Broad Function and Purpose of Position: Operate a forklift and other equipment in the performance of tasks related to the receipt and shipment of raw materials, operating supplies and finished product. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Warehouse Supervisor, and/or Purchasing Production Manager, and may include other activities as assigned.
Specific Responsibilities (Includes but not limited to):
¨ Pull finished product from inventory, assemble orders and prepare for shipment in accordance with company policy and customer requests.
¨ Select, pack and wrap product to be shipped.
¨ Receive inbound material including finished product from other locations, raw materials, operating supplies and equipment and transfers to appropriate storage locations.
¨ Receive raw material for inventory, samples raw material for QC, and pulls raw material for production.
¨ Operate forklift to load and unload trucks and transport materials between departments and buildings.
¨ Count and examine raw materials, supplies, finished product, etc. to verify completeness against appropriate documents; checks for damaged materials; maintains records of shortages, damages and other exceptions.
¨ Match material against bills of lading, advises supervisor of discrepancies.
¨ Use bar Code Scanner to achieve inventory accuracy.
¨ Maintain work location in excellent condition to comply with company policies for safety and housekeeping.
¨ Perform cycle counts and other inventory verification as required.
¨ Perform other duties as directed by Supervisor.
· Education: High school diploma or GED required.
· Years Experience: 1-2 years experience in a manufacturing environment which must have included at least 6 months experience in the operation of a forklift.
· Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Ability to meet certification requirements following company training program in forklift operation
· Must be able to maintain an excellent attendance record.
· Must be flexible to work any shift and overtime as necessary.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to motivate others.
I. Physical Requirements
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently; moving about the office/plant frequently.
II. Physical Activity Required of the Position
Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
Pushing: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust, downward or outward.
Pulling: using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
Carrying: to move while supporting, for example packages.
III. Mental Processes
Reasoning: intelligent ability to use judgment, ability to understand directions.
Mathematical ability: ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and other mathematical capabilities.
Language ability: reading, writing, and speaking.
IV. Conditions worker will be subject to in this position.
Worker subject to inside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions; not necessarily from temperature changes.
Worker subject to some outside environmental conditions: no effective protection from weather.
Worker subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, or exposure to chemicals.
The worker may be required to wear a respirator.