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Forklift Operator

Manufacturing | Hiddenite, NC | Full Time | Opened about 1 month ago

Job Description

About Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams:

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is a fast-growing, industry-leading brand that is known for classic modern furnishings with great comfort & style, as well as a commitment to equality, environmental responsibility and education. Since our start in 1989, we've created a culture of respect, equality and a commitment to helping employees reach their potential and lead more comfortable lives.

Who we are and why you should join!

We are... a fast-growing, industry-leading brand that is known for classic modern furnishings with great comfort & style, as well as a commitment to equality, environmental responsibility and education.

Our culture is... a culture of respect, equality and a commitment to helping employees reach their potential and lead more comfortable lives.

Comfort.  We provide comfort to everyone; our work environment is one of acceptance and is welcoming to everyone, just as they are.
Service.   We provide excellent service not only to our clients, but also to our fellow colleagues by lending a helping hand without expecting anything in return.
Respect.  We create an environment of mutual respect by smiling, saying hello, being pleasant, patient and professional with one another.

Position Type:   Manufacturing, Hiddenite

Forklift Operator

OverviewThis position 

Operate powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, move current inventory to locations.  Assist with other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well in a team oriented environment

  • igh degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Maintain a clean & safe environment
  • May be required to use  RF scanner gun
  • Prior Forklift certification per OSHA standards
  • Previous experience on a sit down forklift 

  • Previous work experience in a warehouse or manufacturing enviornment as a froklift operator

  • Proven Safety Record

Responsibilites:

  • Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
  • Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks  
  • Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment
  • Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Other tasks as assigned

Physical demands and abilities:

  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Having a good sense of balance
  • Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Ability  to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

Benefits:

We offer a wide range of career opportunities with excellent benefits.

  • Competitive salary + performance incentives
  • 401k 
  • Excellent health, dental and vision coverage + supplemental insurance options
  • Promote work/life balance including paid time off and paid holidays
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Scholarship Program

We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.