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Le Sueur Forklift Operator Evenings

Michael Foods

Location: Gaylord, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: April 23, 2024
Le Sueur Forklift Operator Evenings
Business Unit Overview
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food .
Location Description
Michael Foods, Inc. located in Gaylord, Minnesota is Minnesota's Healthy Heartland! Gaylord is located in south central Minnesota about an hour west of the Twin Cities and 35 minutes from Mankato, Hutchinson, and New Ulm. As the County Seat, Gaylord is the "Hub of Sibley County." Our location produces liquid egg, hardcook egg, and precooked egg such as scrambled, patties and omelets.
Shift: 1:30p - 10p
Starting wage: $20.00/hr
Shift differential: $2.00/hr
Position Summary
The Forklift Operator is responsible for moving materials to and from proper storage areas by operating a small industrial vehicle.
Duties And Responsibilities
• Attend pre-shift meetings, including stretching as a group.
• Drive forklift in a safe and productive manner.
• Complete the daily forklift inspection and remove the lift from service if a defect is detected.
• Ship and receive product damage free and accurately by completing the Quality Reassurance Checks.
• Monitor the floor for safety concerns or infractions and act appropriately.
• Complete all documents and paperwork completely and accurately.
• Fill customer orders accurately and follow the customer’s special instructions.
• Work very closely with the office staff to ensure discrepancies and issues are completed accurately.
• Ensure warehouse is organized, clean, damages are taken care of and pallets are off the floor and placed into bins.
• Promote teamwork within your team and between teams by communicating in a positive and pleasant manner.
• Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety
• Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.
• Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• High school diploma or G.E.D or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• The successful completion of Powered Industrial Truck training program and pass the forklift certification.
• Effectively read, write and speak English.
• Strong math and configuration is necessary
• Ability to analyze situations and make the best decision which benefits the company without jeopardizing the health and well-being of the employee.
Preferred Education, Experience And Skills
• A minimum of six months experience in a palletized warehouse environment is preferred.
• Good Inter-Personal skills are required.
• Certification is preferred but, is not required at the time of hire. All distribution operators will be provided with MFI approved P.I.T. training /certification at the start of employment.
Food and Beverage Manufacturing
Management and Manufacturing