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Forklift Operator Virtual Hiring Event

Company: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Location: Riverside
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Forklift Operator who will join our mulch and soil manufacturing plant in Riverside, CA.The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a forklift or other equipment to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise. The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and may also be required to perform Order Filler and Checker duties.What you'll do in this role:

  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations.
  • Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas.
    • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.
    • Report quality variances.
      • Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.
      • Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.
        • Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into rail cars or trailers.
          • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment.
          • Use radio frequency equipment for picking, receiving, put away, and load functions, as required.
          • Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
          • On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.
          • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
            • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.
            • Assist in physical inventories.
            • Ensure proper stock rotation.
              • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
              • Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.
              • Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety.
              • Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards.What you'll need to be successful:
                • Preferred education level is a High School Diploma or GED.
                • Must have at least one year experience operating a forklift.
                • Must be able to do basic math functions such as adding, subtracting and dividing.
                • Must be able to read orders for picking and staging of products.
                • Must be able to complete the pre-shift inspection forms. Must be able to pass the Scotts forklift exams and obtain and maintain a valid operator's licenseWhat we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):
                  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
                  • Fitness club reimbursement - $350/ Individual & $500/Family
                  • Starting day one, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
                  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
                  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidaysTechnical requirementsAfter signing up, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to connect.Please be prepared to join the virtual interview from a quiet place using a desktop or mobile device with a working speaker, microphone, and camera. Check to see if your network connection can support an online session. A plugged in ethernet cable or a strong WiFi network signal will help avoid time delays during your conversation.What to prepare
                    • Please bring a resume if you have one.Preferred dress codeCasual (come as you are, but please be presentable)About The Scotts Miracle-Gro CompanyWe're in the business of growing great things. Our industry-leading lawn, garden and outdoor living products and services all work to make a beautiful world. Our brands are trusted to meet unique consumer needs - whether it's products in natural and organic or solutions for indoor and urban gardening. We are constantly listening to our consumers so we can develop the products they need.What is a virtual interview?Virtual interviews help employers connect with job seekers when they are not in the same physical location. Since hiring is a human process, employers would like to talk with you online (chat, video or phone) to see if you meet the requirements for the job.

Keywords: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Riverside , Forklift Operator Virtual Hiring Event, Professions , Riverside, California

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