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Forklift Operator - 2nd shift

Requisition ID 31416
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 
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Posting Type DNI
 

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

What is the Role

We are seeking a dependable warehouse operator who is detail-oriented and possesses the physical and mental stamina this role requires.  You will play an important role in ensuring our warehouse operates with optimum precision and efficiency, helping to stage raw materials, fulfill orders, and prepare them for shipment. Forklift certification, SAP WMS, and previous warehouse experience are a major plus. You will be required to drive forklifts to move freight onto and from trucks. You must be able to lift and carry heavy objects, and work in hot or cold temperatures. You will be required to complete paperwork, ensure tasks are completed safely and on time, and must make decisions regarding the transfer of incoming and outgoing inventory. You must be alert, ambitious, hard-working, detail-oriented, and able to follow instructions.

What You'll Do

  • Collect merchandise from the production line and safely transporting materials to the shipping docks
  • Receiving and documenting raw material for delivery
  • Maintain an inventory of all materials entering or exiting the warehouse
  • Identify missing, lost, or damaged materials and immediately notify the supervisor
  • Ensure that all the materials are safely and securely packed and labeled for shipping
  • Manage all materials with appropriate care
  • Scan labels to ensure products are shipped to the right destination
  • Maintain forklift and other equipment
  • Record data about the products they are moving
  • Assist with all shipping, receiving, and inventory organization operations
  • Work under supervision and direction of warehouse manager/supervisor
  • Help to efficiently carry out all product loading and unloading tasks
  • Unload, stack, move, and place products in designated areas
  • Move and transfer products between various sections of the warehouse as needed
  • Label warehouse stock for quick and easy identification and retrieval

What You'll Need

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous warehouse experience preferred
  • Forklift certification and/or ability to successfully complete forklift training
  • Physical stamina; must be able to lift 50+ pounds at a time
  • Able to work long hours on one’s feet and perform physically demanding tasks
  • OK with shift work, every other weekend, and possible graveyard hours
  • Excellent verbal communicator
  • Computer literate
  • Familiar with common warehouse tools and equipment
  • Thorough, alert, and detail-oriented
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Strong work ethic
  • Comfortable working independently or with a team
  • Makes safety a priority

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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