Merrick Pet Care
  • 19-Jul-2021 to 30-Sep-2021 (CST)
  • Operations
  • Hereford, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Up to $1200 Sign on Bonus for Hourly Roles

Position: Forklift Operator

At Merrick, we don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Founded in 1988, Texas-based Merrick PetCare is a leader in natural and organic pet food. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. When you join Merrick PetCare in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in natural and organic pet food, you are joining a tight knit community focused on creating the most nutritious and wholesome food for pets. As a Forklift Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks within our warehouse including loading trucks, unloading trucks, and staging finished product. You must maintain a great attendance record and must be able to work overtime and weekends. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate forklift in a productive manner, maintaining adequate levels of productivity, utilization, and efficiency
  • Load proper quantities of quality, damage free product in a safe manner
  • Use the proper paperwork and scanning equipment to complete tasks
  • Unload product while visually inspecting and identifying any damaged and defective goods
  • Perform daily maintenance checks of forklift operation using appropriate systems and report repair needs
  • Keep operating areas clean and in orderly condition according to food safety standards
  • Adjust weights on over-weight trailers as needed

Basic Qualifications:

6+ months of experience in a fast-paced environment

Must be able to work any shift

Preferred Qualifications:

Warehouse, manufacturing, or related experience is preferred

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Merrick Pet Care. The skills you have gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you will consider sharing in our values--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Merrick Pet Care home.

Merrick is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and looks for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at to notify us of any needs related to completing the job application.

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