Warehouse Attendant
Harrisonburg, VA 
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Job Description

SUMMARY

Operates powered industrial trucks in order to fill customer orders. Operates gasoline, gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Must possess two of the following four skills, Raymond pick-up vehicle certification, Forklift license, perform merge requirements (demonstration required) or perform put away duties (demonstration required).
  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Stores finished goods, and completes inventory transactions on vehicle computer terminal.
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.
  • Pulls finished goods for internal/external shipments.
  • Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
  • Ensures that vehicle is in good operating condition, completes and documents daily safety check sheet, notifies supervisor of deficiencies.
  • Record transactions using proper procedures on the RF terminals.
  • Abide by all safety rules and regulations.
  • Completes annual updates of OSHA required training as assigned by supervisor.
  • Reports all safety malfunctions, near hits, and/or injuries to supervisor immediately.

Required Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs, learn computer functions.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Required safety equipment must be worn at all times while performing the essential functions of the job. Safety equipment includes, but is not limited to, eye protection, steel toed safety shoes, hard hats, gloves, and kevlar sleeves and fall protection (harness).

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Required Experience

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Previous experience operating power industrial lift vehicles in a warehouse environment preferred
  • Must be able to work at high levels
  • Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
Open
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