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Mars Forklift Operator (12 Hour Night Shift) $1,500 Sign On Bonus! in Kansas City, Missouri

Position Summary:

Forklift Operator is responsible for organizing finished goods, proper storage and rotation of stock. This role insures the distribution of finished goods as needed to meet and/or exceed internal and external customer requirements. Works with both the shipping and production teams reporting to the Logistics Manager.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner with minimal supervision and positive attitude.

  • Assist the Shift Manager, Logistics Manager and Leads ensuring the effective functioning of the team.

  • Ensure that product is properly FIFOed.

  • Pick and load orders.

  • Ensure work area and warehouse are clean.

  • Communicates with Operators, Shift Manager, and other Material Handlers.

  • Work with Shift Manager to distribute Shift Team resources based on workload and absenteeism to ensure the completion of planned and unplanned work.

  • Perform tasks in a safe manner.

  • Complete all documentation, packing slips, and report issues as required.

  • Monitors the movement of Finished Goods in the Warehouse in an efficient, effective, and safe manner.

  • Assist with cycle count activities.

  • Participate with the Shift Supervisor to implement improvement strategies to increase efficiencies.

  • Active participation in the Safety programs as it applies to production area to include area audits and safety procedures.

  • Demonstrate a food safety quality culture in actions, words and spirit.

  • Perform other duties assigned.

Education, experience, and skills Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Demonstrated knowledge of shipping, receiving, warehouse, and material handling operations, methods and practices.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Safety and Quality

  • Basic computer skills

  • Previous Forklift Experience

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

  • Must be able to work under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high, and/or confined spaces and have full mobility to climb stairs and ladder

  • MARS Competencies:

  • Drive for Results

  • Decision Quality

  • Customer Focus