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Forklift Operator
Ref No.: 18-14905
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Job Title: Machine Operator (Bagging)/Forklift Operator
Duration: 4 months.
Hours: The hours to start will be 7AM to 3 PM for training.
Then we will transition them to a 10 or 12 hour schedule shortly thereafter.
This is due to our high volume demand.
Position Title: Bagging Operator/Palletizing/Forklift Operator This is an ASAP position.
Position Purpose/Job Description: The Bagging Operator is responsible for operating a Bagging machine, scale equipment, heat sealer, conveyors, and computer programs to fill bag product of 25, 40, and 50 lbs. The Bagging Operator is also responsible to assist the Warehouse Operator by utilizing a propane powered forklift to load van and flatbed trucks, check in and billing out trucks, answering the phone, filling out safety pre-post inspections on their forklift and conducting trailer inspections before loading. Additional responsibilities include dumping unsealed/rejected bags of salt, changing out propane tanks, operating pallet inverter, performing maintenance repairs on equipment, and performing housekeeping duties in their area. Conducting safety observations will be required once Behavioral Based safety training has been completed. Operator must be able to lift 50 pounds (by hand). A normal day will usually be 8-10 hours; however, this could be extended to 12 hours in extreme circumstances. Saturdays and Sundays are scheduled as necessary.
Key Responsibility Areas (essential job functions) Physical Activity 1. Operating Automatic Bagging equipment, Heat Sealing equipment, conveyors and scale equipment 2. Operating Propane Powered forklift 3. Operate Stretch wrapping equipment, and conveyors 4. Troubleshoot and perform basic Maintenance on equipment 5. Working knowledge of how to use a computer. 6. Operate pallet inverter to rework damaged pallets of product. 7. General housekeeping tasks sweeping, scraping, shoveling, wiping, etc. 8. Assist as needed with pulling production line. 9. Operate manual shrink wrap machine for mini-bulk bags and reworked pallets of product. Climbing Balancing Walking Standing Pushing Pulling Lifting Finger dexterity Grasping Feeling Talking Hearing Vision Working Conditions Both Inside/outside Extreme cold Extreme Heat Vibration Noise Hazards Atmospheric conditions (dust) Oils Overall Physical Activity Level Heavy: Exerting up to 50 - 100 lbs of force occasionally and/or 20 - 50 lbs of force frequently Overall Mental Activity Level Knowledge, comprehension, application, evaluation

Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (Persons in this position must have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities) 1. Must have high school diploma or equivalent 2. Must be able to operate Propane Powered Forklift 3. Must be willing & able to work additional hours which may include overtime, weekends, & holidays 4. Must be reliable and maintain good attendance 5. Communication skills in English (both written and verbal) 6. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 7. Must be willing to accept accountability and work well in a team 8. Must be willing & able to utilize hand tools to perform basic repairs to equipment. 9. Must have basic computer skills. Experience with SAP program is beneficial but not required.