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BELLWOOD-Material Handler/Forklift-Overnight Shift at Ferrara Candy Company

BELLWOOD-Material Handler/Forklift-Overnight Shift

Ferrara Candy Company Bellwood, IL (Onsite) Full-Time
Job Location: Bellwood

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Primary Purpose

The Material Handler is responsible for transporting products, packaging and raw materials to and from production lines, packaging areas, and trailers. Organizes packaging and return areas, loads or unloads trailers.

Ways you will make a difference

Major Responsibilities

* Completes forklift driver's daily checklist form. Replenishes fluids and generates maintenance work request forms for repairs needed.
* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
* Picks and stages packaging and supplies at work sites.
* Receives materials from production by verifying and identifying information and quantity of materials, placing materials in inventory.
* Load and unload trailers.
* Verifies case/pallet counts and patters. Reports any discrepancies to the floor and/or the department supervisor.
* Knowledgeable of all Material Handler duties and responsibilities.
* Conducts assigned work in a safe manner and adheres to BBPC safety methods.
* Adheres to all BBPC established GMP's.
* Assist in inventory reconciliation process.
* Maintains a clean and neat work area at all times.
* Maintains inventory control system by tracking, moving, and shipping the product using "SAP system" and/or Excel spreadsheet.
* Performs duties in a safe manner and report all observed safety hazards to managers
* Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.
* Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

Skills that will make you successful

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* Ability to operate a Reach and Standup forklift truck and/or hand jack.
* Ability to speak, write and read English.
* Ability to work overtime as needed.
* Ability to work with minimum supervision.
* Able to lift up to 60 lbs.
* Must be able to operate a stretch-wrapper.
* Must possess good written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate in English.
* Promote teamwork, possess a good attitude, and exhibit flexibility and willingness to perform task as needed.

Experiences that will support your success

Our diverse portfolio of nearly 35 brands includes SweeTARTS®, Trolli®, BRACH'S®, Black Forest® and NERDS®, along with iconic favorites like Lemonhead®, Red Hots® and Now and Later®. Ferrara also manages the Keebler® and Famous Amos® businesses for The Ferrero Group.? Headquartered in?Chicago, Ferrara has an operational network of 20 locations in?North America?that includes manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities. Learn more at


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Recommended Skills

  • Communication
  • English
  • Forklift Truck
  • Maintenance
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Packaging And Processing Duties
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