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Seasonal Material Handler I

Company: SunOpta
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Material HandlerFLSA Status (US): Non-ExemptDepartment: Fruit OperationsReports To: Production SupervisorSummary:Perform fill-in duties that will assist the team in the production of aseptically packaged products in a safe, clean work environment. Must have the ability to run and do maintenance on several pieces of equipment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Complete understanding of Forklift Operator rules, policies, and procedures. Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus. Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products or materials. Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device. Keeps detailed count of berry trays and finished product. Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules. Loads or unloads materials onto or off pallets, skids, or lifting device. Maintains forklift in good running condition.Reports any faulty defects in equipment immediately to supervisor.Fills out daily equipment checklist. Fills propane tank using proper safety precautions. Reports all injuries immediately to Lead/Supervisor. Follows all company safety policies and procedures and Good Manufacturing Procedures. Adheres to company GMP's (good manufacturing practices), safety procedures and all other quality processes. Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required. Food products is consistent with food safety standards, government regulations, and industry practices including GMP, SQF and HACCP. All other duties assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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. EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent required. College degree or certification preferred. ExperienceOne to three months of related work experience. Knowledge and Skills Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Must be able to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Must be able to apply commonsense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.
Must be able to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables. All operators must complete a forklift certification before beginning work. Bilingual English/Spanish helpful. Work Environment/Physical DemandsThe 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. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold.The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 25 pounds, up to 70 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, the ability to adjust focus. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice An Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: SunOpta, Oxnard , Seasonal Material Handler I, Professions , Oxnard, California

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