Forklift Operator - 2nd Shift

Location: East Houston, TX

Department: Warehouse

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Preferred Freezer Services with various location in the East Houston area is hiring for full-time material handling / equipment operators.

Second Shift: 3:30 PM 12 AM 

Salary: $12/hr + shift differential + ** pay incentives available based on performance numbers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use RF scanner, forklift, pallet jack
  • Follow safety rules and regulations.
  • Inspect machine before usage.
  • Report mechanical discrepancies to immediate supervisor and/or mechanic.
  • Change batteries as needed.
  • Place the safety chain on battery charger to prevent any injuries to self and/or others.
  • Pull orders from assigned locations.
  • Relocate product in the same aisle only.
  • Write the order number, name of the consignee, case quantity on every order, box, pallet, packages and bins pulled.
  • Immediately report any bad tickets to the Manager by radio and/or send them with the freezer checker.
  • Keep freezer aisles clean - place plastic wrap, straps and/or broken wood into trash receptacle.
  • Once orders are pulled, help run freight and locate product.
  • Report all/any broken pallets to immediate supervisor.
  • Completely pull all orders before the end of the shift.
  • Perform other warehouse duties based on business needs.

Qualifications:

  • Min 6 months to a year of actual/hands-on experience operating a forklift.
  • Experience operating Turret is preferred but not required.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • Must be detail oriented and reliable.
  •  Ability to work overtime and weekends occasionally as required.
  • Must have a solid work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet set targets and deadlines.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those required of an individual performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Stand, walk; use hands and feet to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear, twist or bend.
  • Use of scanners, telephones, and warehouse machinery.
  •  The employee must be capable of repeatedly lifting up to 75 lbs.
  • Work longer hours as needed to satisfy customer, daily and seasonal requirements.
  • Able to lift, push, pull and move product above head.

Working Environment: The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Work in an atmosphere as cold as - 30 degrees F.
  • The noise level in the work area is usually moderate.
  • Personal interaction and communication required to and from other people is extremely high.
  • Daily workflow is fast paced.
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