Forklift Operator

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Location
Cameron, Texas
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Salary
US$ 9.00 - US$ 10.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_35428
Contact
Eleyet, William, Spherion
Phone
254-697-2777
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Job Description

Spherion is looking for an experienced Forklift Operator to manage daily shipping and distribution operations. You will be the one to ensure complete orders are shipped and delivered in a timely manner.
A successful candidate for this position is analytical, well-organized and excels in communication. They must be comfortable with paperwork and information systems and have great knowledge of shipping and receiving procedures.
The goal is to ensure that the shipping processes are running smoothly and effectively.

Responsibilities:
Maintain a safe working environment by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
Enforce safety rules and regulations.
Review work throughout the work process and at completion to ensure that it has been performed properly.
Inform designated employees or departments of items loaded or problems encountered.
Examine freight to determine loading sequences.
Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problems.
Perform the same work duties as those supervised or perform more difficult or skilled tasks or assist in their performance.
Schedule times of shipment and modes of transportation for materials.
Drive vehicles or operate machines or equipment to complete work assignments or to assist workers.
Explain and demonstrate work tasks to new workers or assign training tasks to experienced workers.
Requisition needed personnel, supplies, equipment, parts, or repair services.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Skills:
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.ctive Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Education:
No Degree Required

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Must have 6 months of experience in forklift driving within an 18 month span.
1+ years shipping/receiving experience.
2+ years management/leadership experience.


Apply at www.spherionjobcentral.com
Contact the Spherion office 978-847-2371/2378
Resume must be provided to williameleyet@spherion.com

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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