Warehouse Forklift Operator
Position reports to the Facility Manager, Manager of Operations, or Supervisor of Operations. Operate MHE in consistent, safe, and reliable manner. Prompt work attendance with minimal unplanned absences.
- Operate equipment safely and behave in compliance with company policy and site management expectations
- Complete daily safety and MHE inspections
- Satisfy employee productivity and inventory accuracy goals with respect to unloading and loading shipments, put-away of inbound material, picking of outbound orders, and overall handling on customer material
- Count, weigh, and otherwise determine the actual quantity of inventory being handled
- Picked and shipped
- Provide timely and accurate communication to site management
- Provide timely and accurate communication to site customer service personnel
- Perform daily housekeeping tasks to standard
- Open and close facility in special cases authorized by site management
- High school degree required or equivalent work experience
- One to two years of relevant experience
Knowledge and Skills
- Prior use of MHE and/or prior MHE certification
- Effective communication and listening skills
- Bi-lingual communication skills preferred
- Must demonstrate responsible work habits and satisfy pre-employment requirements, including background check and drug screen.
Environment and physical requirements
· Communication with people
· Must be able to sit a minimum of eight (8) hours per day and must be able to stand/climb stairs as required
· Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, crouch, and reach above shoulder level on regular basis
· Must be able to lift 35 pounds on regular basis
· Position may be exposed to heavy duty tractors and trailers, gas and diesel engines, maintenance areas, shipping and receiving docks, material handling equipment, warehouse personnel, and OTR drivers
· Minimal travel time
West Logistics has been a leader in providing warehousing services and solutions for 65 years. We offer competitive wages and benefits.
For 65 years, West Logistics has been a leader in providing unique warehousing services and solutions at our contract, dedicated and public warehousing facilities. Our company currently owns or manages over 2,500,000 square feet of space in 20 locations across nine states - North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Brown West Logistics
2900 Millsdale RdJoliet, IL
Transportation and Storage
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