Forklift Operator, Day
U.S. Foodservice - Austin, TX

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Basic Purpose


Operate an industrial forklift to perform material handling assignments. Identify and transport material to and from storage areas and loading dock. Operate forklift/high-lift in order to lower stock to ground level pick-level slots from higher level reserve slots during night shift & day shift, and to put received stock in higher level storage slots during the day shift using safe operating practices.



Transports pallet loads of product from dock to correct warehouse slot using powered industrial equipment and insures all pallets are secure in designated slots to avoid damage or injury when product is selected.

Replenishes pick slots with product from reserve slots to maintain inventory levels for night shift selection.

Performs operations and safety check, including battery, brakes, lift controls, and fire extinguisher.

Records all product, equipment and warehouse damage.

Maintains the cleanliness of aisles by removing any debris from floor and racks.

Follows safety policies and practices at all times.




: High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Related Experience

: Job related certification for Material Handling Equipment; Prior Selector experience is preferred.


: Able to read and write legibly; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); must be able to understand Voxware commands.

Physical Requirements

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO: 1. SIT Occasionally 2. STAND Continuously 3. WALK Frequently 4. DRIVE Frequently: Pallet Jack JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT: 1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously 2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally 3. 25-50 lbs(Medium)Occasionally 4. 50-100 lbs(Heavy) Occasionally (up to 80 lbs.) 5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY: 1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously 2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally 3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally 4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Never 5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO: 1. Push/pull Continuously Item: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, pallets 2. Climb/balance Occasionally Item: In and out of pallet jack 9inch step 3. Stoop/squat Occasionally 4. Kneel/bend Occasionally 5. Bend Occasionally 6. Reach above shoulder Occasionally 7. Grasp objects Frequently Type: Boxes, pallet jack controls, mouse, temperature gage 8. Manipulate objects Frequently type: Hand/Power Tools, Parts 9. Twisting Occasionally

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Day Job

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