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Forklift Operator

Company: Cargill
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Level: HourlyJob Type: Hourly Full TimeWant to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill's protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.
Job Location: West Columbia, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Shift(s) Available: 1st and 2nd
Compensation: $20.00/hr

Benefits Information

  • 0.50/hr 2nd/3rd Shift Differential
  • Overtime Potential
  • Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts Principal Accountabilities
    • Operate an industrial fork truck to move palletized materials between railcars, vans, flatbed trucks and the warehouse
    • Use a vehicle-mounted computer to effectively manage inventories and accurately ship/receive materials
    • Operate packaging equipment (palletizer, stretch-film wrapper, labeler and conveyors) used to stack and wrap materials prior to warehousing
    • Effectively communicate with counterparts and management during shift exchanges
    • Perform housekeeping to maintain acceptable standards
    • Uphold personal safety requirements to support "Safe People" and zero incidents
    • Ensure quality of the product meets Food Safety guidelines and customer specifications
    • Maintain inventory by counting products and comparing the inventory-to-inventory logs and documents Required Qualifications
      • Legal to work in the US without the need of a sponsorship
      • Must be 18 years or older
      • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting to 50 lbs., kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
      • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
      • Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment
      • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
      • Basic use of a computer and typing skills
      • Prior experience operating forklift Preferred Qualifications
        • High school diploma or GED equivalent
        • Forklift certified
        • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
        • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
        • Working knowledge of inventory systems
        • Prior experience in production related work Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.
          Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

Keywords: Cargill, Columbia , Forklift Operator, Professions , West Columbia, South Carolina

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