Universal Forest Products Forklift Operator I in Salisbury, North Carolina

Knowledge * Minimum 9th grade basic education; preferred High school diploma or equivalent. * No minimum experience is required; however forklift driving experienced is preferred. * Working knowledge of basic math and inventory techniques * Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process . Previous experience with Universal Forest Products preferred Skills and abilities * Ability to work in a safe manner * Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material * Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions * Demonstrate ability to stack material properly * Ability to pay attention to surroundings * Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions * Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write basic English * Ability to frequently get on and off a forklift, to withstand operations in rough surfaces, to work in a wide range of weather condition, and operate a forklift for extended periods of time. * Demonstrate eye-hand coordination * Ability to work under immediate supervision * Ability to pass a drug test * Ability to work hours mandated by management Conduct * Safety conscious * Team player and goal oriented * Leads by example and positive attitude * Participates in Safety and CI programs * Punctual and reliable * Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

  • Provides production departments with material from inventory according to production schedule * Moves material in process from one station to another (if necessary). * Bands, wraps and/or packs finished goods, and labels material. * Moves finished goods from production area to finished goods inventory (yard or warehouse). * Assist production with bottle necks and other material needs. * Provides general preventive maintenance on equipment. * Completes pre-shift/startup equipment checklist and reports any problems or concerns. * Maintains rough material and finished goods inventory yard organized and clean. * Completes production records are required. * Follows forklift rules and policies as described by Company policy. * Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings. * Performs other duties as required

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