Seasonal Food Production Forklift Operator

$16.20 - $23.95 hourly
  • LaborWorks Tigard
  • Forest Grove, OR, USA
  • Jun 07, 2024
Temporary Forklift General Labor General Warehouse Manufacturing Operator

Job Description


Located in Forest Grove, OR 

Pay: $16.20 - 23.95 /hr.  * Weekly Pay *

Day Shift:
6:30AM - 3:00PM

Swing Shift:
2:30PM  - 11:00PM

Grave Shift:
10:30PM - 7:00AM

Our client in Forest Grove is looking to add multiple Seasonal Food Production Forklift Operators. This is a great opportunity for hard-working, reliable individuals looking to grow in an industrial environment.


  • Uses scoop to load raw corn into production and monitors line for plug-ups.
  • Directs truck drivers while dumping raw corn on the slab and tracks raw material usage for traceability.
  • Collects samples of raw corn for quality control.
  • Operates various equipment such as scoop, forklift, rotating forklift, vacuum cleaner, blower, pressure washer, and trash compactor.
  • Cross-trained on all Wetline positions and fills in as necessary.
  • Monitors corn cutters for smooth operation, reporting issues to the Wetline Lead and Maintenance.
  • Performs metal detector checks, product moisture checks, and takes equipment readings, communicating findings to the Machine Operator.
  • Operates forklift, moisture analyzer, sealer, and sewing machine.
  • Cross-trained on all Packaging and Drum Dryer Sanitarian positions and fills in as necessary.
  • Oversees day-to-day operations of Paste, Drum Drying, Milling, and Packaging processes.
  • Operates key production equipment to maintain quality and production levels.
  • Maintains accurate production records.
  • Performs assembly, disassembly, cleaning, and sanitization of production equipment.
  • Performs other/additional duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to operate assigned machinery and equipment and use good judgment in performing tasks.
  • Ability to keep and maintain records, as required, for production, safety, and quality. Ability to follow instructions, and work as a team member in the performance of the job.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English at the level necessary to successfully perform assigned responsibilities.


  • High school education or GED is preferred. 


  • Safety, Food Safety, Human Resources and on-the-job training is required.

Physical/Mental Requirement:

  • This job involves working around moving machinery, with high noise levels. Position requires constant   standing and working on concrete surfaces. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel;   reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Work includes frequently stooping, bending, grasping,   handling, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a routine basis and push   or pull up to 100 lbs. in unusual circumstances.

Work Environment:

  • Work performed in a food processing plant setting. Job may require extended hours and shift work, with exposure to hazardous chemicals, production machinery, high noise level, and constant standing   on concrete surfaces.


  • This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. The company reserves the right to exercise its discretion to make changes and deletions from, or additions to, this job description as the need may arise.

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  1. Call us at 503.546.9797 or submit your application via, be sure when you submit your application to select Tigard location.
  2. Stop by our office! Monday - Friday 8 am - 3 pm, We are located at 11527 S.W. Pacific Hwy, Tigard, OR 97223.

Tigard Branch

11527 S.W. Pacific Hwy

Tigard, OR 97223