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Forklift Driver/Distribution Worker – Bronx, NY

LOCATION

Bronx, NY

Description

Operate powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from Freezer storage areas, machines and loading docks, into railroad cars or trucks or storage facilities. Also doubles as a sideman and Breadroom Attendant.
Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from

designated areas in the facility

  • Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks or aircraft
  • Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure, stacking empty pallets
  • Some days work as a driver’s sideman going out on the road assisting with deliveries
  • Manage the Breadroom, packing daily orders for customers
  • Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Dumping materials into machine hoppers
  • Keeping the loading dock clean and clear at all times
  • Plugging up forklift at end of each shift

Perks

Salary: $17.00 /hour

Additional Compensation:

  • Store Discounts

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

What we’re looking for

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • High-stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

Job Duties:

  • Load and unload trucks
  • Move and stack materials
  • Keep production lines supplied with empty containers and packaging materials as needed

requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Maintain a clean & safe environment
  • Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license may be required
  • Forklift certification per OSHA standards

Physical demands and abilities

  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Having a good sense of balance and Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Will work in areas 30 degrees or below (when loading from freezer)
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.
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