Material Handler - 1st shift in Greenwood, Mississippi

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Description

The Forklift Operator/Material Handler is responsible for loading and moving product throughout the plant.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate forklifts and equipment properly and adhere to all safety requirements in the work area.
  • Receive and distribute incoming packages and mail.
  • Assist in pulling materials from racks
  • Sort product for quality demand
  • Sort and place Canada returns
  • Load skids
  • Wrap skids to ensure tools are not damaged during shipment.
  • Ensure freight is not damaged or missing before signing off on freight bill.
  • Interact professionally with colleagues and customers
  • Practice 5S and safety
  • Take appropriate corrective action for continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction.
  • React to change effectively and handle other tasks as assigned, including working other shifts as needed.

 

Physical Demands

  • Sitting for long periods of time
  • Repetitive motion
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Frequent bending, stooping, pushing and pulling of parts and containers
  • Able to work in various temperature conditions

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School or GED diploma required
  • Experience in shipping and receiving (prefer experience in manufacturing)
  • High attention to detail
  • Forklift experience required
  • Strong verbal communication skills

 

Physical and Weight Lifting Demands

The physical and weight lifting demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Frequency

Letter Code

Defined as

Never

N

 

Infrequent

I

Up to 1 hour per day

Occasionally

O

1 to 2 hours per day

Frequently

F

2 to 5 hours per day

Continuously

C

6+ hours per day

 

 

Physical Task

Frequency

Reason for Physical Actions

Stand

O

Standing work

Sit

C

Load, drive and unload forklift

Walk

O

Manually handle items

Bend/Twist

C

As required to pick up manually handled items; turn from side to side to view load

Push / Pull

F

As required to pick up boxes of parts or finished goods

Climb (stairs, ladders)

I

Climbing on and off the forklift; to access top level of facility

Reach

F

As required to assemble, inspect, or pack product

Lift

F

To place frames on fixtures or move product

Carry

I

 

Grasp/Grip

C

Boxes; forklift controls

Repetitive Motions

C

Load and unload boxes of products and parts

Kneel/Crawl

I

 

Run

N

 

Jump

N

 

Rapid work speed

F

To keep production lines moving

Filing

N

 

Finger movement

F

Load and unload boxes of finished products and parts

Keyboard use

N

 

Close vision

C

 

Color vision

F

To determine accurate counts of finished products

Depth perception

C

 

Far vision

F

 

Hear

C

 

Talk

C

As required to communicate w/in department

Smell

N

 

Touch

N

 

 

 

Amount of Weight

Frequency

Reason for Action

Up to 40 pounds

C

To move product

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