Forklift Operator

Overview
The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a forklift to load and unload trucks and to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise. This role is also accountable for the safe, effective, and efficient operation of the forklift vehicle and may also be required to perform Order Filler and Checker duties. The Forklift Operator role reports to the Logistics Manager.

Essential Functions:

  • Receiving/Put-Away: Unload and sort inbound shipments safely, accurately, and efficiently. Move product to storage locations and store in the appropriate areas as directed.
  • Quality: Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Report quality variances.
  • Stock Picking: Perform picking duties in bulk storage areas in an efficient manner that meets company standards. Pull and supply stock for replenishment of picking bins. Pull and prepare pallets for LTL shipment.
  • Equipment: Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods to load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, pallet jack, or rolling dock cart as needed. Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion. Inspect the forklift or other equipment and immediately report any issues.
  • Inventory: Maintain accuracy of records to ensure inventory control is maintained. Assist in daily cycle counting as well as physical inventories. Ensure proper storage, rotation, and replenishment of picking bins.
  • Safety, Sanitation, Security, Maintenance: Conduct forklift operations in a safe manner at all times and in compliance with OSHA and Company Standards. Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you need to succeed:

  • Collaborate in a team setting while also working independently.
  • Follow directions, stay organized and work with a sense of purpose.
  • Operate forklift, pallet jacks, rolling carts, and other warehouse systems and devices.
  • Physically lift up-to (50 lbs.) fifty pounds at once or lesser amounts more frequently throughout the day.
  • Stand, walk, bend, and reach above the shoulders frequently throughout the shift daily.
  • Read, count accurately, complete simple math, and write legibly.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Forklift certification.

We are open Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm (occasional Saturdays if the business dictates).
Please apply no later than Wednesday, July 10 by sending letter of interest and/or resume to paige.tillson@threadsuniforms.com.