The Home Depot

Distribution Center - Forklift Operator

3+ months agoNorwood, MA

POSITION PURPOSE
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

Environment:
Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to elements.

Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of time

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
1 years

Physical Requirements:
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.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Requires high levels of attention and focus at all times
Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing

Job ID: HomeDepot-140634