Nature Fresh Farms is a recognized leader within the greenhouse farming industry with facilities in Delta, OH and Leamington, ON, and now in Laredo, TX. Our company and its innovative, dynamic team are expanding every day, growing new plant varieties, and introducing cutting-edge ideas and practices to the fresh produce industry. However, at Nature Fresh Farms, we do not just grow plants – we also grow people. Our team is passionate about bringing the highest quality products to consumers, but it is also committed to creating an inspiring, diverse, and team-oriented workplace environment that everyone can enjoy. Join our team and help us continue to grow!
We are currently seeking an applicant to join our team and fill a full-time position as a Shipping/Receiving Forklift Driver at our distribution center operation in Laredo, TX.
Overview: As a member of the Shipping/Receiving team, the Shipping/Receiving Forklift Driver is an essential part of the Distribution Center team – their role is to ensure that contamination has not occurred by following all policies and procedures set out by Nature Fresh.
- Unloading trucks assigned by the Shipping Supervisor and notifying the correct personnel when production is unloaded.
- Completing inspections located on the pick ticket.
- Completing “food safety’ checks
- Using pick tickets and loading sheets to begin loading.
- Verifying the correct commodity, color, sizing, pack style, quantities, labels, etc. based off of the order prior to signing off on pick ticket
- Correcting any discrepancies found prior to signing pick ticket.
- Previous forklift experience
- Flexibility to change with new information and adapt to changing conditions and obstacles.
- Must be able to pass a background and drug test.
- Employee is able to complete all work duties and procedures efficiently, according to instructions given by supervisor and management.
- Employee can complete duties with minimal supervision.
- Employee can provide accurate information to their supervisor based on their knowledge of duties and responsibilities.
- Employee is accustomed to all health and safety policies and procedures put out by Nature Fresh.
- Employee has the ability to communicate well with fellow employees and their supervisor(s)
- Day spent between office and warehouse setting.
- Expected to work daytime hours Monday – Saturday, hours my fluctuate according to business needs.
- Fast paced warehouse environment where temperatures vary from cooler to temperature-controlled areas to warmer environments in the warehouse.
- Balance between sitting, standing, and walking throughout the warehouse.
- Working with a wide array of people/cultures in a team setting. These include offshore workers, locals, contractors, and vendors, etc.
- Working with minimal supervision during the day but also communicating with other departments as necessary
- Walking, sitting, and standing throughout the day.
- Must be capable of lifting and handling heavy loads (up to 30 lbs.)
Compensation: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and want to join our dynamic team, we encourage you to apply in person at 10228 Crossroads Loop – Laredo, TX 78045, or through www.naturefresh.ca.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Nature Fresh Farms USA Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.