Warehouse Associate/Stand Up Forklift Operator

City
Fairfield
State
California
Title
Warehouse Associate/Stand Up Forklift Operator
Description

Warehouse Associates/Stand Up Forklift Operators are an integral part of the Food Bank’s Operations team. This position operates a high reach stand up forklift to pick orders, load and unload food product safely into racking systems, and deliver them safely to designated areas throughout the warehouse. This position also performs general warehouse duties that include shipping, receiving, distribution to member agencies, and general facilities and equipment maintenance.

End date
Opportunity type
Job
Category
Warehouse / Supply Chain / Drivers
Job responsibilities

Responsible for pulling orders, loading and unloading warehouse shipments.
Operate material handling equipment: conventional and stand-up forklifts, stackers, powered and manual pallet jacks and hand-trucks.
Perform daily equipment inspections, update logs and records.
Assure the accurate receipt, tagging, placement and re-stocking of all products to ensure inventory counts are correct and inventory is stored in the proper location.
Weigh and log incoming food drive product.
Perform periodic inventory (cycle) counts (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly).
Drive Food Bank vehicles to assist in the delivery and pick up of products, as needed.
Provide customer service, solve problems and ensure the security of the Food Bank, staff, and volunteers.
Assist in the general maintenance of the facilities including repairs, painting, and special projects.
Other duties as assigned.

Application qualifications

Must have high reach stand-up forklift experience.
Must have 2+ years of experience operating a stand up or cherry picker forklift. Current Fork Lift Certification preferred.
Ability to frequently lift 75 pounds, including overhead lifting.
Team player, ability to work independently and efficiently.
Punctual, reliable, and organized.
Legible penmanship skills required.
Ability to correctly add, subtract, and multiply units of measure required.
Ability to speak effectively and professionally before groups of customers, employees, and the general public demonstrating cultural sensitivity.
Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and develop alternative solutions.
Employment is contingent on a satisfactory criminal background screen and passing drug test, including marijuana.

Benefits

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. To ensure internal pay equity, the non-negotiable starting pay for this position is $21.50 per hour. We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive and extensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 403(b) employer matching, and paid leave to eligible employees. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the organization. We strive to provide an inclusive, collaborative, and creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

How to apply

Please send your resume and any supporting documents to [email protected] with the subject line: “Warehouse Associate/Stand Up Forklift Operator.” Email submission is preferred. Or by mail to: Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, Attn: Human Resources, 4010 Nelson Avenue, Concord, CA 94520

About the organization

Warehouse Associates/Stand Up Forklift Operators are an integral part of the Food Bank’s Operations team. This position operates a high reach stand up forklift to pick orders, load and unload food product safely into racking systems, and deliver them safely to designated areas throughout the warehouse. This position also performs general warehouse duties that include shipping, receiving, distribution to member agencies, and general facilities and equipment maintenance.

Additional information

In instances of a federal, state or locally declared emergency, Food Bank is typically considered an essential service and emergency responder; all of its employees may be called in to perform regular or emergent duties.

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