Broad River Furniture Forklift Operator/Material Handler II in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Job Descriptions:

SUMMARY: This position performs material handling functions; move, receive, transport, cycle count inventory, layer process audits, customer pick up and distribution. Operates Stand Up Furniture Forklifts and Cherry Pickers on a daily basis.


  • Follow Broad River Retail's Core Values of Integrity, Personal Excellence, Customer Satisfaction, Collaboration, and Innovation.
  • Operate Stand Up Furniture Forklifts
  • Attend work as scheduled.
  • Staff may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those outlined here.


Operate material handling equipment, receive and tag products, load, unload and move products for distribution. Greet and load products for customers: 70-90%

  • Operate scanner to properly assign products to location for distribution, display, customer pick up or storage.
  • Safely operate all material handling equipment and Stand Up Furniture Forklifts.
  • Safely load and unload products for distribution, customer pick up or storage.
  • Prioritize workload to ensure timeliness are met
  • Accurately receive and tag products properly for distribution or storage.
  • Identify defective products and process accordingly.
  • Accurately sign freight bills and packing list.
  • Greet and process customer orders, verify order for accuracy and safely load and secure products into customer vehicles.
  • Crate and uncrate products for inspection.
  • Perform cycle counts of physical inventory.
  • Provide layer process audits in various departments.

View and work on reports, oversee receiving specialist, uncrate products, assist accessory display staff. 0-30%

  • Inspect merchandise for flaws.
  • Review driver load exception reports to ensure products are properly processed.
  • Conduct monthly cycle reports, reconcile product discrepancies and report to management.
  • Uncrate, prepare and tag merchandise for display.
  • Monitor and audit receiving specialist.
  • Monitor and audit machine operators for rack integrity.

Housekeeping and miscellaneous project: 10%

  • Clean assigned areas of the warehouse.
  • Assist other departments as needed and other projects as assigned.

Required Experience:

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • 1 year warehouse experience or labor experience required
  • 1 -2 years of recent experience operating Stand Up Forklifts
  • 1-2 years of shipping, receiving experience, machine operations preferred
  • Experience in operating scanning equipment required
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and/or early morning hours based on business needs.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull required weights per established requirements for the department

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequent standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel; reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, talking and hearing.
  • Occasional sitting.
  • Must lift and move pieces up to 75 lbs

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places.
  • The staff member is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • The nature of this work requires that it be performed on-site at Broad River Furniture (Ashley).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified. Management, in its sole discretion, may assign further duties as it deems necessary.
Keyword: warehouse, shipping, receiving, distribution center, laborer, worker, manual, cherry picker, forklift, operate
From: Broad River Furniture