• Forklift Operator - Night Shift

    US FoodsAtlanta, GA 30309

    Job #1696404157

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    Operate an industrial forklift to perform material handling assignments. Identify and transport material to and from storage areas and loading dock. Operate forklift/high-lift in order to lower stock to ground level pick-level slots from higher level reserve slots during night shift & day shift, and to put received stock in higher level storage slots during the day shift using safe operating practices.


    Transports pallet loads of product from dock to correct warehouse slot using powered industrial equipment and insures all pallets are secure in designated slots to avoid damage or injury when product is selected.

    Replenishes pick slots with product from reserve slots to maintain inventory levels for night shift selection.

    Performs operations and safety check, including battery, brakes, lift controls, and fire extinguisher.

    Records all product, equipment and warehouse damage.

    Maintains the cleanliness of aisles by removing any debris from floor and racks.

    Follows safety policies and practices at all times.



    Internal: Warehouse Supervisor, Inventory Control



    Education/Training: High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

    Related Experience: Job related certification for Material Handling Equipment; Prior Selector experience is preferred.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Able to read and write legibly; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); must be able to understand Voxware commands.

    Physical Requirements:


    1. SIT Occasionally

    2. STAND Continuously

    3. WALK Frequently

    4. DRIVE Frequently: Pallet Jack


    1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously

    2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally

    3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

    4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally (up to 80 lbs.)

    5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never


    1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously

    2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally

    3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

    4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Never

    5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never


    1. Push/pull Continuously

    Item: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, pallets

    1. Climb/balance Occasionally

    Item: In and out of pallet jack 9inch step

    1. Stoop/squat Occasionally

    2. Kneel/bend Occasionally

    3. Bend Occasionally

    4. Reach above shoulder Occasionally

    5. Grasp objects Frequently

    Type: Boxes, pallet jack controls, mouse, temperature gage

    1. Manipulate objects Frequently

    type: Hand/Power Tools, Parts

    1. Twisting Occasionally

    Twists torso while driving the pallet jack to look for obstructions and/ or other

    EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status


    We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we're providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

    US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

    US Foods is one of America's great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit ~~~ to learn more.

    US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (~~~) .

    US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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    US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at ~~~. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.

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