Forklift Operator
Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc 1.915 reviews - Avon, CT

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Receives, stores, and ships warehoused goods and products.


 Conveys materials and products from one designated area to another by hand or various types of material handling equipment.
 Operates forklift or other hand truck
 Sorts and places materials or items on hand trucks, carts, racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
 Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily
production sheet.
 Attaches identifying tags or labels, or marks information on cartons or other containers.
 Complies with safety rules and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to ensure safe environment.
 Fills shipping orders for various customers' products to prepare for shipping.
 Opens cartons, crates, and other containers, when required.
 Packs and wraps merchandise, when required.


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 Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or at least one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have forklift certification.

Competencies, Working Skills and Attributes:

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively to employees and customers of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.

Reasoning Ability: 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.


The demands described below 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.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to lift, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving
mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in
outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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