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Forklift Operator (Day Shift)

Company: TemperPack Inc.
Location: Richmond
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION:TemperPack is a rapidly growing company based in Richmond, Virginia. We design and manufacture innovative, sustainable packaging components for cold-chain shipping of food and pharmaceutical products. The markets we serve have an urgent need for disruptive, sustainable alternatives to replace the wide array of non-sustainable packaging materials conventionally used in the cold-chain such as Styrofoam coolers. Our aspiration is to provide packaging solutions that customers and end-consumers feel great about using. Job Title: Forklift Operator (Day Shift)Supervisor's Title: Warehouse SupervisorDepartment: ManufacturingLocation: 4447 Carolina Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222FLSA: Non-ExemptDescription:Join a company that knows the value of its employees and works with you to develop your career goals. We are currently seeking a Forklift Operator to join the team at our Richmond, VA location. As a Forklift Operator, you are responsible for supporting production by maintaining warehouse accuracy and being prompt with requests. It is vital for Forklift Operators to be focused on safety while prioritizing a high volume of materials requests. It is essential that a Forklift Operator can work successfully, both independently and as part of a team. Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate a forklift to move/deliver materials to the production line
  • Read instructions to pick, sort, and process complete orders
  • Use scanning equipment
  • Maintain clean docks and warehouse aisles by stacking material neatly and safely
  • Loading and unloading trucks by hand and using a forklift
  • Maintain a safe work environment by following safety rules and reporting unsafe conditions or instances
  • Notify the Supervisor of any mechanical or defective material issues
  • Other duties as necessitated by the businessKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Warehouse/manufacturing experience
    • General user experience with computers is preferredEducation and Certifications:
      • High school diploma or GED
      • Ability to obtain/maintain a forklift certification is requiredPhysical Requirements:
        • Be on your feet for 10-12 hours
        • Able to lift 40 pounds unassisted
        • Able to reach, bend, kneel and climb while performing repetitive tasks
        • Ability to work in hot and cold environments
        • Able to correctly wear PPE for entire shifts
        • Able to react and respond quickly to noises, smells, visual hazards, and alertsTemperPack provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran/reservist, and any other class of protected individuals, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.E-Verify.gov.

Keywords: TemperPack Inc., Richmond , Forklift Operator (Day Shift), Professions , Richmond, Virginia

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