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Forklift Operator

Company: F. B. Foster
Location: Niles
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are L.B. Foster and our subsidiaries provide products and services for the rail industry, and solutions to support critical infrastructure projects. Our innovative engineering and product development solutions inspire the safety, reliability, and performance of our customer's challenging requirements. The Company maintains locations in?North America,?Europe,?and?Asia. We have a long history of providing a safe workplace for our employees, striving to be good stewards of the environment, and establishing strong and respectful relationships with our customers and communities.? These values have stood the test of time and have contributed to the rich history of our company for more than a century. Job Summary: Responsible for operating various size of forklifts moving material and products throughout the plant, loading, and unloading trucks, both receiving and shipping. Maintaining an organized and efficient plant and yard. Essential Functions: * Observe all safety guidelines and protocol * Maintain certification to operate forklifts (up to 5,000 pounds) and operate at maximum efficiency levels * Load and unload materials, ensure materials are staged for counting/inspection and that receiving reports are accurate * Ensure materials and products are properly stored to conserve space and comply with safety procedures. * Ensure equipment is properly maintained and serviced. * Responsible for pulling products and ship direct to customers, ensuring that quantities parts and packaging are correct. * Properly load products to maintain weight distribution and balance on outbound delivery trucks. * Verify correct productions and materials against bill of lading or other documentation * Ensure equipment is properly maintained and serviced, and perform daily pre-shift inspections; ensure preventative maintenance and repairs are completed * Clean and maintain all responsible work areas in an organized manner * Coordinate truck drivers throughout the yard Experience, Education & License Requirements: * High School Diploma or equivalent required * 3 - 5 years forklift operation experience required * 3- 5 years' experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment preferred. * Additional mobile equipment operator experience is a plus. Skills & Abilities: * Ability to exert up to 80 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects * Good visual acuity Competencies: * Teamwork * Communication * Customer Focus * Integrity & Trust * Adaptability/Flexibility * Accountability/Work Ethic * Attention to Detail/Time Management * Continuous Improvement The Benefits: * Medical, dental, vision benefits the first day of the month after hire date * Market-leading 401(k) program with company match * 5 paid sick days per year * 100% tuition reimbursement * Paid Parental Leave * Career development and advancement opportunities

Keywords: F. B. Foster, Akron , Forklift Operator, Professions , Niles, Ohio

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