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. This position is responsible for operating a sit-down and/or clamp forklift equipment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Stacks and stores merchandise in designated areas using a forklift, clamp, push-pull equipment.
Unloads inbound shipments safely and moves product to storage locations
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 storage areas into trailers
Operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods
Maintains appropriate records and reports to guarantee inventory control and security
Assists in physical inventories
Ensures proper stock rotation
Conducts cycle counts as requested
Must have Excel knowledge plus general computer knowledge.
Basic safety understanding in operating equipment
Responsible for reporting safety concerns to management in a timely manner
Report inventory discrepancies to inventory control team and assists in resolution
Must be able to complete inspection form prior operating equipment
Must be able to use RF scanning equipment to ensure accuracy of inventory
Job Related & Physical Requirements:
High School Diploma/GED preferred.
At least 3 months forklift experience and/or using warehouse distribution equipment
Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours.
Must be able to lift and/or pull 50 lbs without restriction.
Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head.
Walking in the DC and around area with great frequency, facilities are over a quarter mile in length.
Should be able to work in environments with variable noise levels, lighting conditions and temperature variation and able to access all areas of building without limitations.
Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed
Must be able to get NFI forklift certified
Must have attention to detail
Must have excellent customer service skills
Attention to detail
Must have basic math skills
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