Kearny, New Jersey, United States

Lift Truck Operator Shipping

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Job ID 52957

Location: Kearny, New Jersey - United States



The primary objective of this position is support the production line with the movement of materials and finished goods in order to ensure proper material flow to run the line efficiently.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Operate lift truck in a safe, productive manner in accordance with all safety procedures
• Fill out daily checklist for forklift
• Fill LP tanks as needed following all safety procedures
• Ensure proper color stenciling and UPC label wrappers are correct on product being moved
• Communicate with shipping team as tasks determine
• Maintain housekeeping in shipping areas including periodic cleaning of forklifts
• Load and unload finished products and any related raw materials following proper procedures
• Knowledge of warehouse storage areas and location of all products including samples and accessory items
• Assist other plant personnel as needed
• Monitor inventories and turn over in timely manner
• Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss accident or on-the-job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem
• Operate equipment only when you are trained in its use or are working with or under the direction of a qualified employee, and you are authorized to do so by your supervisor
• Wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
• Perform other duties as assigned by leader


The employee should hold the following abilities:

• Good oral and written communication skills
• Ability to read, write and understand English
• Basic mathematics skills
• Ability to work with people in a positive and courteous manner


The employee should have the following:

• High School Diploma or GED equivalency
• Completed and passed lift truck training programs and have a valid fork lift operator license


The employee should possess the ability to:

• Ability to routinely lift up to 40 lbs without assistance
• Ability to routinely lift up to 80 lbs with assistance
• Work for up to 8 hours in extreme hot/cold manufacturing environment
• Operate/sit/drive for up to 8 hours continuously.
• Routinely ascend and descend stairs and forklift to enter work areas
• Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – steel toed shoes, ear plugs, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask) as necessary for task
• Push/drive floor sweeping and cleaning equipment or tools as necessary for housekeeping duties.
• Ability to rotate or work overtime as necessary

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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