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Forklift Operator

Company: Morton Industries
Location: Morton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYOperates industrial truck or other conveyance apparatus within and between departments, buildings, and yard areas. Collects and delivers a wide variety of materials, including in-process and finished product. Keeps designated work areas supplied with material.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Loads/unloads inbound and outbound trucks. Distributes materials as directed. Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus. Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area. Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed. Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules. Preforms pre-operational check of equipment, recharges batteries, and replaces liquefied gas tank.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Organized - Ability to work in an organized manner, balancing several tasks simultaneously.Problem Solving - Works well in group problem solving situations.Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time.Technical Skills - Shares expertise with others.Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality.Verbal Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; Works quickly.Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness.This job has no supervisory responsibilities.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to dirty or oily conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Full time

High School Diploma or equivalentAttendanceIn order to perform this job the employee must meet all Company attendance requirements.SafetyThe ability to continuously practice safe habits in the workplace while following all policies and procedures related to health and safety.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $16.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types: Bonus payWork Location: One location

Keywords: Morton Industries, Peoria , Forklift Operator, Professions , Morton, Illinois

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