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Inteplast Group Fork Lift Driver in North Dighton, Massachusetts

Description/Job Summary

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Receive, stock, and stage raw materials and packaging materials to ensure manufacturing is done efficiently. Wrap and label finished goods for shipment to customer. Collect and process scrap either for reuse or recycling.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficiency in reading, writing, and basic math

  • Must be able to read a ruler and measure in US standards

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

  • Experience driving a fork truck for 5 years or as B grade Forklift Driver for 3 years

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel both in writing and verbally

  • Must have regular, reliable attendance and willing to work outside the regular schedule as required.

  • Willing to handle job stress and interact with others in the workplace.

TRAINING

  • Previous experience and/or training is ideal, but not required.

AUTHORITY/DECISION MAKING

  • Periodically observe finished goods coming off the production lines and if detects sub-standard product, take immediate corrective action to eliminate any problems.

  • Report all problems to technician or supervisor, if needed.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

A. JOB TASKS & DUTIES

  • Material Management: Support inventory management by unloading, receiving, and stocking raw materials (resins). Manage packaging materials (pallets, corrugated sheets) to further support production by staging material and maintaining accurate inventory levels.

  • Shipping and Receiving: Works with logistics department by loading/unloading trailers using forklifts or pallet jacks.

  • Finished Pallet Management: Wrap and label pallets for shipping according to internal and customer packaging plan.

  • Sanitation management: Assist in the maintenance of a clean work environment.

B. MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, ELECTRONIC DEVICES & SOFTWARE

  • Operate Fork Trucks, Pallet Jack, and miscellaneous hand and measurement tools as necessary (i.e. rulers, safety knives, etc.).

C. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

  • Climbing, ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. Stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.

  • Lifting, raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. DEGREE OF LIFTING: up to 50 lbs.

D. WORK ENVIRONMENT CONDITIONS SUBJECTED TO IN THIS POSITION

  • Indoor work: May be subject to higher temperatures during summer months. Subject to noise, causing reason to shout in order to be heard. May be subject to odors and dust.
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