Forklift Operators – $500 Sign-On Bonus

Posting Date: 

October 14, 2020

About Position:

The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating material handling equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking and counting merchandise.  The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the forklift and may also be required to perform order filler or order checker duties in addition to his or her own.

$500 Sign-on Bonus!

This position is responsible for operating a sit-down and/or clamp forklift equipment.  Must be able to work 12 hour continental shift with rotating day to evening shift. Shift is 6:45 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. to 6:45 a.m. shift rotates every bi-weekly.

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 and ensures proper stock rotation

Conducts cycle counts as requested

Basic safety understanding in operating equipment

Responsible for reporting safety concerns to management in a timely manner

Job Related & Physical Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED preferred

At least 1 year of current forklift experience and/or using warehouse distribution equipment

Must be able to get NFI forklift certified

Must have attention to detail

Must be reliable and punctual

Food grade experience. Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours. Must be able to lift and/or pull 50 lbs. without restriction.

Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well under pressure

Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head.

Walking in the DC and around area with great frequency, facilities are over a quarter mile in length.

Should be able to work in environments with variable noise levels, lighting conditions and temperature variation and able to access all areas of building without limitations.

Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation including, weekly pay, shift premium, paid time-off and a generous benefits package, including extended health benefits (medical, dental and vision), RSP, life insurance and more!