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Forklift Operator

Company: IGPS Logistics LLC
Location: Naperville
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Summary: Driving forklift or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials. Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates forklift in a safe and responsible manner to perform job duties.
  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
  • Loads or unloads materials onto or off trailers as directed.
  • Ensures accurate Inbound Sort Worksheets and TDS Repair quantities when needed.
  • Cares for forklift through light maintenance such as daily inspection, changing propane tank and cleaning as needed or directed.
  • Obtains copy of shipping order and transports pallets to and from designated areas in the depot.
  • Loading and unloading pallets from trucks.
  • Moving pallets around the storage facility.
  • Stacking pallets in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions.
  • Checking loads are secure.
  • Stacking empty pallets.
  • May also assist in counting of physical inventory.
  • Reports property or equipment damage to Supervisor.
  • Examining pallets to verify conformance to qualify standards.
  • Ensures safety measures are always adhered to.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management (i.e., janitorial duties, material handling duties, etc.) Job Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Forklift Operator Certification per OSHA standards.
    • Prior forklift operator experience in a warehouse environment preferred.
    • Experience with RF scanner gun preferred.
    • Understanding of safety requirements for lifting and equipment maintenance. Job Competencies:
      • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
      • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
      • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
      • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
      • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
      • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed indoors in a manufacturing setting with regular exposure to cold, heat, noise, and moving machines and equipment. Must be able to lift to 50 lbs., push and pull up to 13-25 lbs., lift, stand and carry consistently, have proper hearing, vision, and speech capabilities. Can wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Hearing protection, safety glasses, goggles, or shields).

Keywords: IGPS Logistics LLC, Naperville , Forklift Operator, Professions , Naperville, Illinois

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