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

We’re happy to state that our talented forklift operators remain with us for many years. That means that opportunities can fill up pretty quickly. We are always accepting resumes so feel free to submit yours; however, please keep in mind that our forklift opportunities are currently filled.

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
  • 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