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Mars Forklift Operator SIGN ON BONUS 1 in Reno, Nevada

The Logistics Operator role: The Logistics Operator role is responsible for ensuring replenishment loads are fulfilled, prepared for shipment and delivered to the appropriate destination in a safe, quality, timely and cost effective manner. This shift based position is the final operation in meeting customer requirements for high quality, damage free, on-time, correctly loaded and accurate (Bill of Lading) deliveries. Every associate at Mars has the responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.

Key Responsibilities:

Load trailers according to loading specifications and in a manner which delivers product on time (arrives when originally expected) and complete (accurate by item and damage free) as measured by our customers and other receiving destinations.

Conduct trailer inspections prior to loading trailers for product shipment and after unloading inbound trailers.

Operate forklift and highlift equipment to move product from the palletizer and within the warehouse to trailers and various other warehouse locations and operate in a manner maintaining required sanitation levels. Repair and recoup damaged goods as accidentally created during product movement and as required. Follow FIFO principles for finished products.

Tag pallets from the palletizer and record production, organize warehouse and all warehouse supplies and materials, supply materials to packaging lines, supply and service palletizer equipment.

Report or take appropriate action when quality checks do not meet set specifications.

Improve operations through individual and group problem solving. Provide leadership in solving problems that disrupts the daily production goals.

Maintain a clean, safe work environment that promotes associate safety and product integrity.

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Other Responsibilities:

Optimize warehouse utilization and transportation costs to ensure least cost method is used while maintaining predetermined inventory and service levels.

Maintain a clean, safe work environment that promotes associate safety and product integrity.

Improve operations through individual and group problem solving and provide leadership in solving problems on the floor and in meetings.

Promote high quality team environment through effective team work and self direction with a positive attitude.

Provide feedback to Shipping Logistics Technician to achieve relevant shipping schedules.

Assist with coordinating outbound finished product to warehouses.

Collect and record data on quality of shipping equipment used to transport finished product.

Retain primary responsibility for coordination of the following:.

Stage materials to minimize damage and maximize easy access to materials.

Obtain and maintain proficiency in job specific business systems such as PRMS, SPEDE, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel systems. Remain current with facility utilized business systems.

May have to perform special non-routine tasks associated with corporate requests, projects and tests

Who Should Apply . . . We are looking for individuals who demonstrate the following behaviors:

Team player

Action oriented

Problem solving abilities

Strong communication skills

Continuous self development

Qualifications: Primary Qualifications for this job are:

Most recent Performance appraisal with a minimum of “Meets” expectations and not more than 1 year old.

No active disciplinary notices.

Acceptable attendance (less than 5 incidents and no discipline above an Initial Warning).

Physical/Environmental Requirements:

Must not be afraid of heights; must be capable of working at elevated heights

Must not be unusually sensitive to chemicals (contact lenses not recommended).

Vision correctable to 20/20.

Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time.

Standing on a concrete floor

Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)

Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 50 lbs

Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals

Able to work with minimal supervision

Forklift assignments require certification and getting on and off frequently

Able to work with minimal supervision

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to move light to moderately heavy objects.

Ability to visually receive and differentiate colors.

Ability to understand written and printed material.

Ability to understand verbal information.

Ability to actively exchange ideas/thoughts with others.

Ability to work varying shifts under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high and or confined spaces and have mobility with ability to climb ladders and stairs and do repetitive bending and twisting.

Ability to handle tools or equipment.

Ability to work under tight schedules in high pressure situations.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold; extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock.

The associate is frequently exposed to vibration.

The associate is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually very lou

Minimum Qualifications:

Be 18 years of age or older

Have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent education

Basic knowledge of personal computers

Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email

Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules

Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language

Good basic math, reading and writing skills

Good communication skills

Ability to work in a self directed manner with minimal supervision and a positive attitude

High Level of mechanical aptitude and knowledge, with good skills in troubleshooting and problem solving

Basic knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC

Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Forklift experience

Push Pull Lift experience a plus

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment with a positive attitude and minimal supervision

Good problem solving and/or troubleshooting skills

Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management Systems and procedures

Ability to read and understand the daily production run schedule, and execute to that plan

Ability to communicate to managers and team members any production, quality/food safety or other business critical information vital to operations and customer service

Successful completion of a substance screening and background check Company-paid relocation is not available for this position