Warehouse Forklift Opr PR04-3RD SHIFT- FULL TIME

Tyson Foods



Assists Receiving by assuring all packaging and ingredient trailers are unloaded in a safe and timely manner as well as maintaining proper rotation on ingredients and packaging by using the FIFO inventory method.
Follows procedures and SOPs established in Shipping Manual.
Unloads packaging materials and ingredients from trailers into appropriate storage bays neatly and without damage.
Assures all safety measures are being performed before and during unloading of trailers.
Accurately completes unloading reports for both packaging and ingredients to include the Incoming.
Carrier Inspection reports (If applicable).
Keeps production lines stocked with necessary materials. Keeps all areas clean and orderly.
Must rotate packaging and ingredients by using the FIFO Inventory Method.
Must be able to operate EIM system for loading and inventory movement of finished goods inventory.
Pumps bulk ingredients when necessary.
Submits all bulk ingredient samples to QA lab for approval. Coordinate flour unloading (designation of which silos to pump into) activities and silo switching with supervisor daily.
Ensure all workstations are clean to include the silo pumping area, storage areas, and masa room. This includes wiping down walls, rails, and bays where applicable.
Ensure that the pumping area and equipment are secured once bulk ingredient unloading is complete.
Reports all damaged incoming product to the supervisor for disposition. Brush masa totes off.
Hang masa totes as needed assuring the correct masa is hung for the correct line.
Accurately fill out the masa dump logs.
Clean and inspect outbound trailers.
Record temperature of cold products assuring they are within specification – if out of spec, must notify supervisor immediately Load trucks with proper allocated products
Complete all necessary paperwork for loading of outbound trucks. Must be yard tractor certified (if needed)
Responsible for safe spotting of trailer movement for yard tractor driver.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Perform work in a safe manner. Abide by all company policies / procedures, written or verbal.
Work as a team member toward task accomplishments. Perform any other tasks as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required For The Position

Requires flexibility of wrists and hands.
Walking, bending, standing and regularly lifting up to (50 lbs.) and occasionally lifting (100 lbs.) required.
Must be able to move heavy objects (up to 2000 lbs.) with lifting device.
Vision abilities include distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Be able to unload boxes of finished product by hand from pallets to a trailer within the following times: 2 minutes per pallet for boxes weighing up to 20 lbs. Must also be able to lift up to 20 lbs. overhead.
Must be able to drive and operate a forklift.
Must be able to move heavy equipment when operating the forklift (i.e. changing batteries)
Communicate with quality control department, purchasing department, production and supervisors on a regular basis.
Must be able to record applicable data into the various unloading reports, inventory sheets, and incoming carrier inspection reports.
Possess basic PC skills to include reading / sending emails and the operation of hand-held scanners.
Must be flexible and available to work extended hours and/or weekends when necessary.
Must be able to perform essential functions of job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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