Forklift Operator

New Tech Global
Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
  • 1
image description
1 + Years Experience


Company: New Tech Global
Skills: Materials Management , Warehouse Person, Heavy Machinery Operator
Other Skills: Forklift, Material Handler, Inventory, Microsoft office, Organizational Skills
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: $14 - 16/hr
Location: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


Overview

New Tech Global Staffing is currently seeking Forklift Operators for one of our clients in West Virginia.

 

Job Purpose:

The forklift operator moves packages and material around our facilities. You will be operating a forklift with the utmost care to ensure efficiency and safety. Your job could involve driving around warehouses, storage spaces and other facilities. This position also requires you to tie/bundle finished product for ease of relocation to storage areas. You may also be asked to assist with other misc. production helper duties.

The forklift operator must be a responsible individual with great experience in driving industrial vehicles. The goal will be to ensure that material and products will always be at the right place to achieve maximum efficiency.

 

 

Responsibilities
  • May unload materials and merchandise from incoming vehicles and stack them to assigned places
  • Locate and move products to/from storage areas for shipment
  • Identify damages and report quality deficiencies
  • Transport raw materials to production workstations
  • Tie or strap down material
  • Assist production helpers or machine operators as needed
  • Comply with company policies and legal guidelines
  • Help maintain a safe and orderly environment of the facilities
  • Communicates with supervisor, production control, quality and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve material needs issues.
  • Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
  • Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with state and federal law, the Company Quality Program and procedures, Company policies and Safety and Environmental Regulations.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as forklift operator.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience moving large, bulky or oversized material.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and lifting devices for movement of parts.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must be able to communicate in English (both written and oral) as it relates to the job.
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

 

Essential Physical Requirements: The physical factors and working conditions required or expected while performing the essential functions of the job are described below:

  • Regularly lift, carry, pull and push 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • Regularly squat, stoop, bend at waist, turn at waist to complete function above.
  • Requires regular climbing.
  • Able to wear required PPE such as but not limited to: steel toe boots, gloves, safety glasses and hard-hat.