Forklift Operator 3rd shift - SP, NJ

Somers Point / New Jersey / United States

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Forklift Operator 3rd shift - SP, NJ


901 Durham Ave
South Plainfield, New Jersey, 7080
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Pull finished goods and receive raw materials accurately and efficiently.  Maintain an organized and clean warehouse.  Load and unload trucks in a safe and efficient manner.  Maintain training as designated by the Company.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Receives finished goods into the warehouse and keep in an organized manner.
  • Receives raw materials into the warehouse and stages into designated areas.
  • Receives work-in-process from outside locations and stages in assigned areas.
  • Pulls finished goods according to the daily schedule provided.
  • Identifies each pallet with proper information according to customer specifications.
  • Loads and unloads trucks.
  • Identifies and labels orders being shipped to outside warehouses.
  • Completes training and maintains license for operation of forklift and pallet jacks
  • Performs other duties as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.)

·         Must have a minimum of 1 year forklift operation experience.

·         Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid forklift license/certification.

  • Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Must be able to perform basic math.
  • Must be able to operate a fax machine and copy machine.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

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 position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

 Employee is required to: stand, walk, talk, see, and hear.

           In terms of a typical 8 hour workday,

On the job,

employees must:

Not at all

Occasionally

(<2 hours)

Frequently

(2-5 hours)

Continuously (5-8 hours)

Bend/Stoop

 

 

 

X

Reach above shoulder level

 

X

 

 

Balance

 

X

 

 

Push/Pull

 

 

X

 

Use hands/fingers to handle/feel

 

 

 

X

Repetitive operations

 

 

 

X

 

In terms of a typical 8 hour workday,

On the job, employees must lift and/or push/pull:

Not at all

Occasionally (<2 hours)

Frequently

(2-5 hours)

Continuously (5-8 hours)

Up to 10 pounds

 

 

 

X

Up to 25 pounds

 

 

 

X

Up to 50 pounds

 

 

 

X

 

This position has special vision requirements:

Close vision – clear vision at 20 inches or less.

Distance vision – clear vision at 20 feet or more.

Peripheral vision – ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down and/or left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point.

Ability to adjust focus – adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. 

      The noise level that is typical for the work environment of this position is:

Elevated noise (examples: machinery, fork lifts, and air compressors).

 Work Hazards:

            How much time is spent in or around the following work hazards?

On the job, employees

must work around:

Not at all

Occasionally (<2 hours)

Frequently

(2-5 hours)

Continuously (5-8 hours)

Wet or humid conditions

 

 

X

 

Work near moving mechanical parts

 

 

 

 

X

Fumes or airborne particles

 

 

X

 

Toxic or caustic chemicals

 

X

 

 

Outdoor weather conditions

 

 

X

 

JOB DESCRIPTION REVIEW:

 The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of the position. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 I understand this job description and its requirements and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned.  I understand the job functions may be altered from time to time.

 I have noted below any accommodations that are required to enable me to perform these duties.  I have also noted below any job responsibilities or functions, which I am unable to perform, with or without accommodation.

 

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

 

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