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Forklift Operator/Material Handler

Lenexa, KS

Post Date: 02/21/2018 Industry: Logistics/Warehouse/Manufacturing Pay Rate: $15.00


Load trailers, transport material and ingredients to and from manufacturing facility, unload trailers, locate product, and pick orders. Responsible for computerized tracking and issuing of pick tickets, bills of lading, packing slips, transferring of product as well as inventory adjustments. Responsible for assisting with preparation of outgoing orders.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Required experience: 1 year of forklift

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 3:30 pm - 2:00 am

Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following essential functions and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned by management based on business needs.

  • Compare identifying information and counts, weigh or measure items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records.
  • Label or stencil identifying information onto crates or containers.
  • Unpack and examine incoming shipments, reject damaged items, record shortages and communicate with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Route items to departments.
  • Examine outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
  • Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Operate forklift to move shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage, work areas, or within warehouses.
  • Maintain vehicle inspection report as well as a driver’s checklist on semi daily.
  • Fill out forklift checklist daily.
  • Pull product needed by manufacturing.
  • Fill out a warehouse transfer log for items being loaded on trailer.
  • Load product on trailer to be taken to distribution center.
  • Take trailers to distribution and bring back full trailer.
  • Unload trailer and check product against transfer log for discrepancies.
  • Help locate and relocate product as needed.
  • Pull orders.
  • Check and load outgoing freight.
  • Keep work area sanitary and orderly at all times.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures.
  • Keep Warehouse Manager advised about problems, potential issues and status of work in progress.
  • Report unsafe conditions and work-related accidents to Team Leader, Manufacturing Manager or Safety Manager immediately.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.


Minimum Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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