Material Handler/ Forklift Operator

Winston-Salem | North Carolina | United States

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Material Handler/ Forklift Operator

5900 Grassy Creek Boulevard

Winston-Salem, NC 27105


The Material Handler – Rural Hall position is responsible for the efficient handling of materials from Manufacturing and outside Suppliers going to our Assembly Plants and Customers.



  • Responsible for operating Electric Pallet Jacks, Forklifts, Stand-up Reach Trucks, and Sit-down Swing Reach Trucks.
  • Complete a daily checklist on Material Handling Equipment (MHE) before the start of the shift.
  • Ensure all safety equipment and devices are in place and working properly.
  • Safe operation of the MHE within the plant to prevent damage or personal injury.
  • Responsible for unloading inbounds, warehousing materials, supplying production lines and loading outbound shipments.
  • Checking the trailers to make sure they are safe to use.
  • Ensuring materials are properly unitized and marked.
  • Accurately checking the quantity and description of the materials handled.
  • Loading various size pallets to maximize trailer cube while minimizing in transit damage.
  • Completing paperwork associated with the movement of materials in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintaining accurate inventory of all materials and completing daily cycle counts.
  • Assisting other areas as need to maintain a team approach.
  • May assist as a back up to the Warehouse Clerk when necessary
  • Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Overtime is required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Must have a minimum of two years’ experience on MHE and possess proficient math skills. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and basic computer skills.

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