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Forklift Operator (3rd Shift) - South Tree

Company: Hain Celestial Group
Location: Mountville
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Basic Purpose:Safely use a powered industrial forklift truck (sit or stand) to load and unload trucks trailers; to move raw materials from and finish inventory to proper locations; and to move waste materials to proper location for disposal.Responsibilities:The material handler /forklift drivers will relocate palletized loads of materials from the warehouse or from storage trailers to the production areas or to replenish inventory stockpiles. They could remove items from key location on the plant floor and place them in assigned locations. In addition to being key team members in maintaining FIFO stock rotation, they are critical to the operations ability to maintain a successful pest control program. The careless operation of powered industrial forklift trucks, hydraulic pallet jacks, and electric assist pallet movers can be devastating to other employees, fixed equipment, walls, doorways, and pest control devices. The forklift driver will maintain those records and documents required to assure the safety requirements of equipment operation as well as documents concerning inventory control, and shipping /receiving records. Must follow all GMP requirements as they pertain to safety, quality, and food safety.Task description:Safely uses powered forklift truck to load and unload trailersMoves and places raw material from warehouse to proper location in the plant.Moves waste materials to their proper location for disposal.
Qualifications Qualifications:Must have completed company provided training and have been issued a company operator's license.Must have the motor skills commensurate with the essential functions of the jobMust be trained in the proper operation of the equipment.Must be trained in the basic of good storage practice regulations.Must be able to work in a safe manor with serious regard for the quality of the materials being handled.Operators using battery powered pallet jacks must be authorized to do so by the production supervisor and plant's safety coordinator.Physical Demands:SittingWalkingStandingSpeaking-ordinary speechNear acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less)Hearing-ordinary conversationWork Environment:Exposure to fluorescent lightsHearing-ordinary conversationextreme climate or climate variationBending, twisting, liftingTraining on housekeeping issues and awareness of location.Training on stock arrangement techniques.Training in proper methods of lifting and load handling associated with powered equipment. Training in the proper use of powered equipment and certification of the operator's capabilities.Training- properly located face shield and emergency eye wash station.Potential hazards:Bumping into & slippingBeing hit by falling objectsBending, twisting, liftingSlips, Twists and FallsCompensation and Benefits:New starting wage is $17.00 per hour (commensurate with experience and location). *Note that rate could change based on shift schedule.Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision CoverageFlexible spending accountsDisability coverageLife insuranceCritical illness and accident insuranceLegal and identity protection insurancePet insuranceEmployee assistance programCommuter benefitsTuition assistanceAdoption assistance401(k)PTOParental LeaveHain Celestial is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, expression, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.If you need accommodations for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to talent hain.com or call 516-587-5000 to let us know the nature of your request. EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

Keywords: Hain Celestial Group, Lancaster , Forklift Operator (3rd Shift) - South Tree, Professions , Mountville, Pennsylvania

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