Forklift Driver-1st & 2nd Shift-FT/PT-Peak Season


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Location

NJ-Monroe Township

Classification

Temporary

Description

In addition to the job responsibilities of a warehouse clerk, as a forklift operator, you will perform various primary tasks throughout the warehouse operating one or more types of forklifts and electric pallet trucks, which requires excellent manual dexterity, attention to detail and attentive use of caution. Drivers must operate quickly but safely, yielding to pedestrians at all times and work to preserve quantity and quality standards to preserve product, facilities and machinery, while filling customer orders.

Essential Functions

•Excellent manual dexterity and coordination
•Attention to detail
•Heavy lifting and use of upper body
•Organize and store electronically all inbound stock
•Pull stock based upon customer orders and prepare it for outbound shipping
•Safely and without damage, move pallets of product throughout the warehouse
•Operates forklifts around low overheads, exercising machine height awareness
•Strictly operates the correct forklift in designated areas only
•Use hand held computer, scanners and printers to pull customer orders
•Carefully stacks pallets to ensure stable movement
•May perform order pulling, palletizing, and pallet loading/unloading at significant heights
•Follows strict safety procedures including OSHA required measures (such as lanyards, rescue and machine control), machine check-in/out, machine operations and standards, personal protective equipment (PPE), lifting, accident reporting and communications
•Ensures work and traffic areas remain free of trash and debris

Qualifications

•Must be able to stand for long periods of time and perform continuous lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 lbs.
•Ability to operate more than 30 feet above ground and are required to have good manual dexterity, depth perception and attention to detail
•Strong aptitude for technical knowledge and skill, for using hand-held and machine mounted portable computers and scanners
•Ability to reflex to execute precautionary measure while operating forklifts in a warehouse environment
•Knowledge of the RF (Radio Frequency) gun
•Warehouse experience a plus
•Strong basic math skills
•Must be able to accurately and efficiently move material so orders are neat and damage free
•Ablility to handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment

 

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