Industrial Forklift Loader/Operator
Great Southern Wood-KY, Inc. producer of Yellawood brand Pressure-Treated Pine is seeking INDUSTRIAL FORKLIFT OPERATORS for the location in Millwood, Kentucky. This is a full time position offering competitive pay and full benefit package.
Summary: Drives industrial forklift truck to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
- Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials and transports load to designated area.
- Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
- Inventories materials on work floor, and supplies workers with materials as needed
- Lubricates truck, recharges batteries, and fills fuel tank.
- Assists in inspecting machinery and identifying the needs for repairs and maintenance.
- Reports quality deficiencies, shortages, and/or damaged goods.
- Keeps record of inventory.
- High School diploma or GED preferred
- Must have previous forklift experience
- Lumber experience is a plus!
WE OFFER COMPETITIVE PAY AND A FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDING:
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- Paid vacation and holidays
- 401(k) with company match
- Profit sharing
- Flexible spending accounts
- Dependent scholarship program
About Great Southern Wood:
Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc. is the industry’s leading producer of pressure treated lumber products for D-I-Y retail home centers, pro-dealer’s, and other retail building related segments. Our YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine is widely known to consumers throughout the South who use it for a variety of outdoor building projects. Great Southern also distributes a large volume of products from many of the best-known brands in the industry. Thanks to 15 full-service treating plants and several production facilities, Great Southern Wood is strategically located to provide prompt and efficient service to lumber yards and building supply stores throughout the South, Midwest and Northeast.