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Forklift Operator/Materials Handler

Company: Ajinomoto Frozen Foods
Location: Joplin
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


Load and/or unload trucks. Receive, check, store, count and distribute inventory of all types in accordance with established systems, procedures and methods.


  • Maintain safe and positive work environment in compliance with OSHA, company standards, and local, state and federal requirements
  • Perform tasks necessary to meet warehouse goals
  • Accurately complete all necessary paperwork
  • Manage day to day inventory levels
  • Maintain Forklift certification
  • Periodic inventories
  • Traces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends to management remedial actions to resolve discrepancies
  • Timely execution of daily receiving and shipping load board oversee the receipt of purchased goods verifying counts, quality and complete all required paperwork and transactions associated to this process
  • Stacks and arranges product on pallets
  • Completes forklift and pallet jack inspections before each shift
  • Replenish stock while maintaining a cleaned and organized warehouse/location daily
  • Moves product in warehouse/location as necessary during reallocations of space or taking of inventory
  • Rotates product and arranges according to Julian dates or FIFO (first in first out)
  • Receives and checks against receiving documents incoming product, ensuring proper product code, quantity and condition; reports any discrepancies to the lead
  • Operates electric forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Works in and out of freezers, temperatures average 32 degrees to -25 degrees
  • General support of production
  • Required to wear hairnet, freezer suit, captive boots, earplugs, and gloves provided by the Company


  • Prefer High school diploma or GED
  • 3-4 years of warehouse, manufacturing or production experience
  • One year of shift lead experience with sound, effective communication skills
  • Maintain forklift certification
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to work in production/warehouse environment with constant exposure to loud machinery
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures, both indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Keywords: Ajinomoto Frozen Foods, Joplin , Forklift Operator/Materials Handler, Other , Joplin, Missouri

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