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Forklift Operator (Off Shift)
For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. Nestle Purina has a large presence in Oklahoma City (OKC) with one of our dry pet food factories located just 10 miles outside of downtown in Edmond. Having served as a production facility for many years in this area as producers of Dog Chow®, Puppy Chow®, Beneful® and Purina ONE® brands, we have left a big paw print on this charming western city.
We’re a “safety first” culture passionate about a zero defect and zero waste attitude. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. With over 120 years in existence, we’ve grown our hardworking Nestlé Purina Family while establishing breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility—job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But, we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.
As a Forklift Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks within our warehouse including loading trucks, unloading trucks, case picking product, and staging finished product being released from our packing area.
Operate forklift in a productive manner, demonstrating initiative while maintaining adequate levels of productivity, utilization, and efficiency
Load and unload accurate quantities of damage free product in a safe manner and distributes the weight of the product in an accurate manner. Uses the accurate paperwork and the radio-frequency (RF) equipment to complete tasks. Must ensure product being loaded has cleared all quality checks and is not on hold before shipping
Unload product as directed while visually inspecting for damaged and defective materials
Move finished product released from the packing room to a designated bin within the warehouse in a timely and efficient manner
Has proficient knowledge of all finished product and RF systems to facilitate an accurate rotation of stock using the FIFO (First In First Out) method
Performs daily maintenance check of forklift operation and turns in a written report to shift supervisor every day. Reports all needed repairs
Builds case pick pallets/loads of mixed product as needed
Qualifications & Requirements
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED
1 years of forklift operations experience with a high volume distribution center, manufacturing, or military environment
To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.