Iowa Employer Forklift Operator in OSCEOLA, Iowa
Full time Forklift Operator openings, evening and nights shifts, shifts vary, may work weekends.Position Summary:Responsible for operating powered equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting product. Responsible for checking all inbound and outbound products. Ensures products are free of damage and infestation, product code dates are properly recorded and products match customer requirements.Primary Duties & Responsibilities:-Load, unload, move stock, and stage products and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment 80% of specified shift.-Pull and prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and types of product is loaded.-Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.-Comply with all OSHA and MSDS standards.-Verify load accuracy; check the load count, stability, and product damage, report variances as necessary.-Change equipment battery or LP tank and monitor power source as necessary.-Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.-Assist in physical inventories.-Complete daily inspection of equipment.-Perform additional duties as assigned.Minimum Education:-High School Diploma or equivalent (desired)-Forklift operator certificate or satisfactory completion of a forklift-training program within the first 30 days of employment (required)Minimum Experience (Desired):-Six months warehouse experience-Six months forklift operation experienceMinimum Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Essential:-Ability to spend 80% of time operating powered material handling equipment-Basic familiarity with warehousing-Good written and verbal communication skills-Ability to work specified shifts-Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules-Ability to read, understand, and follow directions/instructionsDesired:-Working knowledge of warehouse management system equipmentPhysical Requirements:Some walking, extensive sitting and standing. Must have capability to see near, far, depth, and peripherally.Will work in extreme temperatures: warehouses without air conditioning and in freezer environments. Hazards include working around moving parts and hazardous materials. Some safety precautions and/or the use of protective safety equipment required.The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions section is intended to describe the nature of the work and the minimum requirements of the job in general. Each site may have its own set of Physical Requirements and Working Conditions based on product(s) handled at the site and customer requirements. Statements in this job description are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. Management maintains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.National Career Readiness Certificate credential preferred.