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Company: FreshPoint Denver
Location: US-CO-Denver
Zip Code: 80216
Minimum Level of Education: Not Applicable
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type: Non-Exempt

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At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce. As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 100 enterprise with a real family feel.

Opportunity is knocking! At FreshPoint we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great meal - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies FreshPoint. FreshPoint is a leader in selling, marketing and distributing produce, dairy and other food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.​

Are you passionate?

If so, apply now for your fresh start with FreshPoint

Pallet Jack Operator – FreshCut Dept.


FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce. At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! If you want an opportunity to join a company focused on healthy living, environmental stewardship, and growing not only produce but your career, then read on and find what’s waiting for you at FreshPoint.

Basic Job Concept:

The Jack Operator is responsible for bringing in product for production, Jack Operator must be motivated and have clear communication skills. The Operator is required to pay close attention to product quality and to pull with accuracy. The Jack Operator will be using an electric pallet jack to pull orders and return product. The Jack Operator is responsible to properly document all pulls and returns, PO#’s, and is also responsible for proper rotation.

Basic Qualifications:

Our warehouse staff must be 18+ years of age
Our warehouse staff must have a High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) or equivalent.
Our warehouse staff must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations.
Must be able to perform simple math calculations.

Experience Required:

Prior selecting experience in a fast paced warehouse environment preferred.
Basic produce knowledge and experience preferred.
Minimum of six (6) months experience operating an electric pallet jack.
Forklift experience preferred, but not required.

Specific Responsibilities:

Operate an electric pallet jack safely and efficiently.
Select product in proper rotation; unless otherwise directed.
Ensure that all products are the correct specification and quality to meet production needs.
Demonstrate working knowledge of inventory and proper product rotation.
Properly label and tag all pallets.
Must adhere to all safety guidelines, policies, and procedures at all time without exception.
Must pre-trip pallet jacks and forklift before every shift.
Responsible for cleaning raw storage area and other designated areas as directed by management.
Perform any additional tasks as directed by management personnel.
Must work with other employees in a professional manner at all times.
Responsible for working until relieved by supervisor. This may require working longer than the scheduled shift.
Ensure that all paperwork is properly filled out and signed.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

Holiday, Weekend and Overtime work is required.
Good attendance and adherence to work schedule is required.
Adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP’s), Preferred Work Methods(PWM’s), Company Policies and Safety procedures.

Physical Requirements:

The Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the human resources department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

Stand for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, squat, turn body, and walk.
Lift and move cases (selecting product and placing on a pallet) ranging in weight from 10 lbs. to 100 lbs. continuously to and from heights ranging from floor to knee, waist, shoulder, and overhead.
Use hands to sweep and pick up debris.
Handle and feel objects and/or equipment controls; reach with hands and arms.
Must have the ability to talk and hear; must be able to hear warning horns on moving machinery and equipment.
Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include close and distance vision, depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Must exhibit a required level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform position.
Must have the ability to work in a cold cooler environment for periods of time in excess of 8 hours.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, an associate regularly works near moving mechanical apparatus and is regularly exposed to vibration and moderate to high noise levels. The work environment includes congested and high traffic areas, slippery floors, working alongside forklifts, pallet jacks, electric walk behind jacks and hand carts, and in cold wet environments, Walking and working is done on concrete flooring. Some duties are performed in the warehouse or production rooms, and will require work to be done in varying climates. Temperatures range from 34-60 degrees in the coolers. The shift end-time fluctuates with the employer’s daily need

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Freshpoint is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.
Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 82573

Keith Jones
Freshpoint Denver
5151 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80126

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