Job Title: Forklift Operator 

Requisition Number: 8448 

Segment: Community Meals 

Brand: Traditions 

Work Arrangement: Onsite 

The Role at a glance:

We are looking to add an experienced forklift operator to our Traditions team in Pearl, MS. As a forklift operator, you will have the opportunity to aid in the operational success of foodservice businesses around the country.

What you'll be doing:

  • Operating a sit-down forklift and turret truck. 
  • Retrieving and storing products in freezer and warehouse locations using a forklift or turret truck. 
  • Performing data entry transactions in an ERP system. 
  • Assisting with loading and unloading trucks. 
  • Assisting with picking dry items in a warehouse. 
  • Rotating product in the freezer. 
  • Consolidating product in freezers and coolers. 
  • Assisting with cycle counting and physical inventory. 

What we're looking for:


  • Forklift certification/license. 
  • A high school diploma or GED, 6-12 months of related experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of experience and training. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks using time management skills. 



  • Prior experience in foodservice, hospitality, or a related field.


The pay rate is $15.25/hr. 


Tuition Reimbursement
Voluntary UNUM offering for Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity
Discount Program
Commuter Benefits (Parking and Transit)
Holiday Pay (9 paid holidays)

About Traditions:

Traditions started as a simple, frozen meal delivery service for the elderly in 2001. Now, over 20 years later, we have grown into a team of caring professionals whose experience drives an operation that serves over 300,000 meals per week. Our emphasis on quality and care has positioned us as a national leader in providing frozen meals, and our scope has grown beyond seniors as we push the boundaries of what prepackaged meal service can be.


About Elior-North America:


Elior North America is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in supporting the development of our employees and their skills at all levels and in fostering an environment of growth.

At Elior North America, we are committed to offering growth and advancement opportunities for all of our employees. The valuable skills and experience you’ve gained with Elior will propel you further in your career, whether with our corporate office or one of our brand segments.

Disclaimer: This job description can be revised  by management as needed.




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