Equipment Operator

The Distribution Center Forklift Operator is responsible for transferring goods and materials from incoming and outbound shipments via a power industrial equipment (forklifts, reach trucks, stock pickers, etc).

  • Uses materials handling equipment to stock, retrieve, lift, carry, move, and position merchandise or materials stored on various levels throughout the warehouse / crossdock
  • Responsible for the safe operation of equipment to ensure no damage to merchandise, equipment, or facilities
  • Performs safety checks on lifts, reporting any damage prior to start and end of shift
  • Maintains accurate inventory and reports any discrepancies
  • Performs all routine equipment servicing including, but not limited to attaching a battery charger, replenishing fuel, and checking for safety of operations
  • Cleans up and disposes boxes, packing material, and pallets, as well as general housekeeping of facility and specific product line areas
  • Rotates through different departments, as necessary, to meet the demands of the business
  • Participates in ongoing training regarding technology upgrades and new systems applicable to the position
  • Performs all job tasks assigned by the leadership staff to achieve and maintain daily productivity and quality goals

Required Skills

  • Basic English Language proficiency
  • Possess a complete understanding of training and communication resources relevant to the position
  • Maintains an awareness of loss prevention, security and safety following the guidelines as outlined in the Company Code of Conduct and Associate Policy manuals
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Attention to detail

Physical and Visual Activities

On a daily basis, must be able to constantly have visual acuity near and far, stand, operate computers / POS / office equipment, move around the facility and communicate.

Ability to frequently handle paperwork and / or remain stationary. May occasionally lift, carry, reach, kneel, crawl, push / pull, climb, balance, bend, crouch, twist or have foot controls for operating equipment.

Physical Demands

Movement of product, supplies and / or boxes to and from all levels of the store and stockroom. Ability to move and / or lift up to 65 lbs to a height of 3-4 feet;

heavier product with team assist. Furniture : Ability to move up to 300 lbs with appropriate equipment.

Environmental / Atmospheric Conditions

Hot / cold temperature changes, concrete floors, odors, dust and mechanical / electrical / chemical hazards possible

In accordance with applicable law, associates will be provided with reasonable accommodations as necessary and appropriate to perform the position’s requirements.

NOTE : The KRAs and other aspects of the job listed on this job description should not be construed to contain every function / responsibility that may be required to be performed by an associate in this job.

Associates are required to perform other related functions as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Posted in February 26, 2022

Expired in May 26, 2022

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