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$18 Forklift Operator(Regrind Specialist) Monday-Friday, 7:30a-4p

8th Ave Food & Provisions

This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 11, 2022.

Business Unit Description: 8th Avenue Food & Provisions is a growing organization made up of businesses that produce and sell quality products including pasta, peanut butter, granola, and fruit and nut trail mixes to retail, foodservice and ingredient customers.

The company was formed in October 2018 through a combination of Post Holdings’ private brands businesses and is owned by Post Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H.

Lee Partners, L.P.

(“THL”), a private equity firm.

Responsibilities: Dakota Grower’s started out as a grower-owned cooperative built by farmers in the early 1990s and today we are the third largest pasta manufacturer in North America.

Our entrepreneurial spirit drives our innovative culture and passion to bring premium quality pasta to your table.

At Dakota Growers, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, challenging and inspiring environment in one of our state-of-the-art food manufacturing facilities.

Our employees’ well-being comes first.

That’s why we offer excellent wages and a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation and holidays, healthcare, dental and vision insurance, short-/long-term disability, company-paid life insurance, 401(k) with up to 6% company match, and annual incentives.

Position Summary:This position plays a critical role as a part of our warehouse team.

The Forklift Operator is responsible for shipping, storing, and receiving inventory as well as providing sanitation for the entire warehouse.

Duties and Responsibilities: Re-palletizes and reworks products.

Prepares product for regrind process
· Maintains safety and quality in a high paced environment
· Partner with company leadership to proactively identify and execute on continuous improvement opportunities in the areas of: safety, food safety, quality, productivity, and sanitation
· Other duties, as assigned Education and Experience Required:
· Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:
· High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution
· Previous experience operating a forklift
· Previous experience in a food manufacturing facility Physical Requirements: Qualified candidates must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:
· Must be able to climb on and off a ladder for 3 hours per shift
· Must be able to work in a dusty, high heat/humid environment for 3 hours per shift
· Must be able to work in a confined space for 3 hours per shift
· Must be able to lift up-to 100 pounds for 3 hours per shift with team member assistance
· Must be able to push, pull, perform fine manipulation, simple grasping and feel for 6 hours per shift
· Must be able to balance, bend, crouch, stand, stoop and walk for 6 hours per shift
· Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds independently for 6 hours per shift
· Must be able to reach above shoulders for 6 hours per shift
· Must be able to operate foot pedals for 8 hours per shift
· Must be able to sit for 8 hours per shift