The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating material handling equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking and counting merchandise. The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the forklift and may also be required to perform order filler or order checker duties in addition to his or her own.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Unloads inbound shipments safely and moves product to floor or outbound trailer
Stacks and moves merchandise in designated areas or trailers using a forklift, clamp, push-pull or other powered equipment
Pulls and prepares products for shipment
Ensures that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped
Performs picking duties in an efficient manner meeting customer service standards
Moves product from staging and/or inbound trailers into outbound trailers
Operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods
Maintains appropriate records and reports to guarantee product control and security
Must have Excel knowledge plus general computer knowledge.
Job Related & Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift and/or pull 50 lbs without restriction
Must be able to work in varying facility conditions.
Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed
Minimum Experience, Education, and Training Required:
At least 1 year experience forklift experience and/or using warehouse distribution equipment
Willingness to become forklift certified
Attention to detail
Excellent customer service skills