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Home Depot DISTRIBUTION CENTER FORKLIFT OPERATOR - BRIDGEPORT, NJ in Swedesboro, New Jersey

POSITION PURPOSE

The position of the Forklift Operator, loads and unloads bulky and heavy merchandise from trucks and railcars. Individuals in this position move material outdoors and/or within the Distribution Center and from the loading platform by carrying or lifting, as well as operating forklifts or other material handling equipment.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

50%-Loads and unloads trucks and railcars

10%- Places incoming product in assigned storage locations

5%- Relocates product as required

25%- Selects products for orders and loads safely

5%- Compiles with deadlines and productivity standards

5%- Additional duties as assigned by management

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to Operations Manager

No Direct reports

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to elements.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of time

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

Years of Relevant Work Experience:

1 years

Physical Requirements:

Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Requires high levels of attention and focus at all times

Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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