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Forklift Operator

Company: Merrick Pet Care
Location: Hereford
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition: Forklift Operator At Merrick, we don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Founded in 1988, Texas-based Merrick PetCare is a leader in natural and organic pet food. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. When you join Merrick PetCare in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in natural and organic pet food, you are joining a tight knit community focused on creating the most nutritious and wholesome food for pets. Position Summary: As a Forklift Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks within our warehouse including loading trucks, unloading trucks, and staging finished product. Successful candidates must maintain a great attendance record and must be able to work overtime and weekends. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate forklift and perform all job duties in a productive manner, demonstrating initiative and involvement and maintaining adequate levels of productivity, utilization, and efficiency
  • Load proper quantities of quality, damage free product, in a safe manner and distributes the weight of the product in a proper manner
  • Uses the proper paperwork and scanning equipment to complete tasks
  • Unload product as directed while visually inspecting and identifying any damaged and defective goods
  • Performs daily maintenance check of forklift operation using appropriate systems and reports repair needs
  • Keeps operating areas clean and in orderly condition according to food safety standards
  • Adjust weights on over-weight trailers as neededBasic Qualifications:
    • Must pass pre-hire physical and drug screen.
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
    • Must be available to work any shift.Experience: Prior forklift experience within a high volume distribution center, manufacturing or military environment. Prior experience operating heavy machinery in lieu of forklift experience. Previous experience utilizing RF scan guns and/or computer based inventory systems preferred.--It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace. To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Merrick Pet Care. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our values--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Merrick Pet Care home. Merrick is a equal employment and affirmative action employer and looks for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at Eudelia.Iruegas@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application

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Keywords: Merrick Pet Care, Amarillo , Forklift Operator, Professions , Hereford, Texas

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