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2nd Shift Forklift Operator

Company: Herr Foods Inc
Location: North East
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:


Bringing Home Your Work Never Tasted So Good!
Herr Foods Inc. is a privately owned salty snack food manufacturer and distributor based in Nottingham, PA and we think our 1600+ employees are pretty spectacular! We are committed to making our Herr's family business an enjoyable and profitable place to work. This role has the primary responsibility to receive, store, rotate and distribute material, tools, equipment, and products within establishments by performing the following duties.
We are currently seeking several qualified individuals for our--Forklift Operator--positions, to work in our---North East, MD facility!--

  • SCHEDULE:--- Monday - Friday

  • HOURS: 2nd Shift - 3:30pm-1:00am
  • Additional hours may be required due to business demands.

  • BENEFITS:---This position---is---full-time---benefit eligible,--elective benefits include:

    • Medical,--dental,--hearing--and vision insurance.--
    • Opportunity--to contribute to a 401k, company profit sharing.--
    • Paid--vacation,--holiday and sick time.--
    • Paid Employee referral program.--

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities--include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

      • This position involves driving a forklift, loading trailers, picking orders to palletize, stacking boxes, wrapping pallets and working with direct ship programs by performing the following duties.
      • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
      • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.
      • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
      • Picks orders while following warehouse procedures of 1st in / 1st out.
      • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
      • Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.
      • Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
      • Lubricates truck, recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank.
      • Maintain a safe and neat work environment.
      • Perform safety inspections on forklifts, document the inspection and submit the inspection report to the supervisor. Must report any problems found during the inspection right away.
      • Must attend all safety and SQF (Safe Quality Food) meetings and/or training sessions and be committed to working to these standards..


        • Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior warehouse experience is preferred.
        • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
        • Must possess a current tow motor license or be able to obtain one within 90-days of hire.
        • Must be able to read, write, understand and speak English.
        • A knowledge of product codes and warehouse procedures is preferred.
        • Must possess organizational and leadership abilities in order to make an informed decision as situations change.
        • Must pass a job-related math assessment with a score of 70% or better.
        • Must possess a stable work history with good references.
        • Candidates must pass a pre-placement screen test demonstrating the ability to perform the physical requirements of this position.

          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 must have vision corrected to 20/30 or better.
          Work Environment
          The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
          Benefit (Details):--
          Herr's is proud to offer a variety of quality benefits and wellness programs where we have been recognized as a 5-time Well Workplace Award winner in the area! Elective benefits include medical, dental, vision and hearing insurance; long term disability, life insurance, accident, hospital and critical illness indemnity plans, and legal plans. The company also provides opportunities to contribute to a 401k, company profit sharing, vacation, sick and holiday pay; EAP services, and tuition reimbursement. Benefits start the first of the month following 30 days of service (unless otherwise noted in plan description).--------
          Any questions about this position or any others, please contact the Human Resources department at 610-932-6500 or--
          Herr Foods Inc.is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer M/F/Veterans/Disabilities

          Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Keywords: Herr Foods Inc, Wilmington , 2nd Shift Forklift Operator, Professions , North East, Delaware

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