Forklift/Selector - Frozen Warehouse 8am start

Forklift/Selector - Frozen Warehouse 8am start

River Valley Foods | Syracuse, NY, US

Posted 25 days ago

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River Valley, a growing specialty foods and consumable products distributor in Syracuse, NY, is searching for full time 1st Shift Warehouse Selector/Forklift Operators for our Frozen Foods Division.

River Valley Holdings is a family-owned distribution company based in Syracuse, NY, serving retail customers across the northeastern United States. The River Valley family of companies: River Valley Foods, Cavallaro Foods and Garden Spot Foods, distributes a wide range of specialty dry and frozen grocery items and consumable products out of warehouses in Syracuse, NY and New Holland, PA.

Selectors/Forklift Operators are responsible for safely and accurately selecting cases of frozen grocery products, building pallets, replenishing selection slots and putting away received freight for delivery to retail customers. The successful candidate is goal-oriented, able to work in a low temperature environment, and demonstrates dependability, efficiency, and attention to detail.

This position is FULL TIME with competitive benefit offerings:

Medical & Dental benefits
Life & Disability insurance
Supplemental insurances
401k with company match
2 weeks of vacation per year
Employee assistance program
Employee purchase program
Opportunity for advancement
Starting pay: $19.75/hour
Cold temperature gear provided: jacket, pants and gloves

Hours : Schedules are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM – work is finished (generally within 8 hours although overtime may be required/available) and Sunday from 10:30 AM – work is finished (generally within 8 hours although overtime may be required/available).

Essential Functions

Select stock to fill customer orders.
Read order requirements and shelf locations.
Ensure order accuracy while meeting productivity goals.
Build and prepare pallets for shipping.
Safely operate equipment required to pick stock from shelves.
Work with team members and supervisors to ensure coordination of work.
Perform additional job duties as required.

Requirements and Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years old and have a High School diploma or equivalent
Able to read and speak English
Able to lift 50 pounds consistently throughout the shift
Able to work for sustained periods in cold temperatures
Able to stand, walk, lift and bend for extended periods of time
Able to pass a pre-employment drug screening test
Must have reliable transportation to and from work
Prior warehouse experience (preferred, not required)
Ability to adapt and demonstrate flexibility
Ability to communicate and use teamwork to achieve goals

River Valley Holdings is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).%3305704%