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Material Handler - Forklift Operator - 2nd/3rd shift

Job Number:  19560
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SC, US, 49867

Material Handler - Forklift Operator

Role Summary

The Material Handler is responsible to ensure that the Customer, People, and Investor goals are balanced and met

 Operate gasoline or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting device such as a forklift, tugger, elevating platform to push, pull, lift, stack, tier or move products, equipment or materials in the production departments, warehouse or storage yard.

Key Responsibilities

  • Safely position forks/ lifting platform under, over, or around loaded racks and transport load to designated area.
  • Use knowledge of principles of operating safety rules and practices.
  • Must be able to perform Scanning and proper inventory control.
  • Use truck stability factors with and without a load.
  • Knowledge of the capabilities of the equipment and attachments.
  • Knowledge of purpose, use and limitations of controls.
  • Consistently perform proper pre-shift inspection every shift.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Standards and rules.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of parking and shut down procedures.
  • Follow good housekeeping practices.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Annual basic eye exams with normal results with or without corrective lens.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of process flow in Flow Rack system.
  • Capable of being cross-trained as needed in respected department.
  • Knowledge of SAP Shop Floor.
  • Ability to scan, label, reconcile.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Constant Finger/ wrist movement (67-100%)
    • Tasks – Holds steering wheel & operating forklift controls
  •  Frequent sitting (34-66%)
  • Occasional standing, walking, stooping, reaching overhead, reaching forward, reaching below waist, handling, both hands required, both legs required (1-33%)
    • Tasks – Stoops to remove labels from racks, reaches forward and overhead to label racks, uses both hands – required to have one hand on the steering wheel and one hand on the forklift controls, uses both legs when getting on and off the forklift and when walking between racks for labeling.
  • Seldom balancing and kneeling (1-10/Shift) 
    • Tasks – Kneels to inspect forklift
  • Physically fit and able to repetitively lift 25 – 40 pounds

Additional Information

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 6 months of related experience and/or training.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Current fork lift license to be obtained within 1 week of hired.
  • Documented proof of training every three years for maintenance of fork lift/truck license must be maintained.

Material Handler - Forklift Operator

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