Equipment Operator - Afternoon/Evening Shift JJV at Suddath in Jacksonville, Florida

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:

Why Choose Suddath to "Move" your Career to the Next Level?

At Suddath, you can be part of something special and inclusive! Join a team that has a 100+ year reputation for excellence as an innovative, growing and financially stable company that is dedicated to promoting a culture that thrives on inclusion and diversity. From numerous awards to being recognized as one of the best places to work, Suddath offers a caring, family environment while providing relocation and logistics services to people and companies all around the world.

What We Offer!

  • A competitive wage with a comprehensive benefits package, including a 401(k) plan with company matching

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid company holidays

  • A tuition reimbursement plan where employees are encouraged to continue their education and development

Suddath Global Logistics supports Johnson & Johnson Vision Care facilities. In this role, you will be an employee of Suddath, but work on site at the Johnson & Johnson facility.

Facility Perks:

  • Fully Climate Controlled Environment

  • Onsite Employee Cafeteria

  • Free Access to the Onsite Fitness Center


2:15pm to 10:45pm


This position is responsible for safely and efficiently operating a forklift or other powered material handling equipment (MHE) to move and stack merchandise. The scope of this position includes all phases of warehousing including, shipping, receiving, inventorying, product repackaging, palletizing and forklift operation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods and OSHA standards including daily inspection and maintenance.

  • Load, unload, move, stack and stage product and materials using a gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered MHE equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch or motorized pallet rider.

  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations.

  • Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas.

  • Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.

  • Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into rail cars, trailers or containers.

  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.

  • Pick and pack (order picking and/or assembly of products in less than full case lots), light assembly (assembly of light mechanical or electrical component parts or sub-assemblies that may require the use of hand tools) and record storage.

  • Perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed.

  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.

  • Assist in physical inventories.

  • Ensure proper stock rotation.

  • Ensures customers' special requests are carried out and all problems and/or discrepancies are investigated.

  • Coordinate as necessary with all other departments/functions.

  • Maintain a clean neat and orderly work area.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Education & Experience:

High school or G.E.D. degree; minimum three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Certified license of powered material handling equipment.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Outdoors and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation. Exposure to vibration, improperly illuminated or awkward and confining work spaces. Working above ground level where the possibility of falling exists. Frequent lifting and carrying of items. Loud noises typical.

Physical Activity Level:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted. The employee must be able to carry and climb a ladder. Must be capable of standing and walking for extended periods (at least 2 hours straight, four times in an 8-hour day) Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis. Must be able to use hands and feet simultaneously and for repetitive movements.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The Suddath Companies is a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services.

The Suddath Companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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