Mom's Meals 2nd Shift Forklift Operator in Ankeny, Iowa
Position SummaryThe Forklift Operator will be responsible for performing various duties in the warehouse in a fast-paced lean environment to include: receiving and put-away of all inbound receipts, shipping, and replenishment (stocking) of products to pick locations via forklift or by cart moves. Maintain inventory accuracy. Monitor coolers/freezer temperatures. Responsible for keeping warehouse area organized. Must have both stand-up and sit-down forklift experience and RF scan gun experience.Position responsibilities include, but not limited to
Available to work a variety of shifts including days, evening, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes.
Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed.
Must be able to operate stand up forklifts primarily as these will be used the majority of the time
Utilize mobile handheld devices for tracking shipments
Safely climb in and out of trailers
Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently)
Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)
Safety walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that has potential to be below freezing and may become slippery
Safely reach, bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties
Verify and complete required documentation and reports
Adhere to company safety policies
Frequent contact with co-workers and supervisors; fast-paced and deadline oriented
Safely work in cold weather conditions
Required skills and experience
Stand up forklift or high-low forklift experience
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be able to speak/read/write in English fluently
Good basic math skills
Preferred skills and experience
- High School Diploma or GED
Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms
Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen
Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Able to perform repetitive movements
Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)
Mom's Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.
Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.
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