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  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Function: Forklift Operator
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  • Expiration Date: 12 June 2023
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2177274_1684883835

Job Number: 2177274

Position: Forklift Operator

Location: Morrison, IL

Pay range: $16- $ 16.90

Job Duties:
Responsible for the operation of a forklift or other heavy equipment to safely move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise around the facility.
Skills and Competencies:
Ability to drive a forklift-
Ability to lift 50 pounds-
Ability to climb on and off of required equipment-
Ability to sit for long periods-
Ability to communicate effectively-
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide-
Ability to read and write English and/or be able to follow instructions.
Ability to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/rainy weather.
Willingness to work mandatory overtime, including weekends and holidays.
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs a safety check of the forklift to ensure it is safe to operate.
Checks fluid levels- For oil, water and fuel before operating the lift-
Ensures the packaging lines have empty pallets available and informs the supervisor of the pallet inventory-
Removes palletized bags from the production lines and places them on the stretch-wrapper
Operates the stretch-wrapper and changes the stretch film as required-
Places palletized bags in inventory and ensuring they are located in the proper rows storing them neatly without damaging other inventory-
Actively participates in plant cleanliness by restacking, picking-up trash and debris, and washing their equipment-
Reads the BOLs and places the correct quantity and SKU on the carriers trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
Any changes to the BOLs must be communicated to the Dispatcher and or office personnel-
Performs physical inventory counts of finished goods as required-
Meets quality and quantity standards-
Responsible for the safe operation of the forklift and maintaining fluid levels

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