Forklift Operator Block - Melbourne, FL

Titan Cement International Melbourne , FL 32901

Posted 2 weeks ago

Basic Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the plant manager, shift supervisor and/or other designated lead personnel the forklift operator assists customers in selecting the inventory needed, loads delivery trucks and follows established policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to operate fork trucks and receive a certification on the same.

  • Basic computer skills to operate machine control panels with electronic switches.

  • Use, read and understand rulers and tape measures for measuring product specifications.

  • Read, write and speak English as required by safety standards and job expectations.

  • Basic math skills, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplying, dividing and averaging, to track discarded material and calculate block quantities to build programs.

  • Possess professional Interpersonal skills in order to understand and communicate with all team members. Ability to work with others as well as independently when required.

  • Ability to learn the basic operation of production equipment.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform duties requiring bending, stooping, squatting, and crawling at least 50% of shift. Requires standing 75% of shift (Based on 8-10 hour shift).

  • Must be able to lift concrete products and other objects weighing up to 95 pounds each from floor level to heights up to 4 feet.

  • Must be able to climb ladders up to 7 feet to access material hoppers and equipment platforms.

  • Work in a facility with seasonal temperatures ranging from 25 to 100 F.

Essential Functions or Duties:

  • Follow all company safety rules and procedures.

  • Operate fork truck inside or outside plant, placing racks, emptying debris containers, and assisting others in overall plant operations.

  • Maintain work area in clean and hazard free condition per housekeeping standards.

  • Must be able to assist with all duties and responsibilities of utility person.

  • Properly set & remove product racks from conveyor without damaging finished product or racks.

  • Load pallet block injectors with wood or concrete block without damaging equipment or product.

  • Demonstrate the ability to understand the basic operating cycle of the (block machine, front end, car & crawler, batcher, cuber, and mixers) per OEM equipment manuals.

  • Perform other functions and duties as required or directed such as:

  • Proper startup and shutdown of the block machine.

  • Assist with maintenance and repair of machinery

  • Immediately report to supervisor any abnormal product or equipment issues.

  • Clean mixer and hoppers and other production equipment.

  • Ensure all material feed hoppers are checked every 2 hours for buildup and cleaned if necessary.

  • Reporting fork truck malfunctions, complete daily pre-shift inspection, perform simple fork truck maintenance tasks such as checking fluid and fuel levels.

  • Safe and proficient operation of a front-end loader for plant cleanup and loading aggregate bins as required.

  • Assist with training of new employees.

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