Forklift Operator

$18.73 / hr

The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating material handling equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking and counting merchandise.

The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the forklift and may also be required to perform order filler or order checker duties in addition to his or her own.

This position is responsible for operating a sit-down and / or clamp forklift equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities :

Stacks and stores merchandise in designated areas using a forklift, clamp, push-pull equipment.

Unloads inbound shipments safely and moves product to storage locations

Pulls and prepares products for shipment

Ensures that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped

Performs picking duties in an efficient manner meeting customer service standards

Moves product from staging and / or storage areas into trailers

Operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods

Maintains appropriate records and reports to guarantee inventory control and security

Assists in physical inventories

Ensures proper stock rotation

Conducts cycle counts as requested

Must have Excel knowledge plus general computer knowledge.

Basic safety understanding in operating equipment

Responsible for reporting safety concerns to management in a timely manner

Report inventory discrepancies to inventory control team and assists in resolution

Must be able to complete inspection form prior operating equipment

Must be able to use RF scanning equipment to ensure accuracy of inventory


Shift start : 7 : 00AM

Shift length : 8.5 hours

Monday-Friday, Some Weekends


  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 60 days
  • Paid time off


  • Must pass drug screen (cannabis excluded)
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 50 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old

High School Diploma / GED preferred.At least 1 year forklift / standup reach truck experience and / or using warehouse distribution equipment.

Must be able to stand / walk for up to 10-12 hours.Must be able to lift and / or pull 50 lbs without restriction.Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head.

Walking in the DC and around the area with great frequency, facilities are over a quarter mile in length.Should be able to work in environments with variable noise levels, lighting conditions and temperature variation and able to access all areas of building without limitations.

Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as neededMust be able to get NFI forklift certifiedMust have attention to detailMust have excellent customer service skillsAttention to detailMust have basic math skills

About NFI

NFI is a leading international third party logistics provider with customers ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses.

We pride ourselves on delivering completely customized supply chain solutions no matter the industry.

Posted in April 12, 2022

Expired in July 13, 2022

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