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Forklift Operator I (2p-10:30p)

Plainfield, Indiana
Warehouse & Distribution


Job Description

Requisition ID: 22366

About FedEx Supply Chain

FedEx Supply Chain, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is a leader in the third-party logistics industry offering a diverse service portfolio that enables commerce for businesses. With a proven track record of innovation and operational excellence, FedEx Supply Chain takes a consultative approach to optimize logistics processes, implement innovative technology and drive continuous improvement. By leveraging best practices and the world-renowned FedEx network, FedEx Supply Chain delivers leading solutions that provide flexibility, enable scalability and improve cost-effectiveness for customers. Through more than 11,000 employees, 130 operations and 35 million square feet of warehouse space, FedEx Supply Chain manages nearly 150 million packages and processes 358 million returns each year. For more information, go to supplychain.fedex.com.

 

We Have….

  • A strong FedEx brand consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers.
  • A top notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career.
  • An open mind for new ideas and creative methods.
  • A strong compensation and benefits package, including health, vision, dental, 401k with a strong match and much more!
 

General Summary….

The Forklift Operator I is primarily responsible for safely operating basic powered material handling equipment (excluding the Order Picker, Turret and Drexel) for the purpose of product receipt, storage and order fulfillment. This position is responsible for product safety, quality and legality.

 

This position will be responsible for…..

  • Full case order picking for replenishment, customer orders and packaging components.
  • Pallet retrieval and put away in narrow aisle bulk rack storage system.
  • Quality control to ensure accuracy of all transactions.
  • Loading and unloading of pallets and cases from trucks and conveyor lines, by hand or equipment.
  • Sorting and build product to pallets to ensure compliance to customer expectation.
  • Use of machinery to apply shrink wrap to pallets.
  • Perform a pre- and post-equipment checklist.
  • Maintain accuracy of storage locations by performing daily cycle counts and routine inventory maintenance tasks.
  • Perform other distribution work functions as needed due to business volume and need.

You might be a great fit if….

Education/Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to operate powered basic material handling equipment, i.e. electric pallet jack, forklift, etc.
  • Ability to work on equipment at extended heights.
  • Strong sense of urgency, attention to detail and flexibility in meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer service driven.
  • Strong team player.
 
Physical/Cognitive Requirements

With or without accommodation:

  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret information.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Ability to sit/walk/stand for up to 10 hours per day.
  • Ability to intermittently crawl, squat, climb, twist, bend, stoop, push or pull.
  • Must possess visual acuity, i.e., close, distance, and color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift/carry items less than 60 pounds.

ADA – FedEx Supply Chain will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the subsequent application process.

 

Fed Ex Supply Chain is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.



Job ID: 22366

Schedule: Full-time