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Forklift Operator I

Company: UFP Industries, Inc.
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

General SummaryForklift Operator I is responsible for the movement of material from inventory to production and back to inventory. Maintains correct paperwork and production records as required. Works under immediate supervision; relies on specific direction and instructions.Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provides production departments with material from inventory according to production schedule
  • Moves material in process from one station to another (if necessary)
  • Bands, wraps and/or packs finished goods, and labels material
  • Moves finished goods from production area to finished goods inventory (yard or warehouse)
  • Assist production with bottle necks and other material needs
  • Provides general preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment checklist and reports any problems or concerns
  • Maintains rough material and finished goods inventory yard organized and clean
  • Completes production records as required
  • Follows forklift rules and policies as described by Company policy
  • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings
  • Performs other duties as requiredRequirementsKnowledge
    • Minimum 9th grade basic education; High school diploma/GED preferred but not required
    • No minimum experience is required; however, forklift driving experienced is preferred
    • Working knowledge of basic math and inventory techniques
    • Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process
    • Must be at least 18 years of ageSkills and abilities
      • Ability to work in a safe manner
      • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material
      • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
      • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly
      • Ability to pay attention to surroundings
      • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions
      • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write basic English
      • Ability to frequently get on and off a forklift, to withstand operations in rough surfaces, to work in a wide range of weather condition, and operate a forklift for extended periods of time
      • Demonstrate eye-hand coordination
      • Ability to work under immediate supervision
      • Ability to pass a drug test
      • Ability to work hours mandated by managementConduct
        • Safety conscious
        • Team player and goal oriented
        • Leads by example and positive attitude
        • Participates in Safety and CI programs
        • Punctual and reliable
        • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

Keywords: UFP Industries, Inc., College Station , Forklift Operator I, Professions , Huntsville, Texas

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