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Forklift Operator

Company: Sunland Logistics Solutions, Inc.
Location: Milan
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob DescriptionJob Title: Forklift Operator/Warehouse Team MemberDepartment: Facility WarehousesReports to: SupervisorFLSA Status: NonexemptApproved by: JOB SUMMARY:Manual loading and unloading of freight with the use of a pallet jack, hand truck or forklift, general labor, and warehouse maintenance. Take full charge of the assigned dock area. Know the proper location and receiving process for all accounts. Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The Forklift Operator performs to the following tasks:

  • Assist shipping and receiving, unloading trucks, by use of equipment such as hand truck or pallet jack, or by using forklift
  • Checking in merchandise, matching purchase orders to sales orders and distributing for processing by lot numbers
  • Reading customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed and/or shipped
  • Verify and note the count and condition of cargo received, knowing when to either refuse or accept with notation.
  • Record documents to appropriate forms and/or logbooks.
  • Verify that proper identification is attached.
  • Sort cargo received by account or intended location, and store in proper location by part number
  • Perform forklift duties and learn to cube basic loads.
  • Assist in various warehouse maintenance tasks, including sweeping floors, storing equipment, etc.
  • Perform required before-, during-, and after-operation "user maintenance" and provide required reports
  • Maintain and protect all property entrusted to you in excellent condition
  • Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall team operations
  • Scan outbound shipments to ensure accuracy and quality control
  • Ensure and comply with all procedures established to ensure product is being properly controlled
  • Communicate all problems and concerns regarding shipment scanning to Team Leader
  • Identify damaged items staged in outbound bays
  • Inspect outbound products for quality assurance
  • Accurately document results of outbound audits upon completion
    • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to operate forklift, hand truck and pallet jack.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
    • Responds promptly and professionally to customer needs.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
    • Read, comprehend and complete basic checklists, forms or other related documents.
    • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
    • Balances team and individual responsibilities.
    • Consistently at work and on time.
    • Able to work day, afternoon, or evening shift EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three months or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:Possess or have ability to become forklift certifiedDrivers License or equivalent LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read and interpret documents, including protocols, standard operating procedures, customer orders, and pick tickets. REASONING ABILITY:Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The Team Member frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The Team Member is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The Team Member must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than one hundred pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The performance of this position requires exposure to the warehouse areas where certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and foot protection. The forklift driver is frequently exposed to hot, humid, and cold conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and Team Member and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Keywords: Sunland Logistics Solutions, Inc., Memphis , Forklift Operator, Professions , Milan, Tennessee

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