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Forklift Driver in New Johnsonville at DSV

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

Location: USA > TN > New Johnsonville > Industrial Park Rd 
Job Posting Title: Forklift Driver 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Material Handler/Forklift Operator

Effective Date:  4/1/2015

Job Grade:  10

FLSA Status:  Exempt or Non Exempt

Reports to:     Shipping Supervisor

Direct Reports:   Department Team Leader

Department:  Shipping/Receiving

Location:  New Johnsonville Tennessee

SUMMARY

Under the direction of the shift supervisor and/or the shift team leader, the material handler will be responsible for performing the receiving, warehousing, and shipping functions of product in a manner consistent with all safety, quality and operational work instructions.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Safety

The material handler will be responsible for working in a safe manner and following all established safety guidelines and procedures.  The material handler will also assist in the identification and correction of any safety issues.

Quality

            The material handler will handle product according to all prescribed quality work instructions and guidelines.  

Material Handling

            The material handler will be responsible for the physical handling and movement of inbound/outbound product and product between facilities.  The material handler will ensure that product is handled safely, accurately and according to established operating work instructions.

Equipment

The material handler will operate various types of equipment, including forklifts, stretch wrap machines and computers.  All equipment must be operated in a safe and efficient manner according to established operating directions and work instructions.  The material handler will ensure the facility’s equipment is maintained in a neat, clean, and orderly manner.  The material handler will inspect and perform safety/quality checks and minor maintenance on forklifts and other equipment.

Receiving/Put-Away

Unload inbound shipments safely and move products to storage locations.  Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas.

Order Picking

Pull and prepare for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.  Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.

Loading

Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into     trailers.

Inventory

Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained. Assist in physical inventories.  Ensure proper stock rotation.

 

Safety, Sanitation, Security

Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.  Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.  Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.  Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards.

Maintenance

Perform or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required.

OTHER DUTIES

•Performs other duties as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

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MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma

1-12 months Experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

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SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

Not required but helpful

Language Skills

English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

All applicants are required to complete a math test on site prior to employment.

Other

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

            Experience in Forklift Operation, barcode scanning, dock operations and Computer Knowledge

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer, forklift equipment, and other various mechanically devices. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Employee must follow proper procedure for lifting, must be able to lift up to 55 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee Is exposed to TI02 airborne particles and dust . The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above 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.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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