Material Handler/Forklift Operator
Job Details
Entry
Superior - Carrollton, GA
Full Time
None
$15.00 Hourly
None
Day
Manufacturing

The Forklift Operator and/or Material Handler is responsible for operating forklift to move stock and other materials around the manufacturing facility safely. Duties include preparing merchandise and securing it for safe, easy transport, using radio communications to determine priorities and performing inspections and preventative maintenance on forklifts. This position has no supervisory duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates forklift to transport goods and materials safely and efficiently to and from storage areas, workstations, and other assigned areas.
  • Loads, transports, unloads, and stacks goods and materials in accordance with policies and safety procedures; maintains awareness of possible hazards at all times.
  • Shrink wraps goods or otherwise secures them and prepares them for transport.
  • Inspects and maintains forklift and other material handling equipment. Notifies management when repairs are required.
  • Complies with all safety regulations and company guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Lead or Manager.

Skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to read and understand material tags and work orders.
  • Must be able to pass SRP accredited forklift operating training and exam.

 

 

 

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

This position is based in a plant environment where proper PPE will be required while performing tasks and duties. The position requires walking and standing for prolonged periods. As part of the regular duties of the job, this position requires the use of hands and fingers to handle, feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. This position regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • 2-years’ experience working in a warehouse preferred.

                                           
Travel

  • No travel is expected for this position.

 

Acknowledgement

Employee signature below indicates the employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions, and duties of the position.

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