US Foods Forklift Operator, Nights in Iowa City, Iowa

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Operate an industrial forklift to perform material handling assignments. Identify and transport material to and from storage areas and loading dock. Operate forklift/high-lift in order to lower stock to ground level pick-level slots from higher level reserve slots during night shift & day shift, and to put received stock in higher level storage slots during the day shift using safe operating practices.


Transports pallet loads of product from dock to correct warehouse slot using powered industrial equipment and insures all pallets are secure in designated slots to avoid damage or injury when product is selected.

Replenishes pick slots with product from reserve slots to maintain inventory levels for night shift selection.

Performs operations and safety check, including battery, brakes, lift controls, and fire extinguisher.

Records all product, equipment and warehouse damage.

Maintains the cleanliness of aisles by removing any debris from floor and racks.

Follows safety policies and practices at all times.

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status




High School diploma or equivalent preferred

Related Experience:

  • Stand Up Forklift experience preferred
  • Stand Up Forklift Certification a plus
  • Certification for Material Handling Equipment a plus


  • Able to read and write legibly
  • Basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide)

Primary Location: Iowa City-IA

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Night Job

Job Function: Warehouse

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No