Job Title: Forklift Operator Start Date: ASAP Duration: Temp to potential hire Work Schedule: Nights 5pm-5am (Rotating days)
Linedriver/LoaderPURPOSE Operates forklift and material handling equipment in distribution center and/or manufacturing area. Receives and moves all materials and products to staging or storage areas and arranges them for proper movement when needed. Performs work under the direction of warehouse supervisor/manager or material handling manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES in order of importance. Other duties may be assigned.
Moves raw materials and stock in warehouse or manufacturing facility, shipping lines and other storage areas using forklift and material handling equipment.
Performs all system related transactions to ensure inventory accuracy goals. Responsible to scan all movement of product, whether it is from bay to bay, s-line to bay or loading trucks.Have knowledge of shipping and receiving. Computer literate. Must be able to work unsupervised and be self motivated.
Assists in preparing materials orders or truck orders and assists in maintaining accurate raw materials, pallets and carton counts for warehouse supervisor and/or material handling manager.
Restocks raw materials and pick locations for order fulfillment.
Loads and unloads trucks.
Maintains clean manufacturing facility and/or warehouse and forklift on a daily basis.
Performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs on material handling equipment.
Responsible to adhere to all safety procedures in the performance of job duties.
Required to do 15 re-packs a week.
Daily interaction with all warehouse and/or manufacturing personnel.
" Must be dependable and demonstrate the ability to follow directions" Must be a team player" Ability to operate warehouse equipment" Forklift certified" Good knowledge of all safety procedures while operating a forklift
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, but not required. Minimum of one (1) year forklift and warehouse/manufacturing experience; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training, education, and experience. Forklift certification required. Need to have good math, reading, and writing skills. Some computer skills required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work requires moderate physical effort and use of motor skills requiring manual dexterity. While performing duties of this job, employee will regularly sit, stand, walk, kneel and crouch.
Employee must be able to have clear vision to see at 20 feet or more, able to identify and distinguish colors clearly, possess good peripheral vision ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), possess good depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), and possess the ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.
Employee must be able to physically lift, lower, and carry product weighing up to 55 lbs. The employee will regularly operate forklift, requiring some coordinated movements.
Operating a forklift or other material handling equipment is considered a "Safety Sensitive" function. A Safety-Sensitive Function, as defined by the Company, is one that requires the operation of motor vehicles, forklifts, or motorized warehouse equipment, or one that involves inspecting, servicing, conditioning, controlling, supervising, loading or unloading such machinery. Employees performing "Safety-Sensitive Functions" are prohibited from reporting to work or being on duty while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee will work in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment in all types of weather. While performing the duties of this job the employee regularly works with warehouse equipment and/or some manufacturing equipment. An employee performing the duties of this job is required to use proper safety procedures to eliminate any potential hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.