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Forklift Operator - Distribution

Trinchero Family Estates

Lodi, CA

Job Description:

Job Summary:
To perform any or all daily Production Bottling or Distribution lift driver duties.

Essential Functions:
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Perform all production procedures including Loading/unloading trucks with case goods and production supplies via forklift, clamplift, or transporter
Maintain production/Distribution areas (including dock areas) in a neat and orderly fashion
Conduct daily inspection of equipment, filling out required forms
Monitor the cleanliness of lifts and related equipment, and notify supervisors of any necessary repairs
Responsible for understanding the Food Safety and Quality Management System (SQF) and related activities
Assist with periodic inventories
Supply production line(s) with glass, cartons and other supplies as needed
Fill out daily bottling reports, special packaging reports, export reports and any miscellaneous reports as required
Assist with production on bottling/packaging lines as needed
Participate in miscellaneous production projects as required
External suppliers – imports or domestic
Verify seal is intact and seal number match incoming documents
Perform 7 point inspection (imports only) – any evidence of contents discrepancy will be reported to Receiving Management
Unloads the carriers vehicle, verifies the count, product, size, vintage, batch and unit configuration of the receiving paperwork.
Ability to receive via tablet all internal finished goods receipts from internal suppliers.
Uses a clamplift/forklift to transport finished goods to either of the Distribution input spurs going to the CTVL or WH-5 location
Ability to move via tablet any type of WH-5 movement for replenishment, receiving or any other Ad-Hoc movement required.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1 year of previous Forklift experience
Familiar with the operation of forklifts, clamp lifts and transporters
Punctuality and reliability essential
Good communication and mathematical skills
Mechanical aptitude
Good observation and analytical skills
Ability to accurately follow written and verbal instructions and take direction
Ability to respond to frequently changing production pressures
Ability to work effectively and cohesively within a production environment

Working Conditions:
Moderate to heavy physical work
Work site may be any one of Trinchero Family Estates’ facilities
Standing for long periods of time (8 hours per day)
Must comply with all safety equipment requirements including ear plugs and safety glasses
Exposure to various chemicals in production areas
Exposure to machinery, forklifts and related production equipment
Long and irregular hours during peak periods or on various shifts
Extensive walking and lifting of up to 55 pounds

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, November 20th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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