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TREE TOP INC Forklift Operator - Ross Plant in Selah, Washington

Position: Forklift Operator - Ross Plant Location: Selah, WA Job Id: 1292 # of Openings: 0 FORKLIFT OPERATOR SUMMARY:Use lift truck to stage fruit to dump area for processing, dump fruit, and remove empty bins.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Other duties may be assigned. All of the following are to be performed while adhering to Tree Top operational policies, safety rules, procedures and good manufacturing practices.It is the responsibility of every employee at Tree Top Inc. to report food safety and food quality problems or risks to personnel with the authority to initiate action against these said possible risks. The Organization chart indicated key personnel with the authority to take action. This is a representative sample--not to imply a complete listing of all responsibilities and tasks.Operate Equipment SafelyCheck equipment dailyWatch for pedestrian trafficSound your horn through doorwaysLook behind before backing upAvoid unstable loadsMaintain a safe distance from other driversWear seat belt at all timesTransfer Fruit From DockSelect fruit which meets customer needsStage fruit for peeling processReturn fruit to dock as neededDump FruitBlend fruit to obtain qualityMaintain constant apple flow to peeling processCommunicate with Team LeaderSegregate grower ginsMonitor conveyors and chainsWhile dumping, check for unacceptable fruit mixed into rowsRemove Eliminators and Empty BinsTransfer eliminators to dockReturn empty bins to lotStack empty bins and eliminatorsMaintain a smooth efficient speedSeparate broken binsComplete Paper Work and Computer Inputting AccuratelyWrite down completed inventory ticketsComplete eliminator report formsSplit tickets accurately and on time when requiredFill out lift truck maintenance reportCheck to ensure accuracyPerform usage inputting into AS-400Verify with supervisor before leaving accuracy of paperwork/computer inputCommunicate EffectivelyCommunicate information with Supervisor, Team Leader, and co-workersCommunicate with Process Team Leader about fruit blendNotify Maintenance and Supervisor of equipment failure/problems/issuesAlert Supervisor of any fruit status changeExchange information at shift change with next Forklift operator(s)Verify informationMaintain GMPsClean equipmentClean and sanitize belts, conveyors, and tanksSweep floors as time allowsWash floors in Sauceroom dailyMaintain a clean work area; keep floors swept, brooms, squeegees, etc.; in proper place; empty trash cans/bins as neededEmpty product waste containers and debris as neededEnsure cleaning procedures are followed in proper sequenceUse proper cleaning/sanitizing chemical-handling procedures and equipmentAdhere to GMP standards throughout the entire plantEnsure Food Safety by Following HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points)Maintain personal cleanliness, wash hands frequently, wear hairnet, wear sanitary glovesDo not store chemicals too close to food productsAvoid spilling oil or cleaning fluids on food productsAvoid cross-contaminationFollow color code policyFollow proper procedures, practices, trainingVerify correct ingredients are being usedDo not use contaminated raw materialsBe familiar with all process flow diagramsKnow all critical control points in all processes; i.e. metal detectionSort out foreign material; i.e. wood, stickers, plastic, etc.Lock-Out Tag-OutMake sure