Home Careers

Careers

Explore a career at FoxFarm and join our team.

Shipping Forklift Operator

Supports shipping activities by safely and competently operating forklifts to load and unload palletized goods on and off of trucks.

Core Values

  • Respect: Respect coworkers, customers, vendors and self. Shows respect for processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Integrity: Demonstrates integrity in work, professional relationships, processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Excellence: Demonstrates excellence in all areas of work including processes methods, relationships and professionalism.
  • Innovation: Demonstrates innovative solutions in job functions, methods, ideas, devices and company.

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Forklift Operation
    • Manipulates levers and pedals to drive and control forklifts to:
    • Place materials in storage.
    • Unload materials from storage.
    • Transport materials.
  • Neatly organize finished product in storage area to maximize space and efficiency.
  • Safely operate forklift in accordance with state and federal laws and company policies.
  • Ensures correct materials and associated quantities are loaded and unloaded.
  • Utilize a scanning gun to ensure accurate inventory records in the ERP software.
  • Completes required paperwork related to shipping and receiving.
  • Fuel, clean and grease forklift when necessary and/or during down-time.
  • Follows and complies with all company safety and security policies/procedures.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.

General Performance Responsibilities                       

  • Knowledge/Dependability: Understands principles, concepts, techniques and requirements necessary to accomplish job duties. Meets commitments, works independently, stays focused under pressure, accepts responsibility, handles change, and meets attendance requirements.
  • Quality of Work: Caliber of work produced is accurate, thorough, timely, and makes efficient use of resources. Has the ability to meet company requirements and standards.
  • Productivity: Accomplishes objectives by following assignments and self-initiated projects through to completion. Volume of work is acceptable considering existing job circumstances. Meets Deadlines for work completion.
  • Interpersonal Relations/Communication: Effective in producing and receiving verbal and written information. Effective in reporting and expressing ideas. Has the ability to relate favorably at all levels, is positive, courteous, and responsive.
  • Problem Solving & Analysis: Identifies and investigates to solve problems. Corrects issues or researches and makes suggestions for alternative solutions.
  • Process Improvement: Actively participates and offers ideas to improve work processes. Keeps up on trends and technology to improve productivity, save time, etc.
  • Adaptation Skills: Learns new job functions in a timely manner, adjusts to changing conditions, requirements, and multitasks.
  • Initiative & Motivation: Self-initiates actions to influence and achieve goals. Takes a proactive approach to setting professional and organizational goals.
  • Response to Supervision & Management: Proactively responds to supervisor’s instructions, training, and procedures.
  • Teamwork: Is flexible and assists others in accomplishing goals and projects through ideas and work processes.
  • Work Environment/Expense Control: Promotes mutual respect and supports safety programs. Uses equipment and materials effectively to minimize waste, and keeps workplace safe and clean. Suggests and/or implements innovations to achieve cost reduction and improve the efficiency of company operations.

Knowledge, Skill & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Forklift training and certification.
  • Reliable, dependable, respectful, and accountable.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Active listening skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving ability.
  • Strong physical coordination skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • Proficient written communication ability.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize duties.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to function as a team player.
  • Able to complete work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Able to consistently arrive to work and be on time.

Physical Description                       

    • Typical Working Conditions
      • Outside environment.
      • Exposure to the elements.
      • Warehouse environment.
      • Exposure to hazardous materials.
      • Exposure to natural temperature fluctuations.
      • Exposure to varying noise levels.
      • Exposure to air particulates.
      • High levels of equipment traffic.
      • Exposure to moving machinery.
    • Equipment Used
      • Forklifts.
    • Essential Physical Tasks
      • Must occasionally lift approximately 60 lbs.
      • Must sit/stand for extended periods of time.

Please Note

FoxFarm Soil & Fertilizer Company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to an alcohol and drug free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening is required. No phone calls please.

Start typing and press Enter to search something

crazy spot