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OLDCASTLE APG, INC. Forklift Operator - Paola, KS in Paola, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11303515

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Job ID:? 226160

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Lawn & Garden,? a CRH company,?a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.? We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

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Job Summary

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This position requires operating a forklift in a rugged 50+ acre outdoor, paved and unpaved environment.? The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, covered and uncovered manufacturing facility. ?

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities n?

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+ Operate stretch wrap machines, film roll up-enders, and extended boom arm forklift equipment

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+ Organize product on the yard according to inventory procedures

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+ Safely load product onto and unload product from flatbeds and box trailers

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+ Validate packing slips, ship tickets, and other delivery documentation by auditing, recording and interpreting shipping documentation, weights & measures, labels and production schedules

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+ Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed?

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Requirements / Education / Experience n?

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+ At least 2 years? experience operating 5,000 lb forklift in an outdoor yard environment

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+ High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

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+ Ability to perform routine inspection, fueling & preventive maintenance duties (lubrication, cleaning, battery change)

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+ Ability to read and write in English

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+ Math, communication, and comprehension skills to interface with transportation, dispatch, & direct trailer hitch operations

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+ Ability to successfully pass internal Forklift Certification Training and demonstrate safety procedure ?

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+ Able to perform job tasks in sometimes dusty, hot and/or cold working conditions

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+ Able to work in harsh or extreme weather conditions

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Physical Requirements n?

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+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear?

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+ The employee will be required to sit for extended periods of time

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+ The employee may frequently stand on their feet

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+ The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from the ground level. The need to lift over 65lbs may arise from time to time ? should this be the case, employees should engage in team lifting and/or use the provided equipment to safely lift

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