Forklift Operator with TWIC

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Located in New Orleans, LA

Salary: $18.00/hour

We are looking for a Forklift Operator with TWIC for a global logistics warehouse. The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a forklift or other powered material handling equipment to move and stack steel and zinc. This position requires that you have verifiable experience moving heavy metals with a forklift.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drives propane/electric /diesel forklift to push, pull, lift, stack, or tier products and materials such as steel, iron, and zinc.
  • Operates all equipment safely and efficiently following prescribed work methods and OSHA standards.
  • Pull orders from storage areas and compare them with order forms/specification sheet.
  • Check cargo to inspect condition, quantity, and accuracy of material according to instructions.
  • Choose appropriate packing materials/equipment and pack cargo in accordance with appropriate procedures.
  • Must ensure that supplies are being used efficiently and not wasted.
  • Ensure that each van/container is sealed and verified with appropriate information.
  • Load/Unload cargo to/from trucks/containers using proper equipment.
  • Receive product deliveries, inspect and ensure proper storage.
  • Arrange items in an organized manner to avoid damage or premature wear and tear.
  • Create or assist with inventory count as needed.
  • Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of equipment and tools used in the delivery or loading processes.
  • Must double-check that all security requirements are followed.
  • Optimize space and keep the warehouse and other workspaces clean at all times.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience stacking cargo on pallets or into bundles.
  • Must be able to count correctly and read, speak and comprehend fluent English.
  • Capable of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods.
  • Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis.
  • Must be able to use proper lifting techniques to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow directions with emphasis on safety is extremely important.

Express Office: New Orleans
1000 South Norman C Francis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125
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