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Fork Truck Op 9/8/2016

American Greetings Greeneville, TN

Company
American Greetings
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
33908BR
AJE Ref #
576113417
Location
Greeneville, TN
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Fork Truck Operator
GENERAL SUMMARY:
This position requires the use of a forklift to physically move material throughout plant. Associate will load or unload any inbound/outbound trailers or boxcars. This position will locate the finish product to be stored in a warehouse location using a hand-held scanner. This position requires some material handling duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Obeys all plant/safety rules and complies with all OSHA/TOSHA regulations.
Performs daily inspections of power truck before operating truck and reports any issues immediately shift supervisor.
Receives, verifies, and processes through the hand held scanner any inbound/outbound loads.
Sorts by hand, palletizes, bands and stretch-films for inbound/outbound pallet loads.
Transports material in a safe and efficient manner from one location to another.
Loads and unloads trailers and trains manually and/or with power truck equipment.
Records inventory transactions by the use of a hand held bar code scanner or any other method that is required.
Performs material handling duties to include selection of material and repalletized of spilled loads.
Maintains inventory by selecting, shipping or locating material with bar code scanner.
Assists in the preparation of locating material to be shipped to include the labeling of product and staging of products for shipment.
Accurately counts material and fills out paperwork to ensure each load has the proper documentation necessary for shipment.
Maintains the charging and changing of batteries for forklifts, hand held scanners, printer labels and printer ribbons.
Delivers or locates inbound materials as required.
Operates forklift and handles material in a safe manner at all times to prevent damage to material.
Conducts daily and weekly safety audits of area with shift supervisor.
Maintains clean and organized work area.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

Required Length & Type of Experience:
One year of Material Movement experience.
One year of power truck experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must have the ability to read, write, and perform simple math.
Fork Truck skills/ certification.
Must have good oral communication skills to work in a team-based environment.
Possess strong reasoning skills.
Knowledgeable in Oracle and Legacy systems.
Knowledgeable in material movement.
Skilled in the use of bar scanning.
Ability to operate all types of power trucks
Skilled in material flow processes.