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Forklift Operator (Day Shift)

Company: Quirch Foods
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

_About_ _Quirch Foods_ In business for over 50 years, Quirch Foods is a global distributor and exporter of fresh and frozen food products with a unique focus on ethnic cultures. We service our customers from 5 distribution centers strategically located in the United States. We have consistently been ranked among the top 50 exporters in the US and are one of the largest importers of seafood. Our customers include independent grocers, chain supermarkets, foodservice distributors, cruise lines, restaurants, and food processors/manufacturers. We have an extensive product list with over 8,000 SKU's and carry niche brands such as Panamei, Mambo, and Chiquita along with national brands like Tyson, IBP, Excel, JBS, Iowa Premium, Smithfield, Dietz & Watson, along with many others. We are headquartered in Coral Gables, FL.Quirch is a portfolio company of Palladium Equity Partners, a leading mid-market private equity fund based in New York City, which partnered with the Executive Team to capitalize on Quirch Foods' record of excellence and to grow it decisively beyond its current business. _Position Summary: _ Quirch Foods is seeking an experienced Forklift Operator for our day shift. This position will be responsible for ensuring that our products are moving within the warehouse in a safe and efficient manner. Among other things, safely and properly stores and rotates product to ensure safe transportation and/or storage. Conducts cycle counts. Forklift and OSHA certification preferred. _Essential Duties and Responsibilities: _ Operates forklift and electric pallet jack as needed Inspect product being received for damages Keep warehouse organized and clean Be able to perform inventory cycle count as needed Pick point of sales orders for customers picking up product Perform stock rotation of product. Receive trucks in a timely and accurate manner to load and unload tractor-trailer trucks per P.O requirements Scan and place labels on products depending on requirements Maintain the integrity of products through proper handling and storage Maintain accurate inventories Ensure facility maintenance through housekeeping, keeping product and facility secure, and maintaining the assets of the facility. Timely and accurate slotting of products in rack system. _Qualifications and Requirements: _ Must be at least 18 years of age. Can read, write, communicate, and comprehend the English language sufficiently to perform various tasks of the job, including but not limited to; read labels, pick lists, scanners, signage, communicating with co-workers and the general public, understanding oral and written instructions, accurately completing various shipping papers, reports, and records required of the position. Ability to operate various types of configuration of equipment assigned, including various types of forklifts and hand held scanners with training. Familiar with CK31 & CK71 scanner a plus. Possess good judgement necessary to perform the functions of the job including; operating a forklift in a safe and lawful manner; handling customers' products safely and efficiently, and communicating tactfully and diplomatically. Ability to work in a cold environment and withstand cold temperatures Ability to meet physical requirements including: standing, sitting and walking throughout the day; repeated twisting at the torso while lifting, pushing, and pulling inventory from shelves; regular lifting of up to 20 to 100 pounds. _Benefits you will enjoy: _ Comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Plan, Disability Plan, Life insurance Plan 401K savings Plan Paid Holidays Personal Time off Employee Discounts_Quirch Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States._Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift 12 hour shift Night shiftApplication Question(s): What is your desired pay rate?Experience: Warehouse experience: 1 year (Preferred) Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Quirch Foods, Miami , Forklift Operator (Day Shift), Hospitality & Tourism , Miami, Florida

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