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Forklift Operator / Materials Handler

Location: Enterprise
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Enterprise - Enterprise, AL

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
High School

Travel Percentage

Job Shift

Job Category
Distribution - Shipping


Townsend Building Supply, a leading supplier of lumber and building materials in the Wiregrass area, is recruiting for a member of our Warehouse Team in Enterprise, AL to fill and load orders in a safe manner while being courteous and professional at all times. This position will require the use of a forklift. Forklift operators will be well trained and follow all the rules and regulations set forth by OSHA and Townsend Building Supply.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to be part of a company dedicated to helping you succeed? Do you want the honor of working with the best employees and serving the greatest customers in the area? If so, Townsend Building Supply is the perfect place for you!

Townsend Offers:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 401k w/ company match
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive compensation
    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Loading and unloading customer vehicles in a safe and professional manner.
    • Participating in the loading of all goods in the yard in preparation for customer delivery.
    • Read customer orders and shipping orders to determine items to be moved, gathered, distributed, and/or shipped.
    • Move materials and items from receiving or storage areas to shipping or to other designated areas.
    • Assist with unloading trucks and checking in merchandise.
    • Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins.
    • Mark materials with identifying information using appropriate method.
    • Completion and maintenance of proper loading documents, as well as shipping and receiving documents.
    • Record amounts of materials or items received or distributed using appropriate method.
    • Daily operation of forklifts for loading and unloading of stock and stock replenishment.
    • Assist with delivery and pick-up on job sites as necessary.
    • Assist in counting of physical inventory.
      Working Conditions Include:
      • This position works in a warehouse setting, with some exposure to outside weather conditions. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers, and standard warehouse equipment such as a fork lift and hand trucks.


        Qualifications of the ideal candidate include:
        • At least 18 years old
        • High school diploma or equivalent
        • At least 1 year of forklift experience
        • Able to perform manual labor
        • Attention to detail
        • Ability to effectively follow written and verbal instructions
        • Basic knowledge of construction and tools
        • Strong communication skills
        • Excellent customer service skills
        • Dedication to safety
        • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds
        • Must be able to walk, stand, bend, and stoop for long periods of time
        • Must be able to pass background and drug tests
          Townsend Building Supply complies with all applicable laws regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity in all its activities and programs and does not discriminate against anyone protected by law because of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, handicap, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran.

Keywords: TOWNSEND BUILDING SUPPLY INC, Dothan , Forklift Operator / Materials Handler, Professions , Enterprise, Alabama

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