The Nature's Bounty Co. Forklift/Receiving Operator, W&D (Seasonal) - 2nd shift in Ronkonkoma, New York
The Bountiful Company is a global leader in health and wellness, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbals, supplements, protein bars and powders, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people's lives. The brands of The Bountiful Company are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty, Solgar, Pure Protein, Osteo Bi-Flex, Puritan's Pride, Sundown, Body Fortress, MET-Rx, Ester-C and Dr.Organic.
Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company. This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity. Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day.
Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you've ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person's well-being. The Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.
The Forklift Operator/ Receiving Clerk will perform a variety of tasks including unloading, reconciling and receiving of all in-coming materials, preparing items for movement/storage and operating electric powered industrial truck equipment to move products or materials.
\*THIS IS A 2ND SHIFT POSITION\*
Unloads and stacks materials and replinshes shelves by using power industrial equipment (i.e. forklift, pallet, inverter, pallet jack etc.) that may require being lifted in the air up to 40 feet.
Enters warehouse transactions and receipts into inventory tracking software (AS400) and completes appropriate documentation.
Responsible for reading and following operating and/or written procedures to conduct assigned tasks safely and within standard time.
Compares identifying information and counts items in incoming shipments to verify information against bills of ladings, packing lists, invoices, orders or other records. Records damaged items.
Performs all functions according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) meeting required production standards.Performs MHE inspections to ensure food safety and quality standards.
Engages in Daily Shift meetings using 2 way communications to review shift actual results to goals. Take individual accountability in assisting the team in identifying and closing actions to resolve problems.
Performs other duties as assigned
High School diploma or GED preferred
Must be certified to operate lift equipment. Certification will be met through completion of internal training
Related experience operating powered industrial equipment in a high volume manufacturing, warehousing, or nutritional supplement industry preferred
Prior experience operating a forklift preferred
Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Write simple correspondence in and speak effectively with other associates and delivery personnel
Add, subtract, multiply and divide
Expected high performance behaviors:
Exhibit positive attitude regarding work and responsibilities.
Ability to work collaboratively within teams.
Ability to maintain effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
Continuously look for ways to work safely and efficiently, while maintaining high quality standards.
Be creative and intellectually curious; willing to try different and novel ways to overcome obstacles.
Regularly lifting up to 40 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 70 pounds with assistance.
Will be required to regularly stand, pull, squat, walk, kneel, reach, climb, and/or balance for 8 to 10 hours daily
Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, talk and effectively hear and listen while being exposed to various levels of traffic from material handling equipment
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.