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Job Number: 2176993

Job Title: Inventory Control Lift Truck Operator

Location: Anaheim

Payrate: $18 - $19.5

Summary: Responsible for the timely, accurate offloading of inbound and loading of outbound raw materials, staging and verification of ingredients and packaging materials, maintaining inventory information, including conducting cycle counts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times.
  • Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).

· Operates forklift to move material throughout the facility.

· Inspects forklift and submits report indicating forklift condition.

· Comply with Spill Prevention Control and Counter Measures.

· Charge Electric lift trucks/fill battery cells when necessary.

· Unload/Load trailers.

· Off-Load Tankers and Railcars.

· Receive and inspect packaging materials and raw ingredients.

· Transfer materials/ ingredients from storage locations to production lines, blend room, or stock-transfers.

· Proper documentation of product location movements (movement and pick sheets).

· Segregate non-conforming products and materials and ensure they are placed on hold.

· Pull, stage and verify ingredients and/or packaging materials.

· First to Expire First Out (FEFO) and First in First Out (FIFO) rotation for all receipts.

· Deliver materials to the production lines in accordance with the "Production Work Order" form.

· Cleans warehouse and monitors outdated product.

· Conducts daily cycle counts and physical inventories based on customer requirements

· Utilize warehousing systems, e.g., SAP, and ILS.

· Operates Floor Scrubber, Baler, and other equipment in the normal course of completing duties.

· Maintain a clean work area.

· General

o Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management.

o All other duties as assigned.

o Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required.

o Regular and punctual attendance.

  • To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.


  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret written information.

· Demonstrated ability to meet daily work expectations.

  • Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team.
  • Demonstrates accuracy, attention to detail, professional attitude, and produces accurate work.
  • Must be proactive.
  • Must have a cooperative attitude.
  • Must have the ability to follow-up.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Education and/or Experience:

· High school diploma or G.E.D.;

· One-year related experience;

· Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Warehouse experience preferred.

· Experience with Warehouse Systems (SAP, ILS) preferred.

· Current Forklift Certification required.

Language Skills: English is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is desirable.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Amount of Travel Involved: 10% May travel between Anaheim and the Fullerton Distribution facility.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, twist, climb, and occasionally stoop, kneel, or squat. The employee must regularly push, pull, lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently push, pull, lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and occasionally push, pull, move up to 125 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and moving vehicles. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions and cooler/freezer conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

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California Fair Chance Act and Beyond: Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with applicable regulations. We will consider qualified Applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD and D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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