Forklift Operator/Yard Worker (Bilingual)

Phoenix, AZ posted on September 5

Job Summary:

This position is accountable to the Foreman and will perform a complete range of warehouse/yard functions and have responsibility for providing will call customers service, maintaining customer relations and promoting company sales.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Responsible for customer assistance to ensure customer satisfaction. Requires constant contact with company personnel and the general public involving tact and discretion.
•Responsible for the care of equipment and tools used in the performance of the job.
•Responsible for considerable care with respect to your own work to prevent injury to others and accidents. Exercise constant care in moving product to avoid damage and prevent injury to self/others.
•Requires frequent mental and visual attention to details and customer service in order to complete tasks in an efficient manner. Requires close mental and/or visual attention necessary to safely move, load/unload and stage product.
•Requires the continuous combination of lifting, walking, standing, stooping, reaching, etc. throughout the day with frequent heavy lifting.
•Responsible for inventory control and overall warehouse and yard appearance.
•Required to pull and load will call and delivery customers efficiently and accurately.
•Required to perform routine and special maintenance in warehouse and yard area including sweeping, trash collection, repair/replacement of fixtures and storage bins, straightening of materials, product maintenance, etc.
•Unload vendor delivery trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
•Operate forklift safely and take the necessary steps to protect merchandise and others.
•Responsible to be forklift certified within 30 days of hire and prior to normal operations of lift truck.
•Assist Border truck drivers with loading/unloading products.
•Stock incoming product and replenish inventory as needed.
•Experience with masonry pavers and block a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Heavy lifting
•Fast pace
•Detail oriented

Experience Required:
•High School Diploma or Equivalent
•6 months or more warehouse experience
•1 to 2 years industry experience
•Fork-lift certified

Special Requirements:
•Some long hours without breaks & pressure situations
•Some physical requirements relative to stocking.
•Working outdoors in the elements.
•Happy, outgoing, pleasant.
•Responsible work habits.