Warehouse/ Forklift Operator

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_584369

Location

Rochester

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD16.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Rochester, NY - (USA) 2534 Ridgeway Ave NY Rochester , NY 14626

ContactNumber

585-227-6008

Job Description

Shipper / Crater







JOB SUMMARY

Encloses wood skids or crates to ensure protection for shipment of the product. Trained in power tools and fork truck operations up to and including the loading and unloading of trucks and flatbeds.



PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Shipping Crater pulls a work order from the job board.

* The Crater uses the work order to find the where and what the product is on the order. Once located the Crater then transports the items on their work order to their designated work area.

* The Crater will visually inspect to see verify all items on the work order are present.

* At their work area the crater will secure and enclose the product for transport.

* The Crater evaluates the size of the crate needed to best protect the product for transport. The Crater typically needs to create a custom wood crate for each order but has premade skids and stock boxes available.

* Then the Crater creates or modifies a premade wood skid to place the product on. The Crater uses plywood, Heat Treated 4x4's and 2x4's to enclose the product on the skid.

* Product is secured to skid via different methods. Since the product is so diverse the methods for securing the product can be diverse depending on the what material is in the work order. Metal banding, 2x4's 4x4's, cardboard cartons, envelopes and lag screws are all used to secure the product during transport. When requested the product is packed per customer specification.

* Rust inhibitors are applied to slow the rusting process on any unpainted steel surfaces.

* When the product is secured and crated the Crater will measure the weights and dimensions of the crates and record those measurements on the work order.

* The Crater hands in the work order completed to the shipping clerk box.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES



* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

* Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.

* Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school education or equivalent; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.







WILL THIS POSITION REQUIRE FORKLIFT?



Yes