Utility Worker/Forklift Operator in Harrisonville, MO at Crown Services, Inc

Date Posted: 12/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Harrisonville, MO supply company is looking for a Utility Worker with Forklift experience. The Utility Worker will be responsible for the operation of a forklift or other heavy equipment to safely move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise around the facility.

Description Summary: Responsible for the operation of heavy machinery to safely move product load around the facility

The job is a 2nd shift forklift/utility position. The job is 70% forklift and 30% manual labor. This job is mostly outside and while the forklifts have heat, we require that employees dress for the weather. There is no smoking, chewing or vaping anywhere on this campus and the only chance they get to smoke is when they clock out for their lunch break. No matter what shift they work, the first day is always 8:00am to 4:00pm for safety training and forklift certification. The shift is from 4:15pm to 2:45am, Mon to Thurs with both voluntary and mandatory OT on Fridays and some Saturdays. They must have steel toe boots. We will provide all other necessary PPE.


Will train 1 day on first shift 8am start- Must have a flu shot

Background check and Drug test will be required

Job Requirements

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to drive a forklift
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb on and off of required equipment
  • Ability to sit for long periods
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Ability to read and write English and/or be able to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/rainy weather.
  • Willingness to work mandatory overtime, including weekends and holiday

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a safety check of the forklift to ensure it is safe to operate.
  • Checks fluid levels- For oil, water and fuel before operating the lift
  • Ensures the packaging lines have empty pallets available and informs the supervisor of the pallet inventory
  • Removes palletized bags from the production lines and places them on the stretch-wrapper
  • Operates the stretch-wrapper and changes the stretch film as required
  • Places palletized bags in inventory and ensuring they are located in the proper rows storing them neatly without damaging other inventory
  • Actively participates in plant cleanliness by restacking, picking-up trash and debris, and washing their equipment
  • Reads the BOLs and places the correct quantity and SKU on the carriers trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Any changes to the BOLs must be communicated to the Dispatcher and or office personnel
  • Performs physical inventory counts of finished goods as required
  • Meets quality and quantity standards
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the forklift and maintaining fluid levels