Forklift Operator

Location Seaford
Salary: $18/hr
Job ref: 267
Published: 23 days ago

Thompson First Group is currently seeking a qualified Warehouse Associate for a local client in Seaford, DE.

Key Responsibilities

  • Load and unload trucks.

  • Receive and store deliveries in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Manage and report internal inventory movements.

  • Monitor, request and replenish warehouse supplies as needed.

  • Pick, pack, and ship orders.

  • Process customer and transfer orders in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Inspect and verify inbound and outbound shipments for condition and accuracy.

  • Identify, segregate and report damaged, defective or rejected product to management.

  • Assist warehouse investigations responding to complaints concerning shipment or inventory condition, accuracy, or processing timeliness.

  • Operate and maintain material handling equipment used for movement of warehouse goods.

  • Assist in periodic maintenance and emergent repair of warehouse equipment.

  • Complete required training and maintain required certifications to perform duties.

  • Perform warehouse activities supporting warehouse 5S, housekeeping, security and EHS standards in accordance with company and regulatory guidelines.

  • Report to Warehouse Manager or cognizant management any issues negatively impacting safety, warehouse operations or order processing.

  • Assist in supervision and support of visiting employees, contractors and visitors on warehouse property.

  • Participate in meetings at the warehouse, department, or company level.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • 1-2 year of Forklift experience for sit down and standup forklifts.

  • Forklift Certification preferred.

  • Shipping and Receiving experience a plus.

  • Ideal candidates will also have experience using high-reach trucks as well to select product for shipping.

  • Promote and exemplify teamwork, cooperation and respect.

  • Exhibit appropriate communication skills essential for working with employees, contractors, visitors and customers.

  • Display understanding of standard shipping, receiving and inventory management processes.

  • Demonstrate physical dexterity and aptitude required to safely and effectively operate warehouse material handling equipment.

  • Obtain and maintain certification to operate material handling equipment or other heavy machinery in the warehouse.

  • Possess ability to consistently, positively and confidently enforce company values and standards.

  • Capable of efficient time management, effective multi-tasking and meticulous attention to detail.

Working Conditions

  • Required to have 20/20 vision or corrected 20/20.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Employee must have full range of motion to stand, walk, sit, reach, climb, stoop or kneel.

  • Employee must be able to complete repetitive strenuous work under varying climate conditions.

  • Employee must be able to safely lift up to 70 Lbs.

  • Employee must be able to stand for extended periods.

  • Must be able to work in a plant environment with varying levels of temperature and physical requirements.

Thompson First Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.