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Distribution Operator 3- Forklift Operator

Company: The Ames Co
Location: Reno
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

** Distribution Operator 3- Forklift Operator****Job Category****:** Distribution **Requisition Number****:** DISTR002255 Showing 1 location **Job Details****Description****Position Summary**Responsible for operating a forklift, electric pallet jack, reach truck, other material handling equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stocking and counting merchandise in accordance to production standards. All associates must be able to cross train in all core distribution functions including unloading, put away, picking, replenishing, loading, small parcel area, rework, returns, display building, and possess basic WMS skills. **Major Responsibilities*** Unload inbound shipments and move product to storage locations.* Efficiently stock and store merchandise in appropriate areas.* Loading, unloading, moving, stocking and staging products and materials using a forklift, reach truck, walkie, or other material handling equipment.* Pull and prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and types of product is loaded.* Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.* Comply with all OSHA regulations and MSDS standards.* Report quality variances.* Maintain the facilities equipment and materials in a neat clean orderly fashion.* Assist in physical inventories.* Ensure proper stock rotation.* Conduct operations in a manner promoting safety.* Positions parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following traveler packet.* Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips and other fasteners.* May work on a line or in a cell where tasks and product may vary**Education Requirements*** High School or GED recommended**Relevant Work Experience/Requirements*** Knowledge of inventory software and order processing systems* Knowledge of RF Scanner* Able to push, pull, lift 55 LBS continuously throughout the shift**Certificates/Licensure/Training*** Must pass and maintain industrial lift truck certification**Environmental/Physical Requirements**Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.* This position is located primarily in an office environment. At times the associate is required to sit for long periods of time.* While performing the duties of this job, the associate may need the ability to lift and carry loads up to 20 pounds.* Upon occasion, the associate may be exposed to a manufacturing environment and required to wear personal protective equipment.**Company Statement***The AMES Companies, Inc. offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, paid holidays & vacation, and more. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.***Qualifications****Skills****Behaviors****:** **Motivations****:** **Education****Experience****Licenses & Certifications**

Keywords: The Ames Co, Reno , Distribution Operator 3- Forklift Operator, Professions , Reno, Nevada

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