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MFG Fork Lift Operator - Graves



What We Offer

  • Starting wage of $15.02 per hour
  • Quarterly bonus potential
  • Two weeks of paid Vacation
  • 6 paid Holidays with 4 personal days per year
  • Paid sick leave
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k and life insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at all Smiths stores
  • Many other perks


Position Summary

Responsible for all aspects of warehouse operation, including equipment and products within the warehouse and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of all assigned job functions to achieve and maintain world-class quality. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance, as well as working overtime as needed
  • Plan, oversee and participate in warehouse operations and activities
  • Actively participate in Total Process Control (TPC) activities
  • Complete If down, do list for this position when conditions warrant
  • Complete all required paperwork and documentation, writing clearly and legibly
  • Verify proper components at the work station before beginning a job
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Complete safety observations
  • Arrange for the maintenance and repair of warehouse equipment when needed
  • Safely operate a variety of warehouse equipment and vehicles and utilize a variety of hand tools
  • Read and follow standard work for warehouse policies
  • Monitor product to ensure quality standards are met or exceeded
  • Responsible for all safety procedures, including the wearing of all required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Safely and effectively operate and maintain assigned machines and all related equipment to ensure daily orders are met
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic math skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Previous food manufacturing experience

    Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.



    Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Shift(s): Overnight

    Regions: Mountain; West



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