Forklift Driver

Fresh Express | Harrisburg, PA

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Posted Date 2/08/2020

Position Summary

The Forklift Operator / Jockey safely moves equipment and product around the facility, monitors trailer temperatures, and performs routine yard checks throughout the shift.

 Position Functions

  • Operate yard truck to move equipment around facility.
  • Pre-cool trailers according to the guidelines set forth in the Domestic Transportation Manual.
  • Perform periodic yard checks to ensure loads are maintained at proper temperatures at all times.
  • Report any vehicle problems and defects to the Supervisor for immediate attention, or if a supervisor is not available fill out a DVCR.
  • Assist in unloading, transport, and put away of inbound raw product.
  • Timely completion of all required reports and paperwork.
  • Inspect powered jacks/trucks for operating conditions and safety.
  • Must become certified in the operation of powered jacks/trucks.
  • Accurate, timely, and efficient workflow for all assignments.
  • Perform all documentation necessary to assigned function.
  • Communicate with supervisor, assistant supervisor, clerks, production, and QA as needed.

 Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.
  • Safe driving record
  • Able to complete documentation requirements
  • Capable of working in a cold (32-36 degrees F) and wet environment
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work weekends
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds consistently

 Position Experience Qualifications

  • At least 2 years working as forklift operator and jockey or truck driver. 

Position Education & Training Preferred

  • Vocational/trade school certification.
  • Forklift Certification a plus
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