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E&J Gallo Seasonal Forklift Driver in Canandaigua, New York

Seasonal Forklift Driver

Location: Canandaigua, NY, US

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Date: Jul 4, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Summary

Under general supervision, the Lift Truck/Forklift Driveroperates a lift truck to move materials throughout the stages of Harvest. The position follows standard work and safety methods, practices and procedures in support of an efficient and safe production environment at the Canandaigua Winery.

COMPENSATION: $17.00/hr + $1,000.00 Hiring Bonus!!!

Essential Functions

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • Receives inbound grape deliveries from delivery trucks using rotating forklift truck in outdoor crush area.

  • Empties grapes into Harvest auger and returns empty bins to delivery truck

  • Maintains records for review, accuracy and audit purposes.

  • Performs daily safety checks and maintenance of powered lift, to include but not limited to fueling,washing and greasing.

  • Performs duties to maintain clean and safe work environment.

  • Responsible for compliance with Canandaigua Winery sustainability policies and practices which are economically viable, socially acceptable and environmentally sound. This is done by supporting programs at each location for conservation, energy efficiency, and recycling, which are critical for our operations to achieve tangible environmental results.

  • Follows safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personalsafety, company property, environmental and team member’s safety

  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safetyregulatory considerations.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate, plus previous forklift, lift truck or heavy machinery operations experience.

  • Must possess basic math skills.

  • Must be able to work various shift.

  • Must become Forklift certified after hire.

  • Must be able to lift and move up to 55 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year of forklift, lift truck or heavy machinery operations experience

  • 2 years of work experience in a warehouse environment

  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems, including SwissLog

  • Basic computer skills

  • Experience working in a team environment.

  • Experience comprehending simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.

  • Experience conveying simple requests and needs to coworkers and management.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit on a lift truck and remove grape deliveries from delivery trucks using rotating fork lift truck in outdoor crush area. The employee is occasionally required to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision requirements are peripheral vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.Must be able to lift and move up to 55 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weatherconditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and lift truck traffic. The employee is exposed to wet and humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Work is performed outdoors and indoors, in warm and cold climates and works in high places and wet surfaces. Primary work environment outdoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Requisition ID: 81141

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.

If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

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