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Forklift Operator

Port City Logistics, Inc.
Savannah, GA 31407
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  • Job Code
    197675770
  • Jobs Rated
    113th

Position Summary: The Forklift Operator is responsible for safely and efficiently operating a forklift and/or stand-up reach truck and/or box clamp and/or skid steer to move products, equipment, or materials as required in fulfilling customer requests. The Forklift Operator will drive a gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, or elevating platform, to push, pull, lift, stack, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the duties outlined in this job description.



Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Order Picking Efficiently pull and prepare (pick) customer orders for shipment, ensuring that the correct number and type of product is loaded and shipped. Assemble various types of merchandise for shipment. Carry or transport orders to shipping locations or delivery platforms, sometimes with material handling equipment. Stencil, tag, or mark orders as requested. Perform these picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.
  2. Receiving / Put-Away Safely and efficiently unload inbound shipments and move product to storage locations, and efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas.
  3. Repack Repack and weigh any orders that require such handling when necessary. Report quality variances and handle the sub-standard product as requested.
  4. Quality Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.

Report quality variances and handle the sub-standard product as requested.

  1. Equipment Operate forklift and/or stand-up reach truck and/or box clamp and/or skid steer in performance of order filling duties when required. Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment as required. Use radio frequency equipment for picking, receiving, put-away, and load functions, as required. Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion. On a daily basis, inspect and perform preventative maintenance (PM) on the forklift and/or stand-up reach truck and/or box clamp and/or skid steer or other equipment.

Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.

  1. Inventory Conduct physical inventories as required. Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained. Assist in physical inventories. Ensure proper stock rotation.
  2. Safety, Sanitation, Security Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety. Comply with OSHA, MSDS, and Port City Logistics Safety Standards.
  3. Loading Safely and efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into containers (rail cars or trailers), box trucks, flatbeds, and/or personal vehicles.
  4. Maintenance Perform or assist in performing building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required.

Required Skills / Qualifications

Education High school diploma, GED, or equivalent

First-hand understanding of inbound and outbound warehouse
Knowledge shipping processes

Ability to maintain, service and operate warehouse machinery and

Skills equipment; Ability to effectively manage time while managing the demands of multiple tasks

  • 1-3 years of experience in using a forklift in loading and unloading product in a warehouse setting
  • 1-3 years of experience in using a standup reach truck in loading and unloading product in a warehouse setting
  • If working in a division/location that requires the use of a box

Experience clamp truck: 1-3 years of experience in using a box clamp in loading and unloading product in a warehouse setting

  • If working in a division/location that requires the use of a skid steer: 1-3 years of experience in using a skid steer in loading and unloading product in a warehouse setting

Certification(s) (none)

Moderate Ability to read written instructions, manuals, order requests, bills of lading, container detail reports, machine equipment
Reading readings, measurements, or gauges; ability to have attention to detail and to have moderate reading comprehension skills (English)

Moderate Ability to count accurately, do simple math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), write legibly, read numbers, and
Math correctly complete mathematical problems in situations that require a mathematical resolution (e.g. inventory discrepancy)

Writing Ability to write correctly, legibly, and often detail-oriented information

Ability to use a physical, digital time clock; to use a bar code scanner; to use a calculator; to use a hand held radio; to safely and efficiently
Technical Skills drive a forklift and/or stand-up reach truck and/or box clamp and/or skid steer

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others in a close

Interpersonal / Human working environment or over a great distance via hand held radio;

Relations Skills ability to efficiently coordinate work and to work as a team with internal and external employees of the company

The Order Handler & Operator requires satisfactory completion of
Training

New Hire Safety Training provided by the employer

Preferred Skills / Qualifications

Certification(s) Forklift and/or Reach Truck and/or box clamp and/or skid steer

Ability to operate a scan gun

Ability to use a computer for basic skills, including but not limited to:
Technical Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook (email); and an inventory management system

Physical Demands

  1. Extended periods of time during which this person must be capable of sitting, standing, and walking

Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  1. Safety Vest

Optional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  1. Safety Glasses
  2. Ear Plugs
  3. Gloves








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Posted: 2022-11-22 Expires: 2022-12-24

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113th2019 - Forklift Operator
Overall Rating: 113/199
Median Salary: $44,270

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