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Forklift Production Worker - 2nd Shift

Company: Sovos Brands
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Full-time Forklift Driver/Material Handler is responsible for loading, unloading, kitting, staging and distributing raw goods, finished goods and supplies within the facility, while meeting service and safety expectations. Positions is in Receiving, Kitting and Freezer areas, and requires operation of an industrial forklift truck to accomplish various materials handling assignments, as well as use of STAND-UP forklift OR Swing Reach crane.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Responsible for operating a forklift (stand up and sit down) for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, and stacking pallets

Pull product from production line and label with appropriate tags

Rotate/fill racks using the FIFO process

Occasionally load trailers with leftover orders from daytime shipments

There may be some receiving involved

Adhere to all safety guidelines

Complete daily inspections of equipment

Performs other related duties as requested


6 months material handling experience in a warehouse environment Experience must include inventory-control and operation of either a stand-up forklift or swing reach crane; and recent forklift certification

18 years or older

Able to stand for long periods of time (Receiving and Kitting positions)

Able to work long periods in frozen and refrigerated warehouses (Swing Reach Operator)

Experience with Microsoft Office and warehouse management system a plus.

Must be able to work in a cold environment (-10 degrees)

Attention to detail and strong organization skills

Ability to pay attention to surroundings

Ability to handle equipment and vehicles safely and sensibly

Education and Experience:
Valid state motor vehicle operator s license.

HS Diploma or GED

Basic math skills

Able to speak, read and write English

Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese a plus

Satisfactorily pass forklift driving training program or demonstrate safe handling of forklift in an on-site test.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to move and lift up to 40-pound wooden skid or pallet.

Able to push, pull and lift heavy loads up to 75 lbs.

About Us:

Sovos Brands is a food company with a mission to acquire and build one-of-a-kind brands. We re dedicated to bringing today's consumers delicious food for joyful living. We invest in brands that have exciting growth potential, combining industry expertise with fresh thinking to bring our products into more homes across America.

The brands in our portfolio include Rao s Homemade, a producer of premium pasta sauces, soups, frozen entrees, and pasta: noosa, a producer of premium yoghurt made with whole milk and wildflower North American honey; Birch Benders, a fast-growing producer of delicious, better-for-you pancake and waffle mixes, toaster waffles, and baking cups; and Michael Angelo s, a leading producer of authentic frozen Italian entrees.

Authentically Italian style .Michael Angelo s

Michael Angelo s is a leading producer of premium frozen meals inspired by Italian traditions. It s food that s been crafted the right way for years, bringing traditional cooking methods and flavors to a full line of single-serve and multi-serve meals found in the freezer section.

Find out more about Sovos Brands at , Rao's Homemade at , noosa at , Birch Benders at ; and Michael Angelo's at .

We offer attractive compensation packages, competitive wage, medical benefits, 401K, and PTO. We maintain a drug and alcohol-free workplace. All candidates offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. We participate in E-Verify. Sovos Brands is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Sovos Brands is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Associated topics: associate, ayudante de almacen y reparto, coordinator, logistics operation, material handler, operator night, operator warehouse, warehouse agent, warehouse support, warehouseman

Keywords: Sovos Brands, Austin , Forklift Production Worker - 2nd Shift, Other , Austin, Texas

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