JACINTOPORT INTERNATIONAL LLC Forklift Operator (Packaging) in HOUSTON, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for moving different commodities within Resin Warehouse utilizing a forklift. 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 ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives direct supervision from the Resin Packaging Supervisor and receives guidance from the Packaging Foreman. Employee does not exercise supervision over any other position. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PRIMARY Perform all functions in accordance with operation and safety guidelines Review and implement the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) guidelines on a daily basis to ensure compliance with safety, and warehouse storing procedures Inspect forklift before operating making sure it is safe to operate and manually complete the forklift maintenance checklist Operate 5K forklift equipment to relocate material and remove loaded pallets, containing 55lbs bags filled with plastic pellets, from the packaging line and storing them in designated warehouse areas Ensure packaging line has an adequate supply of pallets, slip sheets, and stretch wrap Ensure that pallets are stretch wrapped properly before loading or storing Compare pallet ID label number with lot number to make sure that there are no discrepancies before storing pallet loads in warehouse Use RF (Radio Frequency) hand held computer system to track work performed and inventory Monitor packaging line from filling up with loaded pallets to prevent line shutdowns Clean out warehouse location before storing material and assist in keeping the packaging line clean Maintain a clean and organize work area, free of debris or safety hazards and awareness of surroundings (i.e. vehicles, people checking equipment, etc.) at all times SECONDARY Seek out sufficient warehouse space by working with packaging line Foreman and the shipping department to efficiently store product in the warehouse Perform other related duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: REQUIRED Must have a one (1) year minimum experience operating a 5K forklift to safely and efficiently transport and relocate loaded pallets from the packaging line and storing them in designated warehouse areas Must have the ability to read, write, and speak basic English Must be able to accurately process alpha/numeric information Must have the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, team oriented work environment Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees Must have the ability to think logically, follow procedures, instructions and make sound decisions Must be able to work flexible schedule (Swing Shifts, from either 6am-6pm or 6pm-6am including weekends, holidays and/or extended hours as needed) Rotate shifts night/day every other week PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Subject to physical and/or DOT Screening is required along with other tests as applicable The employee is continuously required to sit, twist, forward reach, and exercise eye-hand coordination and eye-hand-foot coordination The employee is continuously required to grasp and exercise repetitive foot and wrist motion While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their fingers The employee is frequently required to talk and hear The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, forward bend and exercise pinch and finger dexterity The employee is occasionally required to lift, carry, push and pull up to 20lbs. . Specific vision abilities required by this job include