- 06-May-2013 to 12-Jun-2013 (CST)
- La Porte, TX, USA
- Full Time
Job Description: FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Reports to: Supervisor
The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a forklift to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count
Materials. The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and may also
be required to perform other duties around and relating to operation of forklift.
Receiving/Put-Away: Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations.
Efficiently stack and store the materials in the appropriate areas.
Quality: Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Report quality
Order Picking: Pull and prepare materials for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of
Materials is loaded and shipped. Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets operator
Loading: Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into rail cars or onto trailers.
Equipment: Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck,
or other power equipment. Use radio frequency equipment for picking, receiving, put away, and load
Functions, as required. Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly
Fashion. On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.
Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
Inventory: Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security
are maintained. Assist in physical inventories. Ensure proper stock rotation.
Safety, Sanitation, Security: Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the
security of the warehouse/jobsite. Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety. Comply with OSHA/ jobsite standards and MSDS Standards
Maintenance: Perform or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required.
A. Education (preferred level).
Grammar School Vocational School High School
B. Experience (the minimum level of direct experience 1–3 years 3–5 years Over 5 years
C. Knowledge/Experience/Skills: The forklift operator requires satisfactory completion of a forklift
training program. Familiarity with material handling and radio frequency equipment is needed.
This job description reflects the current assignment of essential functions and is not meant to be all-inclusive.
Duties and responsibilities may be assigned or reassigned to this job at any time and may be modified to
Reasonably accommodate an individual with a disability or for other reasons.
All offers of employment are contingent upon results of a background check and a pre-employment drug screen. Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. Lauren strives to recruit and employ the most qualified personnel and provide equal opportunities for advancement, including promotion and training, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, and, to the extent provided by law, age, marital status, disability or any other protected class as defined by federal, state or local laws. Lauren is committed to a workplace free from harassment, intimidation, and coercion at all sites and in all facilities where employees are assigned.
Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Equal Polygraph Protection Act (EEPA)