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Forklift Operator Full-time

at Traditions Mississippi in Mississippi (Published at 16-11-2020)


Forklift Operator operates a forklift to stack and retrieve supplies and materials.



· Must have basic math, reading and writing abilities.

· Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.

· Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 - 50 pounds with minimal effort following required safety guidelines.

· Must be able to tolerate sudden and extreme changes in temperatures.

· Must be able to climb on a ladder the distance of 5 feet to reach stored items and carry them to the floor.

· Must bend or stoop frequently at many intervals during the day.

· Must be able to twist and rotate 180 degrees during each day.

· Must be able to follow the Health Standards of the food service industry.

· Must be able to stand for at least 8 hours a day.

· Must be able to operate a forklift by moving levers, pressing pedals, and controlling the movement of the lifting apparatus.

· Marginal:

· One year of experience operating a forklift.

· One year experience in food service industry.

· Knowledge of and experience in practicing proper safety standards in handling food and equipment.


Forklift Operator is directly supervised by the Lead Forklift Operator and has no supervisory responsibilities.


Essential functions of the job are indicated by the main headings outlined by whole numbers. Standards of performance are stated as subheadings outlined by decimal numbers.

  • Operates gasoline powered industrial forklift to move products or materials within the plant.
  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive and control forklift movement and lifting apparatus.
  • Positions forks, lifting platforms, or other lifting devise under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and transports load to designated area.
  • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
  • Performs a variety of duties in loading, unloading, and moving materials within the plant.
  • Moves product and supplies from storage area to supply Packout.
  • Moves and stores products and supplies for Production as needed.
  • Moves and stores products coming off the blast line in the 4 Whole Meal Freezer.
  • Moves finished packaged product from Packout and place in proper storage freezer.
  • Unloads products and supplies from trucks and put away in proper storage locations
  • Loads products and supplies onto trucks.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Wears appropriate safety equipment as required by departmental regulations.
  • Keeps floors in freezer, blast freezer, and storage areas clean and free of debris.
  • Operates all equipment in a responsible manner observing all safety rules.
  • Inspects and completes checklist on forklift daily
  • Follows plant rules including but not limited to attire, cleanliness, and hand washing.
  • Re-seals products not sealed properly.
  • Documents and maintains inventory to insure proper rotation of goods and supplies.
  • Rotates new products and supplies into the Whole Meal Freezer.
  • Rotates old products and supplies out of the Whole Meal Freezer.
  • Returns products and supplies to proper storage location from Pack and verify that product is properly rotated.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork accurately an in a timely manner.
  • Assists Inventory Control Manager and Freezer, Forklift Supervisor as required.
  • 5.15 Performs other assigned duties as instructed by management.

· Maintain workplace professionalism.

o Arrive at work on time.

o Support company decisions and policies even though you may personally disagree with those decisions.

o Think in terms of what is best for the company.

o Establish and meet realistic timetables for accomplishing goals.

o Continuously evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of ongoing programs for which you are responsible and identify opportunities to improve these programs.

o Display a friendly and positive attitude toward the job and other persons; perform job duties willingly and without complaint; attempt to understand and respond to needs of supervisor and co-workers; avoid making hostile or unproductive comments.

o Maintain proper attendance. Report to work on time; provide sufficient notice to

§ supervisory personnel prior to unavailability or lateness in accordance with company policy.

o Dress professionally at all times.

o Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding departmental and company business; never releasing or discussing internal matters of a serious or sensitive nature outside the department or company.

o Ensure that your supervisor is advised on a timely basis of potential problems.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.25 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

  • 3PM

Typical end time:

  • 11PM

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

Company's website:

  • https://www.elior-na.com/careers

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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