Forkilft Operator

West Sacramento, California | Contract To Perm | $20 - $21

March 28, 2024   |   Job ID: 2181726

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Job Title: Inventory Control/Forklift Operator


Nelson Connects has immediate openings for Inventory Control Clerk in Sacramento CA. Immediate Openings in 2nd, and 3rd Shift. 


The position will be responsible for the timely, accurate offloading of inbound and loading of outbound raw materials, staging and verification of ingredients and packaging materials, and maintaining inventory information, including conducting cycle counts.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times
  • Operates forklift to move material throughout the facility
  • Inspects forklift and submits report indicating forklift condition
  • Charge electric lift trucks/fill battery cells when necessary
  • Unload/Load trailers
  • Off-load tankers and railcars
  • Comply with spill prevention Control and Counter Measures
  • Receive and inspect packaging materials and raw ingredients
  • Transfer materials/ingredients from storage locations to production lines, blending rooms, or stock transfers
  • Document properly product location movement and pick sheets
  • Segregate non-conforming products and materials and ensure they are placed on hold
  • Pull, stage, and verify ingredients and or packaging materials
  • Rotate all receipts, (FEFO) First to Expire First Out and (FIFO) First in First Out
  • Deliver materials to the production line in accordance with the Production Work Order form
  • Clean warehouse and monitors outdated product
  • Conducts daily cycle counts and physical inventories based on customer requirements
  • Utilize warehousing systems, e.g., SAP and ILS
  • Operates the floor scrubber, baler, and other equipment in the normal course of completing duties
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Work schedule shifts, weekends, and extended hours as required. Regular and punctual attendance



  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read and interpret written information
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers 
  • Demonstrate ability to meet daily work expectations
  • Strong ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Demonstrates accuracy, attention to detail, and professional attitude, and produces accurate work
  • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team
  • Must be proactive, ability to follow up
  • Must have a cooperative attitude
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment


Additional Requirements and Education

  • 1+ years of Inventory and Forklift Experience 
  • Must have a Forklift License or Certificate
  • Experience with Warehouse Systems (SAP, ILS) preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Must have working knowledge of warehouse operation and safety guidelines
  • The pre-employment process includes background, physical and drug screening


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If You’re Looking For A New Opportunity, The Recruiting And Staffing Experts At Nelson Connects Can Help. We Work With Companies Of All Types And Sizes Across All Industries. We Help People Like You Find Exciting Roles With Employers Ranging From Fortune 100, Government, And Nonprofit Organizations To Local Businesses, Industry Leaders, And The Most Agile Start-Ups. The Candidates We Work With Appreciate Our Responsive Approach, Genuine Relationships, And Exceptional Service. With A Commitment To Transparency, Authenticity, And Credibility, We Look Forward To Our Jobs Every Day, And We’re Excited To Help You Find The Job You’ve Been Looking For.

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Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly Benefits Offered Include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + State Mandated Benefits.

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