AMERICOLD LOGISTICS LLC Forklift Operator Warehouse Worker in FORT DODGE, Iowa

Forklift Operator Warehouse WorkerJob LocationsUS-IA-Fort DodgeID2018-4376Functional GroupOperationsScheduleMonday-Friday;9am-5:30pm some weekends OverviewAmericold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.ResponsibilitiesUnder general supervision, Forklift Operator Warehouse Worker will ensure safe and accurate receipt, storage, and shipment of food products utilizing equipment including, but not limited to sit down and stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment.Essential Functions:As directed by management, load and unload freight using equipment in an efficient and safe manner.Move product to storage areas with proper equipment.Efficiently stack and safely store the merchandise in the designated area.Pick orders for shipment and assemble various types of merchandise to be shipped.Check or count freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.Participate in physical inventories, as needed.As directed by management, perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking.Operate equipment safely and efficiently. Equipment to include (but not limited to) stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment.Promptly Report all safety malfunctions on equipment.Comply with OSHA standards.Must be able to meet production standards.Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work environment.Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.Charge or change forklift battery as needed.Perform other duties as assigned, may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.QualificationsKnowledge Skills and Abilities Required:Requires ability to work independentlyMay work overtime, evenings, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetings, as directed and authorized by managementRequires the ability to pay close attention to details, meet deadlines, and work with difficult individualsMust be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to corrective directions from a supervisorTools and Technology:ComputerWarehouse management system and related componentsPallet Jack, high lift, sit down or stand up lift truck, Hi-lift, RCEducational Requirements:High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, or at least one year related work experiencePhysical Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions for this position and meet the physical requirements needed to perform them, including but not limited to frequently requiring the ability to drive a fort lift, sit; hear or talk: use close vision; use hands to grasp, handle or feel objects; and type and manipulate controls. Employee is occasionally required to use distance vision, stand, kneel or crouch. Reasonable accommodations may be made