Forklift Operator ($16-$19, Bells, TN)

at The Pictsweet Company in Bells, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

The Pictsweet Company is looking for production associates to join our vegetable processing facility in Bells, TN. Successful candidates will have excellent attendance, strong work ethic and strive to produce quality branded products in a fast-paced, safe, and clean environment.

Summary of Essential Duties:

Duties are not all inclusive and are subject to change at management’s discretion.

+ Operate an electric forklift safely and efficiently.

+ Use forklift to move palletized cased goods to a stretch wrapper or to the staging area.

+ Properly conducts pre-shift forklift inspection and completes forklift inspection sheet.

+ Trains to Pictsweet Food Safety and GMP procedures and complies with requirements.

+ Follows personnel safety procedures.

+ Complies with attendance guidelines.

+ Other duties as assigned.


+ Minimum 1 year forklift experience preferred.

Cognitive & Psychological

+ Achieve satisfactory assessment score for forklift drivers.


+ Successfully pass minimum 20/40 vision test.

+ Must be able to work in a 35 degree Fahrenheit environment for the duration of a 9 hour shift (up to 3 hours continuously).*

+ Must be able to operate a stand-up forklift for the duration of a 9 hour shift (up to one hour continuously).*

+ Must be able to periodically hand stack full pallet quantities of cased goods. Cases weigh up to 36 pounds.*

+ Must occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.*

*As determined by “fit for duty” assessment by medical professional.


+ Must pass Pictsweet’s forklift certification program.

+ Must be willing to work extended hours as needed (including weekends and holidays).

**A forklift skills interview must be completed before we can discuss shift, pay rate or department.


Job ID: 2021-1501

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Street: 35 Dawson St

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Job Posting: JC194488421

Posted On: Oct 09, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021