Forklift Operator


Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  4273
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.


Responsible for ensuring the proficient and safe use of the forklift in lifting, moving, and packing of product. Operates a powered industrial truck to load and unload materials and moves them to and from storage areas, machines, loading docks, and trucks.



  1. Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations.
  2. Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas.    
  3. Move in-process materials and finish stock to/from production areas. 
  4. Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.  Report quality variances. 
  5. Accurately complete and document all product/material location movements.
  6. Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.
  7. Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.             
  8. Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into trailers using proper dock safety procedures.
  9. Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a fork lift, clamp truck, or other powered equipment,
  10. Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.  On a daily basis, inspect and perform safety check on fork lift.
  11. Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner.                                                                                      
  12. Assist in physical inventories. 
  13. Ensure proper stock rotation. 
  14. Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.                                                                                    
  15. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse/plant.  Follow all Edgewell safety and QSR/GMP policies.  
  16. Must maintain a current fork lift operator's license and perform all other duties as required by supervision.



  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities. This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment/devices, guarding, as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately report every job-related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a team leader/supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating accidents as directed by your supervisor.
  • Take necessary actions to correct or stop any unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Review Material Safety Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product.
  • Maintain work area in safe condition by ensuring the work area is clean and orderly
  • Comply with all safety work rules at all times. Actively participate in safety initiatives
  • Work overtime, flexible hours, and weekends, as needed or required.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Accurately and timely complete all Quality checks and properly document.
  • Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control.
  • Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions.
  • Notify supervision for corrective action if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do not conform to specifications.



  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or GED preferred, or the ability to achieve GED within 12 months of hire. Company assistance available.  
  • Experience:  
    • Over one month – up to six months
  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Requires the use of simple writing, adding, and subtracting of whole numbers.
    • Carrying out instructions.
    • Use of fixed gauges and direct reading instruments and devices; interpretation not necessary.
    • Frequent lifting or moving of light weight material weighing 5 lbs. to 25 lbs. and occasional lifting or moving of average weight material weighing 25 lbs. to 60 lbs. required, assisted lift over 50 lbs.
    • Visual acuity of 20/40 vision in the better eye (corrected) with normal depth perception.
    • Hearing acuity of 40 db at 5kHZ, 1 kHz and 2 kHz in the better ear.
  • Testing:
  • None to attain the position.



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover