Balls Foods
  • 28-Dec-2021 to 01-Oct-2025 (CST)
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Tippins

The Forklift Operator Warehouse Teammate supports the Assistant Warehouse Manager for materials management, inventory control, and shipping/receiving. This position entails direct receiving, shipping and inventory distribution operations. The goal is to ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are running smoothly and promptly.


· Complies with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and all other food safety and quality requirements.

· Supports the compliance of food safety regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.

· Complies with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE's) requirements.

· Assists with materials management, inventory control, and shipping/receiving.

· Supports control of inventory levels by conducting physical counts, reconciling with data storage system. Maintains superior quality level of all inventory.

· Be proficient in safely operating a forklift and other warehouse equipment.

· Completes and maintains department documentation as required by local, state, and regulatory agencies, and Tippin's Food Safety and Quality standards.

· Assists in the safe operation of all company equipment and maintain a clean, safe work environment.

· Supports warehouse for compliance with company's policies, procedures and vision; Reporting needed changes.

· Setup, layout and ensure efficient space utilization.

· Verifies shipping and receiving items, and maintains inventory and software, reporting and adjusted needed changes.

· Reports food safety, food defense, food threats, and/or quality issues to QA immediately.

· Monitors food safety and quality programs ensuring procedures and specifications are achieved, and take appropriate actions in the event of a deviation, as assigned.

· Maintains standards of health and safety, hygiene and security.

· Performs miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required.

· Develops and maintain positive, effective working relationships to accomplish tasks.

· "Hands on" loading and unloading trucks.

· Maintains regular and reliable attendance.


  • Organization skills - achieves neat and clean warehouse operational areas.
  • Possess verbal and written communication skills.
  • Oral communication - speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; responds well to questions.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and accountability.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work.
  • Must be able to stand and/or exert well-pace mobility for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment; capable of multitasking.
  • Capable of using equipment safely and responsibly.
  • Teamwork- contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; maintains a positive attitude; generates ideas and suggestions that improve the team's performance, the efficiency of the process or the quality of the products.
  • Ethics - Treats people from own and other cultures with respect; works with honesty and integrity.
  • Flexibility and adaptability - must be able to deal with sudden changes in scheduling to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Decision making - able to handle problems and think through to solutions.
  • Forklift certified

Rate of Pay: $14 - $18 depending on experience

Drug Free Environment/EOE

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This company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.