Shipping/Receiving Forklift Operator

Posted: 01/22/2023

Shipping/Receiving Forklift Operator
Schedule: M-F 6am to 2:30pm
Pay: $16.50 with possible OT hours
The purpose of this position is to safely manufacture high quality products to specifications, while meeting or exceeding productivity targets.   The shipping and receiving team member is responsible for operating a forklift vehicle for the purpose of loading material onto trucks for shipment and unloading raw material and other supplies.  The driver is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and the organization of the shipping warehouse. Team members may have different roles or positions, such as: casing, door-pull, palletizing, KVAL operator and working in the mezzanine. Team members work together to ensure in the millwork facility that the product ordered by the store or customer meets their specifications, has no damage, and gets to the store by the due date. Some of the tasks performed by team members involve operating machinery, power tools, or power equipment. A team member may be assigned to receive and put away stock using power equipment, assemble product using machinery or power tools, or load outbound trucks using power equipment. The activities performed by Team Members are instrumental in a facility achieving or exceeding key performance indicator metrics.
And (please raise your right hand) you will do your duties in a SAFE manner.

  • Working with others
  • Offering new ideas, sharing what you know, listening to others.
  • Maintaining a neat and clean warehouse and work space.
  • You are safe. We are safe. Our materials are safe. Our customers are happy.
  • Our business is growing by leaps and bounds.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 1-3 years forklift experience preferred.
  • 1-3 years warehouse experience preferred.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills. (On-time attendance is a must.)
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills; can civilly collaborate and interact with other humans.
  • We keep it comfortable. (But we can’t control the weather.)
  • We conduct lively morning stretches.
  • You will be standing, walking, and driving a large part of the day.
  • You will bend, reach, stoop, kneel and stretch.
  • You'll lift and carry.
  • We, you, everyone models civil and safe behavior.
  • We have the full package of medical, dental, vision and supplementary insurance programs.
  • We have holiday and vacation pay.
  • We have a 401K.
  • We have dependable work schedules.
  • We have a quarterly performance-based incentive program. ($$!)
  • We have annual performance-based merits. ($$$!)