Fork Lift Operator

Oil-Dri Production Co.

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Blue Mountain, MS
Second Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

2nd Shift:

Monday - Friday 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Job Summary

  • The Forklift Operator A is responsible for ensuring finished product is correctly and safely loaded for shipment by operating a forklift to load freight for outbound shipment.

Essential Functions

  • Operate forklift in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Stay within the allotted time frame for outbound shipments. Assess the Bill of Lading (BOL) to determine customers order correctly.
  • Inspect and verify all materials meet quality specifications, shipments and/or receiving.
  • Receive inbound items and ensure proper storage of those items, matching items to BOL.
  • Manage applicable warehouses and outside storage areas.
  • Correctly placard items for inventory, correctly fill out inventory pallet and inventory sheets and damage inventory.
  • Stack or restack product onto pallets as needed.
  • Performs pre-operational equipment checks and monitors forklift performance and gauges during operation.
  • Keeps areas clean and free of clutter.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Must meet assessment requirements.
  • Must be able to read, comprehend, and act on product specifications, SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), PWI (Process Work Instructions), AIQ processes, and similar documents.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with team leader, shipping/receiving clerks, scheduler, supervisors, customers, drivers, etc.
  • Possess ability to read and accurately interpret bills of lading.
  • Must satisfy the spirit of WE CARE.
  • Must have knowledge and ability to learn computer programs, including JDE and RFSMART.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit on forklift throughout shift.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds frequently.
  • Bending reaching, twisting, stooping, walking and climbing stairways and ladders frequently.
  • Good sight and hearing to avoid hazard.
  • Must be able to function in the required role while wearing appropriate PPE including, but not limited to: Safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask, protective coveralls, and pother as may be required by a hot/cold, dusty, loud industrial environment.
  • Must be available and willing to work different shifts and overtime as necessary.