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Logistics Forklift Operator

Date Posted: Apr 14, 2019

Location: Petersburg, VA, US, 23803

Company: Gerdau

 

Job Summary:

 

Move finished product from rolling mill to staging area for outbound shipments with the use of mobile or material handling equipment. Assist in a variety of functions related to the Logistics Department including inventory and quality checks.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Perform a variety of tasks, which are routine in nature, and which require exercising care in the operation of mobile equipment, handling materials safely, and loading appropriate products in designated areas.
  2. Transfer stacked and bundled materials from end of rolling mill finishing operations to stock area:
    1. Store materials according to product, grade, size, and heat number.
    2. Rotate warehouse stock materials to make room for new product
    3. Communicate material locations for inventory accuracy.
  3. Operate material handling equipment to lift, move, and position product.
  4. Observe items for conformity regarding product size, type, and length. Looks for quality issues that can be detected with the visible eye and reports issue to the Quality department.
  5. Assist in physical inventory counts and daily inventory spot checks.
  6. Perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed. This position may be required to help and fill for other Logistics positions and job duties on a temporary basis.

 

 

Additional Responsibilities:

 

  1. Ensure daily preventative maintenance is performed on vehicles and mobile equipment, which may include fueling, cleaning, and checking/adding fluids as needed.
  2. Follow all PPE requirements and safety rules/guidelines for all tasks being performed.
  3. Assist in training of coworkers as needed.
  4. Execute general 5S activities in the work area.
  5. Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

 

Education/Experience:

 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Will or have completed Gerdau safety training.
  • Will or have completed Gerdau forklift certification training and electric overhead crane training.

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Ability to climb stairs, climb ladders, reach, squat, tolerate prolonged standing or walking, balance, bend from trunk, operate mobile equipment, crawl, kneel, push, and pull objects.
  • Ability to frequently lift objects up to 15 lbs. and dunnage up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently mount and dismount forklifts and cranes.
  • Have or will have passed an “applicable fit for duty” exam.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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