Lift Truck Operator Food Group (Moses Lake, WA)
TheJ.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with rootsfirmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
Theseendeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital partof the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our foodgroup plant in Moses Lake, WA. SUMMARYThe Production Lift Truck Operator is a member of a teamwhich includes Packaging Area Coordinators, Warehouse Lift Truck Operators,Cold Room Operators, Packaging Machine Attendants, Vestibule Helpers, Frozen Inspectors,and General Laborers. The Production Lift Truck Operator reports to thePackaging Area Supervisor, Shift Manager. The individual in this position is responsible forsafely and efficiently transporting and supplying rework and bulk product tothe packaging lines, for removing and transporting finished product pallets andtotes from packaging areas to their appropriate storage locations, forsupplying the appropriate materials to a variety of areas, and for housekeepingduties as needed. The individual in this position will berequired to fully understand the purpose and operation of the packaging area.This position requires the Operator to make decisions based on sound judgmentwhen a situation dictates. It is imperative that theperson conduct her/himself in a manner that ensures alertness and constantawareness of the safe operation of equipment and its surroundings. The individual in this position must establish andmaintain open communication and productive working relationships with variousemployees and areas. Overtime requirements in this position are common andmay be required to meet operational goals. The nature of this work requiresthat lunch and break schedules for this position be adjusted to fit theactivities of the team and production line. BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Must have an acceptable safety record.
Must have an acceptable attendance record.
Must be able to work independently, with minimalsupervision.
Must possess and maintain current powered industrialtruck certification (card) through the Moses Lake Plant.
Must be able to sit for long periods of time on a lifttruck.
Must be able to tell time.
Must be able to distinguish colors.
Must be able to read, understand, and communicatematerials in a manner to successfully perform the job duties.
Must demonstrate basic computer skills (turn computerand monitor on and off, use a mouse and keyboard).
Must demonstrate the ability to perform basic mathskills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, counting, averages,and percentages) including the proper use of a calculator.
Must be able to work in stressful situations.
Must be able to work in extreme environments: noisy, hot, cold, wet, dusty, including working inside and outside the facilitybuildings.
Must be able to maneuver in close quarters and climbstairs, ladders, and catwalks on a regular basis.
Must possess manual and physical dexterity.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pound
Must be able to perform the duties as outlined in theEssential Functions document. Disclaimer – The above statements are intended to describe thegeneral nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to thisclassification.
They are not intended to be construed as anexhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required ofpersonnel so classified. HourlyPay:
$18.48 per hour plus applicable shift differential HOW TO APPLYInternal SimplotCandidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID #6706 External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect JobSearchSelect CurrentOpportunitiesSelect AllOpen PositionsApplyto Job ID #6706 Pleaseprepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submitwith your resume via our online application process described above.
Forbest results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDFdocument.
This process includes additional job-relevant questions, soplan on at least 20 minutes when you apply. Whena position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longerappear on our Simplot Careers website.
If you experience any technicaldifficulties when applying through our online system, please contact ourEmployment Center for assistance at email@example.com. **TheJ.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender,gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mentaldisability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status,marital status, or any other protected status.**