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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Tree Top Inc. Medford, OR

Medford, OR
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


POSITION: Forklift Operator - Shipping


JOB ID: 558



POSTION OPENS: Thursday, September 15, 2016
POSITION CLOSES: Monday, September 26, 2016- 5:00 pm
Wage Range: $11.50 - $16.25
Must be available for all shifts
This Shipping Forklift Operator (FLO) will be responsible for loading and unloading of the trucks and rail cars that are shipping products. The FLO will be also responsible for staging loads for shipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. All of the following are to be performed while adhering to Tree Top operational policies, safety rules, procedures and good manufacturing practices. It is the responsibility of every employee at Tree Top Inc. to report food safety and food quality problems or risks to personnel with the authority to initiate action against these said possible risks. The Organization chart indicated key personnel with the authority to take action. This is a representative sample--not to imply a complete listing of all responsibilities and tasks.
*Checks equipment prior to shift on a daily basis and completes equipment check list.
*Responsible for the loading and shipping of product on trucks, rail cars.
*Transportation of shipping material to and from designated areas.
*Responsible for forklift fueling and cleaning procedures.
*Complies with all established PPE, GMP, Sanitation and Safety policies and procedures.
*May be required to perform other duties as assigned by lead or supervisor without use of a forklift.
*Pass on specific information to next shift. Such as production changes or occurrences.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
*High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred;
*Two years forklift operating experience.
*Ability to read English and comprehend simple instructions and memos.
*Ability to complete appropriate check lists and reports.
*Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
*Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
*Current driver s license and an acceptable driving record.
*Must complete a forklift safety training course.
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.
*While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle, grabs or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
*The employee is occasionally required to stand walk climb and balance.
*Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
*The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
*The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
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 outside weather conditions.
*The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration.
*The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals.
*The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. The employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Job profiles are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks, skills, efforts, working conditions or similar behaviors, attributes or requirements associated with a job. A job profile is not a comprehensive job description. It is intended for the sole purpose of acquainting a person who is unfamiliar with such position with a brief overview of the position's general direction and scope. This position profile is company confidential, is intended for internal use only and may not be copied or reproduced by anyone for any purpose without written permission from the Vice President of Human Resources