Conversion - Forklift Operator

DHL Secaucus, NJ 07094 2017-08-08

SUMMARY:

The Forklift Operator will perform shipping & receiving duties; break down freight and categorize by location; read and document pack-slips and Bills of Lading (BOL’s); load and unload freight by hand and via forklift; perform general warehouse duties as needed following terminal specific requirements and Standard Operating Procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Successfully complete Forklift Training Certification program
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Stock inventory
  • Palletize
  • Scan the Inbound and Outbound trucks when they load and unload
  • Log in the drivers on the Driver Log; log in the seal numbers on the Seal Log
  • Complete daily forklift checklist
  • Duties may include reassignment to alternate operational areas as business needs require
  • Essential duties are not necessarily exhaustive and may be supplemented or otherwise revised by DHL at its sole discretion
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • High School or equivalent training and/or least 6 months related experience preferred
REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:
  • Ability to speak English
  • Understand and carry out oral instructions; read and carry out written instructions; tickets, receiving, Bills of Lading (BOLs), graphs, logs, schedules
  • Estimate speed of moving objects
  • Count, use simple addition and subtraction
  • Operate industrial equipment including forklifts, and pallet jacks
  • Contact with other departments or people outside of this mail terminal on routine affairs, exchanging necessary information on a service or cooperative basis
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Walk, push, pull and lift up to 50 lbs. (additional weight may be required with assistance)
  • This is a warehouse environment where frequently this position will be exposed to cold, hot and changing temperatures; will constantly experience noise at medium level not damaging or loud enough to require protective equipment; will frequently be exposed to dust, dirt and changes in lighting

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets
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