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Packaging Forklift Driver Pasco FG

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Packaging Forklift Driver will safely move finished pallets of cased product and totes of product in the blend room and packaging department while operating a stand up or sit down electric forklift.

Key Responsibilities

   

  • Moves totes of product from conveyer to the correct hopper while operating a forklift
  • Move finished pallets of product from the packaging room to be wrapped and to the warehouse
  • Communicates with warehouse and Packaging Supervisors with any concerns about supply of product
  • Performs a pre-shift forklift inspection and changes batteries as needed
  • Moves totes of trash and debris to correct area
  • Identifies safety hazards in work area
  • Assist other packaging employees within their job duties including using chemicals and water to clean and sanitize packaging equipment, palletizing and break down empty totes
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Typical Education
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Relevant Experience
1+ years related experience and/or training
Other Information
  • Minimum two years’ experience operating forklifts in a processing or cold storage environment
  • Ability to use a computer and hand held inventory device
  • Ability to work in refrigerated and freezing environments for extended periods of time
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment
  • Ability to work day and night shifts, weekends and overtime

Job Requisition ID: 1490

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.

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