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Forklift Slip Sheet Operator - 2nd shift

Company: Saddle Creek Logistics Services
Location: Polk City
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Why Work for Saddle Creek?Saddle Creek Logistics Services succeeds by promoting a diverse, friendly, and respectful teamwork environment. As a vital service provider, we not only make a difference in our community but offer our associates opportunities to enhance their skills, build meaningful careers and end each day with a sense of accomplishment. If you're looking for a family-oriented company that lives by its values and offers competitive pay and benefits, join our team today.Note that if you are viewing this posting on an external job board (such as Indeed, LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter, etc.), unless specifically stated in the posting, the provided salary estimates may not be accurate as they are not provided by Saddle Creek. Our recruiters look forward to speaking with you about your background, skills, and compensation requirements.Schedule: Mon-Fri 4pm-12:30amJob Description Summary Forklift Operators are responsible for loading, unloading, sorting, staging and transporting of products into and out of a distribution center/warehouse. Individuals in this position must work cooperatively with other associates and productively with little supervision. Following company safety policies and procedures is of great importance to this position. Upon completion of training and certification a Forklift Operator may drive gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, clamp and slip sheet attachments, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials/pallets by performing the following duties. Some associates will operate stand-up forklift up to 50% of the time and will also perform case pick order pulling up to 50% of the time.Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities --- Follows company safety policies and procedures and encourages other associates to do the same--- Safely operates forklift and/or other machinery in order to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging, and transporting products--- Works cooperatively and productively with supervisors and other associates in order to complete tasks--- Arranges cartons on pallets keeping in mind size, weight, height, etc.--- Loads trucks keeping in mind cubic weight, size and characteristics (i.e., easily crushable,) in mind--- Works productively (i.e., receiving products, picking products, etc.) with little supervision--- Provides and inspires outstanding service to customers (i.e., stores, etc.) by maintaining attention to detail and completing assigned work in a timely manner.--- Maintains condition of Distribution Center and/or warehouse work area (I.e., free of trash, product in correct location, etc)--- Additional duties as assigned by distribution center or warehouse managementRequirements A high school diploma or equivalent is preferredMust be able to lift up to 50lbsMust be eighteen years of age or olderForklift Operators must have at least 1-year warehouse experience and for lift position require 1-year experience on a stand-up forkliftMust be able to pass a drug testMust be able to pass a background investigationBenefits:

  • Benefits package including medical, dental, vision and medical reimbursement
  • Weekly pay
  • Vacation immediately upon hire
  • 401(k) match
  • Employee assistance and identity theft protection
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company paid life insurance and short term disability
  • Personal time after 90 days
  • Shift differential for 2nd, 3rd, and weekend shiftsSaddle Creek is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and existing associates and evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, color, religious creed, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, medical condition, military and veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, governmental regulations and executive orders. View the EEO is the Law poster here. View the EEO is the Law Supplement here. View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision here. View the E-Verify Posting here.Saddle Creek is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a career opportunity, please send an e-mail to and let us know your contact information and the nature of your request.

Keywords: Saddle Creek Logistics Services, Lakeland , Forklift Slip Sheet Operator - 2nd shift, Professions , Polk City, Florida

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