Forklift Operator
Lexington , Kentucky
February 08, 2017
Adecco is currently assisting a local client recruiting for a reliable Warehouse Forklift Operator in Lexington, KY. This is a temporary to hire opportunity that will give you valuable experience to enhance your career. As a Warehouse Forklift Operator, you will serve an important role in the manufacturing process by driving within the warehouse, moving product, as well as, loading and unloading product as necessary. The ideal candidate is reliable, safety conscious and hardworking. IF you meet the qualification listed below, please APPLY NOW!

Responsibilities for this Warehouse Forklift Operator job include:

Working directly with production Shift Supervisor.
Perform a combination of product handling and lift truck operating duties to stack, transport, and store work-in-process and finished goods.
Supply production lines with efficient flow of materials, knockdowns and dividers - and moves finished goods to warehouse.
Complete line driver reports accurately and legible showing locations and quantities of raw materials used as well as quantities and locations where finished goods were stored. Assist production line employees by relieving them in breaks and lunchtime periods. Assists in taking physical inventories.
Follow all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
Follow all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.
Perform a safety lift truck inspection and battery check and report any equipment malfunctioning or damage to the Warehouse Manager or Shift Supervisor. Change lift truck batteries and add water when necessary; keep record of time batteries are changed. Fill out lift truck status report.
Participate in continuous quality improvement projects and other related activities as assigned.
When applicable seek assistance when changing lift truck battery. Uses protective equipment gear when servicing batteries.
Use extreme care when working by production lines. Blows lift truck's horn intermittently as needed to make production personnel aware of his/her presence.
Review daily production schedule with Shift Supervisor, brings materials to the production lines when needed to execute schedule and notify supervisor of any materials running low. Removes finished goods from production lines, back to assigned warehouse locations.
Provide accurate information of unloaded materials as well as materials used or produced to warehouse personnel.
Remove, store, and unitize production scrap bales and informs warehouse personnel when there is enough for a full load. Removes excess corrugated from mezzanine and empties baler as required. Takes full bales of cardboard scrap from baler to assigned location in the warehouse.
Maintain accurate records of materials being used and produced, and reports them in appropriate paperwork, back to warehouse personnel.
Remove finished goods and other materials in hold to assigned location. Stores finished goods stacked neatly and in proper height. Verifies that all finished goods removed from the production area must have a product code tag.
Participate in physical inventory taking.
Keep each production line supplied with the proper knock down cases, dividers, pallets and when each pallet is full take that pallet to the warehouse for loading on the trailer; and takes unused cases and dividers back to the warehouse to the proper location.
On limited weekend production, may assist in stock-handler duties or load trailers as needed.
Bring up slip sheets to production floor, loads storage racks with gaylords, set up rework, set up units of product on hold for Q.C., relieves stock handlers, loads and unloads corrugated trailers, identifies good corrugated from the bad and isolates it.
Follow established forklift procedures and complete required safety and maintenance checklists
Follow established procedures for damaged finished goods and raw materials and report them on line driver report.
Communicate with supervisor regarding shift totals and machine totals reports and with other lift truck operators regarding any changes or problems that arise, including damaged materials, damaged skids, or low inventories.
Complete written documentation as required.
Keep work area clean, safe and orderly.
Assist in relieving downstream teammates for breaks and lunches.
Use forklift to move pallets of finished product to stretch wrap machines to stretch wrap them and to staging area after wrapping, or to specify warehouse location. Completes finished goods report or worksheet.
Maintain supplies of corrugated and other packaging supplies at each machine.
Visually inspect all completed pallets of product for quality and conformity to the packaging instructions to ensure quality at the source.


3-5 years experience in forklift operation
High school diploma

Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.

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