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Company: OHL, Edwardsville, IL
Job Title: Forklift Operator
Date Posted: 12/19/2012
Industry: Skilled Labor

The Operator 1 is responsible for receiving, storing, and distributing material and products according to customer
guidelines and ISO 9001 where applicable.

Primary Duties:
•Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be
moved, gathered, or distributed
•Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size,
type, style, color, or product code
•Assembles customer orders from stock, stage orders and/or conveys orders to packing station or shipping
department according to OH or customer pick sheet
•Loads, unloads, moves, stacks and stages products and materials using a fork lift, clamp truck or other power
•Maintains the clean and safe equipment, reporting service requests as needed
•Assists in maintaining the security of the warehouse by conducting operations in a manner which promotes safety
•Checks orders for exactness and neatness according to ISO 9001 procedures
•Marks materials with identifying information
•Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed
•Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards
•Participates in customer rework projects as needed
•Compiles worksheets or tickets from customer specifications
•Efficiently moves and loads product from staging and/or storage areas into trailers
•Unloads inbound freight safely and moves products to storage locations
•Pulls and prepares product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded
•Performs picking duties in an efficient manner that meets both company and customer standards
•Assists with physical inventories, cycle counts, ensuring proper stock rotation
•Assists in building cleanup as required
•Other duties as required and assigned by supervisor
Requirements:  Education and Experience:
•High school education or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency
•Minimum 3 to 6 months experience and/or training in a warehouse environment
•Experience using 1 to 3 pieces of warehouse equipment
Essential Skills:
•Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
•Ability to regularly lift up to 50 pounds
•Ability to learn proper operations of warehouse equipment

While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers,
reach with hands and arms. This position may be required to stoop, kneel, or crouch as it relates to product
handling and distribution, and must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  This position may occasionally
lift more than 50 pounds. This position will be regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and can be exposed
to extreme heat and extreme cold including climates consistent with outside weather conditions.

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