Production - Plant
600 Benjamin Dr., Springfield, Ohio
Warehouse Relief Opportunity!
We are looking to add members to our 2nd Shift Warehouse Team - We offer a great benefits package and opportunities to grow and hone your skills!
Who We Are
Dole Fresh Vegetables is leader in the food production industry and is known for the great care we take with customers and employees alike. We are based in Springfield, Ohio and we produce ready-to-eat salads and related products.
Why Should You Apply?
This is direct hire position with benefits starting day 1 of employment!
$17.86 - $18.31/hour paid bi-weekly
You get on-the-job training opportunities
You get chances to move and grow within the organization
You get to work within an organization that believes that every person we work with should have the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. That's why we encourage and support the growth and development of our employees and, wherever possible, look to fill positions by promotion and transfer from within the company.
Warehouseman Relief employees operate Forklifts in a safe and responsible manner while performing functions in the warehouse.
Position is considered "safety sensitive" which requires the passing of an independently administered drug screen
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION
Drive and operate forklift
Replace picking and consolidating personnel during their breaks/lunch.
Ensure continuous operation for each pick group.
Complete other picking assignments (private label; default; repacks) as instructed by manager/supervisor when not in relief role.
Be very attentive to any foreign object, or damage salad bag. Notify your Supervisor immediately.
Able to work around equipment and machinery.
Must be able to perform all functions as a shipping forklift operator, includes pick line function.
Able to work around equipment and machinery.
Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of management.
Employee must adhere to all policies, practices, and SOP's related to producing Safe Quality Food (SQF)
Ensure the integrity and continued operation of the food safety system in the event of organizational or personnel changes within the company or associated facilities
Support special projects and other duties as assigned
For this role, you want to dress warm! You would be working in a cool environment with an average temperature of 34F. The work surfaces and floors may be wet and you would be working around different types of chemicals. There is a lot going on, like moving machinery, including conveyors and forklifts that are in operation in the immediate area, so noise levels are high. And we've got you covered! Safety is ALWAYS first, so we have protocols and protective equipment to help you be able to get the job done.
Should be able to work in a fast-paced production environment.
Previous Forklift experience is preferred.
Ability to work overtime including weekends as required
Physical Requirements: Ability to bend, stoop, and lift up to 50 pounds. (Notification required due to the
Americans with Disabilities Act). Able to work in a cold environment (34-35 degrees on Plant floor).
(Notification required due to the Americans with Disabilities Act).
What You'll Need to Start
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience in a food processing environment helpful but not required - we will train
Ability to work weekends and overtime based on coverage needs
Ability to bend, stoop and move up to 50 pounds
Ability to work in a wet, cold and noisy environment with an average temperature of 34F
A great work ethic
A team player attitude
What You'll Need to Do This Work
Good communication skills
Good time management
Good data entry skills
Willingness to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented food processing environment
Ability to interact well with co-workers
Ability to stand for duration of shift (8+ hours) on concrete floor
Ability to work in a wet and cool environment with an average temperature of 34 F
Ability to work in a noisy environment with moving machinery, (e.g., conveyors and forklifts)
Ability to work in the presence of chemicals (e.g., chlorine and concealed ammonia)
Ability to reach, bend, stoop and carry out repetitive hand movements
Ability to work independently, with limited supervision
Must be able to work on surfaces and floors that may be wet
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be able to maintain regular and acceptable attendance
Must have the ability to work shifts that include weekends and work overtime when needed
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.