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Forklift Operator - Night Shift/ Continental Shift

USA - Donuts - Lebanon, TN
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Job Description

This position will ensure raw materials received, warehoused and delivered to the production floor in a safe and efficient manner.  

$15.59/hour to start, raise at 6 months of service!!  Night Shift Position 5:45pm-6:00am continental shift


Essential Tasks and Responsibilities

Must understand and agree that safety is the most important expectation of employment.     

Must have working and driving knowledge of all types of forklifts used in the facility.

Will complete regular inspections of forklifts. 

Will understand dock door and lock operations throughout the entire facility. 

Follow and adhere to company safety programs/policies such as but not limited to:

                              Forklift Operation

    Lock Out  / Tag Out

    Personal Protective Equipment

    Fall Protection

    Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) 

Will participate in rotation of warehouse stock. 

Will clean all areas associated with the warehouse. 

Must have appropriate computer skills to monitor warehouse inventory, use IR Scanners, work in established systems and understand Ticket Masters.

Will receive, unload and verify counts of raw materials.  

Will inspect raw materials for damage or pest infestation.

Will receive bulk materials utilizing detailed established procedures.

Will understand the control panel functions of the pneumatic dry product system (Shick System) including filling and cleaning procedures.

Will comply with GMP and Food Safety Requirements according to company policy



Skills & Requirements

Performance Targets

  • Will have successfully completed the Weston Foods Forklift Training Class.
  • Will operate forklift within guidelines outlined on Forklift Operating Policy.
  • Will attend all required Operations and Safety training.   
  • Will maintain attendance as outlined in company attendance policy. 


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear, stand, walk, and use hands and fingers.  The employee is frequently required to drive a powered industrial vehicle (forklift).  The employee is also required to reach with hands and arms, sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, climb and use of ladders.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment   


While performing the duties of the job, the employee will frequently operate a forklift in wet, humid and noisy conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

GMP’s Safety and Environmental


Every employee will be required to observe and follow the high standards of Good Manufacturing Practices that are proper and essential for a food manufacturing facility.    Every employee is to follow established guidelines and training in regard to all environmental programs.