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Ardent Mills Forklift and Palletizer Operator in Commerce City, Colorado

Job Description:Ardent MillsCommerce City COForklift and Palletizer OperatorWant to make something truly special? Join Ardent Mills, the premierflour-milling and ingredients company. With us, you can make products thatexceed customer expectations. Make communities healthier and more prosperous.Make the innovative breakthroughs that shape our industry. Make the food thatnourishes people throughout North America.Our operations and services are supported by 40 flour mills, threebakery-mix facilities and a specialty bakery, all located in the U.S.,Canada and Puerto Rico. We have deep roots in our communities, employingmore than 100 certified millers, supporting thousands of local jobs andcontributing billions of dollars to local economies.About the Plant90+ team members strong, the Commerce City is our "hometown" plant,now hosting many tours and milling classes for new Ardent Mills employees. Theteam works hard every day to maintain our "Pristine" and 5S work conditions.This position provides support to the Warehouse operations at the mill,ensuring that the product moves from the palletizers and into position instaging to be loaded on trucks, and that the operation runs smoothly,safely and efficientlyThe Role:Follow outlined duties as assigned in daily inbound / outbound schedule fromwarehouse management.Loading and off-loading of trucks, receiving inbound ingredients,production driving and packaging driving.Be available to work all shifts and fill in on weekends.Maintain the principles of first in / first out (FIFO) in the storageand retrieval of materials.Coordinate with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to ensurethe efficient performance of warehouse and production processes.Prioritize multiple tasks to maximize work efficiency.Sanitation duties as required in order to maintain a clean and safeenvironment.Comply with all safety regulations.Skills and Experience:High School diploma or equivalent; or up to three months related experienceor training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Forklift certification preferred.Must demonstrate basic mathematical skills.Experience in a manufacturing environment, especially food production, ishelpful.Ability to use a slip-sheeter is preferred.Ability to read and interpret documents such as formulas, safety rules,operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to effectively communicate clearly in English commensurate with therequirements of this position.Must have a basic mechanical aptitude.Must be able to use safely use hand held knife.Regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to handle and perform taskswith tools or equipment controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop,kneel, crouch, or crawl.Occasionally required to climb on ladders or other supporting structures offof ground level.Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/ormove more than 100 pounds.EEO CommitmentArdent Mills is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity,disability or protected veteran status.The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the generalnature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed byemployees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventoryof all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employeesin this position. The description, duties, functions, andresponsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.Location:Commerce City COAddress:4545 East 64th Avenue, Commerce City CO, 80022Additional Locations:Type:Full timeAt Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committedto providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities areavailable to all applicants and team members and the decisions wil