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Yard Horse Driver / Forklift Material Handler - 1st Shift


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  3456
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.


$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS after 6 months of continuous service!

BENEFITS PACKAGE:  Medical, Dental, Vision, and much more!

PAID TIME OFF:  Vacation, Holiday, Float Time!



Perform all required driving operations for the trailer yard.  Complete the inventory check of all trailers in the yard.  Move material (Raw, WIP, FG) via forklift between the Value Streams.  Load and unload trailers as needed within the operations.



  • Move empty and loaded trailers from the dock doors to the trailer yard using the Yard Horse.
  • Complete the daily yard check of trailers in the yard and complete the Yard Check form.
  • Perform daily yard moves as needed by the Warehouse.
  • Use the trailer chocks and trailer stands to ensure the safety of the trailer and the Team Members while the trailer is being loaded.
  • Perform daily inspections on the yard horse and log the information into check sheets.
  • Operate a forklift, push pull, hand-truck or wagon to load, unload, move, stack, stage and count product and materials.
  • Account for the safe and efficient operation of the forklift and all attached (vehicle mount, communication devices, etc.).
  • Perform daily inspections on tow motors and log the information into check sheets.
  • Unload materials/packages safely and accurately to its receiving location, then safely transports materials/packages to its location destination in warehouse or deliver to appropriate colleagues.
  • Pull materials and product for production, warehouse, and or shipping by ensuring that label and product match, and skids are transported to its destination location on a timely basis.
  • Move product from its location or staging area into trailers.
  • Load, unload, transport, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, push pull, hand truck, and or wagon. Use radio frequency equipment for receiving, put-away, picking, returns and shipping functions, as required. Daily, perform safety checks add water to forklift if needed. Daily at end of shift replace battery of forklift with a fully charged battery and charge used battery on the battery changing station, if needed. Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner by following proper procedures.
  • Properly document and keep appropriate records of transactions to guarantee the control of inventory. Ensure stock is being rotated. Assist in daily cycle counts. Assist in a yearly physical inventory.
  • Certified forklift driver with material handling and radio frequency equipment required. Working knowledge of shipping and receiving documents, packing slips, Purchase orders, Bill of Lading, MSDS, etc.
  • Be able to move (push, pull, or otherwise manipulate) materials up to 50 lbs. onto a cart during Maintenance Repair Operating Supplies (MRO).
  • General computer experience required.
  • Excellent Safety Record.
  • Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly condition.



  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent proven problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer and math skills.



  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Fork truck Certified
  • Have previous experience with SAP; Shipping and Receiving
  • CDL license


Salary Range:  LG7 - Starting from $18.63 per hour, based on experience.

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: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford