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Forklift Operator

Location: 

Dover, DE, US

Req ID:  889
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

 

JOB SUMMARY
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.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
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. 

 

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES
•    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

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
•    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.

REQUIRED EDUCATION / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
•    Education: 
o    High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
•    Experience:  
o    Over one month – up to six months
•    Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
o    Requires the use of simple writing, adding, and subtracting of whole numbers.
o    Carrying out instructions.
o    Use of fixed gauges and direct reading instruments and devices; interpretation not necessary.
o    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.
•    Testing:
o    None to attain the position.

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
•    Previous experience with various types of stand up and sit down Forklifts.

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and 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 other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover