• Full Time
  • Tolleson, AZ
  • $18.50 USD / Hour
As a family-owned business, we understand the importance of benefits to our employees and their families. Verst Logistics offers a comprehensive Benefits Package that includes the following:
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K With Company Match
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Education Opportunity
  • Service Awards to recognize employment milestones
Forklift Operator Position Summary:
Operate an electric or propane powered forklift to load and unload trucks or railcars and move raw materials and finished goods to a designated area within the warehouse.  Assist in custodian duties throughout the warehouse as assigned.
Forklift Operator Essential Functions:
  1. Safely and efficiently operate a forklift to move raw materials and finished goods, exercising care to position product on forks to avoid product damage.
  2. Follow specific instructions given by internal personnel regarding the movement of goods.
  3. Complete daily task paperwork accurately and entirely.
  4. Complete daily preventive maintenance check form on all equipment driven.
  5. Verify accuracy of product count and product information against shipping and receiving documents, and check product for damage.
  6. Use RF gun or complete proper forms as required to maintain and update product quantities and locations for items shipped, received or moved.
  7. Comply with safety regulations governing the operation of the equipment.
  8. Report equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
  9. Follow facility specific procedures regarding locking and releasing of trailers.
  10. Identify flaws/defects/knowledge of packing methods.
  11. Placing selected cases on a pallet and arrange them orderly to minimize product damage for safe delivery.
Forklift Operator Marginal Functions:
  1. Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  2. Provide backup support to production Machine Operators when needed.
  3. Perform cycle counts or verification of inventory quantities and locations.
  4. Train new employees on standard operating procedures.

Job Specifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred; Associated Degree or equivalent work related experience preferred
  2. Must acquire forklift certification upon hire; prefer 1-3 years prior experience operating a forklift in a high volume environment.
  3. Basic reading and math skills.
  4. Must be able to follow specific instructions thoroughly and accurately.
  5. Able to lift up to 40 lbs safely on occasion as required.
  6. Good hand/eye coordination and motor skills.
  7. Able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed due to customer requirements.
  8. Working at high and elevated levels required.

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