Forklift Operator / Material Handler in Waukesha, WI at Crown Staffing

Date Posted: 6/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job purpose

Drives electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices to transport packaging and ingredient materials throughout the facility to support production efforts.


Essential Functions:

Responsible to adhere to company human safety policies and procedures.

Responsible to adhere to company food safety, quality and regulatory practices and procedures

Properly load and unload freight using a forklift, pallet jack, hand jack or by hand.

Generate Pick Sheets and adhere to FIFO.

Deliver ingredients and packaging in a timely manner to ensure seamless production runs.

Document and communicate load discrepancies with Quality and Production.

Maintain accurate and legible records/documentation of trailer inspections.

Utilize RFID technology (Scanners and WMS programs) to move material systematically as it is physically moved throughout the facility.

Inspect forklift daily and notify maintenance of vehicular issues.

Assisting other departments as needed and performing related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Load from trucks using forklift
  • Load and unload trucks using a forklift
  • Unload product into/from trucks using forklift/pallet jack
  • Complete inhouse forklift training class and the forklift evaluation before operating a forklift
  • Unload trucks using forklift and other equipment
  • Unload materials using a forklift
  • Operate forklift truck using safe operating procedures
  • Perform forklift preventative maintenance checks and attend forklift safety meetings
  • Completed before operating a forklift
  • Operate forklift to load/unload route trucks and inter-branch trailers
  • Utilize a forklift to load and unload storage containers from delivery trucks
  • Operate a sit-down/propane powered forklift or pallet jack
  • Assist with ensuring a safe and clean working environment, inside and out, for assigned storage center location
  • Utilizing a forklift to load and unload storage containers
  • Operate a sit-down or stand-up forklift
  • Unload products using forklift trucks and other material handling equipment
  • Maintain and operate transport equipment (forklift, lift trucks, tow trucks)
  • Operate forklift using forklift safety procedures and perform daily shift forklift checks
  • Maintain inventory accuracy by ensuring proper counts and documentation
  • Unload products from trailers using forklift trucks and other material handling equipment