Transport incoming and outgoing materials to designated areas as assigned. Operate forklift, electrical hoist or other power driven equipment to load or move materials. Load or unload material onto or from pallets, trays or shelves. Process required paperwork. Perform preventive maintenance such as: daily vehicle inspection, recharging batteries or replacing liquefied propane gas (LP) tank
Compares identifying information and counts, weighs or measures items outgoing or incoming shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, packing slips, address labels and other records.
Determines method of shipment.
Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.
Assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects pre-assembled containers.
Inserts items into containers.
Secures product to pallets using stretch wrap or metal banding.
Stamps, stencils or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
Operates lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.
Operates powered lift truck or hand truck to load outgoing freight onto trucks.
Performs all necessary computer transactions.
Operates weight scale and digital counter.
Inserts items into containers.
Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
Routes items to departments.
Maintains inventory of receiving materials and supplies.
Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags or labels.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One to three months related experience and/or training is preferred.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos written in English. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to effectively present information in English in one-on-one and small group situations.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be certified for forklift.
MUST HAVE OR BE WILLING TO OBTAIN CLASS "A" CDL.
Ability to operate computer. Ability to operate weight scales.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to stand and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.