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Reach Truck Operator - Weekend Shift in Winston-Salem, NC at Liberty Hardware

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Weekend Shift:

Friday- Sunday (6am-6:30pm)

Key Responsibilities:

Drive an electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift or elevating platform, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier or move product, boxes, pallets and/or materials.

  • Complete pre-shift procedures and documentation in accordance with established process
  • Ensure equipment batteries are charged at breaks, lunches, end of shift
  • Scan bar code labels, locate cases, pull case list, split/move cases, direct storage, pack-in/out, fill active and case pick and direct re-slot procedures.
  • Must be able to work cross-functionally in other departments as needed including, but not limited to, working as a Material Handler, Picker and/or Palletizer.
  • Consistently meet daily productivity and safety goals within the department.

Education /  Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Three to six months experience and/or training in a distribution environment preferred. Must understand basic inventory movement, transactions and distribution systems.  Experience with RF technology in a WMS environment preferred. Prior Stand Up/High Reach experience within the last six months preferred. Knowledge of WMS preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Must be able to pass Snelling vision test.
  • Lift (occasionally) low lift 1 to 40 lbs. boxes of product (1to40 lbs.); side access door of reach truck (15 lbs.) from 6 ‑ 40 in. to 6 ‑ 40 in. on an indoor surface to operate reach truck. Standing (frequently) on a level, floorboard of reach truck surface controls/levers of reach truck to operate reach truck. Standing work (occasionally) on a level, confined spaces surface scanner to operate reach truck. Stair climbing (rarely) 32 steps on fixed stair, (stair height of 10 in.), 5 to 10 times per shift to operate reach truck. Ladder climbing (rarely) 1 steps on entry step of reach truck ladder (12 in. height climbed), 20 to 30 times per shift to operate reach truck. Grip both hands with a force of 55 to 65 lbs. gripping battery plug‑in connections, with a diameter of 3 to 4 in. at a 30 in., multiple times per shift to operate reach truck. Coordination (continuously) both hand(s) operate levers and controls of the reach truck to operate reach truck. Ability to work at heights.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • The work environment characteristics described here 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.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Liberty Hardware (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.