Forklift Operator

Carrollton, TX | Full Time Temp to Hire

Post Date: 06/01/2017 Industry: Warehouse Logistics and Distribution Pay Rate: 15.00 per hour

Do you want to work for a company with growth potential and stability?  Our client is seeking dynamic individuals to join their forklift team!

Essential duties and responsibilities

  •  Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
  • Loading and unloading goods from vehicles
  • Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment
  • Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards

Qualification requirements

  • Experience with sit down, stand up, reach trucks and electric pallet jacks.
  • Good math, language, reading skills and basic computer skills
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Maintain a clean & safe environment
  • May be required to use RF scanner gun
  • High School diploma or equivalent

Physical demands and abilities

  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Having a good sense of balance
  • Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

Cadessa Smith

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