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US Foods Forklift Operator, Day in Coralville, Iowa

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BASIC PURPOSE

Operate an industrial forklift to perform material handling assignments. Identify and transport material to and from storage areas and loading dock. Operate forklift/high-lift in order to lower stock to ground level pick-level slots from higher level reserve slots during night shift & day shift, and to put received stock in higher level storage slots during the day shift using safe operating practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Transports pallet loads of product from dock to correct warehouse slot using powered industrial equipment and insures all pallets are secure in designated slots to avoid damage or injury when product is selected.

Replenishes pick slots with product from reserve slots to maintain inventory levels for night shift selection.

Performs operations and safety check, including battery, brakes, lift controls, and fire extinguisher.

Records all product, equipment and warehouse damage.

Maintains the cleanliness of aisles by removing any debris from floor and racks.

Follows safety policies and practices at all times.

SUPERVISION

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Warehouse Supervisor, Inventory Control

External:

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Related Experience: Job related certification for Material Handling Equipment; Prior Selector experience is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Able to read and write legibly; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); must be able to understand Voxware commands.

Physical Requirements:

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:

  1. SIT Occasionally

  2. STAND Continuously

  3. WALK Frequently

  4. DRIVE Frequently: Pallet Jack

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:

  1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously

  2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally

  3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

  4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally (up to 80 lbs.)

  5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:

  1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously

  2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally

  3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

  4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Never

  5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:

  1. Push/pull Continuously

Item: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, pallets

  1. Climb/balance Occasionally

Item: In and out of pallet jack 9inch step

  1. Stoop/squat Occasionally

  2. Kneel/bend Occasionally

  3. Bend Occasionally

  4. Reach above shoulder Occasionally

  5. Grasp objects Frequently

Type: Boxes, pallet jack controls, mouse, temperature gage

  1. Manipulate objects Frequently

type: Hand/Power Tools, Parts

  1. Twisting Occasionally

Twists torso while driving the pallet jack to look for obstructions and/ or other

EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*

COMMITTED TO PROTECTING OUR CANDIDATES, ASSOCIATES AND CUSTOMERS

We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here at https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USFCCPApolicy.pdf .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf .

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