The position of the Forklift Operator, loads and unloads bulky and heavy merchandise from trucks and railcars. Individuals in this position move material outdoors and/or within the Distribution Center and from the loading platform by carrying or lifting, as well as operating forklifts or other material handling equipment.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
50%-Loads and unloads trucks and railcars
10%- Places incoming product in assigned storage locations
5%- Relocates product as required
25%- Selects products for orders and loads safely
5%- Compiles with deadlines and productivity standards
5%- Additional duties as assigned by management
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Operations Manager
No Direct reports
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to elements.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of time
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Years of Relevant Work Experience:
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Requires high levels of attention and focus at all times
Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing