Forklift Operator

Job Summary

Our company is currently seeking an experienced and highly skilled Forklift Operator. The prime function of this position is to provide support to the supply chain through collecting, loading, shipping and receiving warehouse products. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating technical equipment, optimizing loading for efficient logistics and supporting other warehouse functions to ensure optimal operation of the business. This position will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to apply their knowledge, learn new skills and work as a member of a dynamic team in a clean and safe environment. Additionally, the candidate for this position will be motivated to grow with Palmetto Gourmet Foods, building a career for years to come.  Flexibility with scheduled workdays and shift preferences is required.

Forklift Operator Responsibilities:

  • Operate forklift and other material handling equipment
  • Adhere to quality and customer service standards established by the company
  • Perform cycle counts as required
  • Operate/work with automated equipment/machinery to complete assigned tasks
  • Locate and move stock of products to pallets or crates for storage or shipment
  • Pick, wrap and stage orders to be shipped
  • Identify safety hazards in the workplace
  • Consolidate partial pallets for incoming goods

Forklift Operator Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience operating powered forklifts
  • Attention to detail and clerical accuracy
  • The ability to work efficiently in a team is a must
  • Knowledge of various material-handling equipment
  • Proficient in mathematics
  • Excellent physical condition and coordination

Ability to read and understand loading instructions and product labels

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