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Post Holdings Inc. Temp Distribution Operator in Lenox, Iowa

Brand: Michael Foods Inc.

Categories: Operations Production

Locations: Lenox, Iowa

Position Type: Temporary Full-Time

Req ID: 23171

Job Description

Business Unit Overview

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food. Location Description Michael Foods, Inc. located in Lenox, Iowa and often called the "Pearl of the Prairie" is where you can find small town living, focused on family and friends, with big city amenities not far from reach in Des Moines, Omaha, and Kansas City. Located in southwest Iowa, Taylor county, with a population of around 1400, the Lenox area reaches far beyond the city limits with beautiful and productive fields of corn, beans, and other croplands. Lenox holds an amazing four day Rodeo every July and is home to a beautiful 36-9 hole golf course, several fishing and boating lakes, great area hunting, a beautiful city park with swimming pool, and many picnic parks. The MFI location in Lenox produces primarily pre-cooked egg patties. With its friendly atmosphere, safe environment, and progressive spirit, Lenox is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. Responsibilities #firstinfood #2ndshift SUMMARY: The Forklift Operator is responsible for moving materials to and from proper storage areas by operating an industrial vehicle Qualifications DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Drive forklift in a safe and productive manner. Complete the daily forklift inspection and remove the lift from service if a defect is detected. Ship and receive product damage free and accurately. Monitor the floor for safety concerns or infractions and act appropriately. Complete all documents and paperwork completely and accurately. Fill customer orders accurately and follow the customer’s special instructions. Prep and close doors by following the inbound and outbound procedures. Work very closely with the office staff to ensure discrepancies and issues are completed accurately. Verify Hot List loads. Ensure warehouse is organized, clean, damages are taken care of and pallets are off the floor and placed into bins. Promote teamwork within your team and between teams by communicating in a positive and pleasant manner. Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures. Ensures regulatory compliance at all times. Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED High school diploma or G.E.D or an equivalent combination of education and experience A minimum of six months experience in a palletized warehouse environment is preferred. Good Inter-Personal skills are required. The successful completion of Powered Industrial Truck training program and pass the forklift certification. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Effectively read, write and speak English. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Strong math and configuration is necessary REASONING ABILITY: Ability to analyze situations and make the best decision which benefits the company without jeopardizing the health and well being of the employee. LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: Forklift Operator License required OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to successfully complete MFI Powered Industrial Trucks certification.

Post Holdings provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)