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Forklift Operator (Waukesha) 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Category Manufacturing/Operations  
Location Waukesha, WI Plant  
Req Number MAN-13-00025  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Second  
About the Organization Ventura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company’s growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn’t changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.

Perform warehouse duties which may include order picking/staging, production support, loading, and receiving. These duties support the Production department as well as customer specifications and satisfaction.

1. Operate either a sitdown and/or standup forklift in an efficient manner.
2. Load trailers utilizing pick tickets ensuring loads are balanced and accurately loaded.
3. Ensure FIFO is followed.
4. Follow locator system policies.
5. Must follow Housekeeping, Allergen, GMP, HACCP, and safety programs.  
Position Requirements High school diploma or GED, and 1 - 2 years experience in a Warehouse enviornment. Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices. 1 year forklift driving experience. 1-2 years as a forklift driver in a food manufactuing environment.

Must be able to read write, and communicate in an effective manner. Able to operate a forklift and demonstrate excellent driving skills. Computer literate. Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks. Dexterity in handling bulky objects. Strong communication skills to interact with truckers, trucking companies, coworkers, other departments and management. Possess good math skills needed to accurately verify product quantities. Must be able to lift 50lbs.  

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