Loader (Forklift Operator) – Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, CA

Job Title: Loader, Forklift Operator, Full Time, Seasonal
Company: Ocean Mist Farms
Location: Castroville, CA
Department: Shipping
Summary

The Loader is responsible for loading and offloading cooled products. Candidates must have current or prior forklift experience (minimum 2 years) and certification. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are always highly desired.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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.
Core and Essential Skills
  • 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 33F and 110F 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.
  • Ability to carry out defined procedures and duties with specific instructions and ability to learn new duties with minimal repetition; manage a task from its initiation to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills and customer-service mentality with the ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, peers, supervisors, vendors and customers.
For questions about your application, contact our human resources department
Fax application and/or resume (831) 632-0788
Ocean Mist Farms
Talent Acquisition Team
10855 Ocean Mist Parkway
Castroville, CA 95012
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For questions about your application, contact our human resources department
Fax application and/or resume (831) 632-0788
Ocean Mist Farms
Talent Acquisition Team
10855 Ocean Mist Parkway
Castroville, CA 95012