Under direct supervision operates industrial forklift or clamp to move materials in the warehouse, load and unload truck trailers or shipping containers. Supplies the production floor with raw materials accurately and efficiently. Removes all finished products from the production floor and returns it to its proper location. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Operates forklift or clamp to load, unload, transport, or stack incoming and outgoing material.
  2. Inspects product load for accuracy and transfers it safely around the warehouse or facility to ensure prompt and accurate delivery; accurately recording the location of inventory.
  3. Manually or mechanically loads, or unloads materials from or to pallets, skids, platforms, lifting devices or other transport vehicles.
  4. Documents product shipment by accurately recording units shipped.
  5. Positions lifting equipment under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, bales or boxes and secures material or products for transport to designated areas.
  6. Performs routine pre-inspections to ensure safe working nature of forklift or clamp equipment, and performs regular maintenance on vehicles, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing the liquefied-gas tank.
  7. Immediately reports any damage to racks or other products, faulty equipment, or any other safety hazards to Supervisor.
  8. Maintains forklift certification as required.
  9. Safety conscious; following all outlined company safety rules for product movement.
  10. Sweeps floors, picks up pieces of wood and plastic, empties garbage, and maintains good housekeeping at all times.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work performed is generally within the medium range as defined by the United States Department of Labor.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Certification in operating forklifts is a plus; and ability to be certified internally required.
  3. Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment.
  4. Good mathematical skills and ability to read labels and numbers.
  5. Exhibits the ability to identify the various recyclable materials and identify contamination.
  6. Ability to work overtime, weekends, and adjusting shifts as required.
  7. Good communication skills and ability to speak clearly using a hand held walkie-talkie.
  8. Must be reliable and demonstrate positive work habits and attitudes.