Forklift Driver/Material Handler
The purpose of this position is to perform Material Handling tasks within the plant to support machine production schedules, finished product shipping and recycling/ waste removal activities. It will also include the baler position duties.
- Safely operates a variety of material handling equipment such as fork lifts, clamp lifts, box clamps, etc.
- Monitor material levels on machines and deliver materials in a timely manner.
- Issue correct raw materials, finishing supplies, and recycle/waste receptacles to production machines without damaging the materials.
- Monitor finished product on machines, and remove without damage to warehouse or load directly onto truck.
- Store finished product in proper warehouse bay.
- Remove and store unused raw materials and finishing supplies during product changes on the machine.
- Load/unload raw materials or finished goods from semi-trucks.
- Accurately complete material handlers recording sheets for quantities, grades, waste and item numbers.
- Empties recycle bins from machines and operates waste baler.
- Operates shrink wrap machines.
- Removes and bands large cores from parent rolls.
- Notifies semi drivers of full trucks.
- Supplies skids to machines.
- Required to stack raw materials and finished goods safely to heights of 20 or more feet.
- Changes batteries or propane cylinders on lift trucks as necessary.
- Maintains a clean work area by manually picking up waste paper and other material.
- Bales or stretch wraps waste materials.
- Stacks product cases that have been knocked over or are uneven.
- Responds to requests from machine operators and others.
- Performs any other related duties as assigned.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Computer Skills: Possess basic computer skills.
Other Requirements: 2-3 years of forklift experience required, experience with attachments preferred.
Frequently required to use arms, legs, and hands in a range of motions. Frequently required to lift/carry or push/pull up to 12 pounds with or without assistance.
The work is typically performed in a manufacturing and an office environment. When in plant, incumbent will be around equipment designed to convert paper as well as in an office setting at times. Temperatures in the plant can range a great deal from season to season. The incumbent will be exposed to considerable paper dust. Incumbents will also be exposed to noise levels that may require hearing protection. Safety shoes and eye protection are also required in the manufacturing and warehouse areas.
We do not accept phone calls regarding applications