Forklift Operator and Order Selector

Job Locations US-GA-Lithia Springs
Category
Procurement/Logistics
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
TYLER UNION

Overview

As a Forklift Operator / Order selector, you will be responsible for moving products throughout the distribution center using RF technology. Day to day, you can expect to be picking orders and building pallets for shipment. Loading and unloading trailers and containers. Storing pallets in their proper bin locations. Counting and verifying product throughout all tasks, while maintaining a clean, safe and productive work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Follow all processes and procedures associated with the Tyler Union Safety Program. Advise management of any deviations from this program.
  • Load, unload, move, stock, and stage products and materials using various types of forklifts or other power equipment 80% of specified shift.
  • Pull and prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and types of product is loaded.
  • Inspect each pallet for proper quantities, items, and lot codes (as applicable) damages and follow any special instructions or additional documentation.
  • Verify load accuracy; check the load count, stability, and product damage, report variances, as necessary.
  • Load, unload, pick, put away, consolidate, stack and stage products and materials using a forklift.
  • Safely load/unload trailers ensuring weight distribution, load integrity, and all shipping instructions are followed.
  • Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Assists with physical inventories and cycle counts, ensuring proper stock rotation.
  • Forklift operators must achieve expected production requirements while maintaining a clean and safe working environment
  • Communicate problems, concerns and ideas to management. Identify process improvements.
  • Participate in all assigned training programs and adhere to all guidelines.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to process excellence.
  • Ability to work overtime with little to no notice.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

  • 2+ years of forklift operations experience in a warehouse, manufacturing, industrial, or military environment preferred.
  • High school diploma is required.
  • One to three years of related on-the-job experience required.
  • Experience with RF devices.
  • Knowledge of UPS World Ship or Fed Ex ground

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES and WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Proven experience as order picker or other warehouse position.
  • Able to read and write in English.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Diligent and punctual.
  • Good physical strength and stamina.
  • Use a handheld scanner with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Change equipment battery or LP tank and monitor power source, as necessary.
  • Abilities required include static strength, multi-limb coordination, trunk strength, control precision, manual dexterity, near vision, oral comprehension, stamina, deductive reasoning, and dynamic strength.
  • Work activities include handling and moving objects; identifying objects, actions, and events; controlling machines and processes; operating vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment; establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships; evaluating information to determine compliance with standards; communicating with supervisors and peers; getting information; and making decisions and solving problems.
  • The physical requirements required to perform this job include moderate lifting/carrying of up to 50 pounds; overhead or above shoulder reaching; bending at the waist occasionally; pushing/pulling a maximum of up to 50 pounds un-wheeled; twisting torso at the waist; use of fingers and both hands; ability to grasp medium with right/left hands; ability to flex/extend right/left hands; ability to do repetitive work with hands; ability to exert medium arm/hand force with right/left hands; ability to wear gloves on right/left hands; ability to use tools with right/left hands; ability to write; maximum standing of one hour per day; maximum sitting of five hours per day; maximum walking of two hours per day; kneeling; squatting; climbing using arms and legs; moving neck forward/back and turning right/left; ability to work in a wide temperature range; ability to work in high humidity; ability to work inside/outside; ability to work with solvents or chemicals, such as casting coating and fuels; ability to work around moving machinery; and ability to operate a crane, truck, forklift, or other moving vehicles.
  • Must wear common protective or safety equipment, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and hard hats.

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