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Forklift Operator

Palmdale, FL

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Description

OSHA Certified Forklift Operator:

Summary: Responsible for the operation of heavy machinery to safely move product load around the facility.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years experience in a warehouse environment

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to drive a forklift
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment
  • Ability to sit for long periods
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Ability to read and write English and/or be able to follow instructions.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a safety check of the forklift to ensure it is safe to operate.
  • Checks fluid levels for oil, water and fuel before operating the lift
  • Ensures the packaging lines have empty pallets available and informs the supervisor of the pallet inventory
  • Removes palletized bags from the production lines and places them on the stretch wrapper
  • Operates the stretch wrapper and changes the stretch film as required
  • Places palletized bags in inventory and ensuring they are located in the proper rows storing them neatly without damaging other inventory
  • Actively participates in plant cleanliness by restacking, picking-up trash and debris, and washing their equipment
  • Reads the BOLS and places the correct quantity and SKU on the carriers’ trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Any changes to the BOLS must be communicated to the Dispatcher and or office personnel
  • Performs physical inventory counts of finished goods as required
  • Meets quality and quantity standards
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the forklift and maintaining fluid levels
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