Forklift Operators

Published on 08/03/2022JMI Resource - Tampa, FL
$$16 per hourFull Time


JOB TITLE: Forklift Operator
WORK HOURS: 5:00am – 1:30pm and 2:30pm – 12 midnight (Occasional Saturdays) (Times subject to change based on business needs)

PAY RATE: $16.00 per hour (Annual Review)

GENERAL PURPOSE: The forklift Operator is responsible for operating and managing industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into railroad cars or trucks or storage areas. They are responsible for all activities associated with safely operating and caring for the forklift and the proper operation of the forklift at our facility in addition to participating in cross training efforts for specific plant needs and sharing those duties with other drivers. Duties include the completion of all required quality tests and inspections and notifying supervisors of any observed concerns in the production area related to either product handled or the safety of the facility.

Load/Unload trailers in a safe manner
Material grading
Placing processed material into inventory storage
Monitor bale weights
Complete all appropriate paperwork
Perform pre-shift forklift inspection
Perform routine preventive maintenance
Maintains a basic knowledge of operations and procedures in all production departments.
Maintain safe and clean work environment
Completes all assigned trainings.
Active participant in the Health and Safety programs.
Performs other job duties as needed.

Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.
Must have ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences and memos.
Must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Must have ability to perform intermediate arithmetic dealing with decimals, fractions, ratios, etc.
Must pass basic reading test.
Must pass background check and pre-employment drug screening
Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
Must be able to maintain good attendance.
Must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Must have valid Driver’s license.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Employee is required to: stand, talk, see, be mobile and hear.

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