Warehouse Forklift Driver - Nights

Category:  Seneca Foods
Date:  Sep 15, 2023

Payette, ID, US, 83661

Custom Field 1:  2612

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.  Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby’s®, Aunt Nellie’s®, READ®, Seneca Farms®, Green Valley®, CherryMan®, Paradise®, Pennant®, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.



Job Overview:

As a Warehouse Forklift Driver at Seneca Foods, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our warehouse. You will be responsible for safely operating a forklift to move, load, and unload materials and products. Your attention to detail and commitment to safety will be vital in maintaining our high standards. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, able to prioritize and complete tasks in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision. Additionally, they should be self-motivated and trustworthy, seeking long-term employment with opportunities for growth.





Forklift Operation:

  • Safely operate a forklift to transport, load, and unload materials within the warehouse.
  • Stack and organize products and materials securely.


Equipment Maintenance:

  • Perform visual inspections of the forklift and equipment to ensure they are in proper working condition.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records.


Warehouse Duties:

  • Assist with general warehouse duties, including picking and packing orders.
  • Follow safety procedures and guidelines to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to achieve productivity goals.
  • Maintain a clean and organized warehouse environment.





Forklift Operation:

  • Valid forklift certification and current Forklift License.
  • Ability to safely operate a lift truck.
  • Familiarity with the layout of the warehouses at Payette or the willing to learn.


Inventory Management:

  • Working knowledge of or the ability to learn inventory scanners.
  • Familiarity with Seneca coding for brite items is a plus.


Adaptability and Work Ethic: 

  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when required.
  • Commitment to safe behavior.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Demonstrated positive approach to job tasks, including excellent punctuality and attendance.
  • Takes the initiative, proactively seeking opportunities to improve processes and to keep busy.
  • Values accountability and strives for continual self-improvement.


Collaboration and Communication: 

  • Comfortable working both in a team environment and independently.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the organization.


Work Schedule:

  • Availability for a Monday – Friday shift from 6:00 pm – 6:00 am, with overtime as needed based on production and customer requirements.



Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA@senecafoods.com or call 585-495-4100.



Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian