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Forklift Operator

Company: US Foods
Location: Alcoa
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE. Join Our Community of Food People! BASIC PURPOSEOperate an industrial forklift to perform material handling assignments. Identify and transport material to and from storage areas and loading dock. Operate forklift/high-lift in order to lower stock to ground level pick-level slots from higher level reserve slots during night shift & day shift, and to put received stock in higher level storage slots during the day shift using safe operating practices.Our Forklift Operators start at
an hour and with incentive pay our top performers average around
$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
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 :
is the company built on YOU Matter, where your hard work is rewardedWe are committed to compensation and benefits that respect and reward our employees for their dedication and hard workP aid Training AND Paid OvertimeService recognition and employee rewardsExcellent 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 (
Work Schedule Sunday - Thursday 2 pm start time
Main Ingredients of the Job
As a
Forklift Operator you will be critical to the
team and one of the important faces of our organization Your efforts are the foundation that defines
success based on our pillars of cultural beliefs, work ethic, collaborative spirit, and service.
Transports pallet loads of product from the dock to the correct warehouse slot using powered industrial equipment and ensures all pallets are secure in designated slots to avoid damage or injury when the product is selectedReplenishes pick slots with products from reserve slots to maintain inventory levels for night shift selectionPerforms operations and safety checks , including battery, brakes, lift controls, and fire extinguishersRecords all product, equipment, and warehouse damageMaintains the cleanliness of the aisles by removing any debris from the floor and racks. What you bring to the table
Education/Training: High School diploma or equivalent preferredRelated Experience: Job-related certification for Material Handling Equipment; Prior Selector and/or Forklift experience is preferredKnowledge/Skills/Abilities: 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.
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***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Keywords: US Foods, Knoxville , Forklift Operator, Professions , Alcoa, Tennessee

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