Forklift Operator

Job Snapshot

Location: Elwood, IL

Posted: 6/19/2017

Job Type: Full-Time

Experience: Not Specified

Education: Not Specified

Description

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Unloads inbound shipments safely and moves product to storage locations 
  • Stacks and stores merchandise in designated areas using a forklift, clamp, push-pull or other powered equipment 
  • 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.

Requirements:

  •  At least 1 year experience forklift experience and/or using warehouse distribution equipment
  • Willingness to become forklift certified
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills

 Other: 

  • Must be able to lift and/or pull 50 lbs without restriction
  • Must be able to work in varying facility conditions.
  • Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.