Material Handler/Forklift Operator

Prinova US LLC
Job Description
Prinova is a leading global supplier of ingredients and manufacturing solutions for the food, beverage and nutrition industries. By leveraging our broad in-house array of capabilities as well as years of industry expertise, we support our customers throughout the entire development process, taking their product or formulation idea from concept to completion. As a single-source partner, we strive to provide our customers with the utmost simplicity and flexibility in all their processes.
 
At Prinova, we pride ourselves on hiring individuals who are innovative thinkers with diverse backgrounds. Our culture is based on the FISH! philosophy, which encourages four simple practices: Be There, Play, Make Their Day, and Choose Your Attitude!
 
Material Handler/Forklift Operator
Department: Warehouse
Location: US Corporate Office - Carol Stream, IL
Type: Full-Time
 

Summary

Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near warehouse or yard by performing the following duties.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Reads Warehouse Instructions or follows oral instructions to move materials or containers.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.
  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.
  • Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated areas.
  • Secures lifting attachments to material handling equipment and conveys load to destination.
  • Counts and records products for shipment from a warehouse instruction worksheet.
  • Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, pallets, or other containers.
  • Operates lift truck to load materials and containers onto truck trailers.
  • Maintain proper maintenance at assigned lift truck.
  • Stacks or assembles materials onto pallets and stretch wraps together.
  • Operates forklift truck to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
  • Locate inventory using filled out location logs and turning them in regularly.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities                                                
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
 
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience                                             
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); One or two years related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Also must have the ability to read and write English.
Expereince on a StandUp forklift preferred
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations                                               
Fork Lift Certified
 
 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must very frequently lift and/or move 50-100 pounds.
 
Safety Responsibilities
It is the responsibility of each employee to comply with occupational safety and health standards issued under OSHA and to follow all rules, regulations, and procedures established by the Company to ensure that their actions do not impact the health and safety of themselves or others.
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