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Forklift Operator (3rd Shift)

Company: Fresh Express Inc
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

_*$600 sign-on BONUS! $600 Referral Bonus*_

_*$100 WEEKLY Perfect Attendance BONUS!*_

_Pay Weekly: _

12am to 8:30am.

The Forklift Operator associate may be asked to perform shipping, receiving, or inventory functions as needed. Generally, this position is responsible for using a forklift, walker or hand jack to move materials within the warehouse, which may include raw product, dry goods, or finished goods. This position is responsible for following proper procedures for product rotation and flow through the warehouse. The incumbent is also responsible for all documents and procedures required for this function.

Job Function Statements Essential Functions:
* Inspect equipment for defects before and after use and submit vehicle inspection report on all PIT equipment used during their shift.
* Operate equipment in a safe, controlled manner to complete all job functions.
* Use "Vocollect Hands Free" equipment to receive, load, and fill the order accurately in preparation for prompt shipping or dispensing to individual customers.
* Manually lift and stack boxes of finished product on order and place product onto a pallet carefully while identifying information and quantities.
* High degree of attention to detail and accuracy required to perform job function.
* Manually stretch wrap product stacked on a pallet for shipping.
* Operate electric forklift or pallet jack to transport product in warehouse to trailer.
* Manually lift pallet from stack and place on the floor as required.
* Report damaged cases and case discrepancies to supervisor.
* Assist in general maintenance and cleanup of warehouse and trailers.
* Must maintain proper certification to operate power equipment.
* Use "Vocollect Hands Free" equipment to receive and put product away throughout the various warehouses.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications/Skills:
* Manually lift up to 70 pounds from 92 inches or below to floor level.
* Manually lift boxes of product weighing up to 20 pounds from 5 inches (pallet) up to 92 inches.
* Carry boxes of product weighing up to 20 pounds short distances.
* Operate electric forklift or pallet jack to push and pull loaded skids or product a distance or approximately 100 200 feet with 20 75 pounds of force.
* Constant standing on cement and occasional standing on uneven surfaces of trailer floor.
* Frequent walking short to moderate distances on cement and occasional walking on uneven surfaces of trailer floor.
* Constant forward reaching.
* Constant grasping and handling electric forklift handle.

* Constant grasping and lifting of boxes of product (1 to 8 boxes at a time).
* Frequent overhead reaching to height of 92 inches to manually stack product inside of trailer.
* Frequent bending, stooping and squatting.
* Occasional twisting of lumbar spine.
* Occasional statically holding of arms in overhead position to secure and stretch wrap product.
* The maximum weight required to lift in this area is 70 pounds which classifies this job as Heavy by the Department of Labor and Industry (pallet weight 70 pounds).
* Must be able to work in cold (34 degrees F) and wet environment.

Other Desired Qualifications/Skills:

Bilingual English/Spanish


Not Applicable


Forklift Certified (a plus)

*Other Information: *

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Job Type: Full-time

* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overnight shift
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay
* Signing bonus

* Stand-up Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
* Cold warehouse Environment: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Fresh Express Inc, Harrisburg , Forklift Operator (3rd Shift), Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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