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Forklift Operator

Company: PepsiCo
Location: Nashville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

PBNA $21.00 Full-Time/Nights Unloads transport trucks delivering finished products to the warehouse and stores it in its designated warehouse space. Loads empty pallets and plastic storage flats/shells for the transport truck to return to the manufacturing location. Position loads pre-made, multi-product pallets on to local delivery trucks. Position will likely have housekeeping duties such as recycling plastic, mopping/sweeping, and ensuring cleanliness standards). Must be able to pass Forklift Driving Skills test. Position Description: This position works with the Warehouse Lead in the day-to-day operation that drives plant performance in the areas of safety, quality, warehouse operations, training and maintaining positive employee relations. In addition, this position includes operating a forklift while using the computerized Warehouse Management System (WMS) when physically loading pallets on and off of a truck. Personal Skills: Must be self-motivated, have strong communication skills, be multi-task oriented and computer literate Work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency that drives ability to deliver effective results Description of Duties: Be able to successfully operator a forklift Have the ability to successfully operate the WMS system to complete loading responsibilities Pull full good pallets off of all production lines (Bottle, Can and BIB) Clean pallet spills and reconcile all partial pallets that come off the production lines Palletizer/stretch wrapper machine knowledge - work cross-functionally with the Palletizer Operators Assist with all assigned TPM responsibilities Load/unload transport trucks by delivering finished product to the warehouse or to its designated trailer Follow strict loading patterns with respect to loading outgoing trailers and unloading incoming trailers Assist your lead in unloading, moving, stacking and storing all raw materials needed for production Required to operate manufacturing equipment that supplies materials to the production line Meet and accomplish all performance and productivity standards Key Expectations: Comply with PepsiCo, Federal, State and local policies such as FDA, OSHA, AIB, HSE and GMP standards Comply with required assigned duties on the Warehouse Master Cleaning Schedule Maintain records of daily checklist (VCR) pre-trip inspections; if applicable Actively support team concepts through TPM participation Ability to work across a wide variety of weather conditions Overtime may be required to complete the weekly production and loading schedule Regular, reliable and predictable attendance Personal Skills: Must be self-motivated, have strong communication skills, be multi-task oriented and computer literate Work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency that drives ability to deliver effective results PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Operate a forklift in a safe and orderly manner Receive and store incoming items according to warehouse standards Maintain a safe and orderly storage arrangement for all items handled Maintain cleanliness in assigned area (e.g. yard and warehouse) Reload route trucks promptly and safely Sort and store partial cases of products returned on route trucks Maintain records of daily check list (pre-trip inspections) Comply with GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES, safety, audit and food safety standards May be required to work with production equipment and associated technologies Meet performance/productivity standards Regular, reliable, predictable attendance BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 18 years or older Pass the required drug test and background check Must be able to perform constant standing, frequent bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching of 50+ lbs. Must be able to pass the Forklift Driving Skills test authorized by a PepsiCo employee Recommended or Additional Experience: Experience working in a team environment (e.g., joint problem solving, teamwork, etc.) Driving a forklift (e.g., performing basic operations such as driving forwards, driving backwards, lifting and lowering boom, or maneuvering in tight areas without damaging product, etc.) Working with racking systems and loading/unloading palettes (e.g., pulling and placing pallets on/off vertical product racking systems and trucks and maximizing storage by stacking products vertically) Experience with standards of operation (OSHA requirements on minimum/maximum speeds, signaling, putting product in appropriate area, etc.) Experience working in a team environment (e.g., joint problem solving, teamwork, etc.) Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. > All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy. Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

Keywords: PepsiCo, Nashville , Forklift Operator, Professions , Nashville, Tennessee

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