Post Holdings Forklift Operator-Docks-First Shift in Wakefield, Nebraska

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for moving finished products from processing area to the warehouse and onto trailers as well and required rotation of product.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in set up of processing area.

  • Assists in ensuring proper egg rotation to maintain up-to-date inventory.

  • Assists in the transportation of raw products and materials to and from the production area.

  • Assists in the cleanup of the production area until the end of the shift.

  • Fills out the forklift check list before beginning operation of the forklift.

  • Needs to be able to work in a team environment.

  • Follows all HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), OHSA, and MFI guidelines and regulations.

  • Maintenance work must be done immediately, if major problems arise, contact the supervisor.

  • Responsible for helping loaders when needed (plant).

  • Accountable for notifying the supervisor if there is any damage to the product.

  • Assists production with labeling, packing placing pails, and placing finished product into pails and boxes.

  • Makes sure the materials are clean and sanitized before sending them to producers.

  • Adheres to safe work practices, following GMP’s, maintaining sanitary conditions and ensuring that product quality is maintained. Reports to management if any conditions or practices may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

  • Able to perform other duties as assigned.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Able to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

  • Capability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.

  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Ability to obtain a forklift license.

  • Able to understand and follow oral or written instructions.

  • Capable of lifting up to 75 lbs.

  • Ability to load and unload egg and material trailers.

  • Good mathematical skills.

  • Available to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.

  • Must be attentive at all times and safety minded.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others to complete work assignments.

  • Open to change.

  • Positive interpersonal relationships.

  • Able to work independently and with others in a team environment.

  • Self-motivated while also willing to ask questions and seek direction.

  • Displays responsible behavior at work.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Capable of lifting up to 75 lbs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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