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FORKLIFT OPERATOR

Posted: 09/11/2022

FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Monday - Friday
4:00 am  - 4:00 pm
$14.00 - $15.00 per hour
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
 
  • Operation and care of forklift in a safe manner.  
  • Must be qualified to properly operate the forklift.
  • Complete and document a forklift inspection form before start of shift and when operating a new forklift and turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs.
  • Locate stock before the start of the run.
  • Deliver appropriate stock to appropriate machines safely and on time.
  • Remove finished goods from machines.
  • Maintain neat, orderly, and safe stacks of stock in storage areas.
  • Complete necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate location of stock in storage area by paperwork and computer.
  • Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.
  • Adheres to daily production schedule.  Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality, delivery and service goals.
  • Assist other forklift operators as necessary and is backup to Shipping Lead Person.
  • Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to:  Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS
 
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Prior work experience in the corrugated industry.
  • Prior work experience as a forklift operator.
  • Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.
  • Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy.
  • The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:
  • Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation.
  • Product layouts and production specifications
  • Product quality specifications
  • Quality standards
  • Required to maintain a current Lift Truck Operator License.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.