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Forklift Operator - Wed-Sat 7pm - 5am

Job ID FORKL13230 Location Northfield, MN Date posted 01/25/2021


This position is responsible for safely operating/leveraging warehouse equipment that may include pallet jacks, reach lifts, and/or forkliftsfollowing company procedures to assist in managing warehouse inventory. The position will support, implement and maintain food safety and quality practices as required through SQF.This position is scheduled from Wednesday-Saturday 7pm-5am.

We Put Safety First at Post Consumer Brands: Our expectation is that every employee: Participates in safety training. Strictly follows safety policies, rules and procedures. Intervenes and corrects unsafe behaviors or conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. Recognizes others acting in a safe manner. Identifies, communicates, and removes obstacles. Incorporates safety into all job tasks.


  • Safely & quickly receive and ship orders accurately and damage free to our internal and external customers
  • Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed and documented correctly at all times
  • Verifies location, item, and count via WMS.
  • Appraises orders for exceptions and handles appropriately as required to avoid re-work.
  • Evaluates quality of a product making sure it is shippable and takes corrective action as required.
  • Builds and optimizes the load to reduce damage and ensure ease of unloading at destination.
  • Inserts/removes slip sheets, pallets and dunnage as required.
  • Accurately completes appropriate documentation.
    • Inspect trailers and report findings via WMS to insure they meet Post Consumer Brands requirements.
    • Perform daily lift truck inspections including light maintenance.
      • Demonstrates attention to detail and accurate scanning.
      • Complies with all WMS procedures.
      • Maintains pallet per labor-hour requirements.
      • Actively participate in team meetings and training.
      • Work safely within established company policies.



      • Ability to drive a forklift and successful completion of forklift certification
      • Must gain and understand FIFO inventory methods and procedures
      • Must be able to read, write and speak English and understand shipping/receiving documents
      • Basic math skills are required
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
      • Must be flexible, reliable and a quick learner
      • Always look for the safest and most efficient way to increase your team’s productivity.
      • Must have valid driver’s license
      • Must have high school diploma or GED Equivalent

      This position is scheduled from Wednesday-Saturday 7pm-5am.

      Physical requirements

      • Requires repetitive gripping, pinching, lifting, carrying, pushing, scanning and pulling with weight ranges of 0-60 lbs.
      • Repetitive twisting, bending, and reaching of upper and lower extremities.
      • Sustained trunk twisting
      • Occasional climbing and walking activities
      • Requires repetitive use of hands and feet bilaterally to operate hand controls and foot pedals on forklift.
      • Must pass warehouse position prescreen.


      Equipment used to perform job

      • Forklift
      • Shrink-wrap
      • Shell box
      • LP tanks
      • Pencil/Pen
      • Slip-sheet
      • Pallet
      • Film rolls
      • Paper
      • Tape
      • Clipboard
      • Bar Code Scanning Equipment
      • Computer
      • Motorized pallet mover
      • Hand pallet truck
      • Broom
      • Shovel
      • Scissor lift
      • Floor scrubber

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