October 04, 2016

Fork Truck Op

American Greetings - Greeneville, TN

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  • Company
    American Greetings American Greetings
  • Location
    Greeneville, TN
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

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Position Title
Fork Truck Op

Greeneville, TN

Job Description
Fork Truck Operator
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.

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.

Education Required:
Required Education:
GED or High School Diploma required

American Greetings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Employees will be treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. It is also our policy that sexual harassment or any other kind of harassment including harassment based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.

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