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Warehouse/Forklift Driver in Modesto, CA at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Modesto, CA
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

This position is Temp-to-Hire and will start required training on the 1st shift


  • Unload and load vehicles

  • Must insure all products are properly coded.

  • Must pull orders and assist in warehouse placement of stock

  • Must assist in inventory and cycle counts

  • Must be able to complete all required logs, complete shipping and receiving paperwork, and perfom monthly inventory without assistance.

  • Assist Set-up in pulling ingredients or loading blending platforms, when there are no other duties that must be done

  • Must have knowledge of finished goods and raw material storage areas

  • Must have complete understanding of shipping and receiving department including paperwork

  • This person will operate as a self-starter, and be able to multi-task

  • Ability to communicatae verbally with internal and external personnel, customers, vendors, guests, coworkers, etc

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to follow a set of instructions

  • Perform all duties efficiently and safely according to Company, local, state, and federal guidelines.

  • Must employ good housekeeping skills and sanitation habits

Equal Opportunity Employer Females/Veterans/Minorities/Disabled

Job Requirements


  • This job requires the ability to work flexible hours, must be able to work 1st and 2nd shift.

  • Requires 1-2 years' experience in a warehouse, forklift / material handler position, (exp. in a food manufacturing setting is preferred).

  • Must have a forklift license, or have experience driving a forklift in order to successfully pass NWF forklift certificaiton immediately upon placement. (Ability to drive sit-down and/or stand up lift).

  • Job requires often to frequent lifting/handling of 50 + lbs.

  • Basic working knowledge of MS Office and Lotus notes; AS400 is a plus.

  • Must have basic math and number skills, ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

  • Must recognize similarities/differences between series of numbers

  • Knowledge of Load/Move system is preferred

  • Must have good reading and writing skills, for completion of daily paperwork

  • Must have ability to verbally communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel, customers, vendors, guests, coworkers, etc.

  • Must have good problem solving ability in order to deal with changes in shipping or receiving status / details.


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

  • Job requires the ability to stand continuously, reach, handle/lift/carry 50 pounds plus repeatedly; push/pull 100+ lbs. frequently; walk, climb up/down stairs, and reach above shoulders occasionally;

  • Must be able to work in a highly aromatic environment, handling and working with (strong and mild) seasoning ingredients (from fine powders to course granulation).

  • Noise levels are moderate to high

  • The job requires operation of industrial grade equipment.


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