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UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS Forklift Operator 1 in White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Area of Interest Manufacturing Salary/Hourly Hourly General Summary Knowledge * Minimum 9th grade basic education; preferred High school diploma or equivalent. * No minimum experience is required; however forklift driving experienced is preferred. * Working knowledge of basic math and inventory techniques * Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process Skills and abilities * Ability to work in a safe manner * Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material * Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions * Demonstrate ability to stack material properly * Ability to pay attention to surroundings * Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions * Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write basic English * Ability to frequently get on and off a forklift, to withstand operations in rough surfaces, to work in a wide range of weather condition, and operate a forklift for extended periods of time. * Demonstrate eye-hand coordination * Ability to work under immediate supervision * Ability to pass a drug test * Ability to work hours mandated by management Conduct * Safety conscious * Team player and goal oriented * Leads by example and positive attitude * Participates in Safety and CI programs * Punctual and reliable * Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results Principal Duties/Responsibilities * Provides production departments with material from inventory according to production schedule * Moves material in process from one station to another (if necessary). * Bands, wraps and/or packs finished goods, and labels material. * Moves finished goods from production area to finished goods inventory (yard or warehouse). * Assist production with bottle necks and other material needs. * Provides general preventive maintenance on equipment. * Completes pre-shift/startup equipment checklist and reports any problems or concerns. * Maintains rough material and finished goods inventory yard organized and clean. * Completes production records are required. * Follows forklift rules and policies as described by Company policy. * Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings. * Performs other duties as required Requirements 2nd Shift/swing shift?-Forklift Operator needed in Shipping and Receiving and is responsible for the movement of material from inventory to production and back to inventory. Maintains correct paperwork and production records are required. Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.