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Forklift Operator

Company: Merchants Foodservice
Location: Clanton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Forklift operation position available for shipping department - Newberry, SC Division. Duties: Forklift operators perform two main functions putaways and replenishment. Putaways are performed by the forklift operator transporting pallets from the receiving dock to the correct picking slot or reserve storage location in the warehouse. Pallet putaways are tracked and updated in the as400 system by the use of the rf bar-coding technology that is installed on each piece of forklift equipment. The forklift operator scans the pallet label of the pallet to be put away, the location and level where the pallet is to be placed, and then keys the quantity of the cases on the pallet. Pallets are to be put away in the aisle that the item is selected from, and as close to the picking location as physically possible. Forklift replenishments are performed by the forklift operator by filling empty or near empty picking locations in the warehouse to keep product in stock for availability for selection. A drop or replenishment sheet is used by the forklift operator in directing him/her on which pallet is to be replenished first. The forklift operator should get the drop or replenishment sheets from the warehouse/shipping office before making any replenishment. RF technology is used by the forklift operator by scanning product out of a storage location to a picking location. The forklift operator scans the slot and level where the product is to be removed from as indicated by the drop/replenishment sheet. The quantity removed from storage, and put in to the picking location is also required. All pallets put in to a picking location should have all wrap removed by the forklift operator when it is replenished. Forklift operators are required to fill out a damage sheet each shift to account for any damage that occurs in their aisles during the shift, and turn it in to supervision at shift end. Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age, have neat appearance and must have the ability to hear and follow instructions. Must be able to operate and be certified to operate a forklift. PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED: Must have the physical ability to lift and stack heavy loads, approximately 25 to 75 lbs frequently. Must have the physical ability to hear and follow instructions. Must operate all equipment safely and follow safety rules at all times.

Keywords: Merchants Foodservice, Birmingham , Forklift Operator, Professions , Clanton, Alabama

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