Forklift Operator (Prod) in San Antonio, TX at Reddy Ice

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

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Full time

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Job Description


The primary responsibility of this position is moving completed pallets from the lines. The pallets must be shrink wrapped and placed to be stacked or loaded onto trucks. Additional purpose could also entail moving completed pallets from the staging area and triple stacking them in the freezers. This position also assists the manager with administrative functions (as needed).


1. Must be able to move pallets from the line with a forklift and place them to be shrink wrapped.

2. Must be able to operate the shrink wrap machine.

3. Must be able to load and unload trucks and trailers using proper documentation.

4. Must operate the forklift in a safe and responsible manner as to not jeopardize equipment or employees.

5. Must be able to perform an accurate inventory count in all freezers.

6. Must be able to retrieve triple stacked product safely and load trucks efficiently.

7. Must ensure there are a limited number of short pallets in the freezer.

8. Assists in the opening and closing of the location as requested by manager.

9. Assists with ensuring the warehouse/dock area is clean at all times.

10. Assists with proper organization, layout, and maintenance of the location.

11. Assists with training other forklift operators on proper processes and procedures (if applicable).

12. Promotes the importance of a safety culture while making customer service and growth a priority.

13. Make and assume other duties and responsibilities required or assigned by management.

14. Adhering to the Code of Business Ethics is essential. We value honesty and integrity above all else and we expect our employees to be committed to the highest ethical standards.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • Ability to work in an unfatigued state
  • Ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
  • Ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one’s short term memory
  • Ability to concentrate and perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
  • Ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
  • Demonstrate a caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety
  • Possess fast reflexes and unimpaired coordination and ability to rapidly respond to stimuli
  • Not mentally or physically impaired from any cause that can adversely affect ability to safely and competently perform required functions
  • Ability to take prompt and appropriate response to operating conditions


Internal: P&V Supervisor, P&V Maintenance Personnel, Delivery Supervisor and Drivers

External: Dock customers


Work must be performed safely to avoid injuries and property damages. Work must be done in such a manner to maintain product flow in the production room while stacking ice and loading trucks.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: No supervisory responsibility

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must have high school diploma or GED with the ability to count product and completed simple paperwork. Must be certified as a forklift operator.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to lift and stack product up to 45lbs in 12 hour shifts. Must be able to work in room temperatures of 45-60 degrees and in the freezers at 15 degrees.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROPERTY, FUNDS, AND INFORMATION: Accountable for freezer cleanliness, product and forklift. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



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