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Fork Lift Truck Operator Job Description
« on: November 20, 2013, 02:13:29 PM »

The role of a Forklift Truck Operator is a very varied one. As well as the obvious role of driving and being responsible for a Forklift truck, usually employees also get involved in a warehouse role maybe picking stock, packing stock, following health and safety guidelines etc.

To give you a general idea of tasks you could be doing in this role, please see below description:
  • Taking delivery of goods, products, supplies and loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as lorries, vans, containers, aircraft etc (depending on where you work)
  • Making sure that you move the goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility or warehouse ready for storage
  • Ensuring that you stack goods in the correct storage bays, following stock control instructions as per the guidelines in the warehouse
  • Making sure and checking that the loads are secure before leaving them to prevent any accidents or disasters in line with Health and Safety
  • Stacking empty pallets ready to be collected and used again
  • Daily equipment checks, to make sure that everything you need works to full capacity
  • General warehouse duties such as performing other warehouse tasks such as packing, picking
  • Checking for damaged or missing items and logging and reporting these as applicable
  • Moving goods around by hand or with a fork lift truck and storing goods in the correct locations as required
  • Getting deliveries ready for dispatching ensuring they are marked with the correct labels, weight etc
  • Keeping accurate stock records and reporting to the warehouse manager including any other paperwork that is under your remit
  • Ensuring that work areas are left clean and tidy.
  • Ensuring that stock is replenished to help with packing goods eg: protective materials, such as bubble wrap and polystyrene chips, glue, staples etc
  • Working closely with any supervisors or managers and reporting back to them as required.
Related: Fork Lift Truck Operator Cover Letter Example

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