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DATE ADDED: Wed 10/10/2018

Forklift Operator

Columbia City, USA
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COMPANY: SPHERION

Job Description

Summary:

  • Responsible for operating powered equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting product.
  • Responsible for checking all inbound and outbound products.
  • Ensures products are free of damage and infestation, product code dates are properly recorded and products match customer requirements.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Load, unload, move, stock, and stage products and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment 80% of specified shift.
  • Pull and prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and types of product is loaded.
  • Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.
  • Comply with all OSHA and MSDS standards. Verify load accuracy; check the load count, stability, and product damage, Report variances as necessary.
  • Changes equipment battery or LP tank and monitors power source as necessary. Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Assist in physical inventories.
  • Complete daily inspection of equipment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management or customer.

 

Key Relationships:

  • Work with peers in order to complete warehouse functions accurately.
  • Group Coord Lead - Receive work assignments and training. Management
  • Receive direction for adhering to company policies, practices, and procedures.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is desirable.
  • Forklift operator certificate or satisfactory completion of a forklift-training program within the first 30 days of employment is essential.
  • Experience: Six months warehouse experience and six months forklift operation experience is desirable.

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Essential - Ability to spend 80% of time operating powered material handling equipment.
  • Basic familiarity with the warehousing.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work specified shifts.
  • Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow directions/instructions.
  • Working knowledge of warehouse management system equipment.

 

Shift:

  • 3rd Shift: 11:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Must be able to train on 1st Shift (7:00 AM - 3:00 PM) for 4 weeks before transitioning to 3rd Shift.
  • Must be flexible to transition to 2nd Shift after getting hired in, (estimated to be approximately 90 days).


Role: Forklift Operator
Job Type:
Location: Columbia City,

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