The Warehouse Operator I is responsible for forklift, pallet jack, and/or other material handling equipment as part of the distribution process within a fast paced warehouse setting. The Warehouse Operator will utilize equipment while performing tasks to include shipping, receiving, unloading, scanning, moving, staging, loading, locating, relocating, and stacking product
Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, and/or distributed
Pulls and prepares product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded
Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code
Assembles customer orders from stock, stage orders and/or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department according to OH or customer pick sheet
Loads, unloads, moves, stacks and stages products and materials using a fork lift, clamp truck or other power equipment
Maintains equipment by keeping it clean and safe, reporting service requests as needed
Assists in maintaining the security of the warehouse by conducting operations in a manner which promotes safety
Checks orders for exactness and neatness according to ISO 9001 procedures
Marks materials with identifying information
Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed
Weighs or counts items for distribution within warehouse to ensure conformance to company standards
Efficiently moves and loads product from staging and/or storage areas into trailers
Unloads inbound freight safely and moves products to storage locations
Performs picking duties in an efficient manner that meets both company and customer standards
Assists with physical inventories and cycle counts, ensuring proper stock rotation
Assists in distribution center/warehouse cleanup as required
Other duties as required and assigned by supervisors
For food accounts, incumbent is responsible to report food safety problems to senior management to initiate action.
High school education or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency
Minimum 3 to 6 months experience and/or training in a warehouse environment
Previous experience operating warehouse equipment such as a forklift preferred
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
Ability to follow safety regulations while operating equipment
Ability to regularly lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to learn proper operations of warehouse equipment
While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms. This position may be required to stoop, kneel, or crouch as it relates to product handling and distribution, and must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. This position may occasionally lift more than 50 pounds. This position will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and can be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold including climates consistent with outside weather conditions.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered "Essential Functions" and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform "Essential Functions" of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the "Essential Functions".