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Shipping Forklift Operator - 1st Shift

  • ID: 493940
  • Posted: 10/12/2021
  • Location: Grand Prairie, TX
  • Category: LI - Light Industrial
  • Job Type: Temp to Direct
  • Duration: Contract to Direct


ACARA SOLUTIONS is looking for Forklift Material Handler 1 for our Client located in Grand Prairie, TX 
1st shift 7a-330 Temp to perm at a UNION Site!
  • Moves freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, or containers, by hand, use of forklifts, or other equipment.
  • Basic computer skills and use of basic mechanical/measuring tools.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language.
  • Must be able to reach, grasp, lift 50 lbs, and push/pull/slide heavy material
  • Must be able to make coordinated movements of the hands and arms to grasp and move objects.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, squat, crawl, and climb
  • Reads transfer orders or receives instructions to determine work assignments and material needs.
  • Examines contents received or ready for shipment and compares them against documents for accuracy.
  • Loads, unloads, and stacks materials and products with or without the use of lifting devices (e.g. forklifts, cranes, jacks, etc.).
  • Moves products, materials, and parts between loading, processing, storage and shipping areas.
  • Operates material storage equipment, towers, and carousels.
  • Picks/gathers materials and parts according to transfer/production orders.
  • Assembles boxes, crates, or other containers according to product or material dimensions.
  • Packs, seals, and labels, products or materials for shipping.
  • Weighs materials or products on scales or other measuring devices.
  • Drives company vehicle to transport parts and materials to and from plant locations.
  • Annotates on documents and enters information on computer system to receive, route, transfer, confirm, track, and ship materials and products (e.g. transfer orders, return to stock, etc.).
  • Prepares and prints pertinent documents (e.g. bills of lading, packing lists, delivery notes, etc.)
  • Attaches identifying tags to finished products or marks them with identifying information.
  • Communicates with Purchasing department to rectify problems (e.g. damages, shortages, Non-conformance to specifications) dealing with vendors.
  • Performs forklift serviceability checklist and recharges forklift batteries .
  • Performs minor assembly as needed.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and work area to ensure proper functioning and safe working conditions.
  • Performs other work as directed by Supervision.
  • Job involves typically working indoors and outdoors, being assigned to any of the Different shifts, occasionally lifting heavy materials, wearing common safety equipment (e.g. cut resistant
  • gloves and sleeves, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, etc.)
  • Being exposed to loud noises and the possibility of bumps, cuts, and scrapes.
  • The following are behaviour"s essential to being successful in this job.
  • Ability to promote and ensure a safe work environment; identifies, communicates, and eliminates hazards encountered during regular course of work.
  • Focused on meeting or exceeding the level of excellence of products, services, and work activities-measured against pre-set standards; able to identify flaws and take corrective action.
  • Willingly assists others by offering guidance, sharing knowledge, teaching skills, or directly performing a task in order to help out. Puts team objectives ahead of personal interests.
  • Willingly accepts organizational changes and responds to changes with appropriate
  • Urgency and actions.
  • Reacts to anger, frustration, and disappointment constructively (i.e. finding humor in situations.
  • Finding solutions to problems, using relaxation techniques
  • Ability to quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers.
Job Requirements

 Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as Materials Handler with Forklift experience
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Forklift certified.
  • Experience with heavy bulk forklift materials (Pallets of Refrigerators, steel beams, cars, etc)
  • Ability to clearly read, speak and write in English for safety purposes
  • Stand up forklift experience highly preferred
Additional Information: Selection for this role is contingent upon successful completion of background, drug and safety screening requirements.
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