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Forklift Operator ( Operations Associate ) - Jacksonville, FL

Company: Weyerhauser Co
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Weyerhaeuser's Distribution business is a leader in distributing building products for residential, light commercial and home improvement applications worldwide. We're looking to grow our business with innovative associates who can contribute to a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. Our associates are the real reason we've been in business for over 100 years. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Our Jacksonville, FL distribution center has an opening available for an experienced Forklift Operator on the day shift. The starting hourly pay rate for this position is $18.00 per hour and that does not include over time. This role is currently offering a $500 Hiring Bonus (ALL hires that successfully complete 90 days of employment in good standing will be eligible to receive a one time hiring bonus of $500.)

Under the direction of the Site Operations Manager, this position is responsible for all activities associated with the movement and handling of materials related to the warehouse.

Key Responsibilities/Attributes:

  • Takes responsibility for personal safety and the safety of others by addressing any unsafe practices observed
  • Seeks input from operations leader and/or team member when the safety of a task is in question
  • Wears all personal protective equipment required
  • Safely operates and maintains propane or gas forklift to unload, move, store, stage and load products
  • Accurately counts units, multiplies, adds, subtracts, and records, totals
  • Accurately counts and documents shipping and receiving activities
  • Works safely
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Good communicator, open to feedback, and is a team player with a customer service mindset
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

    Competencies & Knowledge:
    • Understands the customer and what's important to their business
    • Forklift operator certification preferred
    • Ability to work within a team to solve problems and complete tasks
    • Developing knowledge of building materials products, warehouse facilities and lift trucks
    • Strong planning and organization skills
    • Computer skills: SAP or other WMS Education & Experience:
      • High school diploma or GED required
      • Experience working in an industrial setting or distribution environment
      • Minimum 2 years experience working warehouse operations preferred
      • Able and willing to work overtime if conditions warrant
      • Resume detailing work history and education required for consideration About Wood Products:
        We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
        For more than a century, we've been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

        About Weyerhaeuser
        We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
        We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

        Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

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