Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!
Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.
The Forklift Operator is an entry level position within our distribution department at our bakeries. They are responsible for the front-line distribution operations that perform various duties including moving stacks of product, using pick to light programs or voice activated equipment, filling orders, loading and unloading trucks, etc.
Key Job Responsibilities:
- Take appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the food safety and food quality system
- Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring
- Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits
- Load trucks and routes with proper amount of each variety
- Have knowledge of where products are located on shipping dock
- Have knowledge of how much of each variety is in each tray
- Keep empty trays available for wrapping personnel
- Unload product and/ or empty trays from incoming transports
- Keep the work area clean
- Perform any other job-related duties assigned to them by their supervisor or lead person
- Regular dependable attendance is an essential function of this position
- Requires lifting, bending, twisting, stooping, excessive walking and constant standing
- Other duties as assigned