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Forklift Operators (2nd Shift)

Swaggerty Sausage Inc. Co. is seeking experienced forklift operators to work in Kodak, TN.  Forklift experience is required. Monday through Friday with an occasional weekend. Please pick up an application at 2827 Swaggerty Road, Kodak TN 37764.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Complete Forklift Operator Training and renewing every three (3) years
  • Pass E-Verify authorization.
  • Have good moral character as determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the employing agency.

Competencies

  • Ability to read labels and numbers
  • Ability to operate in high speed and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to Add, Subtract and Multiply.
  • Good Physical Health
  • Honesty/Integrity: Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Communication: Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and spoken word.
  • Motivation: Ability to inspire oneself & others to reach goals and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills: Ability to analyze and find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Relationship Building: Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Responsible: Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Time Management: Ability to utilize available time to organize & complete work within given deadlines.
  • Persistence: Ability to complete a task or course of action despite opposition or discouragement.
  • Presentation Skills: Ability to effectively present information internally.

Responsibilities

  • Move controls, devices and levers to drive forklifts of industry to transfer materials between unloading, processing, loading and storage areas.
  • Organizing and securing stored materials.
  • Loading or unloading materials manually, off or on to pallets.
  • Performing routine post and pre inspections to ensure suitable working nature or forklift equipment.
  • Reporting to supervisor regarding any damage to racks, faulty equipment, or any other safety hazards.
  • Consulting, working and coordinating with supervisors, managers, equipment manufactures, and employees regarding unloading and loading operations.
  • Wrapping material loads with a wrapper and making clean the warehouse premises.
  • Pick, pull and stage orders as needed.
  • Physical Demands
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Repetitive arm movement.
  • Must be able to repetitively lift and pull 50 pounds.
  • Comprehend instructions and retain information.
  • Work Environment
  • Fast paced environment
  • Tolerate a temperature of -20 degrees year-round.
  • Employee must wear slip-resistant shoes, gloves, bibs, jackets that are rated for freezer, and knife.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Repetitive arm movement.
  • Must be able to repetitively lift and pull 50 pounds.
  • Comprehend instructions and retain information.

Work Environment

  • Fast paced environment
  • Tolerate a temperature of -20 degrees year-round.
  • Employee must wear slip-resistant shoes, gloves, bibs, jackets that are rated for freezer, and knife.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Industry

Food & Beverage, Food Production, Consumer Goods

Employment Type

Full-time

EEO/AA Information

Swaggerty Sausage Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.