Jakes Finer Foods
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Life and AD&D- employer provided, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Career Development Opportunities including continued education

Job Summary

The Day Forklift Operator accurately and timely puts away inbound product to selection or reserve location/s.

  • Stand-Up Raymond Reach Trucks
  • Touch Freight/Product


Title: Day Forklift Operator

Reports To: Director Of Warehousing

Schedule: Monday - Friday, Days

Pay: Hourly


Duties & Responsibilities (include, but not limited to)

  • Complete all assigned putaways in the correct location both physically and systematically in a timely fashion.
  • Rotate second level pick locations when the inventory becomes difficult to reach.
  • Remove shrink wrap from pallets in pick slots.
  • Fix any product and/or pallets improperly placed or damaged in reserve slots.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of assigned aisles and pick slots.
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures and practices.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by management.
  • Willing to work additional hours, holidays and weekends as requested.
  • Must pass all pre-employment screens.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as load maps, labels, work instructions, and reports.
  • Ability to speak and communicate well with team members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to safely operate a stand-up forklift.
  • Knowledgeable use of R.F. system to putaways.
  • Displays professionalism, respect, a good work ethic, and is accountable for one's actions.
  • Adaptable to a changing environment.
  • Attention to accuracy, detail, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Communication and listening skills.
  • Punctuality and reliability.

Physical Requirements (including, but not limited to)

Representative of the requirements to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made per ADA regulations.

  • Ability to routinely lift/move up to 65 pounds, occasionally lifting heavier amounts.
  • Ability to work in cooler temperature zones as low as -20 degrees.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of visual attention and mental concentration for significant periods of time.
  • Ability to perform the following physical activities: fine manipulating with hands, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.


** Complete Job description with a detailed list of duties will be provided upon request.

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