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Forklift Operator Lead

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility :Under general supervision, ensures safe and accurate receipt, storage, and shipment of food products utilizing equipment including, but not limited to sit down and stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment. Additionally, up to 25% of the job includes assisting the Supervisor in coordinating workflow and recommending work assignments, training other associates, ensuring on-time completion of assignments, and ensuring compliance with safety and work procedures.What You'll Do :o
Up to 25% of the job is directing the work of others, reviewing schedule with supervisor at the beginning of the shift, discussing daily plan and objectives, assisting in training other associates, and advising the supervisor of any problems that occur during the shift.o
Load and unload freight using equipment in an efficient and safe manner.o
Move product to storage areas with proper equipment.o
Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate area.o
Pick orders for shipment and assemble various types of merchandise to be shipped.o
Check or count freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.o
Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.o
Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.o
Participate in physical inventories, as needed.o
Perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking.o
Operate equipment safely and efficiently. Equipment to include (but not limited to) stand up forklift, stand up straddle truck, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment.o
Report all safety malfunctions on equipment.o
Comply with OSHA standards.o
Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.o
Must be able to meet production standards.o
Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work environment.o
Charge or change forklift battery as needed.o
Perform other duties as assigned, may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.What Experience and Education You Need :o
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. Three (3) months' related experience preferred.o
Relevant certificationso
Some computer skillsWhat Could Set You Apart :o
Requires ability to work independentlyo
Must be able to work varied scheduleo
Occasionally works overtime, evenings, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetingso
Requires the ability to pay close attention to details, and meet deadlines.o
Experience as a Lead Warehouse Worker: Up to one year experience as a warehouse worker, Able to schedule trucks and assign tasks and Team skills.o
Tools and Technology: Computer, Warehouse management system and related components and Pallet Jack, high lift, sit down or stand up lift truck, Hi-lift, RCPhysical Requirements :To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions for this position and meet the physical requirements needed to perform them, including but not limited to frequently requiring the ability to drive a fork lift, sit; hear or talk: use close vision; use hands to grasp, handle or feel objects; and type and manipulate controls. Employee is occasionally required to use distance vision, stand, kneel or crouch. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities. While performing the essential functions of this job, the associate:o
Must be able to work in spaces with 55 inches of headroomo
May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of -15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)o
Must tolerate heights up to 30 ft. and be able to access elevated products from inside safety cageo
May stand to rebuild pallets with products. Requires tolerance of standing posture up to 5 hours, over an 8-hour shifto
Must transfer boxes weighing up to 55 lbs. from ground level to 80 inches in height and up 70 lbs. to 50 inches in height rebuilding pallets. Lifting and carrying product a distance of 6 ft. without mechanical assistance.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.What We Offer :Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Green Bay , Forklift Operator Lead, Professions , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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