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Forklift Operator

Company: Pharmavite
Location: Opelika
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

HELP US BRING THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO LIFE.Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.Forklift OperatorPosition Summary:---------- Responsible for the safe operation of forklifts and other equipment to receive, stock, pick, load, transfer and ship raw or finished products, and ensuring accurate and complete documentation of same.-- Responsibilities:Uses sit down and stand up fork lifts to stock, pick, and transport pallets of raw/finished products in warehouse, load/unload trucks, transfer products.Utilizes computerized system which may include radio frequency to maintain records of product movement in and out of warehouse.Packs and weighs boxes of products and assigns appropriate methods of shipping in accordance with customer needs; prepares related documents.Manually restacks pallets, restacks raw material drums up to 600 pounds via rolling/pushing, and picks products from shelves (10 to 150 pounds) and loads on forklift.Checks forklift for safety and smooth operation daily (e.g., fluids, horns, back up lights).Operates wrapping machine to securely wrap boxes loaded on pallets; adjusts controls for tension, size, etc.Performs inventory duties including counting, verifying and checking documents to ensure accuracy and completeness.Completes batch and other records and physically checks materials against records and inventory documents; fills out weigh tags accurately and completely; and places quarantine stickers on vendor receipts.Enters data from various inventory and batch records into computer ensuring accuracy and completeness.Communicates with leads and supervisors on schedules and priorities to ensure smooth flow of correct materials into manufacturing and other areas in accordance with production schedules.Uses orders to locate and pull specific items from shelves and packs them for shipment; uses fork lift as necessary to move product.Performs a variety of other clerical duties in support of the department including production of daily shipping paperwork, answering telephone and taking requests and messages, inventory control maintenance, preparation of miscellaneous pre-pack kits and other mailings, quarterly and other mailings, and incoming and outgoing deliveries and shipments.Performs all duties in compliance with safety rules.Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:Education:---------- High School diploma or GED is required.Certification:---------- Requires forklift certification upon attainment of the position.Experience:---------- Requires one to three years of warehousing experience.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: ---------- Requires:Have good communication skills with the ability --to follow verbal directions and written procedures to determine method of shipping.-- --Ability to --complete and maintain documentation logs and communicate via email and on the phone with others.Physical ability to reach, push, pull and lift boxes weighing 5 to 600 pounds in raw material receiving, 5 to 300 pounds in component receiving and 5 to 75 pounds in distribution with the use of powered industrial equipment.Basic arithmetic skills to count/balance numbers of products and perform routine calculations.Physical Requirements:-- Drive/operate forklifts for the majority of the work shift. --Push/pull/lift/roll products from 5 to 600 pounds with forklift.-- Work safely within tight deadlines.Environment:-- Open warehouse or production which may have limited protection from heat and cold. --May include exposure to high and low temperatures sufficient to cause some discomfort. --May require employees to wear uniform, steel-toed shoes to protect employees from falling stock items, and protective eyewear, back support for lifting and when pulling stock from racks, face shield, acid apron depending upon assignment.Safety:-- The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices without endangering the health or safety of self or others.Supervisory Responsibilities:---------- None.OUR OFFERHere, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.--Annual PayAnnual Pay Range$34,030.00 - $51,148.00This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive.
Various elements are used to determine a candidate s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.-- This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.Pharmavite provides compensation for all overtime hours worked by non-exempt (hourly) employees in accordance with state and federal law. The need to work overtime hours will be determined by management, based on customer and business necessity to meet the needs of our business, Pharmavite may require employees to work overtime.Voluntary overtime requested by non-exempt employees must be approved in advance by the employee s supervisor.Visit to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.DisclaimerThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.CALIFORNIA FAIR CHANCE ACT:Qualified Applicants with arrest or conviction records will be considered for Employment in accordance with the Los Angeles County Fair Chance Ordinance for Employers and the California Fair Chance Act.JOB ALERT FRAUD:We have become aware of scams from individuals, organizations, and internet sites claiming to represent Pharmavite in recruitment activities in return for disclosing financial information.Our hiring process does not include text-based conversations or interviews and never requires payment or fees from job applicants. All of our career opportunities are regularly published and updated on s Careers section.If you have already provided your personal information, please report it to your local authorities. Any fraudulent activity should be reported to:--recruiting

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