Hours 8:30 pm to 5:00 am
Job Title: Forklift Operator
Reports To: Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Summary Drives gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under pallets, skids, boxes, corrugated sheets, products, or other materials and transports load to designated area with polished, tapered forks.
Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
Coordinate with other forklift drivers to maintain a steady work flow on the plant floor.
Inventories and locates materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials according to production tickets as needed.
Responsible for loading and unloading material on all machines and fulfillment lines
Lubricates truck, recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank.
Effectively use on-board computers to record location, quantity, and other information regarding materials and finished products.
Stack and organize board, off-fall, etc. and keep floor clear as much as possible.
Accurately read a tape measure.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to correctly measure and correctly read a tape measure.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of RPM and PDE Manufacturing software; forklift computer and related software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a current, valid forklift license.
Other Skills and Abilities
Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Knowledge and understanding of factory/production tickets is necessary.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Boxes, Inc. - 13 months ago