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Saddle Creek Logistics Services succeeds by promoting a diverse, friendly, and respectful teamwork environment. As a vital service provider, we not only make a difference in our community but offer our associates opportunities to enhance their skills, build meaningful careers and end each day with a sense of accomplishment. If you're looking for a family-oriented company that lives by its values and offers competitive pay and benefits, join our team today.
Forklift Operators are responsible for loading, unloading, sorting, staging and transporting of products into and out of a distribution center/warehouse. Individuals in this position must work cooperatively with other associates and productively with little supervision. Following company safety policies and procedures is of great importance to this position. Upon completion of training and certification a Warehouse Associate may drive gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, clamp and slip sheet attachments, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials/pallets by performing the following duties. Some associates will operate stand-up forklift up to 50% of the time and will also perform case pick order pulling up to 50% of the time.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities
Follows company safety policies and procedures and encourages other associates to do the same
Safely operates forklift and/or other machinery in order to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging, and transporting products
Works cooperatively and productively with supervisors and other associates in order to complete tasks
Arranges cartons on pallets keeping in mind size, weight, height, etc.
Loads trucks keeping in mind cubic weight, size and characteristics (i.e., easily crushable,) in mind
Works productively (i.e., receiving products, picking products, etc.) with little supervision
Provides and inspires outstanding service to customers (i.e., stores, etc.) by maintaining attention to detail and completing assigned work in a timely manner.
Maintains condition of Distribution Center and/or warehouse work area (I.e., free of trash, product in correct location, etc)
Additional duties as assigned by distribution center or warehouse management
A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred
Must be eighteen years of age or older
1 year warehouse experience and 1 year forklift experience. Stand-up forklift, Reach Truck experience is a plus
Must be able to lift 50 pounds above head repeatedly during shift
Must maintain productivity and accuracy standards
Must be able to pass a drug test
Must be able to pass a background investigation
Complete benefits package
401k with company match
Personal time after 90 days
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