Bakery Forklift Operator

Denver, CO          Full Time          Experienced

SUMMARY:

Performs a variety of jobs tasks within the Bakery department. Including to, but not limited
to, operation of stackers, palletizer, and wrapper, label applicator, bridge, freezer vestibule. Responsible
for management of all products in each tray and pillows count. and other utility functions, as assigned.
Will perform tasks to assist Department Managers and give guidance to Associates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(other duties may be assigned):

  • Assist with clearing and maintaining any jams at the automatic tray stackers.
  • Clear and reset any faults on the palletizer.
  • Clear and any jams on the palletizer.
  • Inspect pallets for proper integrity.
  • Load palletizer with pallets.
  • Ensure that all pallets with product have a pallet number.
  • Ensure that all pallets with product have the corresponding color tape that mark the day of production.
  • Ensure that all pallets with product are placed in the proper lanes in the freezer.
  • Responsible for completion & maintain all partial pallets for end of product runs.
  • Responsible for assurance that all trays on a pallet have proper quantities of pillows/packages.
  • Sweep up any debris on the east & north side of the freezer.
  • Sweep up any debris in the freezer & freezer vestibule.
  • Report damages to any equipment or company property to the on shift supervisor. Other duties assigned as business necessitates.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

High School graduate or its equivalency in experience and/or training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak
effectively with all levels of the organization. Ability to maintain a professional relationship in phone,
email, and written correspondence with individuals within and outside of the company.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures with the use of calculator and spreadsheet;
calculation by touch is preferred.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished
in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to anticipate challenges such as problems in achieving deadlines early enough to report to management with resolution to issues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to stand for up to 12 hours, while working with and around machinery.
  • Able to work in temperatures from 90 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit and humidity levels as high as 98%.
  • Able to stoop, bend and crouch on a regular basis to check equipment or supplies in low-lying areas.
  • Walk up and down stairs (6-20) steps two to ten times per shift.
  • Walk from 15 to 100 feet two to ten times per shift.
  • Able to lift 60 pounds once an hour and 10 to 50 pounds repeatedly.
  • Able to push and/or pull wheeled troughs of 100-500 lbs repeatedly.
  • Able to raise arms overhead repeatedly while lifting 30 pounds

PAY:

$18.00/hr

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. When the employee enters the
warehouse, yard, or Shop areas they will be exposed to extremes in temperature, slick walking surfaces,
and dust. The office requires entry by stairways of from three to seventeen steps.

Mile Hi Companies is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Mile Hi Companies will consider for employment for all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Mile Hi Companies participates in the E-Verify program.

Mile Hi Companies is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.

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