Forklift Driver

Americold - Albertville, AL

Full-time

Shift 2nd 6:00 pm - 4:30 am

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload freight using equipment in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Move product to storage areas with proper equipment.
  • Efficiently stack and safely store the merchandise in the designated area.
  • Pick orders for shipment and assemble various types of merchandise to be shipped.
  • Check or count freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.
  • Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.
  • Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.
  • Participate in physical inventories, as needed.
  • As directed by management, perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking.
  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently. Equipment to include (but not limited to) stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks, and radio frequency equipment.
  • Promptly Report all safety malfunctions on equipment.
  • Comply with OSHA standards.
  • Must be able to meet production standards.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, or at least one year related work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires ability to work independently
  • May work overtime, evenings, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetings, as directed and authorized by management
  • Requires the ability to pay close attention to details, meet deadlines, and work with difficult individuals
  • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to corrective directions from a supervisor.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work environment.
  • Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
  • Charge or change forklift battery as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
  • Tools and Technology: Computer, Warehouse management system and related components, Pallet Jack, high lift, sit down or stand up lift truck, Hi-lift, RC

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.50 /year

Experience:

  • forklift operator: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)