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Forklift Operator Job Description

Forklift Operator Job Description

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Forklift Operator Job Description:

We are looking for a careful forklift operator to move packages and material around our facilities. You will be operating a forklift with the utmost care to ensure efficiency and safety. Your job could involve driving around warehouses, storage spaces and other facilities.

You must be a responsible individual with great experience in driving industrial vehicles. The goal will be to ensure that material and products will always be at the right place to achieve maximum efficiency.

Forklift Operator Job Responsibilities:

  • Loading, unloading, shipping, and receiving warehouse items.
  • Transporting materials to different locations within the facility.
  • Optimizing loads to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Securing loads to the machine before transportation.
  • Inspecting for damages to vehicles.
  • Scheduling vehicles for maintenance and repairs.
  • Operating and managing technical equipment.
  • Managing inventory by utilizing RF scanning equipment.
  • Picking and wrapping orders for shipment.
  • Identifying workplace safety hazards.
  • Adhering to safety management standards.
  • Adhering to production schedules.

Forklift Operator Job Requirements:

  • Previous warehouse experience.
  • Prior experience as a forklift operator.
  • Forklift or heavy machinery certification.
  • Completion of forklift driving course, a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • High school diploma or GED, preferred.
  • Previous OSHA training a plus.
  • Hazardous materials training, as needed.