Forklift Operator Trainee at Lamb Weston in Hermiston, Oregon

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:

Title: Forklift Operator Trainee

Location: Hermiston, OR

Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary

Receives instructions from the warehouse lead and utilizes the knowledge of plant and warehouse operating procedures to expeditiously and effectively carry out assignments driving a powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift and clamps to lift, stack, tier or move products, equipment, or materials. Must maintain supplies to production as well as transfer packaged product to cold storage areas.

Job Description

  • Maintains safe work practices at all times and participates in safety programs.

  • Inspects the lift truck prior to operation and reports any deficiency.

  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.

  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials and transports load to designated area.

  • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.

  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supplies workers with materials as needed.

  • Loads and unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting devices as needed.

  • Transports finished goods to or from Americold.

  • Supplies packaging with bulk blend, knock down cases, paper, etc.

  • Sorts and stacks excess bulk and finished product.

  • Stacks good or restricted cased product and supplies rework crew with restricted product.

  • Maintains bulk repacks.

  • Replaces cases opened by Q.A.

  • Maintains adequate empty totes for all bulk-off stations.

  • Supplies pallets to the palletizing area.

  • Reports all equipment failures and mechanical problems to appropriate personnel.

  • Understand and follows Lamb-Weston Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

  • Checks out lift truck before operating.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.

  • Relieves manifest for breaks and lunch.

  • Changes batteries on lift truck when required.

  • Performs other functions and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have good communication skills oral and written.

  • Must be able to memorize product codes, labels, and bulk lot numbers.

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts

  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program

  • Paid Time Off

  • Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance

  • Family-Friendly Employee events

  • Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-231103

Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law
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