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Forklift Operator

Buffalo Rock Company

Buffalo Rock Company

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Department: Warehouse Job Status: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Reports To: Warehouse Coordinator/Manager
Grade/Level: Amount of Travel Required: None
Job Type: Regular Positions Supervised: None
Work Schedule:

Responsible for utilizing a forklift for general warehouse operations; to include loading and unloading trucks, product movement and rotation.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Required to load and unload trucks by hand or forklift.
Required to move product in order to insure correct rotation based on date coding.
Required to validate BOL's against actual load, notifying Inventory Coordinator of any discrepancies.
Required to insure loads are properly wrapped by machine or hand.
Required to build pallets accurately according to loading documents.
Required to insure current safety policies are adhered to by all transport drivers.
Required to verify load seal against the BOL.
Required to maintain and swap out electric batteries and/or propane tanks.
Required to assist in product movement between warehouses as requested.
Responsible for wearing all assigned safety equipment and observing safety rules.
Required to complete other activities assigned by supervisor.
Responsible for continuous self-improvement through the knowledge and use of all Company and Division provided training, either web-based, in-house, or any other Company provided method. (Must successfully complete quarterly training curriculum, including but not limited to web-based and facilitated training.)
Competency Statement(s)
Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Preferred
Certifications &
Must be able to be forklift certified.
Other Requirements: Requires basic knowledge of equipment /tools needed to fulfill the needs of the essential tasks.
N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Physical Demands Lift/Carry
Stand C
Walk C
Sit C
Manually Manipulate F
Reach Outward F
Reach Above Shoulder F
Climb O
Crawl O
Squat or Kneel O
Bend O
Grasp F
Speak C
10 lbs or less C
11-20 lbs C
21-50 lbs F
51-100 lbs O
Over 100 lbs O
12 lbs or less C
13-25 lbs C
26-40 lbs C
41-100 lbs C
Other Physical Requirements
Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth)
Sense of Sound - hearing is required for the total work day
Sense of Smell
Sense of Touch
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - vest, slip resistant shoes, gloves
Sense of Balance
Working conditions will be inside and outside where temperatures will vary from extreme heat to extreme cold, working in rain or snow, all for extended periods.

Applicant's Signature: Date:
Interviewer's Signature: Date:
The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.