Forklift Operator RTC in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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Job Description

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.


Job Summary:

Responsible for transporting and relocating product from base to established destination(s) and ensuring inventory accuracy.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Safely operates material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies to move stock or reorganize product.
  • Work closely with production to ensure product is taken to and from production in a timely manner.
  • Count, weigh and/or measure incoming or outgoing items to compare identifying information.
  • Responsible for all product and material within assigned work area – this includes, but not limited to, inventory levels, product location, warehousing and proper product rotation.
  • Inspect forklifts daily to ensure proper and safe operation.
  • Follow instructions to ascertain raw materials and other materials needed for daily production.
  • Ensure production personnel obtain needed supplies and materials in a timely manner.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Skilled in operating a forklift or other material handling equipment preferred.
  • Strong Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and within a team based environment
  • Utilize safe operating skills
  • Follow all company safety policy/procedure/rule/regulation.
  • Ability to become PIT Certified required

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Prior forklift operator experience preferred
  • Manufacturing and/or Poultry Industry experience a plus

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