Forklift operator

Industry

Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Advert ID

USA_384079

Location

Worcester

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD12-12.5/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Providence/Cranston, RI - (USA) 1375 Park Avenue Suite 3 RI Cranston , RI - 02920 Phone : 401-942-0323

ContactNumber

401-942-0323

Job Description

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.Here is the job description for the position in Uxbridge, MA.

M-F 3:00-11:30pm

Position Summary: Describe below the primary purpose and function of this job
Performing general warehouse activities including: (1) accurately receiving and unloading trailers, physical breakdown of merchandise, building and stretch wrapping of pallets; (2) shuttling merchandise from receiving to shipping, laydown and storage areas; (3) loading of product into shipping trailers; (4) coordinating inbound and outbound storage freight; (5) sorting and distributing pallets to be utilized within the warehouse; (6) using hand held units to verify merchandise being distributed; and (7) operating powered equipment including: forklift, pallet jack, tugger and clamp attachments.

Key Roles & Responsibilities: List up to 6 key roles and responsibilities.
Job descriptions should create a realistic picture of the job. What is included and how it is stated is very important in writing job descriptions. Someone without knowledge of the job should be able to read the description and have a clear understanding of the job content.
1. General warehouse duties to support laydown, receiving, crossdock, shipping, pallets, storage and QA areas of the distribution center. Ability to operate forklift and other powered equipment essential to the position.
2. Consult with the shift supervisor to determine daily work assignments based on volume. Assign tasks to team members that support daily plan. Communicate among peers. Monitor productivity and adjust work assignments as needed.
3. Work with new hires and temporary associates on the proper procedures for handling freight safely. Research and resolve inventory variances and respond to team members questions and issue.

4. Systemic control of all products through the use of the Warehouse Management System (WMS). Ensure all pallet movements are scanned in and out of location maintaining an accurate audit trail.
5. Willing in work in all areas of the warehouse as the workload dictates.
6. Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. without assistance. Must be able to work within warehouse environment which includes heat, cold, noise and dust.

1. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs without assistance. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs with assistance.
2. Ability to work in warehouse environment which includes heat, cold, noise, dust.
3. When needed working on powered equipment for up to 8 hrs per day
4. When needed standing, bending, lifting for up to 8 hrs per day

Reporting and Working Relationship: This section should include the title of the job to which this job reports to, as well as all internal and external contacts/interactions necessary for effective performance of the job. Describe the nature and level of interactions this job has with others, both internally and externally. Explain any specific interpersonal skills necessary to successfully perform this role (i.e., negotiation skills, represents business at external events or to governmental bodies, etc. ).

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS REQUIRED: PROFESSIONAL, STRONG LISTENER AND COMMUNICATOR, PROBLEM SOLVER, ASSERTIVE, INFLUENTIAL, TEAM ORIENTED, RESPECTFUL, MULTI-TASKED, ORGANIZED
KEY COMPETENCIES: BUSINESS ACUMEN, STRATEGIC AND ORGANIZATIONAL AGILITY, MANAGE WITH VISION AND PURPOSE, PERSPECTIVE, POLITICAL SAVVY, INFLUENCE WITHOUT AUTHORITY