Shipping and Receiving

New Bedford, MA 02745

Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Light Industrial Pay Rate: $17.00 - $18.00 Specialty: Shipping and Receiving Branch: New Bedford, MA Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

  • Operate a forklift safely and efficiently in accordance with all company safety policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws and regulations.
  • Load, unload, transport, and stack windows, patio doors, and associated materials (e.g., frames, hardware, packaging) using the forklift.
  • Follow designated picking and stocking procedures to maintain accurate inventory levels and ensure efficient order fulfillment.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on the forklift to ensure proper functioning and identify any potential issues.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, adhering to housekeeping standards.
  • Assist with other warehouse duties as assigned, such as receiving shipments, staging materials, and conducting inventory checks.
  • Communicate effectively with warehouse personnel, including supervisors, to ensure smooth operation and efficient task completion.
  • Report any safety hazards, accidents, or equipment malfunctions immediately to the supervisor.
  • Participate in safety training programs and maintain valid forklift operator certification.
  • 2nd Shift Monday - Thursday  from 3:30pm to 2am Some OT on Friday 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience operating a forklift in a warehouse environment.
  • Valid forklift operator certification (e.g., OSHA, NACO).
  • Strong understanding of safe forklift operation practices and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver moderate weights (up to [Weight limit] lbs).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.    

Job Requirements

  • Operate a forklift safely and efficiently in accordance with all company safety policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws and regulations.
  • Load, unload, transport, and stack windows, patio doors, and associated materials (e.g., frames, hardware, packaging) using the forklift.
  • Follow designated picking and stocking procedures to maintain accurate inventory levels and ensure efficient order fulfillment.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on the forklift to ensure proper functioning and identify any potential issues.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, adhering to housekeeping standards.
  • Assist with other warehouse duties as assigned, such as receiving shipments, staging materials, and conducting inventory checks.
  • Communicate effectively with warehouse personnel, including supervisors, to ensure smooth operation and efficient task completion.
  • Report any safety hazards, accidents, or equipment malfunctions immediately to the supervisor.
  • Participate in safety training programs and maintain valid forklift operator certification.
  • 2nd Shift Monday - Thursday  from 3:30pm to  2am Some OT on Friday 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience operating a forklift in a warehouse environment.
  • Valid forklift operator certification (e.g., OSHA, NACO).
  • Strong understanding of safe forklift operation practices and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver moderate weights (up to [Weight limit] lbs).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.    

Additional Information

At HW Staffing Solutions we recognize the value of our employee associates as equally as our clients. We are passionate about people and improving the lives of every associate, we do this by connecting you with great companies and great opportunities. We celebrate our awesome diversity, believe that everyone has a unique talent, and appreciate the passion and perspectives that each of us bring to the table. Discover a new way to work together with a company that is focused on offering the best opportunities, benefits and career advancement in Accounting & Finance, Office & Administrative, Light Industrial, Professional & Technical, Call Center, Food Processing and Hospitality. HW Staffing Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.

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