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Date posted:  Jan 12, 2021

Stockton, US

Job Function:  Supply chain
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5584

Facilities Operator - Forklift

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

The Yara North America Stockton Dry Terminal is located in Stockton California, It provides direct deep water access to imported fertilizer for local markets.   The 80,000 MT warehouse and terminal is located on the San Joaquin River approximately 90 miles upriver from the San Francisco bay.

The Facilities Operator - Forklift performs all receiving and shipping duties involving prepackaged products which includes accurately weighing, recording, and palletizes both large and small  bags of product for storage and shipment.  The position holder will also assist in maintaining the warehouse for the safe and efficient storage of prepackaged product.


  • Unload fertilizer tote bags and stacks them; load fertilizer tote bags onto trucks
  • Weigh and record the volume of product in tote bags.  Keep appropriate records
  • Coordinate with truck drivers for safe and efficient loading and unloading of trucks
  • Supplies various manual and computer-generated receipt and shipment reports, as directed by Terminal Manager
  • Train colleagues in warehouse and forklift operations; cross-train on pay-loader operation
  • Read, understand and implement HESQ manual in all matters pertaining to this job
  • Develop a general understanding of the Yara SAP system and ALS system
  • Maintain the terminal grounds, forklifts, and all other warehouse equipment in a clean, safe and efficient manner at all times.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Terminal Manager, including cross-training with other members of the terminal staff and assistance with vessel discharges


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of terminal experience
  • Forklift Certification
  • First aid, CPR, Blood borne Pathogen and AED certified  is a plus 
  • Eligible for Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)
  • Safety and process oriented
  • Willing to work in and contribute to a diverse group
  • Good maintenance skills

Additional Information

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • The position holder must to be able to:
    • Lift and carry (up to 50 lbs. bags)
    • Use shovel to pick-up heavy cargo
    • Pick-up heavy material (25-50 lbs.)
    • Work in confined spaces
    • Work at heights (up to 150 feet)
    • Work on feet for several hours, including bending and kneeling
    • Wear respiratory protection, in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR Parts 1910 & 1926
    • Wear all types of personal protective equipment, including fall protection

Knowledge Grows

Yara North America encourages and supports career growth and development, ensuring that you will come for a job but stay for a career.

Total Rewards

Yara North America offers our employees a well-rounded Total Rewards package with competitive health care, life insurance, 401(k), and well-being benefits which include tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and paid maternity and paternity leave.

Contact Details

Bernadette Di Piazza, HR Specialist
Email:  bernadette.dipiazza@yara.com

Apply No Later Than

January 26, 2021

Knowledge Grows Through Differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

Nearest Major Market: Stockton

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