Forklift Operator - 1st shift at Colonial Materials, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted in Other 7 days ago.





Job Description:

Description

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit www.gms.comor any one of our subsidiary company websites.


Summary of Position:


The primary function of the Colonial Materials, Inc. Forklift Operator/Warehouse Worker is responsible for areas of warehouse maintenance, shipping/receiving, product storage, and delivery set-up.


Duties & Responsibilities:



  • Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy

  • Prepare orders by processing requests: pull accurate materials and place in appropriate area for customer pick up or delivery; loading and unloading trucks as necessary

  • Maintain inventory controls through minimizing materials damage and ensuring order accuracy

  • Be able to organize the warehouse and manage bin locations

  • Establish, maintain and promote high standards of customer service

  • Workers are required to lift up to 50 lbs., walk or stand for most of the shift, and wear protective gear and steel-toed boots

  • Ensure that equipment is maintained to company operating standards

  • Must be able to think for yourself-problem solve

  • Hours: 6:30 AM - 4 PM

  • 45 - 50 hours per week


Other Competencies:



  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive

  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers


Basic Qualifications:



  • High school diploma preferred

  • 1-3 years of experience or more is preferred


Physical Demands:



  • Must be able to remain in stationary position 50%

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

  • Must wear protective gear and steel-toed boot

  • Frequently, will move about inside the warehouse

  • Must be able to operate warehouse machinery

  • Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

  • Constantly in warehouse environment


Mental Demands:



  • Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks

  • Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks

  • Must be able to multitask

  • Must be able to receive information

  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur

  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement


Company Benefits:



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance

  • 401k

  • Paid holidays & vacation days


This job description is subject to change at any time.



Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.



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