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Forklift Operator 1st Shift $18.98

Company: Nation Pizza and Foods
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reads production schedule, customer
    orders, work orders, picklists, shipping orders or requisition to
    determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed.
  • Distributes materials and items from
    receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
  • Sorts and places materials or items on
    racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as
    size, type or product code.
  • Sorts and stores perishable goods in designated
  • Maintains proper FEFO (First Expiration in
    First Out) staging at all times to ensure all items are staged in the
    order in which they expire (Oldest to Newest).
  • Processes and distributes requisitions,
    work orders, requests for materials, or other stock items to other
  • Labels materials with barcodes
    containing identifying information (item, description, lot, use-by-date
    and pallet tag number) on inbound receipts.
  • Records amounts of materials or items
    received and/or distributed on count sheets and picklists.
  • Weighs or counts items for distribution
    within plant to ensure conformance to company standards.
  • Maintains inventory records through
    proper scanning, labeling and storage of product.
  • Performs weekly cycle counts of assigned
  • Completes daily forklift checklist at
    the beginning of each shift.
  • Reports any damage to forklifts,
    equipment, or product to supervisor immediately.
  • Submits requests to supervisor for any
    needed maintenance or repairs on forklifts.
  • Cross trains in all duties and
    responsibilities of all nonexempt Warehouse positions.
  • Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as well as improve
  • Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to
    the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all
    appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous
  • Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) are
  • Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP's
    (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free
    work place.
  • Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related
    issues to Management. - Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately
    assigned or requested. Education, Skills and
    Experience: Education: - High School or GED required. - Minimum of 2 years of previous stand up forklift experience is required
    for this position. Skills and Experience: - A forklift certification is required from Nation Pizza and Foods within
    48 hours of the start of their employment. - Previous standup forklift
    experience and experience with bar coding and automatic data collection would
    be helpful. - Ability to work overtime, irregular
    hours or rotating shifts. - Excellent
    organizational skills as well multi-tasking skills. - Strong verbal and written communication skills. - Proficiency with basic office equipment. - Must understand
    numbers and apply basic statistics. - Ability to
    compute by adding, subtracting and averaging numbers. - Ability to
    analyze, interpret, correlate, and present data. - Bilingual
    English/Spanish skills helpful. - Ability to communicate and
    work effectively with a variety of diverse individuals within the plant and
    corporate environments. - Proficiency in
    Microsoft applications. - Ability to thrive
    in a constantly changing environment. Physical
    Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work
    environment characteristics 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. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the
    employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee
    frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools,
    or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and
    arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or smell. The employee must
    occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities
    required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and
    the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While
    performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in an office
    environment. The noise level in the work
    environment is usually moderate. While
    performing the duties of this job in the plant, the employee occasionally works
    near moving mechanical parts. The
    employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles. While in the warehouse or dock areas the
    Employee may need to operate forklift equipment in tight spaces and with high
    activity. Employee may be exposed to
    extreme hot or cold temperatures that range from below zero (0) degrees
    Fahrenheit to over ninety (90) degrees Fahrenheit. The noise level in the work environment is
    usually moderate to loud. While in the plant, the employee is required to
    utilize the required personal protective equipment.


Keywords: Nation Pizza and Foods, Schaumburg , Forklift Operator 1st Shift $18.98, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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