Advantage Solutions Forklift Operator in Kansas City, Missouri
We are hiring an experienced Forklift Operator to operate and manage industrial trucks within our warehouse. As a Forklift Operator, you will be responsible for the loading outbound pallets and unloading inbound deliveries. The ideal candidate is organized, has good communication skills, and is not afraid to speak up in a respectful way if safety protocols are not being met.
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Things to Consider:
- Schedule is M-F 6:30-3:00 PM (possible overtime)
What We Offer:
Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
401(k) with company match
Training and Career Development
Generous Paid Time-Off
Move inbound pallets from the receiving dock to bin locations once pallets are prepped and ready to be put away
Move pallets from bin locations to production areas as requested
Pull inventory from bin locations and take to designated areas for disposition as requested
Conduct daily safety check of forklift and report any issues to the floor manager
Fill out a daily log of pallet movements and turn in at the end of each day
OSHA Forklift Certification required
High School Diploma or GED required
1-2+ years forklift operating experience required
Reach truck certification preferred
Knowledge of RF Smart inventory gun software and warehouse equipment preferred
Ability to frequently lift, stoop with and/or move more than 50lbs
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
The Warehouse Specialist (WS) is responsible for managing shipping and receiving, checking inventory, storage of assets, samples, promotional material, point of sale material, and office supplies. They will “pick” or select orders and manage all shipping details from packaging, labeling and tracking via either freight or Fed Ex shipments. All actions and/or orders selected must be reported via the appropriate system to ensure accurate inventory levels. They will be responsible to pro-actively suggest re-orders of supplies or items once thresholds are set by Client or Operations teams to ensure adequate supply levels on items needed for program execution. Assist Warehouse Supervisors and/or ensure coverage of duties in times of absence or as work dictates.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Perform duties related to the requisition, reception, storage, and disbursement of materials and supplies.
Responsible for the selection of specific products in specific quantities to be prepared for shipment to events. Requires strong attention to detail to ensure proper items and quantities are selected and placed according to program plan and specifics
Operate a forklift, and other equipment in order to unload trucks, and move and store materials and supplies.
Check inbound shipments and inspect materials to insure accurate quantity, type, and acceptable quality.
Select space and prepare stock for storage, and place materials in designated areas. Maximizes warehouse space by maintaining an efficient storage layout and frequent rotation of product.
Prepare order for delivery, disburse stock, and assist in the maintenance of records.
Maintain the receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing Company policies and procedures related to both incoming and outgoing shipments.
Monitor the receiving process by verifying all deliveries, reconciling shipping invoices, and organizing or distributing incoming deliveries.
Assist in the maintenance of records on the destination, weight and charges on all incoming and outgoing freight
Issue requests for credit adjustments with shippers by identifying missing, damaged, or incomplete orders.
Control and maintain accurate inventory levels by conducting physical counts and utilize See Control or appropriate tool for entering information
Inspect and perform regular maintenance and cleaning of items returning from the field, appropriately report damage or restoration needs to ensure they are event ready as needed
Maintain safety standards by performing regular maintenance, janitorial, and housekeeping activities throughout the office and/or warehouse.
- Maintain good Customer relations by utilizing Company vehicle to deliver and or pick up product from Client or Customer on as needed basis.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.
- Travel up to 30%
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience: Logistics related courses
1-3 years of Shipping/Receiving
1-3 years of general maintenance experience or applicable work experience
1-3 years of use in computer inventory control systems
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to work independently or with a team
Ability to work effectively with management
Ability to perform the job safely by using safety techniques and practices
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Non-Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.
Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa | US-KS-Olathe | US-MO-Kansas City | US-KS-Overland Park
Primary Posting Location : Address 14020 Marshall Drive
Primary Posting Location : City Lenexa
Primary Posting Location : State/Province KS
Postal Code 66061
Primary Posting Location : Country US
Requisition ID 2021-386697
Position Type Full Time
Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)