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1st shift and 2nd shift Forklift Operator

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Posted: 05/23/2021

1st shift and 2nd shift Forklift Operator
Ayer, MA • Warehouse
Description

Catania Oils is a family owned business that has been around for over 100 years and through 4 generations. We are a leading packager and processor of edible oils located in Ayer, MA. Our Mission is to provide innovative quality products to customers in an efficient, economic and environmentally responsible manner.

 

BASIC FUNCTIONS

Position has overall responsibility for all material handling and trailer loading/unloading at Catania Spagna.

MANAGEMENT SCOPE

Position develops and directs the activities of:

1. Production: bringing raw materials to and from the lines, de-palletizing production lines, scanning product away from production lines into

2. Warehouse/Shipping: loading and unloading of trailers, stock rotation, warehouse moves, general material handling

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes, but is not limited to the following:

1. Reliable and consistent attendance record

2. Safely operate a forklift in a food-grade manufacturing facility with respect for SOPs, GMPs and company property in the following ways:

a. Certified forklift operator

b. Perform morning walk-around inspection of forklift and fill out and turn in daily inspection report

c. Daily battery maintenance/watering

d. Weekly cleaning of forklift(s)

e. Accurately picking, staging and loading orders as instructed by E21

f. Actively and aggressively pursue and be accountable for personal contribution to achieve the Warehousing goal of 600 pallet shipped per day between both warehouses.

g. Organize a production schedule to construct a plan for product placement in warehouse

h. Move product in warehouse to create necessary room using RF scanners

i. Following proper stock rotation in both picking orders and when performing moves in warehouse - FIFO

j. Supply production lines with raw materials as requested by work-orders and/or production personnel

k. Unload inbound trucks of raw materials and verify, with shipper, quantities that are being put away

l. De-palletize production lines in a timely manner and accurately put away materials from production lines using handled RF scanners

m. When servicing production: Minimize line downtime on designated line in order to achieve OEE goal by making timely pickups, maintain acceptable level of overall OEE downtime as a result of forklift downtime

n. When completed with all tasks, actively assist other warehouse personnel complete their tasks

3. Handle and stack product up to 50 pounds

4. Conduct product rework as needed

5. Periodically allocate, process, and sign for incoming paperwork and outbound orders in E21

6. Be present to assist and participate in mandatory physical inventory as needed

7. Verify and process transfer-trailer paperwork when necessary

8. Be available for periodic overtime or weekend work as needed

9. Consistently do your part to maintain a neat, clean, and organized warehouse

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or equivalency

Forklift and Pallet Jack certification

Minimum of 1 year in warehousing or logistics

Experience with ERP system and RF Scanners is a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifting or stacking cases up to 50 pounds

Sitting for Long periods of time

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

Please indicate what shift you prefer.

 

 

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