Atlanta, GA   /   Forklift Operator

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Job Code: 1474
Job Title: Forklift Operator
Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Category: Operatives (semi skilled)

Job Description:
Summary/Objective
Under the direction of the Warehouse Leader, operates a forklift to unload and load drums, pallets and other materials required for the production process or movement of finished product. Using basic skills in reading, writing, and math; the forklift operator coordinates tallies and organizes production materials or finished product.


1. Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as required.
2. Comply with Sunny Delight Beverage's policies and procedures.
3. Loads and unloads trucks while on the Lift.
4. Provides and moves required materials for production or for distribution, including finished product, drums of concentrate, can pallets, waste containers, shrink wrap, pallets of lids, cardboard trays, chain lubrication and glue.
5. Receives product via several means from manufacturing and moves to designated stocking locations by forklift operation with prescribed handling methods for product type and size.
6. Checks operational component of forklift daily to ensure it is functioning properly.
7. RF Scans product for name, size and code number for orders and inventory (if applicable).
8. Picks product from stocking location - handling cases as needed.
9. May cut straps and remove plastic shrink-wrap on pallets.
10. Removes cardboard tops, empty pallets and stacks in empty trailer. Records the number of each item on the prescribed log sheet.
11. Able to use the warehouse management computer program to organize loads/unloads and locations of each (if applicable).
12. Report immediately to your supervisor all conditions that may pose a risk to product food safety and/or quality.
13. Food Safety is everyone's Responsibility.
14. Operates forklift safely.
15. Participates in Warehouse and Plant Housekeeping and performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
REQUIRED
o High School Diploma or GED
o 2+ years of working experience on Forklifts
o 2+ years of working in a warehouse environment
o 2+ years' experience loading and unloading semi-trucks
o Ability to safely operate a sit down and Stand-up Forklift
o Bending, stooping, reaching and climbing.
o Lifting up to 50 lbs.
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
o Ability to multitask and exercise good judgment.
o Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain a high level of customer service.
o Detail-oriented with good follow-up skills

Sunny Delight Beverages Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans & the disabled are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or national, permanent resident, refugee or asylee, or temporary resident under the legalization program of the 1986 Immigration Act. Sunny Delight Beverages Company does not offer practical training positions nor sponsor foreign citizens to obtain work visa or permanent residency (except for certain highly specialized roles such as some R&D positions requiring Doctorate degrees.)

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