Forklift Operator

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description
We are looking for an experience and careful Forklift Operator to join our team. As a Forklift Operator,
you will be operating a forklift while ensuring efficiency and safety within the refrigerated warehouse.
Duties and Responsibilities
A Forklift Operator is responsible for moving goods, loaded pallets and equipment safely and securely. In
addition to driving forklifts, a Forklift Operator also has a range of other warehouse duties such as
packaging shipments or checking inventories. A Forklift Operator’s primary duties and responsibilities
include:

  • Maneuvering forklifts safely in a busy warehouse environment
  • Safely stacking and unstacking large quantities of goods onto racks or pallets
  • Moving goods from storage areas to loading areas for transport
  • Unloading deliveries and safely relocating the goods to their designated storage areas
  • Ensuring that forklift driving areas are free from obstructions and maintaining cleanliness
  • Regularly checking forklift equipment for faults or damages
  •  Using industrial plastic wraps and pallets to safely stack and pick orders for shipment
  • Managing inventory by utilizing scanning equipment

Skills and Qualifications
Forklift Operators need industrial driving skills to safely and effectively operate forklifts in a warehouse.
Forklift Operators also need excellent spatial awareness, attention to detail and the physical ability to
perform manual labor. A successful Forklift Operator candidate will also have certain prerequisite skills
and qualifications that typically include:

  • Ability to work long shifts on your feet and in a frozen environment
  • Ability to work well in a team with other staff, such as drivers, schedulers, and brokers to coordinate the movement of goods
  • Knowledge of warehouse health and safety requirements
  • Knowledge of industrial storage procedures, such as the correct way to stack pallets, understanding weight limitations, etc.
  • Ability to itemize and record stock for inventories
  • Ability to safely lift 60LBS repetitively unassisted

Other Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid fork-lifting certificate, training is available
  • Proficiency in operating technical machinery and scanners
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Good organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication

Job Features

Job CategoryNon-Driving Positions

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