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.
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.
Titan Cement International