Forklift Driver

Forklift Driver

Located in Fresno, California, Fowler Packing Company is the parent company to some of the industry’s most popular brands including Peelz Citrus, Samsons Grapes, G3 Development Company, and EMID Design Group. Fowler Packing was formed in 1950 as a small tree fruit operation and has grown into a trendsetter in quality, efficiency and sustainability. Today the company is built of over 700 full-time employees and frontrunners in agriculture, real estate, and interior design industries. If you are looking for an in-house position that offers a variety of work, this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Summary/Objective: Operates forklifts to move bins, pallets, and finished product into loading trailers, cold storage, and upper level racks. Must use scanning guns for storage and retrieval of product, and to keep track of inventory. May be assigned other tasks as necessary.

Essential Functions:

  • Drives forklift in a safe and competent manner in a fast paced environment. Capable of driving into small spaces, i.e. truck trailers, cooling rooms, and in between storage racks.
  • Moves bins/finished product as directed to maintain the flow of production.
  • Stores bins/products in an organized manner.
  • Communicates with supervisors to ensure accuracy.
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment
  • Responsible for cleaning the storage room and make the work area is safe and well-kept.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

            Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Forklift certification per OSHA standard

Life at Fowler Packing

 For 70 years, Fowler Packing has provided thousands of employees the opportunities to build a rewarding career that includes continued education, robust corporate culture, competitive compensation, benefits packages, and paid sick and holidays. Additionally, all employees enjoy complimentary meals at one of our two on-site cafeterias, and on-site health clinic visits at no cost.

Fowler Packing 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.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

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