Fargo, ND 58102
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Forklift Operators primary duties are to operate forklift truck moving banded bundles from production area to dock area and/or trailer:
o Operates forklift truck by simultaneously steering wheel with left hand and using right hand for regular lever/hand controls. The right hand will control movement of forks (lifting apparatus) while pressing foot pedals to move forklift truck.
o Positions forks underneath bundled containers as they roll off production line and hoists onto forklift while operator scans label with portable scanner (attached to left side) to confirm loading destination.
o Depending on size of bundle the operator drives the forklift truck in a forward or backward direction toward the loading area while continuously rotating head, neck, shoulders and torso to assure safe passage especially when driving in reverse. This process is repeated continuously.
o Occasionally the Forklift Operator may pull up/down overhead dock door and press buttons to position dock plates. There are also chains to pull the dock plates up.