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Mom's Meals 2nd Shift Forklift Operator in Ankeny, Iowa

Position SummaryThe Forklift Operator will be responsible for performing various duties in the warehouse in a fast-paced lean environment to include: receiving and put-away of all inbound receipts, shipping, and replenishment (stocking) of products to pick locations via forklift or by cart moves. Maintain inventory accuracy. Monitor coolers/freezer temperatures. Responsible for keeping warehouse area organized. Must have both stand-up and sit-down forklift experience and RF scan gun experience.Position responsibilities include, but not limited to

  • Available to work a variety of shifts including days, evening, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes.

  • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed.

  • Must be able to operate stand up forklifts primarily as these will be used the majority of the time

  • Utilize mobile handheld devices for tracking shipments

  • Safely climb in and out of trailers

  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently)

  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)

  • Safety walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that has potential to be below freezing and may become slippery

  • Safely reach, bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties

  • Verify and complete required documentation and reports

  • Adhere to company safety policies

  • Frequent contact with co-workers and supervisors; fast-paced and deadline oriented

  • Safely work in cold weather conditions

Required skills and experience

  • Stand up forklift or high-low forklift experience

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be able to speak/read/write in English fluently

  • Good basic math skills

Preferred skills and experience

  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical requirements

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Able to perform repetitive movements

  • Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)

Company Overview

Mom's Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

EEO

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

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