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Shipping Forklift Operator (2nd & 3rd Shift) 


General Summary: The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a variety of material handling equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting merchandise. The equipment utilized in these functions is Forklifts, Electric and Manual Pallet Jacks. The Forklift Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient use of these vehicles. The Forklift Operator is also responsible for order selection and checking as the need dictates. The Forklift Operator must be self-motivated and work with a minimal amount of supervision.

Shifts: 2nd & 3rd

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accuracy of all paperwork produced.
  • Follow all customer requirements.
  • Assist supervision/management as needed.
  • Follow company policies, guidelines, and work instructions.
  • Maintain professional relationships with the carriers and customers.
  • Functions may vary depending on areas of operation.



Include the following. Other duties as assigned.

  • Shipping and Receiving: Unload and load trailers and verify proper stacking and freight not being mixed on pallets, one item to a pallet as required unless instructed otherwise. Stretch-wrap pallet as required to ensure product stability.
  • Checking: Prior to product storage, count all products, compare your counts to the drivers’ manifest, and check all shipments for damage, infestation, and production code dates. Report shortages, damages, and misplacements to your immediate Lead/supervisor who will forward the information to the appropriate parties. Must be able to move products to the storage locations. Must also stack and store the product in the appropriate areas.
  • Must be able to verify receipt of the product at the appropriate temperature.
  • Over, Short, and Damage: Identify and recover any received or shipping damage consistent with Company policy. Report all shortages and overages to your area supervisor.
  • Ensure proper stock rotation by following lot number identification.
  • Order Picking: Pull and prepare the product for shipment, ensure that the exact number and type of product is located and shipped, and ensure that the product comes from the proper locations and the lot numbers agree to the picking documents. Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards. Pallets are typically built to a height of approximately 7 feet.
  • Loading: Efficiently move product from the staging or storage areas into trailers.
  • Equipment: Load, unload, move, stack, and stage products and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, slip sheet, or other power equipment. Maintain the facilities, equipment, and materials in neat, clean, orderly fashion. Daily inspect and verify equipment is operating before the day’s activity starts. Advise your supervisor of any problems encountered. Operate all equipment safely and efficiently following prescribed work methods.
  • Responsible for any additional tasks delegated by management.


Position Requirements
  • Must be able to stand, sit, bend and be able to lift up to 50lbs/continuous motion
  • Will be working in chilled work space with temperatures around 40F
  • Will be required to work in a wet environment


A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. We offer the following:

Life insurance
401K plan
Paid vacation and sick days

Suja offers a fun working environment that promotes teamwork, creativity, and supports individual growth. If interested please submit your resume and an application.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Salary $18.00/HR  
Position Shipping Forklift Operator  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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