SpartanNash is a value-added wholesale grocery distributor — supplying more than 2,100 independent grocery retail locations throughout the United States — as well as a grocery retailer, with more than 155 corporate supermarkets in nine states. We also serve the military community through our MDV division; in addition to offering premier fresh produce distribution through Caito Foods and third-party logistics through BRT.
At SpartanNash, relationships matter and working on the Supply Chain/Distribution team isn’t just about how we serve our customers, it’s about how we treat our associates. We want you to feel valued as an individual and as part of our team. Our culture is vibrant and associates want to stay here because we have good people. It’s not unusual to see longevity of 25+ years at our facilities. We share a sense of pride and are excited to contribute to the company’s prosperity.
A day in the life of a Forklift Operator is never the same but, in this role, you would expect to operate a forklift to move, load, unload, relocate and stack merchandise. Responsible for pulling and staging orders for deliver; unload inbound and load outbound shipments and move products to dispersing trailers. Responsible for safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and maintain facility equipment in a neat, clean, and orderly manner.
What you’ll Do:
Coordinate product movement to designated slot location in a timely, accurate and efficient manner per Company standards and without damage to product or equipment
Move or otherwise handle cases, boxes, bags, and/or pallets of dry groceries, frozen foods, dairy products, produce, poultry, fish, beef, pork and/or tobacco products and related products as identified on order forms, in the quantities specified.
Work with warehouse supervisor and review Warehouse Management System (WMS) to determine and troubleshoot product location issues and inaccuracies.
Ensure products are placed and stacked correctly between selection and reserve location, and product is available for letdowns in the pick rotation or available for selection and shipment accordingly.
Sound Like You? Here’s what you’ll need:
HS Graduate or Equivalent (GED) Preferred
One (1) year prior warehouse/distribution experience
Must be certified, or willing to obtain and maintain certification of powered industrial equipment
Must frequently sit, walk and stand; use hands to handle, grasp, and twist objects, tools, or controls; and use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls. Must frequently walk, talk, crouch, kneel, bend, stoop, twist, and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to step up and down on power equipment and climb a ladder repetitively. Must be able to hear and see within normal range with or without corrective devices. Must lift products weighing between 30-60 lbs. frequently; ability to lift products weighing up to 75 lbs. occasionally with assistance as needed; product weight varies by assignment, distribution center products, etc. While performing the duties of this position, employees are subject to a warehouse environment and frequently exposed to changes in temperature and humidity (-20° to 105°). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.
SpartanNash is proud to take care of the people who take care of our business through our robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package. !
SpartanNash is a certified Military-Friendly employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply!
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.