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1st Shift and 2nd Shift Driver, Fork Truck - 3

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22002068 Requisition #

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Fork Truck Driver - 3 works as a part of a Warehouse and Material Handling team performing multiple duties for the construction of windows, patio doors, and accessories. Performs multiple duties of handling, processing, and disposal of certain material. The material may include, but not limited to sawdust or waste material. The team member’s assigned team and job tasks will vary based on business necessity.

 

PELLA CORPORATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Pass drug screen.
  • Pass pre-employment tests. 
  • Pass pre-work ability screen, if required for position.
  • Pass vision screen.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • Tobacco free workplace.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 
  • Noise level requires hearing protection in designated areas. 
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity.
  • Fast pace with productivity goals.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Some clothing spoilage may occur.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Flexibility of work hours including mandatory OT when business needs requires.  
  • Able to safely work with and around moving equipment
  • Ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner with team members.
  • Regular / dependable attendance consistent with attendance guidelines is required. 
  • Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to learn and perform repetitive job tasks. 
  • Perform Total Productive Maintenance duties.
  • Maintain good housekeeping.
  • Loading, unloading, or relocating of raw materials, processed parts, or finished products
  • Monitor production assembly schedules to insure they are met on a timely basis.
  • Rotate inventory and make necessary cycle count adjustments.
  • Must maintain quality of parts moved an insure accountability for all material movements through established inventory control systems.
  • Accountable for production counts and must maintain 98% + inventory accuracy.
  • Maintain scheduled lift truck and battery station TPM check lists and will be required to change out batteries as needed.
  • May be required to work in production areas when production and shipping schedules reduce the material handling workloads.

 

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE  

  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred.
  • Job specific experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of lift truck operation or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of computer terminal operation or equivalent.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficient oral communication
  • Decision making/Problem solving skills
  • Time Management

 

SKILLS & TALENT

  • Decision making / problem solving in a manufacturing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Use of hand tools and machinery is required. 
  • Requires written and oral communication skills and the cognitive ability to learn the safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Learn, comprehend and implement Lock, Tag, Try and safety and quality procedures to assure the safe and proper operation of the equipment.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s using units of American money.
  • Familiarity with American units of measure for weight, time, and distance.
  • Read and interpret blue prints.
  • Use of measurement devices.
  • Good record keeping.
  • Inventory control experience.

 

PHYSCIAL SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

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.  

 

  • Lift up to 100 lbs. at waist level and up to 70 lbs. at shoulder level up to an occasional basis when moving products
  • Push or pull with up to 100 lbs. of force up to an occasional basis when moving products
  • Generate up to 90 lbs. of grip strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Generate up to 15 lbs. of pinch strength up to an occasional basis with each hand while handling products
  • Display average coordination with both hands up to a continuous basis while performing job tasks
  • Perform elevated work up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Stoop, kneel or squat up to an occasional basis when handling products
  • Reach forward and to the side up to a frequent basis when handling products
  • Stand up to a continuous basis and walk up to a frequent basis during the course of each shift
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks up to 12 hours per day

 

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