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Forklift Operator - Onsite

FC Operations and Facilities - Richmond, 3151 Regatta Blvd B60, Richmond, California, United States of America Req #313
Monday, July 1, 2024


At FreshRealm, we aspire to be the most optimized fresh meals solutions platform in the world. Fresh meals are our focus, and we are passionate about transforming this rapidly growing category, bringing fresh to everyone, every day, everywhere.


FreshRealm develops, sources, commercializes and assembles fresh meals, including meal kits, ready-to-heat and ready-to-cook offerings. We partner with leading direct-to-consumer brands, national grocers, and top convenience, club, and food service companies to deliver the very best meals to their customers. Our customer’s success is our success.


If you are a growth-minded leader who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment at a company transforming an industry, FreshRealm is the perfect fit for you. 




Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

General Job Description

Prepare food and operate several different types of equipment. Trains or operates various equipment in different work areas, taking on progressively more responsible tasks. Able to work with great independence and demonstrates a good knowledge of various processes. Act as a resource regarding processes, procedures, and equipment to other Associates and Trainees. Follows all health and safety standards and enforces the use of PPE’s.

Major Duties And Responsibilities

  • Unload materials and merchandise from incoming vehicles and stack them in assigned places

  • Locate and move stock of products to pallets or crates for storage or shipment

  • Identify damages and report shortages or quality deficiencies

  • Transport raw materials to production workstations

  • Inspect machinery to determine the need for repairs and guarantee safety by performing regular maintenance

  • Keep updated records of inventory and activity logs

  • Comply with company policies and legal guidelines

  • Help maintain a safe and orderly environment of the facilities, work with a high level of independence to Receive foods, Run assembly lines to recipe specifications, follow Good Manufacturing Practices, and meet health and safety standards

  • Rotate and check food ingredients for freshness and quality. May receive products and verify the accuracy of the delivery. Will ensure accurate traceability methods are followed

  • Keep work area/assembly clean, demonstrating clean-as-you-go methods

  • Prepares and understands a variety of paperwork associated with raw materials, traceability, packaging, quality, and controls. Responsible for timely completion and accuracy of paperwork.

  • May assist Associate Trainees with developing their skills and experience applying processes, using new equipment, and championing a project or team effort

  • Ensures all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) are followed and may champion the GMP processes. At times may be assigned to other areas other than where they usually work

  • Will be required to use computer software and electronic equipment to enter data, show receipt of goods, time spent preparing products, equipment used, etc

  • Ensures correct usage of SAP B1 ERP system

  • In coordination with the team lead, identifies issues with the product, Food Safety, Quality, or equipment, and escalates matters to other departments or to higher levels when needed

  • Performs other tasks and duties as needed

Qualifications For The Job

Skills and Requirements

  • Basic computer skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Basic knowledge of how to operate packaging machinery and PLC Screen 

  • Ability to read, write and speak English; comprehension of basic math

  • Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24-hour plant environment

  • A min of 12 months of experience working in a manufacturing environment applying standard processes, procedures, and equipment 

  • Experience applying and enforcing routine Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) in a chilled food environment is preferred

Experience / Education

  • Forklift Certified

  • Completion of a high school diploma or GED program

  • Ability to follow all appropriate safety standards in food production

What We Offer

Comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, pet insurance and legal insurance401(k) with company match that is immediately vestedLife and ADD insuranceOpportunities for career growth with a dynamic companyTime away from work

Our Values at Work

FreshRealm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, all employees and prospective employees are provided equal employment opportunities. Individuals are recruited, hired, assigned, promoted, compensated and trained on the basis of their qualifications for the job, and without regard to race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, religious creed, religious belief or grooming, national origin and ancestry, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding (or related medical conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, medical condition, (including cancer), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, family status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, family and medical care or other statutory leave, alienage or citizenship status, veteran status, active military status, liability for military service, union affiliation, unemployment status, prior record of arrest or conviction, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law (collectively, “Protected Characteristics”). Every Employee has the responsibility to contribute to a work environment that reflects the spirit of Equal Employment Opportunity and a work environment free of all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help FreshRealm comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.  Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide is confidential and will be kept separate from your application. Any information provided will only be used in accordance with applicable federal or state law and regulations.

Other details

  • Job Family Fulfillment Operations
  • Job Function Individual Contributor
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • FC Operations and Facilities - Richmond, 3151 Regatta Blvd B60, Richmond, California, United States of America