Penske Warehouse Worker - Forklift Operator in Dallas, Texas

Description:

Position Summary:

Penske Logistics is looking for experienced Forklift Operators to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant, outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment.

This is a first shift position. Days are Monday - Friday. Hours are 8am - 5pm.

Major Responsibilities:

Job requirements may include the following where applicable:

  • Operate forklifts, pallet jacks and a variety of powered industrial trucks (PIT)

  • Operate forklifts or pallet jacks to transport stored items throughout the warehouse to pick, stage, and put-away product

  • Accurately stage and sort products for loading

  • Opens and closes dock doors

  • Load and unload trucks/trailers

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

  • Stacks cardboard boxes and pallets

  • Complies with all safety requirements

  • Package or kit finished product for shipping (shrink wrapping, boxing, labeling)

  • Electronically scan products using a warehouse management system

  • Ensure damaged products are identified and removed when received

  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs

  • Record numbers of units handled and moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets

  • Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed

  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of warehousing or material-handling (using PITs) equipment experience required

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Proficient reading skills and ability to follow directions required

  • Ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexible, excellent with numbers and time management skills required

  • Flexible to work overtime preferred

-Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required

-Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally

communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

Work Locations: 8310 Eastpoint Dr. Dallas, TX

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Dallas

Job: Warehouse

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Warehouse

Req ID: 1610694