07 Aug
Forklift Operator (West Valley City)
Utah, Salt lake city

Company Overview:

Forward Air (NASDAQ: FWRD) is a leading asset-light freight and logistics company, providing less-than-truckload (“LTL”), truckload, intermodal and pool distribution services across the United States and in Canada. We are a highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues in excess of $1B annually. As an industry leader, we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

Position: Forklift Operator

Job Description:

Forward Air is seeking capable and career-oriented individuals to work in our fast-paced shipping/dock operation. Our Forklift Operators are responsible for loading and unloading freight on our trailers in a safe and timely manner. Frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of freight is required. All necessary training and materials for this position are provided.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

Responsible for the loading/unloading of 53 ft. commercial trailers and the operation of scanners

Use handheld scanners to efficiently track and maneuver freight through our distribution network

Accurately label boxes and prepare freight for shipment

Safely load and unload trailers by utilizing equipment such as hand trucks/pallets jack and forklifts

Must be able to obtain certification and safely operate forklift and other machinery as required

Verify documentation and condition of freight to assure quality standards are achieved

Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds

Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to ninety (90) pounds

Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements & Qualifications:

Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment

Must be flexible to work weekends and overtime as needed

Forklift and general freight handling knowledge is a plus

Must be 18 or older

If interested apply on company website: http://forwardair.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1325292&&custsort2=-1&custsort3=-1#job

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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