Portage Lakes Career Center


Forklift Operator 2nd shift



Warehouse Worker

Responsibility and Duties:

  • Previous forklift experience required
  • Cooler/Freezer work required
  • Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
  • Sorts and stores perishable goods in refrigerated rooms or freezers.
  • Responds to requests for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes items to production workers or assembly line.
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department.
  • Marks materials with identifying information and records amounts of materials or items received or distributed
  • Properly utilizes the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to reflect production, shipping, receiving and inventory data.
  • Ships finished product and completes any and all related documentation in accordance with approved Finished Product Shipping Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Receives raw materials and completes any and all related documentation in accordance with approved Raw Materials Receiving Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Completes all Trailer Inspections and any and all related documentation in a thorough, accurate and timely manner
  • Monitors job tasks to ensure food safety and quality and promptly reports any concerns or issues to supervisor and/or Quality Assurance Department.
  • Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards.
  • Arranges stock materials in specified sequence for assembly by other workers.
  • Drives vehicle to transport stored items from warehouse to plant or to pick up items from several locations for shipment.
  • Prepares samples or other parcels for mailing.
  • Follows policies and procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Observes safety and security procedures and reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Maintains inventory records and performs cycle counts as necessary.


-Be at least eighteen years old.-

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be willing to operate various types of forklifts.


Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six to twelve months related experience and/or training; Forklift experience preferred.


Certificates, Licenses. Registrations:
Must attain within seven (7) working days of initial hire or placement in this position and maintain a current and valid forklift and pallet jack operator’s license.


Who is Country Pure Foods?
Country Pure Foods is a premier manufacturer of beverages including 100% juices, juice drink, lemonades, and plant-based beverages. From the most advanced equipment to the freshest, most delicious ingredients, we take pride in every beverage pack. Country Pure Foods goes above and beyond the standard food safety practices by participating in the highest level of Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification. The SQF certification program is a rigorous series of standards and best practices recognized by The Global Food Safety Initiative to ensure companies deliver both safe and quality products.


Why Work at Country Pure Foods?
Country Pure Foods offers a competitive benefits package for all full-time employees:

Competitive Pay
Sign on Bonuses Available
Optional Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for Employees and Dependents . Company Paid Short and long-term Disability
401(k) Plan with Company Match
Generous PTO policy


Interested candidates should apply here:  https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/countrypure/jobs/2665983-699701


Company Info

Country Pure Foods

681 West Waterloo Road

Akron, OH  44314


Who To Contact
Jessica Jessel, HR Assistant

330.706.3249 / jjessel@countrypure.com

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