Forklift Operator Relogistics Services, LLC Atlanta
Relogistics Services, LLC
Short Description :
From a technical trade or other comparable school Ability to work in extreme conditions to include, but not limited to, elements, heat, cold, and air particulate Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus Personal Protective ,…
Full Description :
The Forklift Operator moves pallets and other materials through the different areas of the Distribution Center, Reverse Logistics Center, supporting production requirements in those areas, as well as loading and unloading customer trailers. Relogistics Forklift Operators also Power-Sort pallets as part of their daily responsibilities in some locations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The forklift operator is responsible for making decisions regarding the movement of pallets or materials to maximize the efficiency
Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus
Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets and transports load to designated area
Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device
Forklifts must be operated with extreme care, adhering to company safety procedures at all times
Forklift operators must achieve expected production requirements while maintaining a clean and safe working environment
Must be accountable for achieving Relogistics results while maintaining Relogistics Core Values and Safety Standards
Education and/or Experience
Good math, language and reading skills with attention to detail along with basic computer skills
Forklift operators must have a valid certificate of training from a technical trade or other comparable school. Operators will also receive additional training from the Company.
High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
Follow instructions for keeping records
Understanding that overtime may be required and is considered mandatory
Ability to work overtime and flexible schedule/shifts
Candidates must pass a background check and drug screen
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to work in extreme conditions to include, but not limited to, elements, heat, cold, and air particulate
Repetitively adjust body position to bend, stoop, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for entire shifts of varying lengths
The employee is frequently required to sit, talk hear, walk and use hands to handle, feel and reach
Forklift operator is required to sit for long periods of time
The noise level in the work environment is dependent on location
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required (eye protection, ear protection is mandatory at several locations, safety shoes)
Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision and color vision.
Must have a good sense of balance & good eye-hand-foot coordination
May be required to lift pallets by hand, each weighing between 50 lbs. to 75 lbs.
Full-time employees eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, AD&D and Short-Term & Long-Term Disability insurance on the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment
is an equal opportunity employer.