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Forklift Operator - Shipping

Location: Covington
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: SHIPPING FORKLIFT OPERATOR REPORTS TO: Shipping SupervisorSUMMARYResponsible for all activities associated with safely operating and caring for the forklift. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOperation and care of forklift in a safe manner. Must be qualified to properly operate the forklift.Complete and document a forklift inspection form before start of shift and when operating any forklift and turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs.Locate stock to be loaded.Load trailers as needed for timely deliveries.Remove finished goods from main line as needed.Maintain neat, orderly, and safe stacks of stock in storage areas.Complete necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.Maintain accurate location of stock in storage area by paperwork and computer.Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at an efficient and safe manner.Adheres to daily shipping schedule. Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality, delivery and service goals.Assist other forklift operators as necessary and is backup to Shipping Lead Person.Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.Additional duties may be assigned by management. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or GED.Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:Prior work experience in the corrugated industry.Prior work experience as a forklift operator.LANGUAGE SKILLSAble to read, write, communicate efficiently, and follow instructions on factory masters.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAble to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.TECHNICAL SKILLSThe individual must have a working knowledge of the following:Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation. Product layouts and production specificationsProduct quality specificationsQuality standardsCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Required to maintain a current Lift Truck Operator License. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 2nd Shift: Monday - Thursday : 3:30 pm - 2:00 am Friday (Overtime) : 3:30 pm - 12:00 amPI182255297

Keywords: HOOD CONTAINER CORPORATION, Covington , Forklift Operator - Shipping, Professions , Covington, Kentucky

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