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Forklift Operator

Company: Amcor - Buffalo, NY Facility
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDAY SHIFT12 hour shifts - 7a to 7pResponsible for correctly loading, moving and storing finished product to internal and external customers and local warehouse facilities. Supplies packaging materials for production on an on-going basis and maintains an adequate supply of packaging materials in designated areas to keep production running at optimum levels. Warehouseperson's are responsible for the timely and correct movement of raw materials, supplies, and all other freight. Requires a basic understanding of the Blowmolding processes including part numbers, gram weights, and end-use customers.Specific Responsibilities / Essential Functions

  • Operate forklift truck in accordance with OSHA Power Industrial Truck regulations and Amcor safety procedures.
  • Locate and identify all material and product shipped to the warehouse including maintaining organization of rows in the warehouse for efficiency.
  • Move finished goods product from production lines to the warehouse in assigned areas and loading trailers with finished product / preforms as assigned. Ensure performs are in required locations as needed.
  • Unloads, moves and stores incoming materials by checking identification and reporting shortages or damaged materials. Moves materials to assigned areas using first-in / first-out (fifo).
  • Sorts dunnage to insure materials are available for packaging department.
  • Supplies materials for finished goods production on time and in order.
  • Enter all data on-line with minimal errors. Accurately ticket finished product.
  • Maintains all required documentation of trailer and forklift inspections, incoming materials, housekeeping and any other required documents.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of Blowmold packaging requirements, including both domestic and export products to assure that contaminated incoming / outgoing product or supplies are correctly segregated.
  • Change status of product as needed. Rework damaged product.
  • Cycle count, as required, all inventory in the warehouse to include packaging supplies.
  • Completes all required safety checks for fork trucks, trailers, and tractors.
  • Demonstrate organizational ability to complete daily clean-up assignments, and adequately maintain good housekeeping throughout the entire area of responsibility.
  • Follows all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Amcor "No Injuries Safety Contract" and as trained. Understands and communicates all hazards and safety issues to co-workers and Supervisors. Properly uses all required personal protective equipment.
  • Directly responsible for the proper support to all team members to ensure a positive team environment.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by the Warehouse Lead or Production Supervisor.
  • Product Safety regarding cleanliness and notification of any observations that may create a product safety risk to our customers
  • Immediately report any unsafe acts, conditions or accidents in their departments.
  • Take reasonable care for self and others to prevent injury
  • Performs all other duties as assignedAuthorization
    • Those employees with authorized training, have the ability to shut down / stop equipment if continued operation is a threat to any employee's health and safety or for unacceptable quality
    • Recommend Staff quarantine out-of-specification products, materials or supplies
    • Contact any member of Management without fear of reprisal concerning questions, suggestions, or complaints regarding quality, working conditions or job environmentJob Specifications and RequirementsEducation and Experience:
      • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
      • OSHA Power Industrial Truck certification provided by Amcor
      • Previous warehouse and / or manufacturing work experience is preferredPhysical Requirements: This is a medium physical demand job
        • Continually drive a fork truck and occasionally stand / walk for up to 11 hours on a concrete floor.
        • Employees must be able to work 12-hour shifts days or nights, including weekends and holidays.
        • Employees are required to bend; turn / twist; kneel; squat; crawl; climb; reach out and up; turn wrist; grasp; pinch; and have finger manipulations.
        • Lift / push / pull up to 1000 pounds 50 feet using a hydraulic hand jack (this is the equivalent of a static push / pull of approximately 70 pounds).
        • Occasional frequency lifting weight of 60 pounds from ground to 4 feet overhead.
        • Rare frequency carrying weight of 60 pounds for 10 feet.You should be proficient in:
          • Forklift Licensed
          • Packaging ExperienceSalary info:$18 - $19 / hr

Keywords: Amcor - Buffalo, NY Facility, Buffalo , Forklift Operator, Professions , Buffalo, New York

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