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Warehouse Forklift Operator (Night) - Tualatin

Company: KeHE Distributors
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Why Work for KeHE?Full-time
Pay Range: $19.71/Hr. - $19.71/Hr.
Shift Days: TU-F, Shift Time: 2:00 PM
Benefits after 30 days
Flexible and health spending accounts (FSA/HSA)
Supplemental life insurance
Paid time off
Paid sick time
Short term & long term disability coverage (STD/LTD)
Employee stock ownership (ESOP)
Holiday pay for company designated holidays OverviewGood people, working with good people, for our common good.
Sound good?
KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about \"good\" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you! Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Forklift Operator operates a forklift to move or transport palletized products from a loading dock and place in storage racks in a warehouse setting. The Forklift Operator is also responsible for replenishing products in pick locations throughout the warehouse and notifying inventory control on any issues. The work may include moving pallets from upper racks to pick shelves and combining leftover products onto newly placed pallets. Forklift Operators are also responsible for pulling bulk orders or "pallet pulls" and transporting these to staging areas. Certain activities may not be performed on every shift. Employees must be able to maintain the expected work pace, work accurately and meet minimum productivity guidelines established by KeHE. The employees work in dry, refrigerated and freezer areas of a warehouse and may be exposed to one environment for long periods of time. Essential FunctionsEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Operate a forklift to transport, receive, store and position pallets of products and goods.Perform and document pre-work inspection on all equipment; complete final inspection sheet at the end of the shift.Re-palletize and stack product in the picking area onto pallets.Read and interpret work orders for product specifications and customer needs.Follow temperature sensitive protocols when transporting/staging pallets and prioritizing work flow.Operate the mounted forklift computer to receive work orders and assignments.Scan returned product to identify its final location using hand held scannerApply knowledge of spatial relations for optimum stacking and storing of product and goods.Other Duties and Responsibilities:Change forklift battery when needed.Change tape roll on Arpac machine when neededMaintain clean work environment, which may include picking up trash or cleaning spills.Other duties may be assigned to fulfill KeHE's objectives. Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, AptitudeHigh School diploma or equivalent required.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The employee must be proficient in English and basic math skills. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) training and certification is required. Demonstration of proficiency in radio-frequency skills is needed.Work Environment: The work environment is indoors. The employee may be exposed to variable temperatures from the three different product climates (dry, cold, freezer). There may be an extensive duration of time spent in cold and/or freezer temperatures. There is moderate noise level in the warehouse with occasional to frequent honking of forklift horns for safety. PPE and clothing for freezer environment may be necessary.Work Hours: The work schedule is either 5 days a week, 8 hours a day, or 4 days a week, 10 hours a day. Start times vary. Work hours and shifts are subject to change depending on operating business conditions and needs. The employee may be required to work overtime, holidays or weekends.Physical and Mental Demands: Medium, exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force is required occasionally, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to move and place product when re-palletizing items. This job also requires constant standing. The employee must know and follow proper safety protocols, DPI grooming, hygiene and dress code requirements; know and apply temperature sensitive protocols when staging, transporting goods and prioritizing workflow, including follow sequencing or order directions. Must be able to apply knowledge of spatial relations for proper and safe product storage.Ability to efficiently work independent of direct supervision.Equal Employer Opportunity StatementKeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, Portland , Warehouse Forklift Operator (Night) - Tualatin, Professions , Tualatin, Oregon

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