Position available for Forklift Operator - Warehousing
AT Ferche Millwork, Inc.
Ferche Millwork, Inc.
Forklift Operator - Warehousing
Since its beginning in 1958, Ferche Millwork, Inc. has grown to be internationally recognized for its quality and service and has since set the standard for the hardwood moulding industry. Ferche Millwork, Inc. not only offers the finest in standard hardwood mouldings, but will produce any custom shaped moulding to your specifications. The newest technologies, the finest equipment and a conscientious work force combine to make Ferche Millwork the most respected name in hardwood mouldings.
At Ferche Millwork, Inc. our employees are the key to our success. Everyone’s contribution is important while mutual respect and trust between all employees is essential. Fair and consistent dealings with employees are accomplished with integrity. We expect excellence in our employees. Training to achieve excellence will be provided to employees who have the ability and desire to learn.
Summary of Position:
Drives Gasoline, Diesel or Electric powered forklift to transport, load / unload incoming and outgoing freight. Transports raw materials to production equipment, warehouses and disposes of waste by performing the following duties efficiently and safely.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Drives forklift safely and efficiently following all work rules and safe operating procedures.
Assist all other forklift drivers when time permits.
Planning and organizing warehouse space to accommodate inventories such as finished goods, raw lumber sorting out wood species, thickness and lengths.
Sorts out and organizes raw materials meeting the requirements of manufacturing production schedules and other process, such as lumber species, thickness and length, blank thickness, widths and lengths.
Transports waste for disposal and to rework process.
Communications, maintains effective relationships, communications with management and co-workers.
Operates forklift in and out doors in all weather conditions and under spaces constraints.
Pick up all 4×4 pilers and close warehouse doors at the end of shift.
Assumes full responsibility for maintaining quality and minimize the damage to finished goods and raw materials during the transporting process, loading, unloading and material layout for production.
Performs stacking functions, piling lumber from planner, arranging boards to make up sturdy units of a standard width for ease of transporting and storage.
Performs banding functions securing piles for transporting.
Performs reading and writing functions, interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, loading schedules, freight slips, and inventory and production reports.
Inspects incoming freight inspecting for quantities, correctives of material, condition of freight and reports all inaccuracies and damage to management.
Housekeeping functions, maintaining clean traffic or road ways through plant and in and out of warehouses, around loading docks and large entry doors.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months forklift operating experience and/or training.
Forklift certification preferred.
Good safety record.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, drive and climb up and down off forklift. Occasionally walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Mechanically skilled, skilled in the operation and care of forklift machinery.
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.
The ability to work as a team member.
Good communication skills.
Self-motivated, quality conscious, positive attitude and opportunistic.
The ability to work overtime when additional hours and production are required to meet customer delivery schedules.
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Along with many opportunities for career growth, Ferche provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ wellness and financial security. Some of those benefits include the following.
Medical, dental, vision insurance options.
Employer paid life and long term disability insurance.
401K with match
Additional voluntary insurances.
Vacation accrual policy – eligible to use vacation after 90 days of employment.