Night Forklift Operator
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$14.25 - $14.50 /Hour
Purpose of Job:
Responsible for the safe operation of forklifts and other equipment to receive, stock, pick, load, transfer and ship raw or finished products, and ensuring accurate and complete documentation of same.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Uses sit down and stand up fork lifts to stock, pick, and transport pallets of raw/finished products in warehouse, load/unload trucks, transfer products.
Utilizes computerized system which may include radio frequency to maintain records of product movement in and out of warehouse.
Packs and weighs boxes of products and assigns appropriate methods of shipping in accordance with customer needs; prepares related documents.
Manually restacks pallets, restacks raw material drums up to 600 pounds via rolling/pushing, and picks products from shelves (10 to 150 pounds) and loads on forklift
Checks forklift for safety and smooth operation daily (e.g., fluids, horns, back up lights)
Operates wrapping machine to securely wrap boxes loaded on pallets; adjusts controls for tension, size, etc.
Performs inventory duties including counting, verifying and checking documents to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Completes batch and other records and physically checks materials against records and inventory documents; fills out weigh tags accurately and completely; and places quarantine stickers on vendor receipts.
Enters data from various inventory and batch records into computer ensuring accuracy and completeness.
Communicates with leads and supervisors on schedules and priorities to ensure smooth flow of correct materials into manufacturing and other areas in accordance with production schedules.
Uses orders to locate and pull specific items from shelves and packs them for shipment; uses fork lift as necessary to move product.
Performs a variety of other clerical duties in support of the department including production of daily shipping paperwork, answering telephone and taking requests and messages, inventory control maintenance, preparation of miscellaneous pre-pack kits and other mailings, quarterly and other mailings, and incoming and outgoing deliveries and shipments
Performs all duties in compliance with safety rules.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or its equivalent is required.
Forklift certification preferred, otherwise within three months of attaining position
A minimum of two years of warehousing experience
â¢Read, speak and write English to follow verbal directions and written procedures determine method of shipping and maintain documentation, and communicate on the telephone with others
â¢Physical ability to reach, push, pull and lift boxes weighing 5 to 600 pounds in raw material receiving, 5 to 300 pounds in component receiving and 5 to 75 pounds in distribution
â¢Basic arithmetic skills to count/balance numbers of products and perform routine calculations
Drive/operate forklifts for the majority of the work shift. Push/pull/lift/roll products from 5 to 600 pounds. Work safely within tight deadlines.
Open warehouse or production which may have limited protection from heat and cold. May include exposure to high and low temperatures sufficient to cause some discomfort. May require employees to wear a uniform, steel-toed shoes to protect employees from falling stock items, and protective eyewear, back support for lifting and when pulling stock from racks, face shield, acid apron depending upon assignment.
The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices without endangering the health or safety of self or others.
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