Warehouse: Shipping & Receiving (Forklift Operator)

Location: Hillsboro, OR

Beaverton Foods - Warehouse: Shipping & Receiving (Forklift Operator) 

In 1929, Rose Biggi started Beaverton Foods in the cellar of her farmhouse. To help endure the Great Depression, she began grinding her horseradish crop, bottling it, and selling it to local grocery stores. Through her hard work and perseverance, she built the foundation for the largest specialty condiment manufacturer in the United States. Beaverton Foods has an international reputation for manufacturing quality products and the development of innovative condiment flavors. In the past decade, our mustards have received over one hundred certificates of excellence and awards for quality - more than all other mustard manufactures combined. 

We are looking for a motivated employee to assist our warehouse at our Hillsboro, OR manufacturing facility.  This position will assist with receiving, storing and preparing finished products for shipment.

  • Reads work orders and pick tickets to determine items to be moved, gathered, or shipped.
  • Supports all HACCP, Food Safety, Food Defense and Quality Assurance regulations and programs by completing required reports/documents for Lot Tracking (finished goods) and provides sanitation as required.
  • Drives forklift truck within safety guidelines to convey materials and products to and from receiving areas to storage shelves and other designated areas, including delivery trucks.
  • Sorts and places materials or products on racks or shelves according to predetermined sequence such as brand name, product type or product code.
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets per customer specification.
  • Wraps pallets with plastic material and marks pallets with identifying customer information.
  • Records amounts of materials or products received or shipped on bills of lading or pick tickets.
  • Maintains warehouse in clean and orderly state by sweeping and disposing of refuse.
  • Counts and records inventory on a quarterly basis.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of HACCP, Hazard Communication, Forklift and Aerial lift programs and all other safety procedures.
  • Participates in plant sanitation projects, mandatory training and overtime work.
  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Experience: At least one year related experience or training. Sit down forklift experience required.
  • Language skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, pick tickets and bills of lading. Ability to write simple correspondence and warehouse inventory records. 
  • Mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Certificates, licenses, registrations: Certified forklift and aerial lift operator, or ability to be certified by employer.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, and exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Capability requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move over 50 pounds with assistance from another employee.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Benefits: We cover 100% of our employees’ group medical, dental insurance and life insurance premiums, extend benefit participation to employee dependents, offer a FSA, a 401(k) with company match and a generous PTO policy.
  • Schedule: This position will work the 2nd shift: Monday through Thursday from 1:30 pm to 11:30 pm. Days and hours may change depending on business needs. 
  • Starting wage: $14 to $15 per hour, depending on experience.
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