 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. Ability and willingness to cross train to cover other positions required Computer skills, including e-mail and Microsoft Office are required. Previous experience with SAP preferred. Individual should be self-motivated with attention to detail. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; conditions; extreme cold; heat and possible risk of electrical shock.
Previous knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Food safety training is preferred.
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.
Olam 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. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant. 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: US-Talent.Acquisition@olamnet.com
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