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Forklift Operator - Day Shift

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary Ajinomoto Foods North America is a leading frozen foods company, committed to providing nutritious and delicious meals globally. With a rich history of diverse ethnic brands, our brands have become household favorites all across America. We are dedicated to contributing to a healthier lifestyle through nutritious and balanced Umami foods. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, all our products are cooked with our customers in mind, providing healthy and delicious meals for all.The Forklift Operator contributes to our mission by cleaning and organizing the warehouse, loading and unloading trucks with products and ingredients, and supporting production with the delivery of ingredients and storage of finished product. This position is essential to support the department in maximizing customer satisfaction for both internal and external customers.Starting pay is $21.50/hour plus 50 cents shift differential Shift start times are 5:30am to 2:00pmIf you choose to work with us, you will be an integral part of a team with a rich and diverse culture that learns, grows, and succeeds together. You will also have access to some amazing benefits such as: Medical, Dental, Vision insurance on DAY ONECompany paid STD, LTD, and Life Insurance on DAY ONE80 hours of vacation and 40 hours of sick time per fiscal year401(k) Retirement Savings plan that includes company's matching contributions up to 4.5%Wellness reimbursement towards gym membership and/or exercise equipmentReferral bonuses totaling $1000 when an employee refers someone to work with our companyQuarterly sales of product to employees
Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities Maintain safe and positive work environment in compliance with OSHA, company standards, and local, state and federal requirementsPerform tasks necessary to meet warehouse goalsAccurately complete all necessary paperworkManage day to day inventory levelsMaintain Forklift certificationPeriodic inventoriesTraces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends to management remedial actions to resolve discrepanciesTimely execution of daily receiving and shipping load board oversee the receipt of purchased goods verifying counts, quality and complete all required paperwork and transactions associated to this processStacks and arranges product on palletsCompletes forklift and pallet jack inspections before each shiftReplenish stock while maintaining a cleaned and organized warehouse/location dailyMoves product in warehouse/location as necessary during reallocations of space or taking of inventoryRotates product and arranges according to Julian dates or FIFO (first in first out)Receives and checks against receiving documents incoming product, ensuring proper product code, quantity and condition; reports any discrepancies to the leadOperates electric forklifts and pallet jacksWorks in and out of freezers, temperatures average 32 degrees to -10 degreesGeneral support of productionRequired to wear hairnet, freezer suit, captive boots, earplugs, and gloves provided by the Company
Position Qualifications 1+ year of warehouse experience1+ year of forklift experienceWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office softwareAbility to work in production/warehouse environment with constant exposure to loud machineryAbility to work in extreme temperatures, both indoors and outdoorsAbility to work in a fast paced environmentPreferredHigh school diploma or GEDForklift certification#INDPOR

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Portland , Forklift Operator - Day Shift, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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