Forklift Operator - Yaphank, Long Island, NY in Yaphank, NY at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Yaphank, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/18/2018

Job Description

Forklift Operator

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands. Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a forklift or other equipment to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise.   The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and may also be required to perform Order Filler and Checker duties.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Receiving/Put-Away:

  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations.

  • Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas.

Quality:

  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.

  • Report quality variances.

Order Picking:

  • Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.

  • Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.

Loading:

  • Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into rail cars or trailers.

Equipment:

  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment.

  • Use radio frequency equipment for picking, receiving, put away, and load functions, as required.

  • Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.

  • On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.

  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.

Inventory:

  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.

  •  Assist in physical inventories.

  • Ensure proper stock rotation.

Security:

  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.

  • Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.

  • Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety.

  • Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Preferred education level is a High School Diploma or GED.

  • Must have at least one year experience operating a forklift.

  • Must be able to do basic math functions such as adding, subtracting and dividing.

  • Must be able to read orders for picking and staging of products.

  • Must be able to complete the pre-shift inspection forms. Must be able to pass the Scotts forklift exams and obtain and maintain a valid operator's license.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace

Notification to Agencies.

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.