Stand-Up Forklift Driver
Company: Chicago Meat Authority
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Description Chicago Meat Authority (CMA) is proud to have
celebrated 33 years in the food industry. Located in Chicago's
historic Stockyards, CMA is a forward thinking processor of value
added beef, pork, and poultry items with a strong focus on selling
the Healthcare, Hotel, and Institutional Markets (HRI), meat
purveyors, and Multi-unit regional and national chains up to and
including big box stores. In addition, CMA specializes in custom
cuts for further processors including but not limited to grinding
operations, deli manufacturers, and the prepared entre market.CMA
is seeking Standup Forklift Drivers for our meat processing
facility. Individuals must be willing to work in a cold
What You Get To Do
Use standup forklift move pallets to various locations. Locations
include freezer room, cooler room, dry storage room, production
room and/or shipping docks for loading and unloading. Using the
process of first in first out (FIFO). Make sure bill of lading
(BOL) matches to product received, must verify for accuracy.
Reading fill rates (product being shipped). Depending on location,
it may require reading the fresh meat report to identify correct
product. Use the RF scanner to scan product. Fill out verification
documents for S&H. Reconcile written paperwork with generated
labels to ensure accuracy and balance. Maintain area organized and
clear of path ways. Complete inventory as scheduled. Re-palletize
as needed. Identify broken pallets/boxes and repot to supervisor.
Adhere to safe work practices, follow Good Manufacturing Practices
(GMP's), maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product
quality is maintained.
What We Want From You
Required one year recent standup forklift experience. Required to
work overtime (including Saturdays). Perform all duties as required
by supervisor. Follow CMA policies and procedures. Required to work
in a freezer (below 0 degree temperature). Required to wear all
personal protective equipment. Ability to think ahead and prepare
to for future orders. Ability to lift up to 80 pounds and push up
to 80 pounds depending on specific function being performed.
Ability to work with cold materials in a cold, humid environment.
Ability to crouch and bend repeatedly. Meat processing and/or
refrigerated manufacturing experience preferred. Follow Good
Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). Follow all safety regulations and
support others in working safely.
What We Value
Strong attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Ability
to work in a team.
We Are Winning WhenWe follow and are guided by our mission and we
demonstrate our values every day!"To be the preferred supplier of
our customers, the preferred customer of our strategic suppliers,
and a model employer in our industry." Chicago Meat Authority, Inc.
is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and
other legally protected characteristics.
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all
details necessary to get the task done wellDedicated: Devoted to a
task or purpose with loyalty or integrityTeam Player: Works well as
a member of a group
Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to
set your own schedule and goals
Keywords: Chicago Meat Authority, Chicago , Stand-Up Forklift Driver, Professions , Chicago, Illinois
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