Lift Truck Operator-1301865

Kraft Foods Group is one of the most admired and largest food and beverage businesses in North America. We’re also one of the largest worldwide among publicly traded consumer packaged food and beverage companies, based on our 2012 combined net revenues of $18.7 billion.

We manufacture and market food and beverage products, including convenient meals, Refreshment beverages and coffee, cheese and other grocery products, primarily in the United States and Canada, under a host of iconic brands. Our product categories span breakfast, lunch and dinner meal occasions, both at home and in foodservice locations.

Our diverse brand portfolio consists of many of the most popular food brands in North America, Including three brands with annual net revenues exceeding $1 billion each – Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings; Oscar Mayer meats; and Maxwell House coffees – plus over 20 brands with annual net revenues of between $100 million and $1 billion each.

In the United States, based on dollar share in 2012, we hold the number one branded share position in a majority of our 50 product categories, as well as in 18 of our top 20 product categories. We hold the number two branded share position in the other two product categories.

Scope of Job:

The Distribution Center Lift Truck Operator / CDL A Driver is responsible for all functions requiring Material Handling Equipment to include but not limited to: loading and unloading of all inbound and outbound vehicles containing finished goods, raw materials, supplies and/or ingredients. To stow these as directed mechanically or verbally. To move in house orders as directed mechanically or verbally. To pick outbound or in house orders as directed mechanically or verbally and place as directed. Additionally, to use auxiliary equipment like the stretch wrapping machine and mechanical dock levelers, etc. This is to be accomplished in a safe manner that protects other personnel, equipment, product and other assets of the company. To report or correct any usage or unsanitary acts or conditions while observing all safety and sanitary conditions as outlined in the “Employee Handbook” and training courses. To record all product moves in the Matrics System either manually or with RF scanning equipment.

In addition, this position requires a CDL A license to perform as needed relief coverage for Delivery Routes. Candidates should be able to support a flexible work schedule including weekend work.

Job Responsibilities:

Directly responsible for moving and recording pallets as directed by the Matrics System verifying the validity of the move. Pallet movement includes but is not limited to: cooler/dry to truck, cooler/dry to pick area, case pick area, pick staging area, storage racks.
Load vehicles safely while adhering to sanitary procedures and as directed by Matrics, verifying that the loading is done with correct weight dispersion.
To unload vehicles safely and adhering to sanitary procedures and stowing product, material, supplies or ingredients as directed by Matrics.
Pick pallets as directed by Matrics verifying proper weight dispersal on pallet.
Perform back-up duties as designated by the floor lead or supervisor.
Perform other duties as directed by the floor lead or supervisor.
To assist in other areas as directed for product counts (Cycle Counting) or quality checks.
Operate equipment in a safe manner and report or correct any unsafe acts or conditions observed.
Ensure all sanitation procedures are followed and report or correct issues immediately.
Segregate and recoup damage or move it to the appropriate area as per Matrics and record all moves in Matrics.
Responsible for completion of “Daily Operator Checklist” of all equipment used during the shift.
Responsible for reporting any and all malfunctions, noises, etc. to floor lead or supervisor for inspection and/or repair.
Record all products moves in the Matrics System either manually or with RF scanning equipment.
Record accurately and in timely manner the receipt of all pallets shipped to the distribution center.
Provide CDL A Driver route coverage when necessary at the direction of floor lead or supervisor
Check fork trucks for safety defects.
Must be able to perform minor mechanical adjustments, such as changing the battery and adjusting the forks.
Replace all damaged cases on loads.
Responsible for knowing the bays and UPC Codes.

Physical Requirements:
Required to perform job duties efficiently and safely.
Personal appearance and cleanliness in accordance with Good Manufacturing Processes.
Must be alert at all times and possess the ability to think and act quickly.
Must be able to repeatedly lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to stand for 10 hours.
Equipment Operated:
RF Equipment.
Fork lift, pallet stretch wrapping unit and mechanical docks.
Tractor/Trailer vehicles (CDL A license required)
Matrics terminal.
Working Conditions:

Moderate – As noise levels are below 90 decibels, no hearing protection is required. The cooler and dock temperatures vary from 40 – 55 degrees F. Dry storage is maintained as 75 degrees F. The office is maintained at a comfortable level.


This individual must be trained and licensed to operate forklift and other material handling equipment safely. In addition, they must be able to operate Matrics accurately.

Candidates must possess a valid CDL A license.

Kraft Foods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Kraft recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

Job : Logistics
Primary Location : NA-US-HI-Kapolei

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