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Forklift Operator

Company: eShipping LLC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition SummaryThe Forklift Operator will operate an industrial forklift truck to accomplish various materials handling assignments.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesDuties include but are not limited to the following:• Identifies and transports requested materials to and from various locations including machines, loading docks, railroad cars, trucks, and storage areas.• Obtains production schedule and/or shipping orders and then identifies, verifies, and transports requested raw materials, equipment, or processing materials accordingly.• Applies understanding of machine loading capacity and loading schedule, ensuring prompt and efficient delivery of required items.• Uses protective materials and strapping equipment to protect and secure loads; once delivered, removes strapping and wrapping, then safely disposes of waste materialsin designated containers or areas.• Reports any problems with materials or transportation to supervisor.• Manages and piles drums, skids, pallets, and other supplies in specified areas.• Services equipment as needed, reporting mechanical or electrical difficulties to truck mechanic.• Ensure that processes and safety procedures are followed• Other duties as assignedRequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.• Able to stand for extended periods of time• Must be able to lift 50 pounds and move pieces using a pallet jack and dolly• Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours• Possess excellent customer service, time management, and prioritization skills• Must have strong communication skills• Must be able to work in warehouse environment with varying temperatures• Must be able to work in an environment where the noise level varies and can be loudMinimum Education and Experience• High School Diploma or equivalentPhysical Demands and Work EnvironmentThe physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.• Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds and be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.• Cognitive/Mental Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate simple and complex information, ideas, and information. The employee is also required to use logic to define problems, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information, and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations. The employee must use problem-solving skills to formulate and apply appropriate courses of action for routine or familiar situations. The employee may be required to perform numerical operations including basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing or more complex quantitative calculations.• Work Environment: This position is primarily performed in a warehouse with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.eShipping LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: eShipping LLC, Kansas City , Forklift Operator, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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