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Forklift Operator

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Contact: Brian Petralia
  • Contact Email: Brian@staffing-the-universe.com
  • Contact Phone: 7323534210
  • Start Date: 04/05/2021
  • Job Ref: 21-04732
Forklift Operator

Essential Functions

Operates powered mobile equipment fork lifts powered lifts hand trucks walkiestackers etc
Performs warehouse duties to include all types of shipping receiving and movement of raw materials inprocess materials waste streams parts supplies equipment and finished product
Stages and delivers materials and supplies to and from the various processing storage and warehouse locations
Weighs materials where necessary completes labels and required records
Inspects incoming materials and supplier shipments verifying quantities and identity against reference documentation Reports any damage to management
Interacts with webbased database system for inventory trackingrecording and shipment generation
Responsible for all housekeeping activities within the plant and throughout office areas bathrooms locker rooms break rooms and labs Includes removal of trash and collection of recyclables
Performs general labor work in and about the various plant areas to support manufacturing and warehouse operations as required
Flexible and willing to work rotating 4x7 shifts Expected to provide vacation backfill coverage for other utility specialists as needed
Assists in training other utility specialists
Participates in updating of jobrelated procedures safe job procedures etc as requested
Follows all required Safety procedures
Manual material handling activities require lifting carrying pushing and pulling of parts and materials up to 50 lbs
Frequent climbing of stairs to access materials and equipment
Load and unload tankers
Comply with Foreign Trade Zone regulations

Skills

Able to safely operate mobile equipment fork lifts powered lifts hand trucks walkiestackers etc and cleaning equipment push behind floor scrubber vacuum etc
Computer literacy competent in MS Office applications Word Outlook Excel
Able to enter and retrieve data from computerized database systems
Able to balance priorities and manage multiple assignments when given general direction
Able to use weigh scales and perform basic arithmetic calculations without errors
Must work well in a peopleoriented teamwork environment
Must show initiative and be able to handle stressful situations in a demanding production environment
Must be open to change and able to learn new processes and tools quickly
Must pass a full medical exam regularly
Must be able to work under numerous environmental exposures Chemicals cleaning agents toner raw materials toner powder dust odors noise heatcold vibration indoorsoutdoors wetslippery surfaces mechanical and electrical

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Experience

Must be trained and qualified for operation of motorized walkingstackers and fork lift vehicles
Minimum of 2yrs prior warehouse and forklifttow motor experience required
Must have experience entering and retrieving data from database systems and using MS Outlook Word and Excel