Job Description Summary This position drives battery or propane powered industrial forklift equipped with fork and/or tote dumping attachments for moving empty pallets, pallets of product, totes, equipment, etc.
Drives battery or propane powered industrial forklift equipped with fork and/or tote dumping attachments for moving empty pallets, pallets of product, totes, equipment, fiber, etc.
Moves various pallets from station to station as required
Supplies stations with the correct product and materials as needed throughout the shift
Monitors remaining materials and supplies in storage
Changes large industrial forklift batteries as needed
Operates Pallet Stretch-wrap Machine and places completed pallets on the storage dock
Insures proper pallet tags, pallet tickets, etc. are placed properly
Maintains a clean and organized work area during production
Performs other functions as directed
Must maintain a good attendance record
Communicate well in English in both written and oral form
Pass a written forklift test as well as a driver's test
Operate levers and pedals to control movement of the forks or other attachments
Climb on and off a forklift
Lift 50 lbs
Work independently with little to no supervision
Work safely at all times
Be responsible for following company policies and procedures
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Employment in production occupations is projected to decline 4 percent, with a loss of about 423,200 jobs from 2019 to 2029. Technological advancements are expected to continue to replace many of the manufacturing workers that make up a large share of the production occupations. Fewer workers are expected to be needed in the manufacturing sector as many processes have become computer-controlled.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for production occupations was $37,440 in May 2020, which was lower than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.
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