Forklift Operator with TWIC
Located in New Orleans, LA
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.
Pay: $18 / hour
- 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.
- 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