Job Title:                   Forklift Operator/Warehouseman


Reports To:               Shift Supervisor


Job Overview:

To safely transport product via forklift.   Product will be transported to/from assigned locations and to/from tractor trailers. Attendance and punctuality are required for this position.


Responsibilities and Duties

Employee is responsible for:

  • Operate the forklift in a timely and professional manner in accordance with OSHA laws.
  • Safely maneuver forklift at varying speeds and in tight loading dock areas.
  • Support internal equipment maintenance records, files and/or paperwork required for regulatory compliance with the state, federal government and company. EXAMPLE:
    • Inspect forklift for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after each shift in accordance with OSHA laws. Complete Forklift Operator’s Daily Inspection Sheet.
  • Submit complete, neat and accurate paperwork for each trailer unloaded.
  • Ensure trailer cleanliness (free from debris, nails, etc.) before loading with product.
  • Perform daily equipment checks, such as recharging batteries, etc.
  • Loading, unloading, shipping and receiving warehouse items.
  • Transporting materials to different locations within the facility.
  • Inspecting vehicles for damage.
  • Managing inventory by utilizing RF scanning equipment.
  • Picking and wrapping orders for shipments.
  • Identifying workplace hazards.
  • Adhering to safety management standards.
  • Adhering to production schedule.
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses to the shift manager immediately, including personal injury.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Comply with all company rules governing cell phones, warehouse operations and all other relative processes.
  • Maintain a safe work environment according to all department procedures.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned, to meet business requirements.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Greater than 10 years forklift experience plus strict adherence to the JAW specific training
  • Greater than 10 years warehouse environment experience
  • Good math skills and basic computer skills
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Knowledge and experience in using RF scanner
  • Clean driving record and valid state motor vehicle operator’s license



Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lifting, adjusting body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot and stand for long period of time.
  • Able to open and close doors to standard, over-the-road dry & temperature-controlled trailers and ocean containers
  • Able to tolerate all weather conditions
  • Wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)