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Warehouse Forklift Operator

Company: Kuehne Nagel
Location: Ontario
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Kuehne + Nagel is looking for a Forklift Operator who is dependable, safety focused, and enjoys working in a team environment!

Your Role

The warehouse forklift driver is responsible for moving materials within the warehouse and the loading/unloading of materials onto or from vehicles utilizing a forklift, reach truck, order picker or other heavy material handling equipment. The warehouse forklift driver can be responsible for receiving, storing, picking, packing, verification, shipping/manifesting and other various duties as assigned to ensure the full and efficient operation of the Distribution Center.

Your Responsibilities

• Use material handling (MH) equipment to unload incoming materials from trailers.
• Verify and receive materials into inventory
• Marks and inventories packages for storage or transit
• May also include palletizing and shrink-wrap.
• Duties may include receiving, checking and storing
• May be required to stack pallets and repeatedly lift up to 50 pounds
• Use MH Equipment to move and store materials within the warehouse
• Use MH Equipment to pick, verify and pack orders according to standard practice
• Use MH Equipment or other designated means to load goods into trailers or other designated transport vehicles for distribution
• Works from pick sheet to pull product or supplies.
• Check orders against pull sheets.
•“Dangerous Goods”:  when receiving dangerous goods, the necessary procedures must be followed and these shipments must be stored in the designated section of the warehouse.
• If/when applicable, ‘bonded’ cargo must be processed and handled accordingly, based on existing guidelines for this type of shipment
• Maintain warehouse clean and free of debris at all times
• Adhere to local, State, and Federal regulations inclusive, but not limited, to OSHA, DOT, EPA and other government agencies.  Certification required to handle any hazardous material(s)
• May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

• Employee will be expected to follow procedures introduced via on the job training. 
• Elevating potential situations to the next level of supervision when required. 
• Identify and correct mistakes/inconsistencies when receiving/completing paperwork. 

Your Skills and Experiences

  • High School Education or Equivalent
  • 1 year forklift experience required
  • Ideal candidates will have prior experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Ability to walk/stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Proven basic math skills at the high school level
  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Computer skills
  • English
  • Overtime 

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment. #LI-DNI

Keywords: Kuehne Nagel, Ontario , Warehouse Forklift Operator, Other , Ontario, California

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