Material Handler/Forklift Operator
This position is responsible for the safe and accurate movement of all components and finished goods in and about the plant, staging area, etc. Work includes using a powered forklift truck to move, stack, load and unload materials; all of which are required to be performed in a timely and efficient manner.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
(30%) Dock Control
Load/Unload trucks and trailers
Maintain delivery log, Sign off drivers
Breakdown Freight, Prep freight for Put away
Receive freight into Locations via scanner
Open/Close Trailers Systematically
Load nightly Shipping Trailers, prepare any necessary paperwork, Dispatch Trailers
Performs daily 5S (House keeping) activities
Miscellaneous tasks upon request
(20%) PNP (Replenishments)
Systematically driven Replenishment of Locations based on Priority
Maintain all Locations in operations filled with Totes.
Perform consolidation of product upon request
Assist Operations with any discrepancies in locations and resolve.
Complete all systematic transactions prior to end of shift
(20%) Cycle Count
Perform cycle counts in Warehouse and WIP.
Assist with Re-counts
Maintain and turn in daily efficiency, discrepancy and equipment log
Assist operations with inventory discrepancies and resolve.
(20%) Floating Tasks upon business needs
Complete various assignments depending on business needs
Pull Freight for offline, Rework and other locations designated for rework.
Complete scrap transaction and removal of product.
Assist office with any documentation, research and transactions upon request.
Remove product form Pick locations back to warehouse locations according to specifications
Move SKU around upon request as needed.
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience Profile
High school diploma or GED preferred
Experience in a material handling position within a manufacturing/distribution environment
Basic math skills required
Ability to follow and read basic written and verbal instructions, such as bills of materials and shipping documents, or equivalent
Experience in Inventory control required
Experience with bar code scanning preferred
Ideal candidate will have a current forklift license (Certification on reach truck, sit-down, and stock picker).
In the absence of a license, candidate must complete and meet approved forklift certification and requirements within 3 months
Heavy lifting required. Must be able to lift and move boxes, totes, and other containers weighing up to 50 lbs.
Employee must be computer literate and be able to perform basic tasks including:
Extensive Inventory transactions via barcode scanner
Basic data entry and computer spread sheet usage
In some instances, Material handlers are required to operate “order picker” lift trucks at a height of approximately 26 feet above ground
Disciplined, detail oriented personality and strong work ethic required
Working conditions are normal for a warehouse/manufacturing environment
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.