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Fork Lift Operator II - Warehouse Receiving 1st Shift

Florence, Kentucky

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Description Under limited supervision this position is responsible for operating high-lift stacker/reach truck placing pallets to move product around location. Tasks require moderate complexity and uses judgment and initiative to complete tasks. Responsible for taking incoming palletized product and storing in appropriate storage area as indicated on location tags with use of terminals. Receive product requests from load sheets. Pick pallets of product to be loaded on trailers from storage racks and locates them in the properly designated location in the FWP (forward pick) for distribution. Ensure all product moves are completed in a timely and efficient manner. Perform specialized material moving activities using specialized equipment (certification required). Operate equipment in accordance with facility GWP (Good Warehouse Practices) and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations. Operate lift equipment in a safe and appropriate manner ensuring minimal damage to product lift equipment and storage racks. Report all malfunctions of high lift stacker/reach truck equipment to supervisor. Complete periodic inventories as necessary within the work area. Responsible to maintain a clean work area consistent with established regulations. Other duties as assigned. Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Years of Related Experience: 2-4 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 18 Years of age. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions short correspondence and memos. 
  • Ability to read written documentation containing schedule moves printout computer screens store tickets for accurate product movement. 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to co-workers including Supervisors/Managers. 
  • Ability to add subtract multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers. 
  • Ability to operate clean-up broom plastic compactor forklifts and carts.
  • Ability to gain and maintain required forklift certification and license and satisfactory completion of cart driver training. 
  • Ability to key product/move data into terminals on a daily basis. 
  • Ability to work in cold/freezing temperatures of �30 degrees. 
  • Ability to understand/use WMS (Warehouse Management System); and eventually understand/utilize SAP (Systems Applications Products in Data Processing). 
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed instructions. 
  • Facts work orders or other data are specific and immediately available usable and point directly to the problem. 
  • Computer exposure and/or experience highly beneficial. 
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact professionally with co- workers. 
  • Ability to work with deadlines and under pressure. 
  • Comply with all general safety policies and procedures in accordance with Company Local State and Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Must be able to read, speak and comprehend basic English for safety and quality purposes.

Starting Wage: 17.00/hr.

Shift: 1st


  • Hours may change based on the production schedule.
  • Overtime and weekend work required.

Job Type: Non-exempt Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc. Req #: 19006939

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