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Forklift Operator

Company: Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Location: Gordon
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Knowledge

  • Minimum 9th grade basic education; High school diploma/GED preferred but not required
  • Prefers 6 months to 1 year of experience driving a forklift or operating similar equipment.
  • Working knowledge of basic math and inventory techniques
  • Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material
  • Ability to estimate approximate weight 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 management

Conduct

  • 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: Universal Forest Products, Inc., Reading , Forklift Operator, Other , Gordon, Pennsylvania

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