Forklift Operator - Edgerton Plant at The Hershey Company

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Edgerton, Kansas





Job Description:

At Dot's Pretzels, we hold ourselves to the highest of quality standards. Each bag of Dot's Pretzels tastes as if they were made straight from the home kitchen of Dot herself. Our foundation at Dot's Pretzels is built on relationships. We are family. We believe in our employees and lead by example. For the past ten years, we have worked hard to make great products for our customers and build a strong team. Recently brought under the Hershey brand, Dot's Pretzels is experiencing an enormous amount of growth, so we are looking for employees to come be a part of our team in the Edgerton, KS location.

Pay:

· Starting pay is $19.75

· Sign-on Bonus totaling $2000 for eligible candidates

· Overtime Potential!

Total Rewards

· Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision)-Starting Day 1!

· 401(k) Retirement Plan - with generous company match

Shifts:

A Shift - Week 1, Sun-Tue 5a - 5p, Week 2, Sun-Wed 5a - 5p

B Shift - Week 1, Wed - Sat 5a - 5p, Week 2, Thurs - Sat 5a - 5p

· Schedule assignment is determined by plant needs and confirmed during an interview.

Candidate Process:

Please note-communications will be through phone, email and text. Ensure you have access to a valid email

Qualified applicants will receive a phone call to schedule an onsite interview

Post-Offer Background Check required

Drug Screen required

Job Summary

The Forklift Operator will be responsible for moving materials and ensuring all materials coming into and exiting the building are accurately accounted for.

Job Duties Include

Work with production plant to provide their necessary materials for daily operation

Pick the right product from inventory and packaging using the correct material

Fill out all required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner

Prepare product orders to meet pick-up demands

Physically prepare and load all freight orders for pickup

Properly document receipts of incoming materials, checking packing slips for accuracy

Ensure that all product entering or leaving the building meets quality standards

Coordinate with Plant Operations and Shipping to ensure order timelines are met.

Receive all incoming orders and store in racking

Organize material storage in the warehouse to prevent clutter

Utilize time to setup and organize for next day orders and production

Conduct inventory reconciliation on a daily basis

Keep physical track of inventory

Maintain clean and orderly work area

Follow all FDA health and OSHA safety regulations

Assist in areas of production as needed

Other duties as assigned

Be a self-starter; ability to work independently as well as with other personnel and management

Represent self and company in a professional and positive manner

Attend required company meetings and training and participate in constructive discussion

Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook

Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of Dot's Pretzels

Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set

Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service

Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner

Requirements

High School diploma or GED

Certified forklift operator required

Ability to lift up to 40 pounds repetitively

Ability to bend, twist, and stand on your feet for an entire shift

Exposed to food production environment and warehouse environment which may involve noise and fluctuating temperatures.

Good communication skills, verbal and written

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment

Candidate must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

External Description

External Description

Job Location: Edgerton, KS

$2000 Sign-on Bonus!!

At Dot's Pretzels, we hold ourselves to the highest of quality standards. Each bag of Dot's Pretzels tastes as if they were made straight from the home kitchen of Dot herself. Our foundation at Dot's Pretzels is built on relationships. We are family. We believe in our employees and lead by example. For the past ten years, we have worked hard to make great products for our customers and build a strong team. Recently brought under the Hershey brand, Dot's Pretzels is experiencing an enormous amount of growth, so we are looking for employees to come be a part of our team in the Edgerton, KS location.

Job Summary

The Forklift Operator will be responsible for moving materials and ensuring all materials coming into and exiting the building are accurately accounted for.

Job Duties Include

Work with production plant to provide their necessary materials for daily operation

Pick the right product from inventory and packaging using the correct material

Fill out all required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner

Prepare product orders to meet pick-up demands

Physically prepare and load all freight orders for pickup

Properly document receipts of incoming materials, checking packing slips for accuracy

Ensure that all product entering or leaving the building meets quality standards

Coordinate with Plant Operations and Shipping to ensure order timelines are met.

Receive all incoming orders and store in racking

Organize material storage in the warehouse to prevent clutter

Utilize time to setup and organize for next day orders and production

Conduct inventory reconciliation on a daily basis

Keep physical track of inventory

Maintain clean and orderly work area

Follow all FDA health and OSHA safety regulations

Assist in areas of production as needed

Other duties as assigned

Be a self-starter; ability to work independently as well as with other personnel and management

Represent self and company in a professional and positive manner

Attend required company meetings and training and participate in constructive discussion

Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook

Conduct self in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of Dot's Pretzels

Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set

Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service

Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner

Requirements

High School diploma or GED

Certified forklift operator required

Ability to lift up to 40 pounds repetitively

Ability to bend, twist, and stand on your feet for an entire shift

Exposed to food production environment and warehouse environment which may involve noise and fluctuating temperatures.

Good communication skills, verbal and written

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment

Candidate must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship



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