Stock Building Supply

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Forklift Operator (Lumber)

at Stock Building Supply

Posted: 7/19/2016
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4391
Categories: Customer Service
Keywords: customer

Job Description

Load/unload trucks and prepare customer orders for delivery.  Material handling of lumber, framing hardware and other building materials.  Will be forklift certified and trained to safely handle materials.


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Safely and efficiently load, unload and build outgoing loads of lumber and building materials into storage facilities, onto semi-trailer trucks and flatbeds, securing all outgoing loads in appropriate and safe stacking method.
  2. Regularly empties trash receptacles and maintains a clean warehouse and yard. 
  3. Safely operates banding equipment, saws and other necessary facility equipment. 
  4. Ensures staging areas, loading docks and bays are clear of any materials, lumber or obstacles. 
  5. Occasionally provides load delivery assistance upon Location Manager directive when loads are difficult or oversized. 
  6. Receives and organizes all incoming lumber, warehouse products, commodities and materials in a timely and efficient manner. Completing all verification paperwork and material distribution into the appropriate bins and storage locations/areas within same business day. 
  7. Participates in and supports Inventory and Inventory Control activities, maintaining organized warehouse and yard as well as counting and preparation work for inventories. 
  8. Open communication with all levels regarding location challenges, solutions and business impacts.

Required Skills
  1. Minimum education - High School Diploma or GED. 
  2. Previous forklift certification preferred. 
  3. Lumber and building material product knowledge, basic math skills, accurate with a tape measure and saw. 
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  5. Basic computer knowledge a plus.

Required Experience
  1. Previous material handling or constructions experience preferred.  Experience working with lumber a plus.
  2. Previous forklift operation experience preferred.