Website Ocean Mist Farms
The Loader is responsible for loading and offloading cooled products. Candidates must have current or prior a minimum of 2 years of forklift experience and certification. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are always highly desired.
SCOPE OF ROLE
Load trucks in a timely manner; check load count and commodity against order sheet and aging report; Discuss load configuration with driver; check trailers for cleanliness, cold temperatures, condition of chute and check floor stability;
Ensure that boxes and pallets are in good condition, stacked correctly and stable, apply corner-boards & shrink wrap when required;
Remove pallet stickers for shipping office personnel when required; correctly mark left over pallets (Pallet Tag info) when building partial loads;
Help maintain cold room rotation; keep the facility clean and organized;
Fill out daily equipment check list; receive product from transfer loads; other duties as assigned.
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS
The qualified candidate will be an effective advocate and, at all times, maintain a professional image that supports Ocean Mist Farms values, image and goals. A strong work ethic, unsurpassed integrity, confidentiality, punctuality, and job dedication is essential to be successful in this position.
Two years minimum experience in agriculture cooling, receiving and shipping is required; basic math and reading skills.
Forklift certified and experienced; valid California driver’s license is required.
Able to correctly use radio frequency hand held devices.
Often standing, walking, turning, sitting, reaching, climbing stairs for long periods of time.
Ability to work in an office and cooler environment with an average range between 33 and 110 degrees; lift 70 pounds without undue physical exertion.
Ability to communicate verbally and comprehend verbal instructions; requires sufficient sight and hearing to perform all job functions.
Good interpersonal skills and customer-service mentality with the ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, peers, supervisors, vendors and customers.
Ocean Mist Farms provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.