2nd shift Forklift Driver
Granger, IN 
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Posted 26 days ago
Job Description
Company
UFP Granger, LLC
Job Title
2nd shift Forklift Driver
Location
50227 Bittersweet Trail, Granger, Indiana 46530-0129
Open Date
Aug 14, 2019
Area of Interest
Manufacturing
General Summary
Are you a hard-working individual, looking for the opportunity to carve out a successful career in an organization where the spirits of family and hard work share equal billing? If so, the companies of Universal may be a good place for you! We are committed to rewarding skill, perseverance and an entrepreneurial attitude with opportunities for growth. Intrigued? Read on to learn more!
Position Overview
Forklift Operator I is responsible for the movement of material from inventory to production and back to inventory. Maintains correct paperwork and production records as required. Works under immediate supervision; relies on specific direction and instructions.
Principal Duties / Responsibilities
  • Provides production departments with material from inventory according to production schedule
  • Moves material in process from one station to another (if necessary)
  • Bands, wraps and/or packs finished goods, and labels material
  • Moves finished goods from production area to finished goods inventory (yard or warehouse)
  • Assist production with bottle necks and other material needs
  • Provides general preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment checklist and reports any problems or concerns
  • Maintains rough material and finished goods inventory yard organized and clean
  • Completes production records as required
  • Follows forklift rules and policies as described by Company policy
  • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings
  • Performs other duties as required
Qualifications

Knowledge

  • Minimum 9th grade basic education; High school diploma/GED preferred but not required
  • No minimum experience is required; however, forklift driving experienced is preferred
  • Working knowledge of basic math and inventory techniques
  • Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material
  • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
  • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly
  • Ability to pay attention to surroundings
  • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions
  • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write basic English
  • Ability to frequently get on and off a forklift, to withstand operations in rough surfaces, to work in a wide range of weather condition, and operate a forklift for extended periods of time
  • Demonstrate eye-hand coordination
  • Ability to work under immediate supervision
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management

Conduct

  • Safety conscious
  • Team player and goal oriented
  • Leads by example and positive attitude
  • Participates in Safety and CI programs
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results
Salary/Hourly
Hourly

Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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