Forklift Operator

Hatfield, PA

Job ID: 29921 Category: Warehouse Pay Rate: $13.00/hr

Berks & Beyond Employment Services, Inc. Is a leading staffing firm that specializes in clerical, industrial, technical and managerial placements. At Berks & Beyond, we recognize that you are a uniquely qualified individual and we take the time to carefully match you to one of our excellent job opportunities. Our close consideration of your individual needs is how we have become one of Pennsylvania's largest staffing companies! We are currently seeking qualified Hi-Lo Operators in the Hatfield Area!

Forklift Operator -- Forklift Driver -- Heavy Equipment Operator -- Equipment Operator

Primary Responsibility: Unloads and loads customer product, scans product, and places it correctly in warehouse. Maintains a safe and clean work area.

Essential Functions:
- Load and unload freight using equipment in an efficient and safe manner.
- Move product to storage areas with proper equipment.
- Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate area.
- Pick orders for shipment and assemble various types of merchandise to be shipped.
- Check or count freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.
- Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.
- Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.
- Participate in physical inventories, as needed.
- Perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking.
- Operate equipment safely and efficiently. Equipment to include (but not limited to) stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment.
- Report all safety malfunctions on equipment.
- Comply with OSHA standards.
- Must be able to meet production standards.
- Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work environment.
- Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
- Must be able to meet production standards.
- Charge or charge forklift battery as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned, may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
- Experience and Skills

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:
- Requires ability to work independently
- Occasionally works overtime, evenings, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetings
- Requires the ability to pay close attention to details, meet deadlines, and work with difficult individuals
- Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor.

Tools and Technology:
Warehouse management system and related components
Pallet Jack, high lift, sit down or stand up lift truck, Hi-lift, RC 

Job Requirements:
As a Forklift Operator you must be able to work in a team-oriented environment. You must be able to communicate well with management and fellow employees. Ideal candidates have very positive attitude and previous experience.
Other requirements of the role include:

Educational Requirements:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, or
At least one year related work experience

Physical Requirements:
While performing the essential functions of this job, the associate is frequently required to sit; hear or talk: use close vision; use hands to grasp, handle or feel objects; and type and manipulate controls. Associate is occasionally required to use distance vision, stand, kneel or crouch and lift up to 80 lbs.

Additional Information:
Room for advancement! Temp-to-hire position! Pay Increase once you become permanent with the company!


1304 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Online Applications at www.Berksandbeyond.Com
Email resumes to: pottstown@berksandbeyond.Com

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