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Forklift Operator, Mid-Day Shift

Company: US Foods
Location: Alcoa
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Join Our Community of Food People!

Our Forklift Operators start at $ 19.00 an hour, with incentive pay our top performers average $ 24 per hour . We are looking for Forklift Operators who relish the chance to push their potential, grow and reap the rewards of joining the US FOODS family.

We help YOU make it! US FOODS is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and history of promotion from within and unlimited career growth opportunities w/ ongoing job skills and leadership development training.

US FOODS has a lot to offer :

Work Schedule Sunday - Thursday 2pm start time

  • US FOODS is the company built on YOU Matter, where your hard work is rewarded
  • We are committed to compensation, benefits that respect, and reward our employees for their dedication and hard work
  • Guaranteed minimum 40 hours per week
  • Paid Training AND Paid Overtime
  • Service recognition and employee rewards
  • Excellent Leadership

    BENEFITS START DAY ONE : medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Plan ( ESPP ) life insurance and paid parental leave . Check out our Benefits by clicking on the link Health Plan Identifier (

    Main Ingredients of the Job

    As a US FOODS Forklift Operator you will be critical to the US FOODS team and one of the important faces of our organization Your efforts are the foundation that defines US FOODS success based on our pillars of cultural beliefs, work ethic, collaborative spirit, and service.

    • Transports pallet loads of product from dock to correct warehouse slot using powered industrial equipment and ensures all pallets are secure in designated slots to avoid damage or injury when product is selected
    • Replenishes pick slots with product from reserve slots to maintain inventory levels for night shift selection
    • Performs operations and safety check , including battery, brakes, lift controls, and fire extinguisher
    • Records all product, equipment, and warehouse damage
    • Maintains the cleanliness of aisles by removing any debris from floor and racks

      What you bring to the table


      • High School diploma or equivalent preferred

        Related Experience:

        • Job related certification for Material Handling Equipment; Prior Selector experience is preferred


          • Able to read and write legibly; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); must be able to understand Voxware commands

            Great Forklift Operators are crucial to the US Foods team and one of the important faces of our organization. Our Forklift Operators strive for integrity and reliability while building trusting relationships with customers.

            Stay updated by following US Foods on any of our social media platforms at the bottom of the page!

            ***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***
            Associated topics: associate, entry level, logistics agent, logistics operation, logistics support, operator night, stocker, warehouse, warehouse operation, warehouseman

Keywords: US Foods, Knoxville , Forklift Operator, Mid-Day Shift, Other , Alcoa, Tennessee

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